In an effort to further broaden our software tool set, we delve into such advanced features as variable data in Illustrator and Photoshop; drawing isometric vector illustrations and building three dimensional objects in Adobe Photoshop.

Intro to Isometrics

We'll learn what isometric illustration is. How does it differ from drawing in a two-point perspective? We'll look at some examples and applications for isometrics.
Illustrator

Isometric Illustration

Now that you know how to draw in an isometric projection, you'll illustrate a process with characters in it.
Illustrator

Custom Vector Brushes

We're going emulate the real-world process of painting by creating natural-looking brushes.
Illustrator Photoshop

Paint a Character

We're going emulate the real-world process of painting by creating natural-looking brushes.
Illustrator Photoshop

Smart Objects

Photoshop mockups are layered files in which you can insert an image of a portfolio piece to show it in its natural environment.
Photoshop

Mockups

Create mockups that you can use to promote your work online or in print. It will be easy to swap out portfolio pieces in your files, thanks to smart objects.
Photoshop

Variable Data

Variable Data in Illustrator is a little-know feature that can save you hours of tedious, error-prone work.
Illustrator

Skateboard Parks Cards

Use the provided data to design and build a series of post cards for each of Ottawa's skateboard parks.
Illustrator

Interactive InDesign

In this lesson, we'll explore interactivity in InDesign with the eventual goal of an output to PDF, ePub and Adobe's Publish Online service.
Creative Cloud InDesign Acrobat

Interactive PDF

It's a good idea to create a PDF version of your portfolio in case you need to present it without an internet connection. This is a local, dependable, self-contained multimedia portfolio that will never fail you.
InDesign Illustrator Photoshop Acrobat