Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals
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Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals

Learn the core principles and techniques required to create any design you can imagine in Adobe Illustrator.

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Adobe Illustrator Fundamentals

Learn the core principles and techniques required to create any design you can imagine in Adobe Illustrator.

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  • 30-day money-back guarantee

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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Overview
Chapter 2
Drawing
  • 4. How to Draw in Adobe Illustrator CC with Shapes & Lines (22:32)
  • 5. How to Draw Using the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:29)
  • 6. How to Draw a Fox Using the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator (10:09)
  • Drawing - Quiz
Chapter 3
CC
  • 7. How to Draw Custom Logo Shapes Easily in Adobe Illustrator CC (4:53)
  • 8. How to Draw Anything Using the Curvature Tool in Adobe Illustrator (13:08)
  • 9. How to Draw Using the Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (13:18)
  • 10. Drawing with the Pencil Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (13:10)
  • 11. How to Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC (12:55)
  • 12. How to Draw Lines with the Width Tool in Adobe Illustrator (9:15)
Chapter 4
Type & Fonts
  • 13. How to Use Type & Fonts in Adobe Illustrator to Design a Postcard (14:16)
  • 14. How to Curve Type Around a Badge Using Adobe Illustrator CC (12:51)
  • 15. How to Break Apart & Destroy Text & Fonts Using Adobe Illustrator CC (3:55)
Chapter 5
Color
  • 16. What is RGB & CMYK Colors in Adobe Illustrator CC (3:59)
  • 17. How to Steal Colors from an Image Using Eye Dropper in Illustrator (3:42)
  • 18. How to Find Amazing Colors in Illustrator Using Color Theme (4:50)
  • 19. How to Make Gradients in Adobe Illustrator CC (6:04)
  • Color - Quiz
Chapter 6
Masking
  • 20. How to Mask an Image Inside Text in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:08)
  • 21. How to Cut Holes in Shapes Using Compound Shapes in Illustrator CC (10:39)
  • Masking - Quiz
Chapter 7
CC Libraries
  • 22. How to Use CC Libraries in Adobe Illustrator CC (10:28)
Chapter 8
Effects & Patterns
  • 23. Making Things Liquid & Distorted in Adobe Illustrator CC (8:01)
  • 24. How to Bend & Warp Shapes & Text in Adobe Illustrator CC (5:32)
  • 25. Drawing Amazing Repeating Shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC (5:11)
  • 26. How to Create Repeating Patterns in Adobe Illustrator CC (8:52)
  • 27. How to Vectorize an Image in Adobe Illustrator CC (11:53)
  • Effects & Patterns - Quiz
Chapter 9
Capture App
  • 28. How to Use Adobe Capture App with Adobe Illustrator CC (11:23)
Chapter 10
Free Templates
  • 29. Using Free Templates in Adobe Illustrator CC (3:46)
Chapter 11
Exporting
  • 30. Exporting for Print (5:59)
  • 31. How to Save Your Illustrator Files as Jpegs for Websites (5:21)
  • Exporting - Quiz
Chapter 12
Real World Exercises
  • 32. How to Redraw the MasterCard Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (4:50)
  • 33. How to Redraw the Instagram Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:50)
  • 34. How to Redraw the Kodak Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (11:22)
  • 35. How to Redraw the eHarmony Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (10:39)
  • 36. How to Redraw the Tinder Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (6:07)
  • 37. How to Redraw the BP Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:47)
Chapter 13
Next Steps
  • 38. Cheat Sheet for Adobe Illustrator CC (9:43)
  • 39. Course Conclusion for Adobe Illustrator CC (1:15)
Chapter 14
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz
Daniel Walter Scott

Multi-award winning, influential media designer & Adobe Certified Instructor with 15+ yrs of experience.

After Completing This Course You Will Be Able To
  • Set up and navigate the Adobe Illustrator interface like a pro
  • Drawing with the pen, pencil & curvature tool
  • How to mask images & graphics
  • Create stencil style images from real drawings
  • Work with color like a seasoned designer
  • Draw in Illustrator with shapes and lines and create custom logos easily
  • Master the use of Type and Fonts to create a postcard and other designs
  • Use CC libraries, free templates and the Adobe Capture App confidently
  • Work with and create advanced effects and patterns
  • Save an export your work for a range of different outputs
About This Course

Adobe Illustrator is celebrated as one of the top design tools by industry experts globally. Its versatile features have been carefully created with professionals in mind, allowing the program to be used for any design project imaginable. Now, you can go from first-time user to Illustrator pro as you move through the chapters of this fundamentals course taught by a world-renowned expert.

This course covers all of the Illustrator need-to-know basics including drawing with shapes and lines, using tools like curvature, brushes, pen and pencil, type and fonts confidently, the ins and outs of RGB and CMYK, advanced masking and how to save and export your designs.

The course is filled with practical, real-world projects that you can start using straight away to build your portfolio and advance your career as a designer.

About This Course

Adobe Illustrator is celebrated as one of the top design tools by industry experts globally. Its versatile features have been carefully created with professionals in mind, allowing the program to be used for any design project imaginable. Now, you can go from first-time user to Illustrator pro as you move through the chapters of this fundamentals course taught by a world-renowned expert.

