Learn how to import a rough sketch or scanned image into Illustrator.
- [Instructor] You shouldn't just jump into Illustrator…and try and draw things just with the software.…The best things start on pens and paper…or in one of the mobile apps that sketch things out first,…because it gives you a chance to work out…what it is you want to do, and develop it,…and then you can bring it in and then use the machine…to assist you with the drawing.…Okay, it should always be that way around,…rather than the machine pulling you along with it.…So we've got a sketch prepared,…and I've got a new document here, open.…
So what we're going to do is create a new document…for you, as well.…So if you do Command + N, Ctrl +N,…or go to the File menu and choose New.…I went to the Art and Illustration profile,…and actually chose 960 by 560 just here.…You don't need to do that.…You could use any one of these sizes, really,…because it's not desperately relevant for the logo.…In fact, the graphics, of course, scale perfectly,…unlike Photoshop images.…But if you do that, I'm just going to close out of mine,…
- The creative process
- Layout and composition
- Transforming images and assets in Photoshop
- Drawing logos in Illustrator
- Designing graphics and documents in InDesign
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