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CreativeLive

Intro to Adobe Illustrator

via CreativeLive

Overview

AFTER THIS CLASS YOU’LL BE ABLE TO:

  • Navigate the Illustrator workspace
  • Draw and transform shapes
  • Create and apply color swatches
  • Choose and edit the perfect font for your project
  • Create a project from start to finish in Illustrator

ABOUT JASON’S CLASS:

The world’s top designers use Adobe® Illustrator® for its powerful, vector-based drawing environment – and now you can too. In this short course, Jason Hoppe takes you through the Illustrator basics to take a project from beginning to end. Learn helpful shortcuts and how to use core powerful tools to create and customize the graphics you need. Jason will show you how to create a new document, navigate the interface with ease, draw and manipulate shapes, apply color and text and save your file to be used across Adobe platforms. In Intro to Adobe Illustrator, learn the fundamentals to create high-quality vector illustration.

WHO THIS CLASS IS FOR:

This class is for beginner designers interested in creating logos or graphics, freelancers building their business and brand, and anyone new to the Adobe Cloud.

SOFTWARE USED:

Adobe Illustrator CC 2019

ABOUT YOUR INSTRUCTOR:

An Adobe® Certified Expert and Adobe® Certified Instructor, Jason Hoppe has accrued more than 17 years’ experience in high-end production training, photo retouching, color correction, and creative workflow management. Active in high-end electronic production since the industry’s inception, he’s also taught prepress and electronic design to hundreds of Seattle-based creative professionals and aspiring designers in various settings, including one-on-one tutoring, classroom instruction, live webcasting, and large group training. A founding Instructor at Creative Live, he currently teaches the Adobe® Creative Suite at The School of Visual Concepts, Luminous Works and Seattle Central College.

You can find Jason’s website and blog with Adobe Illustrator tutorials at jasonhoppe.com.

Syllabus

  • Class Introduction
  • Zoom and Navigation
  • Create a New Document
  • Drawing Shapes
  • Properties Panel
  • Live Shapes and Transform Panel
  • Drawing Lines
  • Combine Shapes
  • Transform Shapes
  • Create and Apply Color Swatches
  • Choosing Fonts and Editing Text
  • Saving Your Files

Taught by

Jason Hoppe

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