Building Dynamic Graphics with Tony Harmer – 1 of 2



Join Tony Harmer aka the Design Ninja as he creates personalized event badges in Adobe Illustrator. Watch and learn as he imports data with ease to create compelling and dynamic designs.

Guest Tony Harmer is a designer, illustrator, and author based in Cambridge, UK: https://www.behance.net/harmer

Host Kladi is a Visual Strategist at Studio Printmysoul based in Manchester, England: https://www.behance.net/iamkladi
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Join us LIVE on Behance: https://www.behance.net/adobelive

00:00 Start
03:00 Introduction of Tony
11:50 Previewing the different project title variations
15:00 Tony’s custom Illustrator workspace
21:30 Changing the fill and stroke of a shape
22:55 Shortcut combinations to access shape settings
32:45 Altering the opacity of elements and using Blending Modes
34:45 Creating custom Graphic Styles
36:50 Do appearances hold when changing from RGB to CMYK?
44:00 How RGB and CMYK colors mix
47:20 Creating a great black value for printing
51:00 Mixing shapes and type
57:00 Mixing shapes and gradients
01:02:10 Quickly aligning elements to each other
01:09:40 Applying gradients to shape strokes
01:17:30 Solving the issue of exported images having a different pixel size
01:32:45 Importing data source files
01:37:50 Cycling through Data Sets
01:38:50 Applying an effect to a group
01:44:00 Inflating text
01:49:20 Can you export batches of data set generated designs?

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