This course covers all of the Illustrator need-to-know basics including drawing with shapes and lines, using tools like curvature, brushes, pen and pencil, type and fonts confidently, the ins and outs of RGB and CMYK, advanced masking and how to save and export your designs.

The course is filled with practical, real-world projects that you can start using straight away to build your portfolio and advance your career as a designer.

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What You Will Learn

  • How to set up your workspace for an efficient workflow
  • How to draw using the shape builder, pen, pencil and curvature tools
  • How to use brushes and draw lines like an expert
  • How to curve type around a badge and break apart or destroy text and fonts
  • The basics of RGB and CMYK, how to use the dropper to pick up colors, find colors using Color Theme and how to create interesting gradients
  • How to mask an image inside text and cut holes in shapes using compound shapes
  • How to distort, bend, warp and vectorize an image

Why learn with Daniel Walter Scott?

An influential media designer, Advanced Adobe Certified Instructor and dedicated teacher to thousands of students for over 15 years. Daniel is a speaker and multi-award winner at the prestigious annual Adobe Max conference.

Who Is This Course For?

  • People who have no to little experience with Adobe Illustrator
  • People who need a refresher course on Illustrator’s features
  • Illustrators who want to fortify their existing skill set
  • Professional artists who want to move their art to a digital platform
  • Designers who want to add Adobe Illustrator designs to their offering
  • Logo designers who want to learn how to create killer logos in Illustrator
  • Anyone wanting to learn how to use Adobe Illustrator CC
  • All levels of experience

Requirements

  • Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Access to Internet
  • Computer / Laptop / Mobile Device

What Is Included?

  • Immediate unlimited access to course materials
  • 30-day money-back guarantee
  • Exercises and quizzes to help you put theory into practice
  • English Closed Captions
  • Suitable for mobile or desktop
  • A badge to showcase your expertise on your profile page upon completion
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Course Syllabus

Chapter 1
Overview
Chapter 2
Drawing
  • 4. How to Draw in Adobe Illustrator CC with Shapes & Lines (22:32)
  • 5. How to Draw Using the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:29)
  • 6. How to Draw a Fox Using the Shape Builder Tool in Adobe Illustrator (10:09)
  • Drawing - Quiz
Chapter 3
CC
  • 7. How to Draw Custom Logo Shapes Easily in Adobe Illustrator CC (4:53)
  • 8. How to Draw Anything Using the Curvature Tool in Adobe Illustrator (13:08)
  • 9. How to Draw Using the Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (13:18)
  • 10. Drawing with the Pencil Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC (13:10)
  • 11. How to Use Brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC (12:55)
  • 12. How to Draw Lines with the Width Tool in Adobe Illustrator (9:15)
Chapter 4
Type & Fonts
  • 13. How to Use Type & Fonts in Adobe Illustrator to Design a Postcard (14:16)
  • 14. How to Curve Type Around a Badge Using Adobe Illustrator CC (12:51)
  • 15. How to Break Apart & Destroy Text & Fonts Using Adobe Illustrator CC (3:55)
Chapter 5
Color
  • 16. What is RGB & CMYK Colors in Adobe Illustrator CC (3:59)
  • 17. How to Steal Colors from an Image Using Eye Dropper in Illustrator (3:42)
  • 18. How to Find Amazing Colors in Illustrator Using Color Theme (4:50)
  • 19. How to Make Gradients in Adobe Illustrator CC (6:04)
  • Color - Quiz
Chapter 6
Masking
  • 20. How to Mask an Image Inside Text in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:08)
  • 21. How to Cut Holes in Shapes Using Compound Shapes in Illustrator CC (10:39)
  • Masking - Quiz
Chapter 7
CC Libraries
  • 22. How to Use CC Libraries in Adobe Illustrator CC (10:28)
Chapter 8
Effects & Patterns
  • 23. Making Things Liquid & Distorted in Adobe Illustrator CC (8:01)
  • 24. How to Bend & Warp Shapes & Text in Adobe Illustrator CC (5:32)
  • 25. Drawing Amazing Repeating Shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC (5:11)
  • 26. How to Create Repeating Patterns in Adobe Illustrator CC (8:52)
  • 27. How to Vectorize an Image in Adobe Illustrator CC (11:53)
  • Effects & Patterns - Quiz
Chapter 9
Capture App
  • 28. How to Use Adobe Capture App with Adobe Illustrator CC (11:23)
Chapter 10
Free Templates
  • 29. Using Free Templates in Adobe Illustrator CC (3:46)
Chapter 11
Exporting
  • 30. Exporting for Print (5:59)
  • 31. How to Save Your Illustrator Files as Jpegs for Websites (5:21)
  • Exporting - Quiz
Chapter 12
Real World Exercises
  • 32. How to Redraw the MasterCard Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (4:50)
  • 33. How to Redraw the Instagram Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:50)
  • 34. How to Redraw the Kodak Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (11:22)
  • 35. How to Redraw the eHarmony Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (10:39)
  • 36. How to Redraw the Tinder Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (6:07)
  • 37. How to Redraw the BP Logo in Adobe Illustrator CC (7:47)
Chapter 13
Next Steps
  • 38. Cheat Sheet for Adobe Illustrator CC (9:43)
  • 39. Course Conclusion for Adobe Illustrator CC (1:15)
Chapter 14
Final Quiz
  • Final Quiz