Learn how the aesthetic of mobile-created content compares to vector-based brushes created from scratch.
- [Voiceover] I'm gonna preface everything I'm about…to show you by saying I expect art to be well-crafted,…and in the context of vector painting, authenticity…is of paramount importance.…If it doesn't look authentic it's not gonna kind of…capture that illusion of traditional, which is kind of…the look and feel we're going for.…I also expect digital tools to be precise…when I use them, and when they're not they can be…really highly annoying.…
You saw that illustration I created and showed earlier…in the course, where, it reflects that creative process…of being in focus and when I'm in that mode creating,…the last thing I wanna deal with is problematic software,…or shortcomings of software that hang me up…creatively speaking, pulling me out of focus,…and then I have to focus on figuring out why I'm not…getting the look and feel I want.…Well, the whole reason I create brushes from scratch,…is because it guarantees an absolute aesthetic…that's authentic.…
And so this brush image you see here is the actual…PSD file, placed into Illustrator.…
Graphic designer Von Glitschka appreciates the endless brush stroke freedom that real-world brushes offer, and he knows how to replicate this offering in the digital world. In this course, he shows how to create your own custom, handmade brush strokes and import them into Adobe Illustrator. Von demonstrates how to compile and use custom brush strokes to achieve both a hand-painted aesthetic and a personal touch. Whether you're a painter, a designer, or just a fan of Illustrator, this course offers instructions on how to expand your use of Illustrator.
- Painting real brush strokes
- Transforming real brush strokes into digital brush strokes
- Importing brush strokes
- Creating bitmap surface textures
- Modifying vectors
- Compiling patterns, shapes, and strokes
- Working with layers and blend modes
- Using vector brushes
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Creating an Authentic Look
2. Using Vector Brushes
3. Vector Painting Process
4. Deconstructing Complex Vector Paintings
5. Using Adobe Capture
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