Let Your Imagination Play with Freestyle Vector Art featuring Orlando Arocena – 1 of 2

Give your imagination some time to play! Join Vector Artist, Illustrator and Z by HP Ambassador Orlando Arocena on Adobe Live. Learn how to evolve an abstract doodle into a familiar image, using what Orlando calls “Vector Freestyle”. Follow along as he plays with native vector brushes, custom linear gradients, and other tools in Adobe Illustrator on his ZBook Create.

Guest Orlando Arocena is a vector artist and creative director based in Colombia: https://www.behance.net/orlandoarocena

Host Paul Trani is an Adobe Principal Worldwide Evangelist based in Colorado: https://www.behance.net/paultrani

Join us LIVE on Behance: https://www.behance.net/adobelive

00:00 Start
3:25 Intro to Orlando’s Art History
4:35 Intro to Orlando’s Work
10:02 Info on Orlando’s Computer Rig
11:28 Orlando’s Drafting Table
17:35 The Living System Timelapse and Posters
29:48 Orlando’s Process for Sketching
31:36 Intro to Today’s Project
32:34 Orlando’s Layer Organization
34:35 Starting a New File
36:00 Setting Up Radial Gradient Levels
37:40 Experimenting with Sketch
42:10 Using the Color Balance Tool
45:00 More Sketch Exploration
49:20 Orlando’s Favorite Brushes
51:50 Painting with Gradients
1:08:38 The Benefits of Criticism
1:11:09 Slicing a Shape to Create Copies
1:20:25 Starting a New Sketch Exploration
1:31:45 How to Know How to Price Your Work
1:45:00 Importance of Personal Time

Duration: 01:57:40