Triangulated Bird: Origami Styled Bird in Adobe Illustrator
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Triangulated Bird: Origami Styled Bird in Adobe Illustrator

How to draw a magnificent bird from simple shapes. A detailed drawing guide from the sketch to the finished illustration
4.9 (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.
2,029 students enrolled
Created by Andrey Bzhitskikh
Last updated 4/2017
English
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Price: $195
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Includes:
  • 30 mins on-demand video
  • 1 Article
  • 3 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • In this simple class we will start creating sketches from photo
  • Then turn them into vector illustration
  • And after that, color, light and shadows will breathe life into your bird!
  • All the supporting materials necessary for the implementation of the course you will find in attachments to the lectures.​ Also at the end of the course you will find the files of Adobe Illustrator with the bird drawn in the process of creating the course. You can use it as you want!​
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Requirements
  • You will need Adobe Illustrator (can be used the Free Trial)
  • You can use the mouse to draw, but it will be more convenient to use a graphic tablet.
Description

Birds of triangles, squares, and polygons! Anyone else have the same? They live here in this class and in your imagination. Help them to see the light in all its glory! Let them spread their wings and see the world, and the world will see them!

In this simple class, we will start creating sketches from photo. Then turn them into vector illustration. And color, light and shadows breathe the life in your birds!

This class does not require you to serious drawing skills, and suitable both for beginners and experienced designers/illustrators who want to learn new techniques for working with Adobe Illustrator.

All the supporting materials necessary for the implementation of the course you will find in attachments to the lectures. 

Also at the end of the course you will find the files of Adobe Illustrator with the bird drawn in the process of creating the course. You can use it as you want!

Rather, take the pen, and most importantly... hush! Don't spook your birds!

Who is the target audience?
  • This class does not require you to serious drawing skills, and suitable both for beginners and experienced designers/illustrators who want to learn new techniques for working with Adobe Illustrator.
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Curriculum For This Course
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Introduction
1 Lecture 00:53

Introduction. Information about what you will learn in the course and how the training will be organized. All the supporting materials necessary for the implementation of the course you will find in attachments to the lectures. 

Also at the end of the course you will find the files of Adobe Illustrator with the bird drawn in the process of creating the course. You can use it as you want!

Preview 00:53
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Sketch
1 Lecture 04:31

Sketch. What you need to draw a qualitative sketch, where to take references (pictures for inspiration) and how to draw a sketch of a future bird in my style.

A file with an already prepared sketch is attached to the lecture. You can use it later when learning the course.

Preview 04:31
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Adobe Illustrator Preparation
1 Lecture 02:36

Preparing Adobe Illustrator for work. Document creation, customization tools.

Adobe Illustrator Preparation
02:36
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Sketch Outlining
2 Lectures 10:06

From sketch to vector illustration. Building and editing geometric shapes with the Pen Tool.

Preview 06:10

From sketch to vector illustration. Building and editing geometric shapes with the Pen Tool.

Outline Sketch - Branch
03:56
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Adding of Color, Shadows and Lights
2 Lectures 10:51

Select, add and edit colors in the illustration. Working with layer blending modes.

Adding Color
04:31

Adding shadows, giving volume to a bird. Working with layer blending modes.

Adding Shadows and Lights
06:20
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Conclusion
1 Lecture 00:42

The final lecture. Summarizing.

Conclusion
00:42
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Bonus Section
1 Lecture 00:47

Bonus lecture with additional materials and ready-made drawing. You can use it as you want!

Bonus
00:47
About the Instructor
Andrey Bzhitskikh
4.5 Average rating
112 Reviews
6,045 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 :)