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Basics of Adobe Illustrator for beginners

Get an in-depth lesson on the basics of using Adobe Illustrator! Learn how to get started with new projects, the difference between Vector and Raster images, and follow along as we walkthrough how to create illustrated characters!

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Adobe Illustrator Character Outline Tutorial

This video is a beginner tutorial that briefly explains various techniques when creating a Character Outline in Adobe Illustrator. We show you how to work with tools such as the Pen, Ellipse and Paint Brush Tools in the simplest way. We talk about the different techniques you can use when adding colour to your character, for example, adding a ‘Fill’. We also talk about how to organize using layers and a few keyboard tricks to help you save time during the creation of your character outline.

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Basics of Character Animator

In this tutorial we demonstrate the basics of character animator and how to create a functional ‘puppet’. We show you how to work with layers and what the symbols mean. We also go through the steps of working with audio and how to get your ‘puppet’ to mimic that audio.

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Making Fall Scenery with Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial we briefly go through the steps on how to create a fall scenery. Unfortunately this tutorial took longer than we expected and it is no longer fall outside. However, in this tutorial we explained the techniques used create this piece, and how to work with the pathfinder tool. I hope you enjoy!

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Recreating Vintage Camera Using Illustrator

For this video we followed a written tutorial in recreating a vintage camera using adobe illustrator. Throughout this tutorial we show you the different techniques we’ve used. This tutorial is very brief and fast paced, we did this because a lot of the step’s we used were repeated throughout creation of this piece. We hope you enjoy!

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Creating Cool Fonts with Adobe Illustrator

Throughout this tutorial we describe how to create three different styles of text in Adobe Illustrator. Starting off with creating a offset path text, which could be used on business cards or to create your own personal logo. Next, we go through the steps of creating a 3D text. Finally we create a cliff hanger text, which looks as if your text has been cut off, this could be used to create channel art for your youtube channel or website (however the possibilities are endless). We hope you enjoy!

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Digital Line Drawings with Adobe Illustrator

Join one of our talented Program Leads and follow along as they teach you all about line drawings and how to create a line drawing based off of a photo reference using Abode Illustrator!

 

 

Basics of Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop Tutorial: Part 1

Join our Digital Creator Elliot Lake Program Lead and follow along as they walk through basics of photo editing in Adobe Photoshop. Have fun exploring and playing around with some of the basic tools of Photoshop while also getting some great hands-on experience.

 

 

Basics Of Photo Editing with Adobe Photoshop Part 2: Liquify

Join our Digital Creator Elliot Lake Program Lead and follow along as they continue walking through basics of photo editing in Adobe Photoshop, this time exploring the Liquify filter! The Liquify filter allows you to push, pull, rotate, reflect, pucker and bloat and area of an image, making it a powerful tool for retouching images as well as creating artistic effects.