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Adobe Illustrator : Vector Illustration Fundamentals

202 minutes of course content

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Course Description

Learn the fundamental skills of creating vector illustration using Adobe Illustrator. Designed for beginners in mind so no prior experience is needed. At the end of the course you will be able to create a simple illustration like the clown fish illustration you see in the preview. After this course, it is recommended that you take my next advance course which is "Adobe Illustrator Advance Vector Illustration" where you can sharpen your illustration skill even further.

      After taking this course, you will be able to:

      • Navigate and use Adobe Illustrator UI with ease
      • Fully understand how vector graphic works
      • Master the pen tool which is the most important tool in vector editing
      • Create any vector shape you want using various methods and tools available in Adobe Illustrator
      • Able to draw and color vector illustration fast

      This course is for professionals within the following business functions:

      • Beginners who never used Adobe Illustrator before and need the correct path to learn it
      • Graphic design professionals who want to learn the tips and tricks to create vector graphics quickly

          1. Introduction - 50 Minutes

            1. Introduction
            2. Convention & disclaimer
            3. Downloadable project files
            4. Raster VS. Vector
            5. Navigation
            6. Selection
            7. Basic transformation
            8. Working with colors
            9. Sketching
          2. Creating shapes - 55 Minutes

            1. Primitive shapes
            2. Advanced primitive shapes
            3. Duplicating objects
            4. Anatomy of vector graphics
            5. Custom shapes
            6. Pen tool
            7. Advanced pen tool
            8. Pen tool exercise
            9. Joining and cutting shapes
            10. Rounding corners
            11. Project: S logo
            12. Project: Batman logo
          3. Shape arrangement - 45 Minutes

            1. Advanced transformation
            2. Distortion
            3. Depth sorting and layer
            4. Grouping and hierarchy
            5. Align and distribution
            6. Snap grid and smartguide
            7. Pixel grid
            8. Project: Circular pattern artwork
          4. Combining shapes - 52 Minutes

            1. Compound path
            2. Project: Rocket icon
            3. Path finder
            4. Clipping mask
            5. Project: Car silhouette
            6. Shape builder and shaper tool
            7. Live paint
            8. Project: 3D screw
            9. Project: Dog house
            10. Project: Clown fish

          About the Expert

          Widhi Muttaqien

          Widhi Muttaqien

          Widhi is the founder and CEO of Expose-3D, and Blastocode game studio. He has master degree in information technology and business management from Bina Nusantara University. Beside doing business he is also a lecturer in computer graphic related disciplines in President University Indonesia and Lasalle College International. In his almost 20 years of experience in the CG industry he finished hundreds of projects with clients from all over the globe. He has been producing thousands of CG images and animations. His deep passion with computer graphic leads him to dive into 3D visualization, animation, game development, video and motion graphic.
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