Using Smart Guides set to 30 degree angles. (located in Illustrator – Preferences-Smart Guides) Turn on Construction Guides
Make sure under View menu that Smart Guides are checked.
Isometric view is one way to get a rudimentary view of objects in 3 dimensions. Build some blocks in 3D and color them appropriately with one light source. Pick one color, then use COLOR PANEL to Adjust the K (black).
Construct 3 different sized blocks and color them appropriately with one light source.
Recreate the following value drawing using Pen Tool, Shape Tools and Pathfinder Tools. Use 5 different values to make your composition believable.
Please watch the following Tutorial and work along with Matt.
I would start by recreating the elements on his artboard. Watch and work along with him.
Save and post your work as CE24.
Let’s try tracing some more advanced pieces and make it fun at the same time.
I’ve included a kawaii character to trace here. Recolor to your liking.
Please trace and post without original. Hide or delete the original work.
We will also delve into some Shape/Pathfinder tools to help you with shading/coloring.
Trace one image using the Pen Tool. Choose one image from each of the Pages called “Easy”, “Moderate”, “Difficult” and “insane”. Fill trace with black with no stroke.
**Use “minus front” in Pathfinder to cut out negative shapes.
There are several Sections, please complete all in class. Post all results in blog post. When ever you save a jpg to post, do not include template. Hide it or delete it before posting.
Section 1: (There should be 6 pages of tutorials) Save images and open in Illustrator.
Scroll down to “9. Pen Tool Exercise”
Download the link Pen tool Exercise
Unzip the file
Open Ai file in Illustrator.
We will trace this together using the Pen tool.
Blending modes are amazing!
They can take your art work to the next level. Basically, they combine color and brightness between two layers. Like making a “super combination”. Cycle through and use 24 Blending Modes in Photoshop. Discover new territory and new combinations. Post original images and Blending mode examples.