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CreativeLive

Adobe Illustrator CC for Beginners

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Overview


This course is part of: Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud: Essentials for Creating Projects 

Gain the fundamentals necessary to tackle the world’s best vector-based illustration software Adobe® Illustrator®. Brian Wood will take you step-by-step and explain everything a beginner needs to know to get up and running with Illustrator, including:

  • Interface & tools
  • Using the pen tool
  • Applying color
  • Formating Text 

In Adobe Illustrator CC for Beginners Brian will use a series of projects to teach you everything you need to create your first graphic or illustration. 


Software Used: Adobe Illustrator CC 2015

Syllabus

  • What is Adobe Illustrator?
  • Explore the Adobe Illustrator Interface
  • Create and Save New Documents
  • Zoom and Navigate in Adobe Illustrator
  • Working with Artboards in Adobe Illustrator
  • Introduction to Layers in Adobe Illustrator
  • Rulers and Guides in Adobe Illustrator
  • Shapes and Drawing in Adobe Illustrator
  • Aligning and Combining Shapes in Adobe Illustrator
  • Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator
  • Manipulating Stroke and Fill in Adobe Illustrator
  • Creating and Editing with Color in Adobe Illustrator
  • Painting with Gradients in Adobe Illustrator
  • Getting Started with Patterns in Adobe Illustrator
  • Adding Text To Your Document in Adobe Illustrator
  • Formatting Text in Adobe Illustrator
  • Strokes and Variable Strokes in Adobe Illustrator
  • Rotating Objects in Adobe Illustrator
  • Effects and the Appearance Panel in Adobe Illustrator
  • Adding Photo Images in Adobe Illustrator
  • Working with Linked Content in Adobe Illustrator
  • Packaging your Project for Handoff in Adobe Illustrator
  • Best Formats to Save Your Files

Taught by

Brian Wood

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