Client revisions are normal and should be expected.…Having a well-established creative process helps to minimize the need for design…revisions but in the real world, you'll still need to make your clients happy.…So how do you handle these requests for changes?…Here are four questions you can ask yourself when auditing a client's…request for revisions:…One, will the revision strengthen or weaken the design for the intended audience?…Fine art is purely subjective, but graphic design shouldn't be.…
A revision will either improve or weaken a design.…If a revision strengthens a design then it should be done, period, end of discussion.…If a revision weakens the design, you should take the time to explain why the…revision isn't a good idea.…I always try to frame my response by letting the client know, …I can make the change but in doing so, it may weaken the design.…This is a non-confrontational way of putting responsibility of failure in their court.…
Two, is the request being made a reasonable one?…
- What is illustrative design?
- Establishing a creative brief
- Defining client expectations
- Exploring creative thinking exercises
- Art directing your drawing
- Selecting an appropriate style for each project
- Drawing and thumbnail sketching
- Discerning anchor point placement
- Building vector drawings with shapes
- Presenting your illustrations
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 12/01/2015. What changed?
A: We updated 17 movies to reflect changes to the vector drawing workflow in Illustrator CC 2015.
Illustrator: Drawing without the Pen Toolwith Mordy Golding4h 39m Intermediate
Illustrator CS6 Essential Trainingwith Justin Seeley8h 48m Beginner
Insights on Illustrative Designwith Von Glitschka31m 2s Beginner
1. The Process
2. Creative Preparation
3. Drawing Your Design
4. Workflow Enhancements
5. Building Vector Shapes
6. Presenting Your Designs
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