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Introduction

00:55

Have you ever wanted to design your very own custom skins for your devices? Most of us have at least a cell phone, a tablet or a laptop, or even all three. Now wouldn’t it be cool to create your own skin for one of those gadgets?

In this course, Design Your Own Custom Skins, you will learn how to do exactly that. First, we will create a custom design based on a tiger using Adobe Illustrator, and then you'll learn how to build up a custom design from sketch to a finished file ready for print.

1.Introduction
1 lesson, 00:55

Free Lesson
1.1
Introduction
00:55

2.Getting Started
3 lessons, 15:26

Free Lesson
2.1
Create the Artwork
05:03

2.2
Prepare the Line Art
05:28

2.3
Set Up the Colors
04:55

3.Shapes and Gradients
2 lessons, 15:39

3.1
Create the Main Shapes
06:48

3.2
Effective Gradients
08:51

4.Custom Brushes
2 lessons, 11:33

4.1
The Blob Brush Tool
06:18

4.2
Create Fur With Brushes
05:15

5.Advanced Effects
2 lessons, 11:48

5.1
Create Fur With Effects
06:32

5.2
Morph Shapes
05:16

6.Advanced Blends and Masks
2 lessons, 14:20

6.1
Create Blends for the Nose
04:31

6.2
Create Eyes With Blends
09:49

7.Transparency and Opacity Masks
2 lessons, 13:51

7.1
Create Shapes With Transparency
05:30

7.2
Opacity Masks
08:21

8.Prepare for Print
1 lesson, 05:15

8.1
Set Up Your Files for Print
05:15

9.Conclusion
1 lesson, 03:51

9.1
Conclusion
03:51