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Create matte paintings, vector art, and digital effects using our digital illustration tutorials. You'll learn from industry experts how to create realistic effects and images like grass, fire, reflections, and more using Illustrator, Photoshop, After Effects, and others.

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  • view course page for Adobe Pen Tool: Fundamentals

    Adobe Pen Tool: Fundamentals with Deke McClelland

    Learn how to draw with the Pen tool more effectively in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

    3h 50m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Creating and Adapting a Logo

    Creating and Adapting a Logo with Deke McClelland

    Learn how to create an eye-catching logo and adapt it to fit a variety of device-independent applications, from business cards to banner ads, using Illustrator and Photoshop.

    3h 29m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing and Animating a Mind-Bending Illusion

    Learn what it takes to design your own mind-bending illusion with Illustrator and Photoshop.

    1h 26m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Retro-Style Superhero

    Learn to create a silver-age superhero.

    4h 57m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing Your Own Online Avatar

    Learn to create a cartoon online avatar of yourself with Illustrator.

    3h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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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
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Introducing Illustrator

    Introducing Illustrator with Deke McClelland

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

    3h 55m
    Appropriate for all
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CC One-on-One: Intermediate

    Learn how to take advantage of the next level of dynamic features in Adobe Illustrator CC.

    11h 37m
    Intermediate
     
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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
    Advanced
     
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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
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS6 One-on-One: Intermediate

    Discover how to take advantage of the next level of dynamic features in Illustrator CS6, such as patterns, complex gradients, and the Pathfinder operations, in the second installment of Deke McClelland's Illustrator CS6 One-on-One series.

    11h 8m
    Intermediate
     
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