Creating Self-Promotional Assets with Ryan Selvy – 1 of 2



Tune in with live streamer and motion designer Ryan Selvy on Adobe Live as he creates fun design assets to help you promote yourself! In this two-part series, he’ll draw custom illustrations in Photoshop and Illustrator before importing them into After Effects to add simple motion.

Guest Ryan Selvy is a live streamer and motion designer based in Brooklyn, NY: https://www.behance.net/RyanSelvy

Host Anna McNaught is a photographer, photoshop artist, and traveler: https://annamcnaught.com/

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Join us LIVE on Behance: https://www.behance.net/adobelive
00:00 Start
02:00 Introduction of Ryan
06:30 Project overview and storyboard
09:15 Who is Anna McNaught?
12:00 Ryan’s custom workspace
23:50 Creating fun shapes with the bulge tool and other shape features
30:40 Dream projects Ryan would love to do someday
32:50 Increasing/decreasing stroke and width of lines and shapes
38:50 Using the Expand Appearance
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43:10 Using the radial tool and exploring settings
46:10 How did Ryan get into Graphic Design?
49:00 Repeating objects with Repeat grid
57:00 How does Ryan create his linework?
01:08:45 Favorite typekits
01:13:00 /Using clipping masks in Illustrator
01:24:20 Do you have to be a type expert to be a good graphic designer?
01:36:00 Exporting assets for After Effects and the Ae workspace
01:41:00 Work begins in After Effects
01:47:00 Rounding shapes
01:48:10 Using Nulls to move elements in an animation
01:50:50 Using the PenPal extension

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