An introduction to the vector graphic format, its function and main tools used to start creating imagery. Also we review Adobe Illustrator basics as the tool used for the creation of this course.
2.1 Vector Graphics and what you need to know00:09:39
2.2 Introduction to Adobe Illustrator00:42:40
2.3 Simple exercise in Adobe Illustrator00:28:04
Creating your own (graphic) visual resources?
We'll cover here some of the main kind of graphics that we're able to create and experiment with once starting to feel good about handling a vector graphics software.
3.2 Decals and signs00:45:15
3.3 Patterns and textures00:24:11
3.4 Logos (A friendly perspective)01:17:55
Creating more complex graphics and illustrations?
Now It's time to explore various interesting techniques that will show you alternatives on how to take advantage from other tools or media such as 3D models or hand/digital drawings, which combined with vector graphics tools can lead to more elaborated imagery and also encourage you to experiment with this processes.
4.1 Using drawings, sketches and renders00:20:02
4.2 Complex icons – graphics00:33:53
4.4 Quick hand drawn lettering00:15:47
Start using what you learned?
In this final part of the course we'll identify how 2D graphics work can relate with your specific area of interest. Also we'll review a personal graphics library I created as an example on how could you develop 2D graphics and start making use of them.
5.1 Identifying graphic work that fit best into your area of interest00:03:39
5.2 Personal project – Graphics library sample00:07:09