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Adobe Illustrator CS6 3-D Mock up and Design

    Aloha all, I recently attended the Adobe Illustrator  CS6, 3-D mock up and Design class at UH. This is the Pacific New Media course taught at the Universtiy of Hawaii. First of all they moved the classes to the basement of the Sinclair Library which was challenging to find. And finding the parking was also a challenge. Any way I walked in the class and the teacher is wearing a headband and sporting a full print of Jimi Hendrix plastered all over his shirt. I knew already this class was going to be good! He owns his own company and gave many tips on how to set up the artwork before sending it to a print house. Also he gave information on labeling your work and tips on work flow.
    Anyway we did hands on on creating a 3-d illustration of an iPhone, using CS6 which was really good because I just got CS6 installed th day at work. It was really good to get familiar with the tools and what they all could do. We also got demonstration with using the perspective tool, that is really helpful while rendering buildings.
    Taking the class will help me to render illustrations that need that perspective look with correct shadowing and transparency. The teacher was really knowledgeable. And I hope to take more classes from him. There are not too many good classes on Illustrator and I really enjoyed this class.


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