Adobe Illustrator For Everyone: Create Detailed Vector Image
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Adobe Illustrator For Everyone: Create Detailed Vector Image

The Complete Adobe illustrator Course For Beginners Who Wants To Learn Adobe illustrator From Expert in 1 Hour
4.6 (20 ratings)
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196 students enrolled
Created by Andrey Bzhitskikh
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
What Will I Learn?
  • Drawing a sketch
  • Prepare Adobe Illustrator Workspace
  • From Sketch to Vector Illustration - Outline
  • Work with brushes
  • Contour correction
  • Fill method using the Pathfinder panel
  • Adding color
  • Adding Shadows and Lights
  • Adding Some Details
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Requirements
  • Software or notepad with pencil for sketch drawing
  • Illustrator CC (Free Trial) or other vector graphic software
  • Tablet or mouse
Description

Join and create your own Steampunk Vehicle! :)

This class consists of two parts:

  • In the first part we learn how to draw a sketch of Vehicle and then create vector outlines with fill.
  • The second part will be dedicated to coloring and adding shadows and light

Together we will create a new and unique vehicle with gears, pipes, steam and leather seats!

Step by step, I will show how to:

  • create a sketch
  • how to transfer it to a vector graphic
  • and then how to add colors, shadows and effects with an eye to your vehicle looked magnificently!

Here are the main topics that will be covered in the class:

  • Drawing a sketch
  • Prepare Adobe Illustrator Workspace
  • From Sketch to Vector Illustration - Outline
  • Work with brushes
  • Contour correction
  • Fill method using the Pathfinder panel
  • Choose colors
  • Where to look for interesting combinations of colors
  • Add shadows
  • Add lights
  • Add finish touches 

What you’ll need for class project:

  • Software or notepad with pencil for sketch drawing 
  • Illustrator CC (Free trial) or other vector graphic software.
  • Tablet or mouse

This class is perfect for practiced illustrators, emerging designers, and everyone looking to improve their Adobe Illustrator skills.

I cannot wait to see what you can create!

Who is the target audience?
  • Practiced illustrators
  • Emerging designers
  • Everyone looking to improve their Adobe Illustrator skills
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
01:34:53
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Intro
1 Lecture 01:33

Welcome to the course "How to create your own steampunk vehicle"!

This course consists of two parts. In the first we will learn how to:

  • Drawing a sketch
  • Prepare Adobe Illustrator Workspace
  • From Sketch to Vector Illustration - Outline
  • Work with brushes
  • Contour correction
  • Fill method using the Pathfinder panel

And in the second part:

  • Adding color
  • Adding Shadows and Lights
  • Adding Some Details


I really want you to finish this course. I tried to make it simple to understand. But if you still have any questions or suggestions - please write to me. 

And let's begin to create your own Steampunk Vehicle!


Preview 01:33
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Drawing a Sketch
1 Lecture 15:32

In this lecture:

  • I will discuss how to create a rough draft.

  • Where to look for references of and what to do with them.

  • And how to prepare an outline for his drawing in the vector.


If you are only interested in the technique of working with a vector image, you can download my sketch for this course.


Preview 15:32
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Work in Adobe Illustrator
7 Lectures 01:16:45

To work with pleasure, you need to work place was convenient. In this lecture, I will discuss how to:

  • Prepare your Adobe Illustrator workspace for the project.
  • Create new brushes with your settings


Prepare Adobe Illustrator Workspace
09:24

Well we have a sketch, and now we need to draw it into a vector.

This lecture is dedicated to:

  • Work with brushes
  • Drawing vector contour
From Sketch to Vector Illustration - Outline
08:33

And we begin the next part of our course - Contour Correction.
We have drawn our vector contour.
And now we need to fix some of problems with it.

Contour correction
10:17

We have finished our contour. And now we need to fill our vehicle to subsequently add color, light and shadow.

One method is that we do not add a fill individually to each element. We'll do it at once to all our vehicle. And let's see how to do it.

Fill method using the Pathfinder panel
07:12

The choice of color is not such a simple task as it might seem at first glance. There are rules for color matching. It devoted a lot of books and courses.

But we have a way to simplify this task a bit.

Adding Color
11:08

Well, we added color to our Vehicle. And now we need shadows.

And in this lecture we learn how to do it.

Adding Shadows and Lights
23:05

Well! And at last we will add several scratches and highlights to our Vehicle! 

Adding some details
07:06
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:31

Well, our class is finished.

But I'm waiting for your works at the project gallery on the website.

Thanks for signing up for a class. I appreciate it. I look forward to seeing what you create.

Conclusion
00:31
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Bonus Section
1 Lecture 00:47
Bonus Info
00:47
About the Instructor
Andrey Bzhitskikh
4.3 Average rating
119 Reviews
6,072 Students
5 Courses
Graphic Designer & Illustrator 20+ Years Industry Experience

Hey! My name is Andrew Bzhitskikh (I know it is too difficult to pronounce, so simple - Andrew :) ) and here's few facts about my life:

- I live in the cold and beautiful Siberia in Russia. The truth is not so cold but really beautiful!

- Sometimes I make a Native American Flutes for fun and ice figures.

- I'm participate in Aikido, love skiing, hiking and archery. 

- I love to sketch and draw all time of my life. So today I'm a Freelance Illustrator and Graphic Designer. And I want to tell you all that I know and of course to learn something new!

Stay tuned! It will be interesting! :)

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Now you can support me on Patreon and get any reward you want! You can find the link under my profile photo :)