Learn tools, features and techniques to create vector illustrations using Adobe Illustrator - the graphic industry's premier software application.
Take your existing Photoshop knowledge and use it to quick start learning Illustrator.
Avoid going over information that you already know and get to grips quickly with what is new to you in Illustrator.
Learn and master Illustrator
- Vector shapes
- Shape Creation tools
- Type Effects
- Repeating Patterns
A Powerful New Skill for your Creative arsenal
Learning Illustrator is your entry ticket to the world of graphic design. Illustrator is the industry standard application for Mac and PC. Knowing Illustrator will prepare you for working in the field of graphic design. Using it you can turn your art into scalable shapes, make saleable vector stock and design anything from fabric to infographics.
Combined with your existing knowledge of Photoshop your new Illustrator skills can open up a world of creative opportunity and job prospects.
Content and Overview
Suitable for Photoshop users this course of 35 lectures and over 3 hours of content, gets you up and running with Illustrator. Many lectures close with exercises for you to practice what you learned in that lecture.
Starting with the similarities and differences between Illustrator and Photoshop you'll progress quickly to creating complex vector shapes from simple shapes. You'll learn to edit and combine shapes and get familiar with the range of tools for creating and editing shapes.
You will learn how to color and recolor your art, create and style type, and paint with vector paint brushes. Advanced topics such as pattern making, tracing bitmaps, and creating blended shapes are covered.
You will finish the course making a piece of vector art.
When you complete this course you will have a solid grounding in using Illustrator and the ability to create vector artwork for yourself or for work.