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Adobe Illustrator: How To Create Square Animal Icons

Learn how to draw squared animal icons using Adobe Illustrator with easy to follow steps in this free online course.

Publisher: Andrey Bzhitskikh
Are you tired of making drawings that take time and still don’t have a look symmetrical? Adobe Illustrator is used for creating designs for a number of items including logos, posters, symbols and many more. This 2D design course will teach you how to easily draw squared animal icons using various tools and functions in Adobe Illustrator. By studying this course, you will learn how to maintain symmetry for different body parts of the animals.
Adobe Illustrator: How To Create Square Animal Icons
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    1.5-3 Hours
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Do you know that you don’t have to be a professional graphic designer to create eye-catching square animal icons? This course will show you how to create 2D squared animal icons using Adobe Illustrator (AI). This course starts off with teaching the learners how to select the distinctive characteristics of animals to use in their drawings. You will learn how to import your sketches and convert them into digital art in Adobe Illustrator. You will be taught how to maintain symmetry of various animal body parts such as eyes, ears, legs and more. The first body part that will be explored is that of a lion. To draw the lion squared icon, the technicalities involved in drawing the belly and paws using various shapes in AI will be illustrated. Furthermore, you will gain knowledge of the importance and use of various Adobe Illustrator tools such as 'Line', 'Stroke', 'Group', 'Transform', 'Align', 'Guide' and many more.

The head is the most prominent part of a 2D squared animal drawing. Learners will be taught how to create the head and components that make up the head. Though it is a bit tricky to draw mane, you will be shown how to draw mane by simply using multiple circles and uniting them to create a single compound shape. The muzzle is the part of an animal's face that contains the nose, mouth and jaw. This course will illustrate how to create a muzzle with the help of the 'Square' tool. An animal tail is an element you don't want left out in your animal icon design. This course will highlight how to create an animal tail using Adobe Illustrator tools such as 'Pen', 'Direct Selection' and 'Pencil'. After creating all the necessary body parts of the animal, you will be shown how to choose and add various distinctive colours to the animal to give it the final look.

This course has been designed for beginners in graphic design to build and enhance their drawing skills. All a learner needs to have is a computer with a basic internet connection, to begin with. By creating square animal icons, you will be able to develop your hand to eye coordination, think creatively and improve your 2D drawing skills. We are living in an era of information technology where almost every business needs the expertise of a graphic designer. Graphic design is a good source of earning for anyone who has command of different drawing tools and software especially Adobe Illustrator. This course is important for anyone who wants to use 2D drawings for several purposes such as children's art books, illustrations, process diagrams, picture stories, advertisements and more. Don't miss out on the opportunity to learn how to create square animal icons in a simple and fun way. Join this course now!

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