Drawing in perspective allows you to converge all objects towards a common vanishing point. This course teaches you to set up the grid, draw on different planes, and more using the Illustrator Perspective Tool. Software required: Adobe Illustrator.
Sometimes drawing with Illustrator's Perspective Tool can leave you perplexed - even when doing something so simple as turning off the grid after you choose the tool. In this course, Illustrator CC Perspective Tool, you will learn to customize and draw on the Perspective Grid in Illustrator. First, you'll learn about the perspective grid - switch from 1, 2, and 3-point perspective and draw on the correct grid plane. Next, you'll draw 2 realistic projects using 2-point and 3-point perspective. You'll draw an iPhone in 2-point perspective, and a gift box, complete with a bow, in 3-point perspective. You'll work with swatches, gradients, blending modes, effects, the pen tool, and shape builder tool. Finally, you'll learn to create cast shadows and reflections, using effects and opacity masks. When you're finished with this Illustrator course, you'll not only knowledgeable about the perspective tool, but you will also learn many advanced tips and tricks as you draw complex illustrations in Illustrator. Software required: Adobe Illustrator.
Laurie Ruhlin is an Adobe Certified Instructor for InDesign and Illustrator She currently teaches at a training center in Chicago as well as onsite for a variety of companies. With over 20+ years in Graphic Design and Production she enjoys showing her students new tricks!