Week 39: Create promotion and brand materials with your own optical art design piece in Adobe Illustrator

Create a piece of op-artsy (optical art) in Illustrator. Then put that piece to work and use it to create an amazing line of promotion materials for an event or campaign of your choice.

Beginner

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Develop a design and use that piece to create a poster for your campaign.

Intermediate

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Create an animation that consists out of an animated pattern and one or more other effects.

Advanced

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Mock it up! Bring your work to life, show the world what your designs will look like in reality!

Time Allocated

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Allow 1 hour for a beginner designer, 1 and a half for intermediate and up to two and a half hours for advanced design work.

Design Goals

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Create an op-artsy kind of art piece and use it to promote an event.

Constraints

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Use Adobe Illustrator.

Software

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  • illustrator
    Adobe Illustrator

    Blend Tool

  • other-software
    Other

    Adobe After Effects

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