In this installment of Illustrator Insider Training, author Mordy Golding shows how to create type that’s both beautiful and communicative, whether it’s destined for logos, brochures, signs, infographics, or simple documents. This course covers core typography concepts, such as working with Unicode and OpenType fonts, applying character and paragraph settings, managing text with styles and text threads, placing text along a path, and wrapping text around graphics.
Adam Hughes - How to Draw Good Girls DVD
English | .WMV | AVC 692x382 15fps ~200Kbps | 80 mins | AAC 48kHz 2ch 96Kbps | 1.1 GB
Genre : Drawing
Follow Adam through his artistic process, as he goes from a clean sheet of paper through to a completed pin-up illustration. Adam demonstrates how he draws, inks and does a full grey-scale rendering in markers while offering insight to his process.
Lynda - Using Symbols in Illustrator with Justin Seeley
English | 2h 5m | AVC 960x540 15&30fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch | 458 MB
Genre: eLearning | Level: Intermediate
Illustrator symbols can save designers a ton of time. They allow you to reuse pieces of artwork and update all the instances where you’ve used it all at once. And, as Justin Seeley explains, they also happen to reduce your document’s file size. Follow along with Justin in this course as he shows you how to create your own symbols, save them to libraries, and make changes to symbols and their instances. You’ll learn to scale, nest, resize, colorize, and even randomize the symbols in your documents.
Drawing the Adult Male Head: The ability to draw and paint the human head is a fundamental skill that all artists should have. In this first DVD in a series, Bob Kato demonstrates step-by-step how to draw the human head using basic drawing materials. He shows how to develop a drawing in stages, and through this process discusses gesture, form, depth, perspective, proportion as well as light and shadow. Bob also reveals how he invents characters using a basic set of guidelines.
SkillFeed - Learn Adobe Illustrator from Scratch
English | .FLV | aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | h264, yuv420p, 860x540, 15.00 fps(r) | 1.31GB
Give wings to your creativity with our comprehensive and unique course on Adobe Illustrator. Learn with this course to create amazing graphics for Web, Video and Film. In this course of over 10 hours you will learn expert tips and tricks and will learn to do advance design and graphics work. You will start with basic Illustrator techniques and will progress on to topics such as Pen Tool, Transforming, Gradient, Types & Panels, Design, Perspective and Automation.
Join author Nigel French in Designing a Book Cover as he walks through several approaches to creating professional, engaging book covers using Adobe Creative Suite applications. This course covers document setup, composition and layout, illustration, typography essentials, and printing. Exercise files accompany the course.
A successful business card design needs to be both professional and functional. It might be the first piece of branding someone sees relating to a company, so it should make a positive impression. Designer Nigel French shares his techniques and experience in Designing a Business Card.
A great logo is often basic, composed only of essential parts, but simple is not always easy. Designer Nigel French distills over a decade of professional design and teaching experience in Designing a Logo.
This lecture moves forward with Erik Olson demonstrating mechanical ellipse creation as well as critically analyzing the restrictions of viewing scenes through camera frames within the cone of vision. Working from simple plans, measured images are created along with many figures variously positioned in strict 1 Point perspective in drawing form and a 3-D program walk through.
English | .MP4 | aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | h264, yuv420p, 1280x720, 30.00 fps(r) | 898MB
Skillshare - Digital Illustration - Doodles to Designs | 1.1 GB
English | .FLV | Level : Beginner | School: Design
Genre : Illustration, Poster Design, Digital Illustration, Adobe Illustrator
Ctrl+Paint - Edge Control
English | Genre: eLearning
Do you want to paint fluidly, on a short layer stack, without giving up the precision of layers? This series arms you with the tools to do exactly that. We’ll explore frequently overlooked Photoshop features that give you the best of both worlds.
Ctrl+Paint - Basic Rendering 2 - Imaginary Light & Shadow | 428MB
English | Genre: eLearning
Are you having trouble rendering imaginary forms? This series continues where Basic Photoshop Rendering left off: transitioning from photo studies to imaginary objects. Many artists feel lost rendering light without the 'roadmap' provided by reference materials. Basic Rendering 2 breaks down light and shadow into simple, repeatable, rules. Though you'll learn these basic formulas on simple objects, they apply equally well to complex line drawings and scenes.
Schoolism - Digital Painting with Bobby Chiu
English | .MP4 | AVC 1280x720 15 fps | AAC 96 Kbps 48.0 KHz | 2.2 GB
Prepare to look at digital art in a whole new light by learning from award-winning digital artist Bobby Chiu! Over nine lessons, Bobby will teach you his philosophies and techniques for producing digital paintings and conceptual art by applying traditional art skills in the virtual environment of Adobe Photoshop. Be prepared to immerse yourself in practical assignments that will build your digital painting skills from the ground up. (Previous familiarity with Adobe Photoshop would be helpful but not necessary.)
SkillShare - Why We Letter: Designing with Friends of Type
English | .FLV | aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | h264, yuv420p, 1280x720, 23.98 fps(r) | 723MB
Learn the step-by-step process that goes into creating a typographic composition from Jason and Dennis—two designers at Friends of Type, the beloved lettering and type sketchblog. It’s a fun, visual, 20-minute class showing off the record covers, skate stickers, layouts, and effects they love. With individual lessons on mind-mapping, mood boards, sketching letterforms, and digitizing your final piece, you'll learn everything you need to choose a favorite pop culture phrase and style it into a Friends of Type post.
b]SkillShare - Calligraphy I: Writing in Classic Modern Script
English | .FLV | aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | h264, yuv420p, 1280x720, 23.98 fps(r) | 2.28GB
Write a meaningful name, quotation, or passage in a simple calligraphy script. This enjoyable project is a perfect way to spend time with words you love, grow your calligraphy skills, and practice making artistic decisions in pursuit of beautiful handwriting.
Lynda - Scanning Techniques for Business and Home
3h 8m | Video: AVC (.mp4) 1280x720 15fps | Audio: AAC 48KHz 2ch | 596MB
Genre: eLearning | Beginner
In this course, photographer and graphics professional Taz Tally shows home and business users how to get the best results from their scanners. The course begins with a look at scanning essentials, including how to clean and care for a scanner, choose scanning software, and understanding concepts such as resolution and file format. Next, Taz uses the basic mode that most scanning software provides to show how to perform an array of common scanning jobs, from scanning photos and artwork to capturing text using optical character recognition. Three real-world projects are also included, which show the process of scanning something and then editing and sharing the results.
SkillShare - Information Design: Turning Location Based Ideas into Infographics
EngLish | .FLV | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | Video: h264, yuv420p, 1280x720, 29.97 fps | 405MB
SkillFeed - Figure Study - Drawing Torsos, Arms and Legs Using Photoshop
EngLish | .FLV | Audio: aac, 44100 Hz, stereo | Video: h264, yuv420p, 864x540, 15.00 fps | 1.19GB