Learn how drawing plays a foundational roll in establishing a direction for a design and the creation of the vector artwork.
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- Even though we are creating our final art digitally,…the process still finds its genesis in analog methods.…Drawing is at the heart of this style,…so it will facilitate ease in the creative process…if done well.…So let's take a look at how the foundation for our artwork…is established through the process of drawing.…Now, in this course, you're gonna see…a cat illustration that I create in vector paint…and it all started with this thumbnail sketch…that you see here, and you can see…I was drawing this at the same time…I was working on that "fearless" project,…and one led to the other.…
So, it all started with just a simple thumbnail sketch,…but I didn't really refine it a whole lot,…I just drew it bigger.…But this is pretty loose, this isn't really refined drawing.…And with this style, it's very forgiving,…and you're gonna see that in upcoming movies,…so don't worry if you can't draw it really precisely,…you might not need to do that anyway.…I'm gonna show you a few more drawings here…and we'll go through 'em.…
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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