***Fully updated as of November 2018***Digital Illustration & Character Design using Adobe Illustrator.In this funstep-by-step class, we’ll reveal the top tools and techniques used to convert original hand-drawn sketchesinto full-fledge scalable vector graphics. Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to design your own custom graphics, while gaining an understanding of the tools & workflow used by topIllustrators around the world to make high-quality, eye-catching assets of art.No prior knowledge or experience required!In this class, you’ll learn how to take your creativity from your sketchbook to your laptop and bring your designs to life!This class covers the fundamentals of Digital Illustration: Starting with inspiration. Tips for sketching. Setting up your document with a scanned image. Aligning your hand-drawn sketch inside Adobe Illustrator. Customizing a color swatch pallet. Making custom vector shapesusing the Pen Tool, Puppet Warp Tool & Pathfinder Tool. Usefulalignment tricks to fine-tune artwork. Efficientkeyboard shortcuts to increase your Digital Illustration workflow. As well as, Shading & Texturing your work to give your Graphic Designs Depth & Dimension.This class is perfect for anyone who’s just starting out and wants to explore Digital Illustration in order to bringtheir creative work to life digitally.Together, we’ll be:Exploring Character Illustration workflowCoveringBest Illustration PracticesImporting a hand-drawn sketch into Adobe Illustrator, setting up guides, and aligning artworkCreating custom vectors around a Character Build using Illustrator’s various shaping toolsShading, Masking, & Texturing a fun, playful Character IllustrationExporting our final product