So far we have covered all the initial analog methods needed to become…a proficient illustrative designer.…Before we jump into digital and go over all the various vector build methods and…the tools, we need to do a few things first.…In this chapter we'll go over several custom workflow enhancements …and functions that will improve your overall creative process and help you …build your vector art faster.…We'll be covering using Keyboard shortcuts and recording actions, using Custom…scripts in Illustrator, Custom color palettes and graphic styles, Toggling your…smart guides on and off as you build, and the importance of using Layers.…
Once you have integrated these simple enhancements into your daily design routine,…they will eventually become second nature in your creative workflow.…
- 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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