Adobe Illustrator is the preferred, industry-standard software for creating vector artwork and designs. With the release of CS5, Illustrator now offers a variety of new tools and functionality enhancing any workflow, and in this video tutorial, you will learn the basic fundamentals, tools, menu commands, and methods used in design. Exclusive content covering the basic fundamentals including setting up shortcut \\\"hot-keys\\\" and actual real world footwear tips and techniques. Mark begins with an overview of the most commonly used tools and then applies them to a real world footwear project. This content is suited for the beginner level user and will teach you the necessary skills required by today\\\'s Industrial and Footwear Designers.
Mark studied transportation and product design at the College for Creative Studies (CCS) in Detroit Michigan. He\\\'s worked professionally for major footwear brands like Reebok, Converse/Nike, Under Armour, Burton, Puma and New Balance. He\\\'s worked closely with, and designed signature shoes for pro athletes Venus Williams and Dwyane Wade.
He founded Render Demo in 2008, so that all designers could benefit from video demo\\\'s by industry leaders. Ranked one of the top design sketching and rendering resources online, It\\\'s been widely used by designers all around the globe looking to learn drawing, sketching and rendering techniques.