Adobe Illustrator – Session 1

Practice with the various shape tools in Illustrator!

Practice with the various shape tools in Illustrator!

Creating a clipping mask using shapes you've made!

Creating a clipping mask using shapes you’ve made!

Using perspective view to help create dynamic shots and knowing how this feature works.

Using perspective view to help create dynamic shots and knowing how this feature works.

The effects of using Image Trace on images! It can be very tricky and hard to balance!

The effects of using Image Trace on images! It can be very tricky and hard to balance!

Build a stamp and save it!

Build a stamp and save it!

Session 1 - COMPLETE!

Session 1 – COMPLETE!

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Chapter 5 – Layers and Masks Projects

In this chapter we learned Layer essentials, and how to properly layer work. We learned how masks work and operate, and how to manipulate them for what we need!

The objective here was to create an image that shows off the beauty of glass and glassware!

The objective here was to create an image that shows off the beauty of glass and glassware!

The objective here was to create one solid image out of multiple!

The objective here was to create one solid image out of multiple!

Collage work using multiple layers and images to create one functioning piece!

Collage work using multiple layers and images to create one functioning piece!

The objective here was to take LOTS of source images and combine them into one solid poster with the purpose of drawing in Art students of all mediums!

The objective here was to take LOTS of source images and combine them into one solid poster with the purpose of drawing in Art students of all mediums!

This is a snapshot of a Movie file we had to apply layers of lighting over - It used to be MUCH darker! We also had to add wording - So learn to dance! Take some Tango classes!

This is a snapshot of a Movie file we had to apply layers of lighting over – It used to be MUCH darker! We also had to add wording – So learn to dance! Take some Tango classes!

Chapter 4 – Selections Projects

In this chapter you learn different selection tools, how they apply to an image, and when to use them! There’s so many that are incredibly handy.

Working with Selections, and Selected Areas; The Goal was to create an eye popping poster that would relay the effects of sleep deprivation!

Working with Selections, and Selected Areas; The Goal was to create an eye popping poster that would relay the effects of sleep deprivation!

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Tonal Selections and feathering.

Working with Tonal Selections and feathering.

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Smart Radius and Shape Selections

Working with Color Selections.

Working with Color Selections.

Working with color ranges and selections based on color ranges.

Working with color ranges and selections based on color ranges.

Chapter 3 – Camera RAW Projects

In chapter 3 we’re taught how to manipulate images in the Camera RAW dialog box within Photoshop. You learn the importance of taking a RAW image versus a processed one, and how to create better images with one change.

Camera RAW - Lighten and Highlight Colors!

Camera RAW – Lighten and Highlight Colors!

Working with Camera RAW Color Vibrance in Highlights, Shadows, and Midtones!

Working with Camera RAW Color Vibrance in Highlights, Shadows, and Midtones!

Working with color Curves and Contrast!

Working with color Curves and Contrast!

Working with Camera RAW cropping and Lighting!

Working with Camera RAW cropping and Lighting!

Working with Camera RAW vignettes and Color Curves!

Working with Camera RAW vignettes and Color Curves!

Camera RAW - Working with Light and Color Curves

Camera RAW – Working with Light and Color Curves