Modern Flat Design Masterclass in Adobe Illustrator
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Modern Flat Design Masterclass in Adobe Illustrator

Build Your Own Portfolio of Modern Flat Design Digital Illustrations and Use Adobe Illustrator Independently
4.1 (30 ratings)
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299 students enrolled
Created by Dawid Tuminski
Last updated 11/2018
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This course includes
  • 10.5 hours on-demand video
  • 28 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Design gorgeous digital illustrations and original gaphics in Adobe Illustrator
Requirements
  • Perform basic actions and transformations in Adobe Illustrator
  • Perform advanced actions and transformations
  • Use both simple and advanced tools to create custom graphics
Description

Affinity Illustrator is an industry standard when comes to creating vector graphics   

In fact, it can be the only program you will ever need if you want to create

  • digital illustrations and posters 

  • custom graphic elements like icons and styles 

  • logos, business cards and websites

All in one piece of software!   

But the abundance of options can be a bit overwhelming.   

Luckily, you can learn all the things that will quickly allow you to work with Illustrator independently in one place.   

In this more than 8-hour long (and counting) course you will learn how to easily use Illustrator  by designing modern flat design illustrations.   

If you are thinking about starting your career as a graphic designer and want to learn Illustrator or you just need solid design software skills for work, you will find all that is necessary for that in this course.   

Because it teaches you through hands on learning and doesn't bore you with technical details before you start.   

Inside you will find   

  • Gorgeous yet easy to create modern flat design digital illustrations that you can use for your own portfolio

  • High quality, perfect-paced flat design projects

  • Tons of useful skills and shortcuts to make your own designs happen   

  • Easy to learn ways of getting things done in Adobe Illustrator   

  • Practical supporting files for you to use in your own work   

Each project carefully designed to allow you to develop in-demand graphic design skills.

Because this course is not just about creating digital illustrations.

It's first and foremost about you developing software skills that will allow you to shine among  design wannabes.

This course will let you build your very own portfolio of modern flat design digital illustrations and application icons.   

So if you are tired and bored with courses not showing you how to practically use the tools and skills they teach, give this course a shot.   

Its ultimate goal is for you to have skills you can use for the rest of your design career.   

Hope to see you inside!   

Dawid

Who this course is for:
  • Beginner Adobe Illustrator users who want to learn advanced techniques through practical projects
  • Beginner illustrators who want to start creating original digital illustrations
Course content
Expand all 133 lectures 10:20:51
+ Introduction
1 lecture 01:45

Before we jump into the course, let's take a look at what you will learn from it and what is its goal.

Preview 01:45
+ How to design a flat design garden scene
12 lectures 01:24:55

YOu wil start by discovering all the elements of the project that you will design.

Preview 01:00

First things first. In this lecture you will learn how to setup the document we'll be using in this and the other projects. You will also discover some clever ways of working with flat design colors and gradients.

Preview 12:40

Here you will discover one tricky way of adding gradients in Illustrator.

One smart way of adding gradients
05:47

You will start the project with creating the background.

Let's start with the background
07:17

Now you will add the clouds to the sky.

Clouds in the sky
05:36

Next, it's time to create the lawn and the bushes in the back.

Adding the lawn and the bushes
12:15

Now you will design a garden umbrella.

We need some shade in the garden
08:14

If you are working on an older version of Illustrator, here you will learn how to round only the selected corners of shapes.

Rounding selected corners in older Illustrators
03:47

In this lecture, you create a lemonade jar, as well as a mug for the lemonade.

Lemonade, anyone?
09:43

Now you will add a pair of chairs on both sides of the table.

Let's add the chairs
04:48

Next, you will create a nicely looking flat design bbq. And some burgers, of course.

Let's add the bbq
10:02

You will finish the project by adding the shading to the legs of the bbq.

Let's finish the project
03:46
+ How to design a flat design landscape scene
12 lectures 01:01:44

In this video we will explore the project we'll be creating. We'll take a look at all the elements we'll design step-by-step.

Preview 01:18

You will start the design process first by creating the background.

Let's Start with the Background
06:38

The first "major" element you will design is going to be a flat design sun.

Preview 07:32

Here you will learn how to create the same sun, but using different tools and techniques.

Second Way of Creating the Sun
04:42

Next, you will design the mountains along with the snow caps.

Scream it from the Mountain Top
06:46

Now you will create the trees comprising of different shapes.

Let's Start Planting the Trees
03:58

Next you will add more trees to create a real forest.

Creating the Forest
04:17

Now you will start creating the hut

Let's Add the Hut
07:42

Here you will add the side blocks to the base of the hut.

Let's Add the Side Blocks
04:59

Now it's time to add the roof.

Let's Add th Roof
05:43

Here you will add the windows.

