Create an Animated GIF with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop

During the second week of our 22 week program, students in our Adobe Illustrator course—instructed by Mark-Anthony Karam—were asked to create an animated GIF using Adobe Illustrator (Ai) and Adobe Photoshop (Ps). Each student began with a simple sketch of their choice on graph paper. In addition, students were encouraged to create a storyboard to […]

Master the Mesh Tool with Adobe Illustrator

Our Graphic Design for Print and Web students learn how to master the Mesh Tool in the second section of our Adobe Illustrator for Designers course. Students explore advanced colouring tools, live effects and illustration techniques during a self-guided technical drawing project. Each student selects an object of their choice in order to recreate a realistic vector […]

Students Create Branding Identities and Stationery Designs

Our GDPW student’s complete a corporate identity and branding project within the second level of Adobe Illustrator. Students create branding and stationery designs for their assigned companies while working through the design process and considering typography, colour, graphics and layout to compose a solid concept. Take a look at some of the brands and stationery designs that our students […]

Learn How to Illustrate Your Own Vector Portrait

As an introductory project to Adobe Illustrator,  students were asked to render a representational vector portrait/avatar of their own faces and add an accompanied colour harmony rule to express their personality or expression in the photo. To do this, students were restricted to using the pen tool, along with basic shapes and solid colour. The learning […]