Adobe Illustrator Fast Track
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Adobe Illustrator Fast Track

Learn the core of Illustrator in less than half a day!
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Created by Benny Thaibert
Last updated 8/2015
English
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Includes:
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What Will I Learn?
Create illustrations in Illustrator
Understand how it works
Deliver to web and print
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Requirements
  • basic computer skills
Description

If you are not that good at drawing you will get smart tips in using geometry. In a way so you will be able to make simple, but beautiful and crisp designs.

You will be able to use the most vital tools in Illustrator. No fluff and clutter but strict to the core. That is why this course is not 10-15 hours of endless learning. Keep focused and get the core in less than half a day.

Some lessens are made as "follow me" steps. So you can try it out immediately.

Become able. While having great fun. Learn how it all works.

Who is the target audience?
  • Beginners
  • Busy designers
  • Busy marketing
  • Busy freelancers
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Curriculum For This Course
Expand All 23 Lectures Collapse All 23 Lectures 02:21:47
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Introduction
1 Lecture 02:29
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Set it up the right way
2 Lectures 13:06

Learn how to create a workspace managing all your panels. And do the same with all the stuffy tools!

Preview 08:40

You work with something for print or web? Illustrator treats it quite differently. Learn when to choose what.

How to create a new document
04:26
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How to create
8 Lectures 01:00:33

Vital selections tool. You got two and they will be your best friends.

White or black arrow tool – the difference.
02:13

Squares, circles triangular shapes or even worse. See how it all works.

The core basisc in creating shapes
18:32

One panel has it all. And more. Learn how to manage an object in a simple way. And figure out what opacity is.

How to control your objects from one panel
05:54

By rotating you actually create. Learn the tricks of making a shape duplicate and rotate in one go. It's awesome.

Rotate and create
05:37

Use the solid rotation technique to create a nice designer like watch Apple would die for.

How to draw a Swiss style clock
08:43

The reflect tool will be able to mirror your objects and then duplicate. Fast way of drawing other halves.

How to mirror shapes
03:23

Draw a simple shape diamond like. But only do half the job.

Draw a diamond like shape by only doing half the job
04:21

Draw a bear, or creature, by rotating and mirroring. With simple shapes and smart use of a few tool.

Build a bear!
11:50
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How to destroy
4 Lectures 19:38

How to create other shapes by melting and cutting with ... SHAPES!

All shapes can be cut or melted together with other shapes
05:21

How to create a unique design with circles and merging only.

Yin Yang. Circles and merging will finish the job.
03:30

Learn how to draw after an image. And learn how to use to Pen Tool to create a stellar object.

Try yourself by using the image available for download.

Draw a French Flower (fleur de lis) with Pen Tool
07:52

In Case you feel for other ways of destroying shapes. Eraser tool will be your new friend.

Eraser Tool
02:55
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Lines and curves
2 Lectures 09:17

Ultimate control by using a tool strict. More cumbersome to learn but worth it.

Pen Drawing
05:34

Freehand / Freestyle drawing.

Pencil drawing
03:43
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Illustrator Buffet
3 Lectures 19:33

How to make colors and store them.

How to create your own colors.
04:01

You might need to write a bit.

How to make text.
04:34

Structure is teh ultimate key to success. But it's hard to figure out which structure will suit your needs.

Artboards and layers – how to deal with them.
10:58
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Output – get your stuff out and into something else.
3 Lectures 17:11

Learn how to save a PDF with bleed and make it ready for print.

Making a file for print
06:14

Learn how to save an illustration for web. And size it correctly.

Making a file for internet
07:24

About the Instructor
Benny Thaibert
4.3 Average rating
3 Reviews
1,122 Students
2 Courses
Designer and trainer in Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator.

I teach you by giving you hands on task. The teori is stored in the task. And pops when we need to do something we want. That's fast learning very suitable for online training.

I'm a Danish designer and photographer living in Copenhagen, Denmark. I'm Adobe Certified Instructor (ACI). I've taught students and professionals since 2003. They all now know how to make it the easy way in Adobe Software.

I know a lot of dirty tricks, due to my extensive design experience. And I know how to smack it together when a tight deadline show teeth. Because I'm not just a teacher. I'm also a professional designer.

All things may change and will change during time. That's why structure is crucial. With a proper and tight structure you will always make reviews and changes with a smile. I have that in mind when I teach you. I like to share.

My design style is Scandinavian but sometimes I travel (design wise).