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Adobe Illustrator Essentials for Character Design

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Learn how to turn your paper drawings into beautiful art. Presentable products that you can pitch or sell.

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Do you want to learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to Design and Present your characters?

Well, what can I say, you are reading this, and that means that you are interested in learning Adobe Illustrator. It also means that probably you looked for free tutorials on the internet on how to use it, and picked up some tips here and there, but you are looking for an organized course that guides you through this awesome software step by step.

This course is for either character designers or animators who want to learn the basics of this software to use the new set of skills on their projects.

You will learn all the essentials you need to trace images, turn paper drawings into presentable products that you can sell, and everything you need for character design.

If you are a beginner, you will love it, you will go from zero to hero if you follow along practicing the exercises. And if you are a savvy user, then you might as well benefit from some secret gems here and there, missed tools and techniques that you probably knew they existed.

How do I know that? Because of the reviews from early testers, my designer friends who checked this course to give it the thumbs up, who have been using Illustrator for years, and they confessed they didn’t know about 30% of the techniques covered in this course.

You will learn:

  • All the basic interface, and navigations.
  • All the essential panels.
  • Then the drawings tools.
  • What tools to use if you have a Wacom Tablet, or for those who don’t have a drawing tablet, then what tools to use when designing with a mouse.
  • All the basic drawing tools in detail
  • How to create a color palette
  • How to paint your work using the live paint feature
  • How to add shadows and highlights easily

This course has many exercises that you can follow to understand every bit of knowledge.

Enroll today and start developing a new skill that can help you sell your work and get some extra income.

38 Lessons

2 mins
Introduction and Overview
2 mins
Downloading Illustrator
5 mins
Setting up the Workspace
2 mins
Creating a New Project
5 mins
Zoom and Navigation
2 mins
Difference Between Vectors and Pixels
Essential Tools and Options
4 mins
Selection Tools
5 mins
Transforming Shapes With The Selection Tools
4 mins
Paths, Fills and Strokes
4 mins
Stroke Caps and Corners
4 mins
Variable Stroke Width
3 mins
Anchor Points
5 mins
Bezier Handles and Anchors
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