Illustrator CC 101
Getting Started With Illustrator
Genre: Graphics
  • 24 Videos
  • 1h 36m
  • Quiz Available
Used by millions of artists and designers around the world, Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard when it comes to vector graphics. Let Adobe expert Iain Anderson guide you through the basics of Ai, and start getting creative!
Iain Anderson is an editor, animator, designer, developer and Apple Certified Trainer based in Brisbane, Australia.
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Vector graphics can be scaled to any size without any quality loss, so knowing how to create them is an essential skill to have in your toolbox. They are literally everywhere: ads, websites, books, etc. Anytime you see crisp and beautiful icons, illustrations, logos, artistic text, there's a good chance Adobe Illustrator was used to create them. This course, by artist and trainer Iain Anderson is the best place to get familiar with the most widely used vector graphics software, Adobe Illustrator.

Iain starts the course by giving you a tour of the user interface. He shows you how to create documents and draw basic shapes using Illustrator's various tools and shortcuts. You also learn to colorize your graphics with Strokes, Fills and Gradients. Once you have mastered all the basics, you dive into the powerful Pen tool. You discover how to create more complex shapes by adjusting its paths, and how to delete them if needed.

Along the way, you also learn tips to craft stylized text, how to organize your work using good grouping and layering practices, and many more tips to help you work better and faster. The course ends by showing you how to combine all the techniques shown to create a logo design.

So join teacher and freelance artist Iain Anderson in this course, and learn to get started with the powerful illustration software that is Adobe Illustrator.
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