Learn Illustrator CC: Create Simple Flat Vector Characters
Do you want to learn how to create vector illustrations quickly & easily and create assets for video games or animation? You can do it in this course and learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator CC by creating some simple flat character designs! This class is perfect for illustrators, graphic designers, game artists, mobile game developers and anyone else who would like to learn how to create vector graphics. Through this assignment you will learn:
How to create three different base characters
How to create three different body types
How to create different color schemes for your characters
Content & Overview
This is a great way for beginners to introduce themselves to Adobe Illustrator. Starting with a basic overview of the program, the course will help familiarise you with the tools you will need. Each step will be broken down to make understanding the process even easier, starting with creating a simple vector shape to creating your different character designs.
Follow along as we take simple vector shapes and step by step create three different character designs which can be used in your own animation or video game projects.
I have included the .AI file here for you to use as reference. So you’ll be able to work alongside the videos to learn and create your own flat vector characters. Please feel free to share your creations as well!
In this video you will be given a brief introduction about what you will be learning throughout the course.
Flat Vector Characters
In this video you will be learn how to create the head of the character using simple vector shapes. This includes some previews of the skills you will learn from the different classes.
In this video you will learn how to add facial details to the head of the vector character, including the hair and the mouth.
In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a medium sized vector character.
In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a slim / thin sized vector character.
In this video you will learn how to create the base character template for a big sized vector character.
In this video you will learn how to create different color schemes for your flat vector character designs.
In this video we will go through what we have learnt in the course and my final thoughts on the process of creating three flat vector characters in Adobe Illustrator CC.