Starting off with vector art using Autodesk Graphic
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Starting off with vector art using Autodesk Graphic

From zero to hero creating professional icons.
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Last updated 11/2016
English
Price: $20
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Includes:
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 7 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Create your own vector art in Autodesk Graphic
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Requirements
  • You should own Mac and a license to Autodesk Graphic
Description

This course provides a great insight on how to work with Autodesk Graphic, formerly known as iDraw.  One of the best affordable alternatives to Adobe's illustrator out there.  In this course you will learn how to create a set of professional icons while learning all about the features and functionalities of the Mac version of Autodesk Graphic.  

If you are interested in Autodesk Graphic, you want to create your own icons, or just interested in creating vector art this course is something for you.  There are no knowledge prerequisites what so ever.  You will start from the basics going from minimal icons, weather icons, metro style icons to detailed icon sets in four different sections.  Each section will conclude with a quiz to test what you have learned.

You will need a Mac to follow along and create the icons yourself.  We will provide exercises in order for you to be able to practice your new skills.

Note that during the course we will not cover the iPad version of the application.


Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people who are interested in starting off with vector art or want to learn more about Autodesk Graphic.
  • No prerequisite knowledge is required to take this course
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Curriculum For This Course
24 Lectures
01:31:38
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Getting started with a small icon sheet
10 Lectures 37:16

A quick introduction into the course.

Preview 01:25

In this lecture you will learn how to create a new document in Autodesk Graphic

Preview 01:38

In this lecture you will learn more about the interface of Autodesk Graphic as well as configuring the grid for optimal use.

Preview 03:57

Using the rectangle and the rounded rectangle to create a battery icon.

Preview 04:24

Use layers to create three states of the battery icon.

Use layers and groups
03:50

Creating the exclamation mark icon
05:33

In this lecture you will learn how to create a download icon using the sphere tool and the union boolean operator.

Creating the download icon
04:38

In this lecture you will learn how to easily export the icons to the file system.

Exporting the icons
08:33

In this lecture you will learn how to scale your icons and how to combine your icons in an icon sheet

Creating a icon sheet
02:49

Make 2 exercises : a download icon and a magnifier icon.

Exercise : create an alternative download icon & magnifier icon
00:29

This quiz tests what you learned in the first section of this course.

Small icon quiz
3 questions
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Creating a weather icon sheet
5 Lectures 13:31

In this lecture you wil learn how to create a color palette and use it to create the rainy cloud icon

Creating the rainy cloud icon
04:42

In this lecture you will learn how to create a sun icon using the rotate copy technique.

Creating the sun icon
02:25

In this lecture you will learn how to combine the two icons created in the last two lectures.

Combining the sun and the cloud icon.
02:30

In this lecture you will learn how to create an umbrella icon using only the path tools.

Creating the umbrella icon.
03:24

Make 2 exercises : a snowy could, and a foggy cloud.

Exercise : create a snowy and a foggy icon.
00:30

Weather icon quiz
3 questions
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Creating a metro icon set
5 Lectures 25:13

In this lecture you will learn to create a gear icon in metro style.

Preview 04:39

In this lecture you will learn to use the line tool to create a line chart icon.

Creating the line chart icon.
08:36

In this lecture you will learn to make a pie chart using the arc tool.

Creating the pie chart icon.
02:56

In this lecture you will learn to use pen tool by tracing an image.

Creating the people silhouette icon.
08:30

Make 2 exercises : a "Home" icon and a "Heart" icon.

Exercise : create the home and heart icon.
00:32

Metro icon quiz
3 questions
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Creating advanced icons
4 Lectures 15:38
Creating media player icons
06:05

Creating a hovering sphere
02:30

Creating a Christmas ball
06:33

Advanced icon quiz
3 questions

Conclusions
00:30
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