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  • view course page for Draw Better and Faster with Illustrator CC

    Draw better, faster, and easier with the new tools in Illustrator CC.

    1h 52m
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  • view course page for Up and Running with Astute Graphics for Illustrator

    Learn to use this incredibly popular and powerful set of plugins for Adobe Illustrator.

    2h 30m
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  • view course page for Introducing Illustrator

    Quickly learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create digital illustrations with no experience required.

    3h 55m
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  • view course page for James White's Character Illustrations: Start to Finish

    James White, the one-man powerhouse behind Signalnoise design studio, gives us a peek at one of his projects: illustrating the wrestlers of the WWE in its heyday in the eighties and early nineties.

    31m 29s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: James White, Visual Artist and Designer

    Designer James White describes the evolution of his neo-pop style, why he decided to break out on his own, and how he dealt with the setbacks and found new opportunities for his studio, Signalnoise, along the way.

    24m 31s
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  • view course page for Photoshop for Fashion Design: Rendering Techniques

    Learn to use Photoshop brushes, patterns, and special effects to create professional-looking fashion croquis and costume illustrations.

    4h 52m
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  • view course page for GMUNK's 3D-Rendered Geometric Art Series: Start to Finish

    Bradley G Munkowitz, aka GMUNK, explains how he makes his op-art-inspired geometric prints by using 3D tools in entirely new ways.

    12m 58s
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  • view course page for Creativity and Learning: A Conversation with Lynda Barry

    An inspiring conversation about creativity and learning with cartoonist Lynda Barry.

    1h 1m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Von Glitschka, Illustrative Designer

    Von Glitschka shows us how to take our brains offline to find design inspiration through sketching and exploring the world around us.

    18m 5s
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  • view course page for Foundations of Logo Design

    Learn to avoid pitfalls, improve your design process, respond to demanding clients, and solve the creative problems that are involved in building a brand's identity.

    2h 34m
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Mastery

    Become more efficient, exact, and creative with the advanced tools like pattern brushes, Gradient Mesh, and opacity masks in Illustrator.

    6h 38m
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Beeple, Everyday Artist

    Follow Beeple, a motion graphics artist, whose Everyday Project drives him to learn new software, adopt fresh techniques, and create art for himself and others.

    43m 45s
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  • view course page for The Creative Spark: Stacey Williams-Ng, Interactive Book Designer

    Join Stacey Williams-Ng, an interactive book designer, at her home studio in Milwaukee where she's animating her latest book, A Troop Is a Group of Monkeys, destined for the iPad.

    28m 31s
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Advanced

    The third course in Deke McClelland's Illustrator CS6 One-on-One series, which takes a project-based learning approach to the key features in Adobe Illustrator, including Recolor Artwork, transparency, masks, blend modes, strokes and fills, and dynamic effects.

    11h 2m
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  • view course page for Ed Emberley, Children's Book Illustrator

    A generation of children have learned to draw using Ed's drawing books and we watch as a new generation puts crayon to paper. At 80 years young, Ed is pushing ahead and we meet with his team as he works on his newest iPad app—with graphic artists that, as

    1h 43m
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  • view course page for Bert Monroy, Digital Painter and Illustrator

    Inside the home studio of Photoshop expert and hyperrealistic digital illustrator Bert Monroy.

    53m 6s
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  • view course page for Stefan G. Bucher, Designer, Illustrator, and Writer

    Follow graphic designer, Stefan G. Bucher, from his first illustrations, through Art Center College, Portland agency Wieden+Kennedy, Madonna's Maverick Records, and finally his own company, 344 Design.

    2h 15m
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  • view course page for Ron Crabb, Digital Illustrator

    Get an inspiring look at the career, work, and lifestyle of Ron Crabb.

    1h 26m
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  • view course page for tokidoki, Character Illustrator

    Explores Simone Legno's techniques and methods for creating his wildly popular tokidoki characters using Illustrator.

    1h 1m
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