Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork

Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork
English | Size: 426.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Designers and artists spend a lot of time coloring artwork:
finding inspiration, searching for just the right hue, applying color, and converting the color of existing artwork. This course shows how to speed up the process and maximize color choice and control in Adobe Illustrator. Theresa Jackson, a graphic artist and instructor, guides you through the three stages: creation, inspiration, and editing. Follow along and learn how to set up your files for color accuracy, mix and save custom colors, use color guides and themes, and color and recolor artwork. Theresa also shows how to build art in a way that allows you to make changes quickly and take advantage of the latest features in Illustrator. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork

Lynda – Illustrator Coloring Artwork
English | Size: 426.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Designers and artists spend a lot of time coloring artwork:
finding inspiration, searching for just the right hue, applying color, and converting the color of existing artwork. This course shows how to speed up the process and maximize color choice and control in Adobe Illustrator. Theresa Jackson, a graphic artist and instructor, guides you through the three stages: creation, inspiration, and editing. Follow along and learn how to set up your files for color accuracy, mix and save custom colors, use color guides and themes, and color and recolor artwork. Theresa also shows how to build art in a way that allows you to make changes quickly and take advantage of the latest features in Illustrator. [Read more…]

Lynda.com – Illustrator – Using Wacom Tablets

Lynda.com – Illustrator – Using Wacom Tablets
English | Size: 289.4MB
Category: Tutorial

If you’re serious about digital illustration, there’s a good chance you use, or want to use, a Wacom tablet. But are you getting the most out of your tools? In this course, Kevin Stohlmeyer shows how to optimize your Wacom tablet for use with Illustrator. He reviews each component of the tablet and Grip Pen and shows how to adjust preferences and customize your tablet to work best with Illustrator. Plus, he shows how to use Illustrator’s features designed especially for tablet usage, such as the brush and symbol tools. Along the way, learn shortcuts and best practices for a more efficient workflow. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning Cineware for Illustrator

Lynda – Learning Cineware for Illustrator
English | Size: 320.4MB
Category: Tutorial

Do you want to incorporate 3D into your Adobe Illustrator design workflow? If so, then this course is for you! Discover how to use Cineware for Illustrator, a powerful, free plugin that gives artists the ability to render 3D objects from Cinema 4D and place them into illustrations and images with realistic lighting and shadows. Tony Harmer shares how to get started with the Cineware plugin, including how to launch Cineware, work with 3D cameras, and frame your scenes. Tony also shows how to work with materials-discussing transparency, reflectance properties, and UV options-and demonstrates how to build a simple scene. To wrap up the course, he goes over options for exporting your files. [Read more…]

Lynda – Learning Astute Graphics for Illustrator

Lynda – Learning Astute Graphics for Illustrator
English | Size: 954.7MB
Category: Tutorial

The Astute Graphics plugins can help you be more precise, efficient, and creative with Adobe Illustrator. In this course, learn how these plugins can revolutionize the way you draw and edit artwork in Illustrator. Instructor Mike Rankin explains what each plugin does and discusses how these plugins can offer more efficiency and features not available in the native Illustrator tools. Mike covers drawing and editing with VectorScribe and InkScribe, aligning and arranging objects with ColliderScribe, creating beautiful symmetry with MirrorMe, and adjusting color and applying effects with Phantasm. He also goes over tools in DynamicSketch and WidthScribe that make drawing with a tablet even more natural and intuitive. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator for Fashion Design: Advanced Drawing Flats

Lynda – Illustrator for Fashion Design: Advanced Drawing Flats
English | Size: 1.3GB
Category: Tutorial

Learn how to draw technical flats quickly and efficiently using Adobe Illustrator, with easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions from fashion design instructor Robin Schneider. Generate professional-quality fashion flats in no time with her timesaving tricks. Find out how to use templates, build custom keyboard shortcuts and actions, and make fashion brushes that you can use to "paint" details such as stitching, zippers, and trim. Learn how to create a bank of reusable symbols for common elements such as button holes and drawstrings. Discover how to build realistic pattern fills from scratch or using fabric scans. Robin brings it all together for some examples drawing denim and knitwear, and provides tips to modify existing flats, such as adapting pants from straight leg to boot cut. Last but not least, explore professional practices that incorporate style guides, libraries, and sources, for a more consistent style and a more collaborative workflow. [Read more…]

Adobe Illustrator for Mobile Game Art – A Beginners Guide

Adobe Illustrator for Mobile Game Art – A Beginners Guide
English | Size: 423.4MB
Category: Tutorial

No Prior knowledge of Adobe Illustrator or any art concept needed!
Adobe Illustrator CS4 and up! or other vector program which has similar tools that I will discuss
Your dedicated time and 100% attention. You will be thought with the basics and pro tips at the same time.
Know at least basic commands in Illustrator or already knows how to navigate. If you are completely new to the software. Even Better!
An open, inquiring mind-its best if you have illustrator open at the same time so you can follow along. Experience is your best Teacher
Keep in mind that there are no shortcuts, only faster ways of doing things! [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator Designing with Grids and Guides

Lynda – Illustrator: Designing with Grids and Guides
English | Size: 360.9MB
Category: Tutorial

Guides, grids, and tools related to these bring structure and consistency to your designs. By suggesting visual relationships, such tools can help you design more efficiently and experiment more easily with different layout options. In this course, learn how to work with the suite of guide and grid tools in Adobe Illustrator to improve your designs and mockups. Review fundamental concepts-including how to set basic guide options and grid preferences-and discover how to create modular and baseline grids, and work with perspective and diagonal grids. Plus, learn how to create a grid from an object mosaic, a logo from a grid of circles, and more.
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Lynda – Illustrator Tracing Artwork (Nov 2017)

Lynda – Illustrator: Tracing Artwork (Nov 2017)
English | Size: 357.4MB
Category: Tutorial

Discover how to trace artwork in Adobe Illustrator and convert raster graphics-drawings, photos, and more-into vector form. This course shows how to perform auto tracing with the presets in the Image Trace panel and then expand tracing objects into vector paths. Instructor Justin Seeley also shows how to refine the artwork for best results using the Path Eraser and the Pen tools, and reset any typography. The course closes with a challenge video so you can practice your skills and compare your tracing results with Justin’s. [Read more…]

Lynda – Illustrator for Non-Illustrators

Lynda – Illustrator for Non-Illustrators
English | Size: 1.0GB
Category: Tutorial

If you’ve ever thought your illustration skills to be somewhat lacking, it’s never too late to add drawing to your toolkit. In this course, Von Glitschka breaks down the fundamentals of drawing-specifically, digital drawing-by taking you through how to work with Adobe Illustrator. He shows how to work with different drawing tools in Illustrator; covers drawing fundamentals such as how to work with light, shadow, and texture; discusses different forms of drawing, such as gesture drawing, contour drawing, and still life; and highlights how to use Illustrator in ways you may not have considered. Von ends the course with a review of several inspiring digital illustrators, and a drawing challenge that can help you find your own unique style.
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