Illustrator - Creating stylised images from a photo
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Illustrator - Creating stylised images from a photo

Quickly convert a photo to a vector using the trace tools in illustrator
4.5 (11 ratings)
Instead of using a simple lifetime average, Udemy calculates a course's star rating by considering a number of different factors such as the number of ratings, the age of ratings, and the likelihood of fraudulent ratings.
1,500 students enrolled
Created by David Newton
Last updated 3/2017
English
Current price: $10 Original price: $50 Discount: 80% off
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Includes:
  • 38 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 1 Supplemental Resource
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Placing images in Illustrator
  • Full understanding of the trace tool
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Requirements
  • Illustrator CS5 or above (I will use CS6)
Description

Course for creating a stylised image using Illustrator

In this very short course I will show you how to create stylised images using Illustrator, the course is about 30 mins long. We will look how you can take any image and convert it within Illustrator to vectors and along the way create a stylised form of the original, lots of hady tips to optimise your graphic.

You will learn the following;

  • Placing an image in Illustrator
  • Use clipping paths
  • Learn how the trace tool works
  • Show a few uses for the trace tool

At the end of this course you will easily be able to vector any image into a stylised graphis for use in all your design work.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners to Advanced
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Curriculum For This Course
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Tracing an Image in Illustrator
7 Lectures 36:34

A brief intro to the course

Preview 01:08

Using the trace tool itself

Preview 09:57

Finishing our logo
06:08

Finishing off our vectored graphic

Recapping what we learnt
05:53

Lets see if you were paying attention?

Recapping on the tools you learnt a quick Quiz
5 questions

A quick seeya!

Good bye
00:09

Quick bonus for you guys on converting sketches within Illustrator and making sure you convert back to RGB!

Bonus lesson converting Sketches
06:25

In this lesson we will show you how the trace tool can also be used to create accurate clipping masks, very handy for clipping out images, we also look how to refine the mask to prevent edge problems.

Bonus Lesson 2 Creating a clipping mask from a trace
06:54
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Student Help FIles
2 Lectures 01:20
Setting your job up for print RGB to CMYK Conversions
3 pages

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BONUS LECTURE
01:20
About the Instructor
David Newton
4.3 Average rating
167 Reviews
7,383 Students
29 Courses
Teacher, Website and 3D Creative Artist

I have worked professionally in many creative sectors for the last 20+ years, being a creative veteran I have taught to advanced level Design, Art, Sculpture, 3D Modelling/Animations/Rendering and Website design.

I have worked for small companies giving me the rare opportunity not to be pigeon holed, it has also meant I have had to keep up with all the latest techniques and technologies.

I currently run a company specialising in multi-disciplined creative design, from 3D animations to CMS websites, Banners, Adverts, Logos and a whole host of other work.

I try to keep quite active on social media and release FREE Videos and discount on both my website and You Tube channel, check me out!