Detailed Vector Illustration

I teach my students the tools of illustration, color theory, shading, lights and darks and details to create a more realistic design. I start off with basic line illustration templates, then move onto live painting, vector concepts and then details. Each one of these is a section that I grade individually to build on the students skills. By the end of the journey of illustration, students really get a great perspective in what it takes to design a professional style design. Materials: An image or concept Illustration Template (student designed) Adobe Illustrator Rules of Color Theory Windows Computers Vector Steps Tutorial if needed on the link

Brian O'Dell
Last Updated April 27, 2021

Student Time

10+ hours estimated class time

Education Level

9th - 12th Grade
Create beautiful vector art and illustrations on desktop and iPad.

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