Shape-based illustration

As a landscape illustrator, I find great interest and inspiration in geometry and the many ways in which geometric shapes can be used to make your work stand out. This project takes you through a series of techniques in Adobe Illustrator that will allow you to incorporate geometric shapes, mosaic effects, pixelation and straight lines into your illustrations and designs.

We're using a landscape as the basis for this project, however the tools and techniques involved are applicable to any subject matter, be it an object, graphic shape, text or pattern.

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