Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Jun 17, 2016
Duration
1h 46m
Description

Have you ever wondered how artists create amazing print illustrations that you see on billboards or t-shirts? Chances are they used a drawing tablet and a vector application, such as Adobe Illustrator. In this course, Getting Started with a Tablet in Illustrator, those two tools are exactly the focus. First, you will learn how to set up and configure your tablet to be used in Illustrator. Next, you will learn how to use various tools specifically with your tablet, including the brush tool, blob brush tool, and eraser. You will then learn how to create your own custom brushes while following along with two projects where you create a custom t-shirt illustration. At the end of this course, you'll have learned how to harness the huge potential that your Wacom drawing tablet has to offer, while using the immensely powerful vector graphics application, Adobe Illustrator. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

About the author
About the author

Gary Simon has worked exclusively as a freelance designer and design instructor for over 15 years.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi everyone, my name is Gary Simon, and welcome to my course, Getting Started with a Tablet in Illustrator. I've been a freelance designer for the last 15 years, and I've worked with countless clients on wide variety of projects. In and of itself, Adobe Illustrator is a very powerful program but when you add a tablet to the mix, you're able to combine freehand illustration with the world of vector graphics. This gives you a tremendous opportunity to create beautiful, scalable artwork. This course is going to teach you exactly how to start using your walk-on tablet within Adobe Illustrator. Some of the major topics that we will cover include: configuring your tablet for Illustrator, using tablet-enabled drawing tools in Illustrator, drawing a t-shirt design concept, and finally, hand-lettering calligraphy. Now, by the end of the course, you will have a solid understanding of how to use your tablet in Adobe Illustrator. So, I'll hope you join me on this journey to Getting Started with a Tablet in Illustrator, at Pluralsight.