As a digital illustrator, I'm always looking to expand my skillset and keep up to date with the available tools that are available. Although I've been illustrating for over a decade, I feel it's still important for me to keep learning and discovering new things and I've found Skillshare to be a wonderful source of constant inspiration.Read More
I'm all about tools to make working more easier and efficient! Whether it's a great brush set to give my work a more texured and natural look or if it's a great hand drawn font to accent my illustrations I feel that a good tool is always worth investing in.Read More
Although I mainly use Adobe Illustrator to create my digital illustrations, I still want a more “natural” look instead of the sleek ,perfectly smooth edges you can achieve with vectors. I use a variety of methods to incorporate more texture into my vector work, both in Illustrator and in Photoshop.Read More
Bonnie Christine’s Intro to Surface Pattern Design: Learn Adobe Illustrator | Create Patterns offers both instruction in how to use Adobe Illustrator and also how to create patterns using the software.
First of all I’d like to say that Bonnie Christine was a great teacher. Not only was her information very valuable and helpful, she was very sweet and easy to listen to. Even though this is an online course, I feel it’s important, as a teacher, to come off as pleasant, genuine and happy to be sharing your knowledge.Read More
Skillshare is a learning community for and by creators. Lessons are taught through a series of easy to digest video lessons which are sometimes accompanied by additional materials. Lessons will usually have at least one main assignment with smaller tasks that lead up to a finished product. Although not required, you can upload your projects and progress to an online community to get feedback and share your work as you go. I would recommend signing up for a Skillshare account. You can get access to thousands of online classes for as little as $8 a month.Read More
Although I work mainly digitally these days (for convenience and speed) I still enjoy sketching out my ideas in good old pen/pencil and paper. Even though I don't create final works of art using these tools, I am really picky about the quality and usabilityof the supplies that I buy and use.Read More