Adobe Illustrator CC Tutorial - Training Taught By Experts

Learn the skills to become creative with Adobe Illustrator CC. A practical hands-on tutorial for users of all levels
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  • Lectures 132
  • Length 11.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English, captions
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Published 8/2013 English Closed captions available

Course Description

In this Adobe Illustrator CC training course, Infinite Skills takes you through the the many tools and techniques that are available to you in this vector graphics software from Adobe. This tutorial is designed for beginners, and no previous Illustrator experience is required to get the most from this training.

The course starts you off with a quick tour of the interface so that you are familiar with the location of the tools you will be shown in this video tutorial. You then jump right into using these tools, while learning how to control your interface and selecting and manipulating Illustrator objects. As you progress through the lessons, you will be taught how to work with shapes, fills and strokes, anchors and paths and how to manage vector shapes. You will work with type, add effects, learn to manage your design with layers, work with images and masks, and learn tips, tricks and techniques from the authors own experiences. Finally this video tutorial covers how to save and print your design depending on the intended final use of it.

Once you have completed this comprehensive overview of Adobe Illustrator CC, you will be comfortable with the tools available to you, and how you apply them to your own vector graphic projects. Working files are included in this computer based training course for Illustrator CC, allowing you to follow along with the author throughout the lessons.

What are the requirements?

  • PC or Mac

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn How To Become Creative With Adobe Illustrator CC

What is the target audience?

  • Graphic Designers, Web Designers, UI Developers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.

Curriculum

Section 1: Getting Started
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0101 Introduction
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01:36
0103 How You Will Learn And Working Files
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03:53
0104 Top Ten Hits From Andy
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07:49
Section 2: The First Step
0201 Introduction
01:20
0202 Illustrator Versus Photoshop
05:55
0203 Controlling Illustrator Through Preferences
11:03
0204 The Illustrator User Interface
05:28
0205 The Illustrator Control Panel
03:29
0206 Generating User-Defined Workspaces
05:54
Section 3: Controlling Adobe Illustrator
0301 Introduction
01:07
0302 Working Toward Printing
04:42
0303 Working Toward The Web
03:07
0304 Controlling Multiple Documents
02:49
0305 Using View And Navigation Features
07:46
0306 Object Control With Grids And Guides
10:59
0307 Controlling What You See
04:48
0308 Defining Default Measuring Systems
04:09
0309 Creating Multiple Views
03:34
0310 Hiding And Locking Illustrator Objects
03:12
0311 Generating Multiple Illustrator Art-boards
05:31
0312 Resizing An Art-Board From Center
03:56
0313 New Tricks With Guides
03:42
0314 Generating A Customized Tool Panel
04:12
Section 4: Selecting And Manipulating Illustrator Objects
0401 Introduction To Selection
00:57
0402 Controlling Selection With Preferences
05:49
0403 Group And Direct Selection Tips
06:48
0404 Using The Lasso Tool
02:52
0405 Selection With The Magic Wand Tool
04:10
0406 Selection Via Attributes
03:57
0407 Working In Isolation Mode
04:32
0408 Resizing Tricks
05:51
0409 Object Rotation And Smart Guides
05:16
0410 Working With Distort Tools
07:04
0411 Creative Uses Of Duplicate Options
04:38
Section 5: Adobe Illustrator And Color Management
0501 Introduction To Color Management
01:08
0502 Designing With The End In Mind
06:10
0503 Managing ColorSync Settings
06:10
0504 The Improved Illustrator Swatches Panel
02:03
0505 Creating Process And Global Colors
06:59
0506 Defining Spot Colors
03:27
0507 Organizing Colors Using Groups
03:08
0508 Using Illustrator Color Libraries
03:29
0509 Saving Custom Color Libraries
04:25
0510 Getting Inspiration With Color Guide And Kuler
06:07
Section 6: Working With Shapes, Fills, And Strokes
0601 Introduction To Shapes, Fills, And Strokes
00:55
0602 Creating Basic Shapes
10:42
0603 More On Basic Shapes
08:15
0604 It Is All In The Math
03:57
0605 Working With Object Fills
06:07
0606 The Basics Of Object Strokes
08:17
0607 Converting Strokes To Objects
03:44
0608 Working With Gradient Fills
07:02
0609 Modifying And Creating Patterns
06:44
Section 7: Working With Anchors And Paths
0701 Introduction To Anchors And Paths
00:52
0702 Paths Versus Strokes
05:02
0703 Controlling Paths With Anchors
06:25
0704 Open Versus Closed Paths
04:18
0705 Using Join And Average On Open Paths
05:57
0706 Getting Creative With The Scissors And Knife Tools
08:39
Section 8: Creating And Managing Vector Shapes
0801 Introduction To Vector Shapes
00:54
0802 Switching Drawing Modes
08:46
0803 Working With Pathfinder Tools
10:05
0804 Using Shape Mode Tools
05:20
0805 Working With The New Live Corners
04:37
0806 Understanding The Shape Builder Tool
03:12
0807 Using The Symbol Sprayer
07:37
0808 Creating Custom Symbols
05:08
0809 Using The Blob, Paintbrush And Pencil Tools
08:52
0810 Touch Type And Free Transform
05:16
Section 9: The Illustrator Pen Tool
0901 Introduction To The Pen Tool
01:43
0902 Pen Tool Basics
06:26
0903 Generating Simple Paths
07:23
0904 Adding, Deleting, And Converting Anchor Points
04:48
0905 Gaining Control
05:33
0906 Smart Guides And The Pen Tool
05:23
0907 Reshaping Objects
05:54
0908 Project: Creating A Telephone From Basic Shapes
11:30
Section 10: Adobe Illustrator And Type
1001 Introduction to Type
01:09
1002 Container And Point Type
11:10
1003 Creating Custom Type Containers
07:14
1004 Working With Straight And Curved Text
04:22
1005 The Character And Paragraph Panels
09:02
1006 Creating Character And Paragraph Styles
07:42
1007 Text Threading
03:19
1008 Text And The Eyedropper Tool
05:18
1009 Adding Text To A Circle
06:52
1010 Converting Type To Outlines
06:28
1011 Adding Fonts With TypeKit
04:54
Section 11: Effects And The Appearance Panel

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Infinite Skills is a Canadian based company who offer a huge and ever growing range of high quality eLearning solutions that teach using studio quality narrated videos backed-up with practical hands-on examples and comprehensive working files. All courses are created by trained educators and experts in video based education.

The emphasis is on teaching real life skills that are essential for progressing in today's commercial environment.

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