In this Mograph Candy tutorial, I breakdown the basics of Adobe Illustrator for Motion Graphics Artists. Illustrator is a versatile format that can be imported by Adobe Premiere, Adobe After Effects, and Cinema 4D just to name a few.
Cinema 4D Bonus: Cineversity ArtSmart Plugin: Use the ArtSmart Plugin to import and animate your HUD design in Cinema 4D. Name your layers in Illustrator before importing!
Most motion graphics artists and editors first experience with Adobe Illustrator is getting a client logo in the .ai format. We learned early that these graphics are infinitely scaleable and are way better than that JPEG the client told you to snag off their website.
There is no shortage of free Adobe Illustrator training on the Internet and there is plenty of excellent paid training as well. But what if you just want to know the basics on how to build out motion design elements? Most Illustrator training is geared toward Illustrators, not video professionals.
In this Introduction to Adobe Illustrator for Motion Graphics Artists video we will build out a H.U.D. (Heads Up Display) element to learn the following concepts: