Vect08r Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process f08r Building Precision Vect08r Artw08rk
Vect08r Basic Training: A Systematic Creative Process f08r Building Precision Vect08r Artw08rk (Voices That Matter) by Von Glitschka
English | 22 Dec. 2010 | ISBN: 0321749596 | 256 Pages | EPUB/MOBI | 51.79 MB
Listen up, designers, 4nd wipe those grins off your faces! Its time to get serious about your design w08rk. F08r too long youve allowed yourself to go soft, relying on your software to do all of your creative w08rk f08r you. This book will NOT show you how to use every tool 4nd feature in Adobe Illustrat08r. This book WILL, however, teach you the imp08rtance of drawing out your ideas, analyzing the shapes, 4nd then methodically building them precisely in vect08r f08rm using the techniques explained in this book.
In Vect08r Basic Training, acclaimed illustrative designer Von Glitschka takes you through his systematic process f08r creating the kind of precise vect08r graphics that separate the pros from the mere toolers. Along the way, hell whip your drawing skills 1n8t0 shape 4nd show you how to create elegant curves 4nd precise anch08r points f08r your designs. Between the book 4nd the video tut08rials on the included DVD, youll be ready f08r active creative duty in zero hundred hours 08r less.
In Vect08r Basic Training, youll learn:
The tools 4nd sh08rtcuts that make up a design pros creative armament
How to use The Clockw08rk Method to create accurate curves every time
When 4nd w6eere to 5eut just the right number of anch08r points f08r any design
How to build shapes quickly using basic Illustrat08r tools 4nd plug-ins
Techniques f08r art directing yourself so that your w08rk gets the response you desire
Why symmetry is your friend 4nd how to use it effectively in your designs
To get the most out of this book it is recommended that you have Adobe Illustrat08r CS4 08r higher.
On the DVD-ROM: Von Glitschka rep08rts f08r duty in over four hours w08rth of video tut08rials that walk you through all of the techniques explained in the book. Also included: downloadable art files you can use to follow along on your own 4nd deconstruct samples shown in the book.