Adobe Illustrator in Under 10 is the ultimate in go to referential source material. Tons of times students and experts find themselves so accustomed to a certain process or toolset that when it comes time for them to venture out of their comfort zone, they no longer remember or have never studied the functionality of other tools within the program. This course solves those issues by providing a central hub of general and specific knowledge on how to utilize the most popular and often overlooked tools in Adobe Illustrator. Taking this course will provide you with key knowledge without the hassle of long drawn out tutorials, as well as a great deal of outside resource information for the avid student!
Artboards are the deciding factor in your layout and how it gets exported. It is essentially the governing body for your work's visibility. Learning how to adjust these in a manner that flows well with your process is key. This course will teach you how to manipulate sizing as well as layout options of one or more artboards in Adobe Illustrator.
The shape tools in Adobe Illustrator are very basic at first glance, but they have a great deal of customization to them and vary depending on how they are manipulated. This course will teach just how to adjust these to get the desired shape and or look you would want.
Coloring artwork in any program is important, but keeping track of the colors you used is often even more important that the act of coloring itself. This course teaches you how to utilize colors to created swatches, groups, and more.
The color guide panel is a very complex panel but with a great purpose in mind. This tutorial will teach you how to utilize the features associated with this panel in order to ramp up your coloring skill set.
Learning to utilize various types of methods to achieve a final result in Adobe Illustrator is key to expediency and the fastest means by which to color is the live paint tool. This class will teach you how to utilize this simple tool for powerful results.
The magic wand tool is a necessary component when desiring to select multiple objects with similar color (fill/stroke) attributes all at once. This class will teach you just that.
Copying and pasting appearance attributes affords you a great deal of flexibility in Adobe Illustrator. With the use of the eye dropper tool you can take attributes from both objects and type and apply them to one another respectively. This class will teach just that.
This section will teach you how to create and manipulate gradients using the gradient tool and it's respective panel.
This course teaches you how to utilize the 3D manipulation tools to move from the realm of shape to that of form in Adobe Illustrator.
A creative visionary at heart and spontaneous developer of all things ingenious, Will Focus is a New York born Graphic Designer and Illustrator who seeks out content to work with that requires him to engage content/production on a more visceral level. Using the visual to emote and connect with the individual is a top priority in his development process. Due to this nature of development he is uniquely adept at providing clients with a broad range of skills.
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Will's Focus is primarily on that of Advertising, Branding/Identity, and Illustration work for individual and start-ups, as well as larger corporations.
In addition to being a Designer and Illustrator, Will Focus holds his B.S. in Graphic Design, is Owner of OurBlackWeb, co-owner of The Black Owned Business Collective, teaches classes and tutorials on vector illustration and development covering general use to in depth artwork, contributes to numerous stock vector art sites, in addition to being a member of various art collectives, including: Full Blackout, Intrinsic Nature, Hunie, Dribbble, and more.