5 Free Lessons to Learn How to Vectorize

Discover the basic tips to master vectorization in Adobe Illustrator

Vector illustration is a discipline in which aspects of both graphic design and digital illustration come together. Whether you use Adobe Illustrator or similar vector software, knowing vectorization principles will make your sketches look professional.

Join these 5 vector illustration experts to discover easy ways to vectorize your designs.

To watch each lesson, just click on its red title. Enjoy!

Open lesson: Basic principles

Graphic designer Quique Ollervides shows you what are some practical ways to vectorize your designs, place nodes and use cranks to have better control of your strokes. The lesson belongs to the course Typography and Branding: Design an Iconic Logo.

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Quique Ollervides

Open Lesson: Isolated Drawings in Vector 1

Graphic designer and illustrator Mauro Martins explains how to give final finishes to vectorized drawings, with a technique that allows a margin of freedom so that it is not a purely technical process. This lesson belongs to the course Doodle-Style Vector Illustration.

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Mauro Martins

Open Lesson: Vectorized

The designer and illustrator Óscar Lloréns, within the Express Illustration with Illustrator and Photoshop course, tells you about the vectorization process of a sketch. Learn the easiest way to do this with the pen and brush tools.

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Óscar Lloréns

Open Lesson: Contour Line I

This lesson belongs to the Vectorial Illustration: more volume and rock and roll course. Here the designer and illustrator Juan Villamil shows his method of vectorization, which begins with the contour line of your image, an essential visual element for the viewer.

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Juan Villamil

Open Lesson: Stroke

Within the Vector Illustration for Amateurs course, you will find this lesson in which the illustrator and 3D designer Aarón Martínez addresses strokes in Illustrator. Learn about basic tools like the pen, and how to get started with vector details to achieve the effect you want.

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Aarón Martínez

These lessons will only be open until October 27th, 2020. If after that date you want to consult them, you can do so by signing up for each course.

You may also like:

- Creating a Magazine Cover with Illustrated Type.
- How to Create Shapes using the Shape Builder Tool in Illustrator.
- Illustrator Tutorial: Tips for Vectoring Sketches.


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