Learn Illustrator CC: Create Simple Flat Vector Characters
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Learn Illustrator CC: Create Simple Flat Vector Characters

Start learning Adobe Illustrator CC by creating some Flat Characters in this quick and easy course.
4.4 (780 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
65,087 students enrolled
Created by Jonathan Lam
Last updated 10/2019
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This course includes
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • 1 downloadable resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • You will be able to use Adobe Illustrator to a basic level
  • You will be able to create a simple vector character
  • You will be able to create and manipulate basic shapes
  • You will be able to use the Pen Tool to draw new custom shapes
  • You will be able to apply different colours
  • You will be able to create three different base character template
Requirements
  • You will need Adobe Illustrator CC installed
Description

Do you want to learn how to create vector illustrations quickly & easily and create assets for video games or animation? You can do it in this course and learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CC by creating some simple flat character designs! This class is perfect for illustrators, graphic designers, game artists, mobile game developers and anyone else who would like to learn how to create vector graphics. Through this assignment you will learn:

  • How to create three different base characters

  • How to create three different body types

  • How to create different color schemes for your characters

Content & Overview 

This is a great way for beginners to introduce themselves to Adobe Illustrator. Starting with a basic overview of the program, the course will help familiarise you with the tools you will need. Each step will be broken down to make understanding the process even easier, starting with creating a simple vector shape to creating your different character designs.

Follow along as we take simple vector shapes and step by step create three different character designs which can be used in your own animation or video game projects.

I have included the .AI file here for you to use as reference. So you'll be able to work alongside the videos to learn and create your own flat vector characters. Please feel free to share your creations as well! 

Who this course is for:
  • Illustrators
  • Graphic Designers
  • Game Artists
  • Digital Artists
  • Indie Game Developers
  • Artists
  • Hobbyist
Course content
Expand all 8 lectures 01:07:22
+ Introduction
1 lecture 00:52

In this video you will be given a brief introduction about what you will be learning throughout the course.

Preview 00:52
+ Flat Vector Characters
6 lectures 01:05:41

In this video you will be learn how to create the head of the character using simple vector shapes. This includes some previews of the skills you will learn from the different classes.

Preview 11:56

In this video you will learn how to add facial details to the head of the vector character, including the hair and the mouth.

How to Create the Hair & Face
09:03

In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a medium sized vector character.

How to Create a Medium Body
15:52

In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a slim / thin sized vector character.

How to Create a Slim Body
10:28

In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a big sized vector character.

How to Create a Big Body
10:53

In this video you will learn how to create different color schemes for your flat vector character designs.

How to Create Skin Color Schemes
07:29
+ Conclusion
1 lecture 00:49

In this video we will go through what we have learnt in the course and my final thoughts on the process of creating three flat vector characters in Adobe Illustrator CC.

Final Thoughts
00:49