Vector Illustration in Adobe Photoshop

How to draw and illustrate cute cartoon kid with vector tools in Adobe Photoshop
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  • Lectures 8
  • Length 41 mins
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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About This Course

Published 3/2016 English

Course Description

Design your own Character Illustration using Adobe Photoshop

This course is designed to give you the ability to draw a cartoon characters with your own style and design. The course takes you through the entire vector illustration process so that you can use the techniques learned in this course to make cute cartoon drawings according to your choices!

Become a Digital Illustrator in under an hour!

In this course you'll learn how to draw cute cartoon characters. We will illustrate eyes, ears, hair, hands, body and the simple techniques to give image to your imaginations.

We will explain:

  • How to use Adobe Photoshop in order to complete a vector illustration
  • simple steps to illustrate cartoons, objects, landscape based on this technique
  • Quick & easy tools/techniques of cartoon illustration
  • Techniques to create artwork for 2D games, prints, ebooks, magazines and videos
  • about various short-keys of Photoshop to speed up workflow

Content and overview

This course includes over 8 lectures and about 45 minutes of content, suited for anyone interested in digital illustration.

Starting with understanding the vector tools and techniques in Photoshop, we will introduce you to vector tools in Photoshop and how to use them for illustration. Then we will move to cartoon illustration. We will cover head, eyes, lips, shirt, arms, hands, table and book illustration. You will get to know many keyboard short keys of various tools and commands for fast work flow.

By the end of course will will focus on Layers Management and Grouping Layers. Once artwork is completed, we will export it into PNG format with different options.

What are the requirements?

  • A trial copy of Adobe Photoshop

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Use Adobe Photoshop in order to complete a vector illustration
  • Use quick & easy tools/techniques of cartoon illustration
  • create artwork for 2D games, prints, ebooks, magazines and videos
  • use various short-keys of Photoshop to speed up workflow
  • can illustrate cartoons, objects, landscape based on this technique

What is the target audience?

  • Everybody who wants to understand the fundamentals of Photoshop vector tools from no previous knowledge is welcomed!
  • Anyone Who Wants to Create Fun & Simple Character Digital Illustration in Photoshop

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
01:03

Through this easy course, students will learn various techniques and tools to illustrate cartoon kid for digital and print purposes. Students will be able to create artwork for 2D games, prints, ebooks, magazines and videos.

Section 2: Introduction to vector tools with illustrations
10:49

This lecture will introduce you to vector tools in Photoshop and how to use them for illustration. This lecture is important for absolute beginners to start vector art in Photoshop. However, these vector tools are same as in other Adobe softwares. This video will explain about Pen tool, shapes, Paths, tools options bar, vector layers, creating required shapes and editing them.

Section 3: Illustration of Cartoon school kid
07:50

In this lecture, You will learn about cartoon face illustration. We will work on head, eyes, ears, nose, lips and hair of boy kid. However you can use this steps to create other cartoons too.

04:48

In this lecture, You will learn shirt illustration. We will focus on body shape and color of shirts with buttons as well.

04:12

We will cover Arms and Table illustration through this chapter. You will learn how to draw hands placing on table.

06:18

An open book illustration will be covered in this chapter. In book, we will use gradient for adding little depth in book. So you will have understanding gradient through this chapter.

Section 4: Layers management and exporting artwork
02:57

Layer Management is very important part of all designs in Photoshop. In this chapter, Instructor will explain how to manage layers and groups after illustrations. It would help others to understand art and layers easily, when you send file to others or sell online market.

03:02

This chapter will explain about exporting artwork into PNG format. when artwork is done in photoshop, It is important to export it into PNG format as this format is used in various platforms like Mobile app/games, Pc games, banner ads, Ads videos, magazine/book designing.

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Instructor Biography

Pixelandb Academy, Academy of Multimedia & Fine Art

Pixelandb is a group of CG & Real world Artists from industries. Instructors of Pixelandb are well experienced in 2D, 3D, Animation, Game Art, Pencil Drawing, Concept, Virtual Reality & Clay Art fields and having academic experience as well. Our training programs provide a complete career solution for those who want to explore launching a professional career in the exciting field of Game Art, 2D/3D Design, Animation and Concept Art.

Whether you are new to the world of Game Art, 2D/3D Design, Animation and Concept Art - or maybe want to improve your skills for intermediate or advanced levels, Pixelandb is right platform for all your Art related tutorials!

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