20 MUST KNOW Tips for Better illustrating | Illustrator tutorial (Toucan Illustration)



In today’s Adobe Illustrator tutorial you’ll learn 20 must know tips to create detailed, deep and colourful illustrations. In this Illustrator tutorial I will show you 9 pen tool tips that will help you to trace sketches fast and easy, 4 clipping mask tips which you will use in each illustration or design, 1 opacity mask tip, 5 gradients and blending modes tips, which will allow you to add stunning volume and color transitions and also you will learn how to add rim light to highlight main object in composition. By the end of this Illustrator tutorial you will have all needed keys to create your own rich illustrations full of details and colors. This Illustrator tutorial is for beginners and advanced.

I hope today’s Adobe Illustrator CC tutorial about 20 must know tips for illustrating will really help you out. Drop a comment below and let me know what you liked about this video!
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↓ VIDEO GUIDE ↓
0:00 Intro
– PEN TOOL TIPS-
1:22 width tool + direct selection tool
1:43 sharp corners
2:18 use rotate tool
2:44 round corners
3:29 trace quickly
4:22 copy line properties
4:57 trace complicated shape
5:52 use ellipse tool
6:10 how to close path

-CLIPPING MASK TIPS-
7:37 clipping mask basics
8:11 how to get to objects in clipping mask
8:28 complicated clipping mask
9:38 clipping mask inside of clipping mask

-OPACITY MASK TIP-
10:48 how to use opacity mask to make holes

-GRADIENTS & BLENDING MODES TIPS-
11:49 linear gradient
12:13 radial gradient + hard light
13:16 gradient with transparent sliders
14:04 add another gradient on top of gradients
14:45 how to add gradients to lines

-RIM LIGHT-
15:06 how to add a rim light
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