Create Semi-Flat Illustration using Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Create illustration from scratch

Create Mixed Media Posts

Reflect the brand's mood

1.3 hour
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

By the end of this project, you will be able to create a Semi-Flat Illustration using Adobe Illustrator. You will learn the difference between semi flat and flat illustration and how to turn the flat illustration into a semi flat one. And finally, you will be able to use this illustration to create a mixed media post. This guided project is for intermediate learners/designers who are interested in designing mixed media posts and learning more about the different styles of illustration and how to design them. Illustrations are used now in many different ways to communicate complex information into a simple one. These illustration could be used in social media posts to brand an idea or a message in order to meet the interest of different consumers. In this Project, we’ll be using Adobe Illustrator which is one of the Adobe Creative Cloud.

Earn a complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Learners who pass this Adobe Guided Project will receive a 1-month complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

Skills you will develop

  • Communication Design

  • Social Media

  • Social Media Platforms

  • Graphic Design

  • Illustration

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Creating outline of a Hot Sauce Bottle

  2. Drawing the sauce and the bottle's cap

  3. Complete drawing the bottle's cap and trace a green chili pepper

  4. Create gradient shadows to form a semi flat illustration

  5. Designing a mixed media post using Semi-Flat illustration

  6. Adding texture and text to the design

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

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Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.