From Shapes to Complex & Beautiful Illustrations

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From Shapes to Complex & Beautiful Illustrations

  • 4.6 (117 Reviews)
 
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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1

Course Introduction

Chapter 2

Getting Started

  • 5. Concept Development (9:11)
  • 6. Tips for Pencil Sketch (18:11)
  • 7. Shape Tool Basics (6:58)
  • 8. Shape Tool Advance (8:35)
  • 9. How to Control Shapes by Different Movements (4:49)
  • 10. How to Control Shapes By Reflect Skew and Rotate Tools to Create Complex Shapes (5:44)
  • 11. Combine Multiple Shapes with Pathfinder Tool (4:19)
  • 12. Create Complex Shapes with Pathfinder Tool (6:50)
  • Quiz - Getting Started
Chapter 3

Case Study 1: Stand Alone Graphic

  • 13. Case Study 1 Overview (Stand Alone Design) (2:04)
  • 14. Creating an Environment for Converting the Pencil Sketch into Editable Vector Graphic (3:29)
  • 15. Create a Group of Shapes to be Used as a Base of the Illustration (13:02)
  • 16. How to Introduce Large Medium and Small Design Elements to the Overall Design to Achieve Depth and More Detailed Result (5:43)
  • 17. Adding Colors (11:11)
  • 18. How to Fine Tune the Design and Finalize It (3:27)
  • 19. Exercise (0:51)
  • Quiz - Case Study 1: Stand Alone Graphic
Chapter 4

Case Study 2: Illustrative Pattern

  • 20. Case Study 2 Overview (Illustrative Pattern) (1:41)
  • 21. Creating an Environment for Converting the Pencil Sketch into Editable Vector Graphic (1:38)
  • 22. Create a Small Unit of Complex Shapes to Use as a Base of the Whole Illustration (14:00)
  • 23. How to Introduce Large Medium and Small Design Elements to the Overall Design to Achieve Depth and More Detailed Result (1:49)
  • 24. How to Introduce Foreground Middle and Background Elements to the Overall Design to Achieve More Depth (9:55)
  • 25. Adding Colors (7:27)
  • 26. How to Fine Tune the Design and Finalize It (6:38)
  • Quiz - Case Study 2: Illustrative Pattern
Chapter 5

Conclusion

  • 27. Conclusion (0:59)
Chapter 6

Final Quiz

  • Final Quiz

Course Description

  • play 27 Videos
  • time 2.6 Hours

In this course, you’ll learn about how any simple shape can be enhanced to become an intricate illustration by understanding and applying basic design principles. This course is perfect for individuals who have learned the basics of Adobe Illustrator and want to brush up their illustrative design skills. You'll learn how to take advantage of the tools to create effective illustrations with an efficient workflow. By the end of the course, you’ll have all the skills needed to add your own style to any design and create something original and effective.

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117 Reviews

  • 4.6
  • asad_azad

informative

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  • jennfisher

The knowledge is amazing, the layout of information is well organized and the price is affordable.

I recommend this online class!

  • Brody

I did not like this course. In my opinion the value is negligible compared to Fundamentals and Mastery courses.

  • alamgirshovo

It's Really Helpful. I am happy but How to download this video for future see.

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  • mk_sanwal

This is a very good course, I really enjoyed and learn a lot from the course.

  • saradonato

Very complete course, you can see every step of the process, starting from the concept to the final work. It's very interesting to see how Junichi is handling the project!

  • kili1994

nice course. learned new things.

  • andelby

A very interesting course that shows how complex, unique and particular designs can come to life from small simple geometric shapes. The two case histories are also very interesting. Recommended!

  • dezign_geek

I learned new techniques about designing in illustrator. I can effectively use these to do a better job for my future clients.

  • Ikram

great teaching experts

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  • inspiredesigns1

This course does not target either beginner level or advance level designers. Introduction video is very misleading.
Instructor doesn't go in detail (on the thinking) behind choosing specific design elements in case studies.
Just shows you how to place an image in illustrator and how to trace it (which most designers here already know how to do).
Knowledge shared about colors is very basic and nothing new.
If you are buying this course to learn about instructor's process behind creating these images (in detail), don't purchase it.
Videos are not polished and introduction video is very misleading.

  • Florian

A bit confusing in some parts of the course.

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Frequently Asked Questions

  • What can Adobe Illustrator do?

    Adobe Illustrator is a graphic-driven software that is used primarily to create vector graphics. These graphics will then be used to create cartoons, fonts, banners, and unique logos that can range from animated to realistic static images. Adobe Illustrator is vital for any business looking to establish brand identity, and used by millions of designers and artists around the world.

  • What is difference between Illustrator and Photoshop?

    The main difference between Illustrator and Photoshop is that Photoshop is based on pixels, whereas Illustrator is based on vectors. This means that every graphic you design on Illustrator can be resized to any size you want without losing quality. Photoshop is primarily used for editing and creating photos or raster-based art, whereas Illustrator is used to create graphics, cartoons, fonts, and logos.

  • Is Photoshop easier than Illustrator?

    Photoshop is said to be an easier program to learn, but is not the best program to use for all types of graphics. Designing on Illustrator allows you to create images that will never lose quality when resized. This makes Illustrator the preferable program when it comes to creating logos, banners, fonts, social media graphics, and more. Vector graphic will never lose its quality if they are scaled up or down, which is what makes Illustrator preferable in the creation of logos, banners, unique fonts, social media graphics, and more.

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    After you complete this course, you will be equipped with all the needed skills to become an on-demand Adobe professional and sell your services on Fiverr. With the skills you will learn, you will be able to offer a variety of Gigs that are in high demand, especially considering that Graphic Design is the most lucrative category on Fiverr today. We’ve designed this course to be practical, so you can get right to work with all of the skills and know-how you need to be immediately successful.