Let's Add the Windows
04:05

In this lecture you will finish the project by adding the chimney, some smoke and repositioning all the elements so they make a nice flat design landscape illustration.

Let's Finish the Project
04:04
+ How to design a flat design night camping scene
22 lectures 01:57:14

First, you will discover all the elements that you will design in this project.

Introduction to the project
01:46

You will create a new document that is going to be slightly different than the other documents, used in previous projects.

Creating a new document
02:49

Next, you will discover the colors you'll be using and the panels needed for the project.

Adding panels and colors
06:31

Next step is to add the night sky.

Creating the sky
05:10

It's time to add multiple stars to the sky and learn a very helpful Transform Each command.

Let's add the stars
06:52

Next, you will create flat design moon, but you'll also add some Photoshop-like effects to it.

Let's add the moon
07:37

Now it's time too add the mountains along with the snow caps.

Let's create the mountains
10:51

Next, you will add the trees in the back.

Let's plant some trees
07:22

Now it's time to create the main shape of the tent and you will do that using the Pen tool.

Let's create the main tent shape
03:55

in this lecture, you will add the main entrance to the tent.

Let's add the entrance
05:42

It's time to add the finishing touches to the tent.

Let's finish the tent
05:32

In this lecture you will learn a few tricks in Illustrator that will allow you to create some more complex shapes.

Let's start creating the backpack
04:36

Here you will finish creating the backpack.

Let's add the straps and the handle
03:27

Next, you will create some food for the campers.

Let's create the stove
06:36

It's time to heat up the dinner.

Let's build some fire
06:20

Here the biggest part f the project starts: you will create the camper's wheels.

Let's create the wheels of the camper
03:52

NExt, you will finish the wheel shapes by adding the mudguards.

Let's add the mudguard
02:10

Now, you will add the front and rear bumpers.

Let's add the bumpers
03:03

It's time to create the undercarriage, the body and the paint job.

Let's add the paint job
04:13

Next, you will create the lights and the door knobs.

Let's add the door knobs
03:15

It's time to add the top part of the van.

Let's add the windows
06:32

You will finish the project by adding the reflections on the windows and adding the side mirror.

Let's add the reflections and finish the project
09:03
+ How to design a flat design terminal and luggage scene
10 lectures 47:19

First, you will discover all the elements you will be creating in this project.

Let's Discover the Project
01:13

You will begin the project with creating the background.

Let's Start with the bakground
10:13

Now you will create the chairs.

Let's Create the Chairs
06:20

The terminal needs a sign point to specific directions, so that's what you will create in this lecture.

Let's add the sign and the arrows
06:50

Now you will add the escalator.

Adding the escalator
06:12

Next, you will start creating the foreground: you will start designing the luggage.

Let's start creating the luggage
03:29

It's time to add the first accessories: you will add the handle.

Now let's add the handle
02:36

Now you will add the straps.

Let's add the straps
02:56

Finally, you will add he wheels and creating some shading, just to distinguish two pieces of luggage a bit easier.

Let's add the wheels and the shading
04:50

To finish the project up, you wlll add the bokeh effect to the scene, meaning you will learn how to blur out the background in Illustrator.

Adding the bokeh effect and finishing the project
02:40
+ How to design a flat design smartphone and app icons
11 lectures 44:24

Let's discover the project

Introduction to the project
00:52

First create a new document

Create a new document
02:15

Now add the smartphone frame

Create the smartphone shape
03:44

Add the gradient wallpaper using one of the predefined gradients

Add the gradient wallpaper
04:02

Add the side buttons, speaker and camera

Create the buttons
04:16

Add the system buttons at the bottom

Add the system buttons
04:47

Now let's add the first notification icons

Add the hour and notification icons
03:41

Next add the signal strength icon using the Blend tool

Create the signal strength icon
02:32

Now create 2 variations of the w-fi icon

Create the wi-fi icon
06:44

Next, add the battery icon

Add the battery icon
02:32

Lastly, create the main apps' backgrounds

Create the app drawer
08:59
+ How to create a modern flat design telephone icon
3 lectures 10:22

First, create a new document

Create a new document
00:57

Now creata the main telephone shape

Create the main telephone shape
05:55

Add the gradient background

Add the gradient background
03:30
+ How to design a Safari inspired web browser app icon
3 lectures 10:56

Start with creating the document and then with adding the main compass shape usimg the ellipse tool and the stroke panel

Create the main compass shape
04:12

Add the pointers and start adding colors

Add the pointers and start adding colors
03:58

Finish by adding the gradient background

Finish with the background
02:46
+ How to design a messages flat design icon
2 lectures 08:52

Start with creatig the main icon

Create the messages icon
06:01

Add the gradient background

Add the background
02:51
+ How to create a music app icon
1 lecture 07:00

Inthis short project you will create an iOS inspired music app icon

How to create an iOS inspired music app icon
07:00