In this series of videos I will show you how to work with the pen tool to create a vector portrait in Illustrator.
If you're a complete beginner looking for a place to start or you want to commit to the basics after years of never fully comprehending them, this is the perfect course for you!
MP4 | Video: 720p | Duration: 1:07:23 | English | Subtitles: VTT | 238.0 MB
Adobe XD is an amazing platform for UX design, but it also has powerful features for capturing feedback and developer handoff. Demian Borba is a strategic development manager for Adobe XD. In this course, he shares insider tips on prototyping and sharing design and prototypes with XD. Learn how to build artboards into clickable prototypes with interactions and transitions; record prototypes in video format for offline sharing; preview iOS and Android prototypes; and load XD documents from Creative Cloud Files. Then it's time for sharing. Discover how to share prototypes via easily accessible web link and export assets in multiple file formats, including SVG and JPG. Last but not least, Demian shows how to integrate Adobe XD with tools like Zeplin for seamless developer handoff.
English | 5+ hrs | Video: 720p | 840 MB
One way to learn animation is an all-in-one course, the kind you can find here in our library. The other path is on-the-job training, and involves picking up an arsenal of tips and tricks as you work. Both methods have their benefits, though most students get an all-in-one style education. This course will give you that "on the job" experience in weekly doses.
In this class you will learn how to draw symmetrical patterns with a live preview in Adobe Illustrator! This super fun and easy way to make patterns is outright addicting and you will find yourself coming back to it again and again.
Welcome to another session of Faced With Fear: Conquering Your Fears of Illustrating Faces! Throughout this series, illustrator Melissa Shaw guides you through the fundamentals of drawing and coloring feminine and masculine character portraits, from using basic shapes and line to build features to generating and implementing beautiful skin tone palettes.
Type and illustration where can you go wrong! Exploring styles with letterforms is a great way to build your skills in the realm of hand lettering or even digital illustration.
In this class I'll show you tips and design principles that will help you design a letter series that you can create from scratch. We will go through the design process of creating 3 different styles using techniques in illustrator to get 3 illustrative styles.
In this workshop, environment artist Olivier Dubard goes through the process of building an environment from concept to finish, using a wide range of software including SketchBook Pro, Maya, Photoshop, ZBrush, Mari, V-Ray and Nuke. These chapters demonstrate what it takes to be a well rounded environment artist for film, as Olivier goes from an initial 2D sketch, to the step-by-step finalizing of a full shot.
MP4 | Video: 720p | Duration: 1:24:17 | English | Subtitles: VTT | 272.8 MB
Adobe XD is a powerful platform for creating user experiences using an iterative design process. In this course, strategic development manager Demian Borba introduces the design tools and workflows in Adobe XD. Learn how to set up an XD project for UX design, use artboards and grids to keep your project organized, and start working with the vector design tools. Find out how to access the official UI kits from Apple, Google, and Microsoft. Then discover how to use power tools like Repeat Grid and symbols with the Assets panel, and leverage assets from other applications as well as Creative Cloud Libraries. By the end of the course, you should have everything you need to know to create your own web and mobile application designs with Adobe XD.
Adobe Illustrator CC tutorial for beginners - This course teaches core concepts and techniques that can be applied to any workflow: for print, for the web, or for assets that will find their way into other applications. Instructor shows you how to get around the interface, and explains elements of Adobe Illustrator, such as artboards, workspaces, layers, and shapes. He discusses vector graphics - which are composed of paths, strokes, and fills and shows how to create and edit them using the Illustrator drawing tools.
Calendars make wonderful gifts and if you sell your art they're a fantastic addition to your online shop or art fair booth. I've been creating and selling calendars with my art for the past five years and in this class I demonstrate my technique, fine-tuned over that time.
In these short and sweet series of “Travel Photography for Beginners” classes I will talk about light, composition, making portraits and some other helpful tips you may find quite useful. I decided to break these topics into separate classes so it will be easier to digest.
Live Corners is hands down the BEST feature to come from Adobe Illustrator CC. What might seem like a simple little perk at first quickly becomes an incredibly versatile, time-saving tool when you dig deeper.
Duration: 20m | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720 30fps | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, 2 ch | 111 MB
Genre: eLearning | Language: English
Illustrator for Lunch™ is a series of short video courses you can study in bite size pieces such as at lunchtime. In this course you'll learn Twenty Awesome Illustrator Pathfinder, Crop and Cutout tips. You will learn tips for using the Pathfinder palette, the little known Pathfinder Effects, the Knife and Scissors tools. You will learn to make knockout text effects which are live and editable and how to outline a text object (not the individual letters) so the text remains editable. These tips will help speed up your everyday workflow in Illustrator.
Lynda - How to Get a Job in Design
Size: 411 MB | Duration: 0h 45m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch
Genre: eLearning | Level: Beginner | Language: English
Schools equip designers with the knowledge and skills they need to understand their craft and discover their own unique personal style. That said, many students are handed diplomas without having been taught how to grapple with the challenges of the design world that awaits them outside of school.
English | 35min | Video: 720p | 619 MB
Ever wanted to feel more confident in drawing faces and develop a character style? This charming class is designed to help you make your own collection of Expressive Little Faces!. It's great for those who'd like to polish their skills to impress their friends or great clients. Being able to do faces well impacts how your entire line of creative work is perceived and how widely it can be marketed.
English | 53m | Video: 720p | 215 MB
Welcome to Design Vintage Door Signage, where I’ll take you through the entire process of creating your own vintage art design, from scratch and show you how to get your design skills level up. My name is Jestoni Esteban and I’m a freelance graphic designer.
In this class I will be teaching you how to create an original character in the style of 1930s cartoons. If you are not familiar with this style, think early Mickey Mouse, Popeye, Betty Boop, etc.
In sketch, symbols are one of the most powerful tools you can use. In the course you'll learn everything from the basics all the way to nesting symbols with in symbols two to three levels deep. You'll also learn how to create and make your own libraries which you can use with your team member or designer friends. So come join into deep dive course on symbols in sketch!
MP4 | Video: 720p | Duration: 1:31:02 | English | Subtitles: VTT | 355.7 MB
Has your passion for gaming sparked an interest in game creation? If so, this course-the second installment in the Game Design Foundations series-can help to further acquaint you with the basics of game design, and provide you with the tools and skills you need to start fashioning your own virtual worlds. Join award-winning game designer Brenda Romero as she takes a detailed look at game systems, chance in games, and strategy in games. Brenda explains what a system is, exactly; provides examples of common game systems; and then dives into a discussion of game mechanics. Learn about the mechanics of chance and skill, the types of decisions in games, and more.