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Illustrator CC Working with 3D

by Laura Coyle

Illustrator's 3D Effects are powerful for creating isometric icons or any art with depth and dimension. This course will teach you how to use them with hands-on examples. Software required: Illustrator CC (or Illustrator CS5 and higher).

What you'll learn

Creating art that has both depth and dimension can really help bring your work to the next level. In this course, Illustrator CC Working with 3D, learn you'll learn how to leverage Illustrator's powerful tools to create 3D effects. The course begins with an organized breakdown of Illustrator's 3D Effects panel and it's many settings. Next, you will learn how to map artwork to a 3D object, with believable lighting and shading. Finally, you'll learn a method for expanding 3D vector objects to make them fully editable and customizable. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only have a thorough working knowledge of 3D Effects, but also an understanding of how to apply them as a time-saving part of your Adobe Illustrator workflow. Software required: Illustrator CC (or Illustrator CS5 and higher).

About the author

Laura Coyle creates distinctive art with wide appeal. Her clients include major brands like Target,, Disney and publications including Better Homes and Gardens and The Wall Street Journal.

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