Illustrator Long Shadows (2 Projects Included)

Add depth and style to your design with Long Shadows in Adobe Illustrator.
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 39 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 11/2015 English

Course Description

Do you want your design to stand out?

Do you want to increase your skillset?

Do you want to take advantage of an ever increasing trend?

If you answered yes to any of these questions then this course is for you!

The 'Long Shadow' effect is an increasingly popular effect that can be seen in many places nowadays. From logos, application icons, web navigation menus, to posters and other print media. No matter what your target media is, the Long Shadow is a sure bet that can add depth and style to your design.

In this course we will explore two different techniques in Adobe Illustrator for creating the Long Shadow.

Technique 1 will cover creating the Long Shadow for simple paths.

Technique 2 will cover creating the Long Shadow for more complex paths.

What are the requirements?

  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator is preferred but not required.

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use Adobe Illustrator to create long shadows using two different techniques for both simple and complex paths

What is the target audience?

  • This course is for Adobe Illustrator users of any skill level who would like to learn how to create long shadows.

What you get with this course?

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30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

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Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
Introduction
Preview
00:25
Section 2: Technique 1
01:13

In this video we will get our Adobe Illustrator long shadows project set up and ready to begin technique one.

06:42

In this video we will learn the first technique to create long shadows in Adobe Illustrator.

09:15

In this video we will look at the final steps to create long shadows in Adobe Illustrator using technique one.

Section 3: Technique 2
01:06
In this video we will get our Adobe Illustrator long shadows project set up and ready to begin technique two.
12:45
In this video we will learn the second technique to create long shadows in Adobe Illustrator.
02:54

In this video we will look at the final steps to create long shadows in Adobe Illustrator using technique two.

Section 4: Conclusion
04:34

In this video we will look at the differences in the two techniques that we learned for creating long shadows in Adobe Illustrator. We will explore both their advantages and disadvantages.

4 questions

Reinforce your knowledge of the first technique.

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Instructor Biography

Jared Hall, Motion Graphics Designer/Animator

I work as a Motion Graphics Designer/Animator. I have a background in television but currently I work almost exclusively in Event Production.

I mainly work with Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe After Effects, Maxon Cinema 4D, Modo, Substance Designer, and Substance Painter.

When I'm not working I enjoy skateboard, surfing, gaming, and a bit of programming.

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