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Digital Illustration Tricks: The Mesh Tool & Swatch Patterns

Learn two powerful tricks inside Adobe Illustrator to polish your current illustrations. These Digital Illustration tricks are sure to give you an extra edge...
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Platform: Skillshare
Video: 30m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Video Score: 7.6 / 10
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Description

Learn two powerful tricks inside Adobe Illustrator to polish your current illustrations. These Digital Illustration tricks are sure to give you an extra edge when completing your designs. Looks great on various design styles, adding realism and cohesive balance to your vector art.

You’ll learn:

  • How to use The Mesh Tool to make custom shading
  • How to adjust shading meshes to make vector objects look more realistic
  • How to create halftone patterns to add visual appeal and balance
  • How to use photos inside Illustrator to make vector objects glow with realism

You will learn

For the Class Project you’ll be designing your own rocket ship and applying both illustration tricks shown in the class to the components of your illustration. Complete your Class Project with these easy steps:

1. Design your own rocket ship/space station (or use the Illustrator Project File I’ve provided)
2. Shade your rocket ship and station using the Mesh Tool
3. Make a custom Swatch Pattern and apply it inside your illustration
4. Post your final project!

Requirements

There is no prerequisite, anyone can begin this course.. This course is also great for beginners without any Vector Graphics knowledge.

This course is for

This course is suitable for beginners.

How much does the Digital Illustration Tricks: The Mesh Tool & Swatch Patterns course cost? Is it worth it?

You can enrol in this course with a Skillshare subscription that costs $8/month, but you start with a FREE 7-day trial. You can also enrol in thousands of courses on a variety of topics with your subscription, including several Vector Graphics courses.
The average price is $15.5 of 17 Vector Graphics courses on Udemy.

Does the Digital Illustration Tricks: The Mesh Tool & Swatch Patterns course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

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Who is the instructor? Is Cory Kensinger a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Cory Kensinger has created 13 courses that got 303 reviews which are generally positive. Cory Kensinger has taught 14,662 students and received a 4.2 average review out of 303 reviews. Depending on the information available, Cory Kensinger is a TRUSTED instructor.
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7.3

CourseMarks Score®

5.8

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8.2

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7.4

Content

Platform: Skillshare
Video: 30m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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