Typography & Social Media Using Adobe Illustrator CC 2020
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Typography & Social Media Using Adobe Illustrator CC 2020

For Basic and Intermediate Users
4.1 (75 ratings)
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This course includes
  • 12 hours on-demand video
  • 1 Practice Test
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The students are going to learn the basics as well as the advanced levels of Typography, color theory, how to make social media posts. The course also covers the working of basic as well as advanced tools of Adobe Illustrator.
Requirements
  • This course starts teaching you from scratch so there are no prerequisites.
Description

This course will help you learn the basics as well as advanced levels of Typography, color theory and social media posting. Also, the tools of Adobe Illustrator have been thoroughly explained that will help you in creating the designs with much ease.

With Adobe Illustrator, you can put words that matter in a custom font or typeface that stands out on the page and the screen. Serif or sans serif fonts, handwriting, or tattoos — whatever your typography inspiration — it’s time to make your font a reality.

Finding the right words can be hard, and so can finding the right type design. But Illustrator can help you create custom letter forms and fonts that fit your unique layout and design.


Salient Features of this Course:

  1. A comprehensive course consisting of 71 video lectures that are organized in a pedagogical sequence.

  2. Detailed explanation of all tools and commands used in the course.

  3. Step-by-step instructions to guide the users through the learning process.

  4. Practice Test

  5. You will get a Certificate of Completion after completing the course.


Who this course is for:
  • Professional Graphic Designers, Animation Professionals, school and college students who are interested in Graphic Design.
Course content
Expand all 71 lectures 11:51:58
+ Introduction
1 lecture 08:01

After watching this video, you will get familiar with the user interface of Adobe Illustrator.

Preview 08:01
+ Tools
37 lectures 05:24:03

After watching this video, you will be able to create and align your texts.

Alignment Tool
14:06

After watching this tutorial, you will be able to add and delete anchor points and able to manipulate them as well.

Anchor Points
07:11

After watching this video, you will be able to add
and adjust the size of your artboard.

Art boards
04:07

This tool will teach you on how to mix 2 colours together inside a shape or in a particular path.

Blend Tool
07:19

This tool will help you to add a specific pattern or an image inside a shape.

Clipping Mask Tool
11:00

These tools will help you to cut and delete certain portions of your illustrations and shapes.

Eraser, Scissors and Knife tool
06:45

This tool will help you to pick out a specific colour from an image and learn about the shotrcut key as well.

Eye Dropper
06:29

After watching this tutorial, you will be able to blur the edges of a particular photo by adjusting it's radius.

Feather
07:28

This drop down option will help you to enhance your illustrations even further by adjusting it's settings.

Filters
15:32

Learn to add different combinations of colours inside your shapes and illustrations with the gradient tool.

Gradients
09:24

Learn to create realistic vector illustrations by using the gradient mesh tool, as it picks out colours from an image. Extremely similar to the eye dropper tool.

Gradient Mesh
11:16

These 2 tools will help you move your shapes around and will help you to leave appropriate space on the sides for printing purpose.

Hand and Print Tiling
07:13

Use the lasso tool to make a selection around the image or shape.

Lasso Tool
08:12

The warp tool will help you to adjust your text or image in a certain shape pr path.

Warp Tool
10:59

After watching this video you will be able to zoom into your illustration and be able to make minor changes easily.

Zoom Tool
07:14

These 2 tools will help you to join 2 paths together and help you make a particular shape.

Join and Pencil Tool
08:50

This panel will help you to organise all your artwork systematically.

Layers Panel
10:56

This tool will help you choose similar shapes or colours from your illustration with just 1 click.

Magic Wand Tool
06:00

This tool comes in handy when you want to know the measurement of a certain shape or path.

Measure Tool
05:16

This tool will help you make a bigger or smaller version of your shape.

Offset Tool
09:29

Learn to control the transparency of a particlaur image or shape with the opacity tool.

Opacity Tool
06:26

Learn to add paint in different portions wuth the help of these 2 tools.

Paint and Blob Brush Tool
07:49

After watching this tutorial, you will be able to easily add texts in your artboard/document.

Paragraph Tool
07:53

The tools under this panel will help you to further manipulate your shapes.

Pathfinder Tool
08:01

Quite similar to each other, the pen and the curavture tool will help you to make free hand shapes.

Pen and Curvature Tool
11:38

Roughly make a shape with the help of the pencil tool.

Pencil Tool
10:09

Add perspectives and movement to your illustration with the help of the puppet warp and free transform tool.

Puppet Warp and Free Transform
06:48

Learn to further re-shape your shapes by adding anchor points to your shape.

Reshape Tool
09:47

After watching this video, you will be able to revolve a shape around an axis and easily make a mirror image of it as well.

Rotate amd Reflect Tool
08:40

This tool will help you to leave equal spaces between borders and shapes.

Preview 09:47

After watching this video you will be able to scale your images easily.

Scale and Shear Tool
05:15

Combine or delete certain shapes with the help of
this tool.

Shape Builder Tool
10:17

Easily make different shapes and learn to
manipulate it's sizes from the shape tool.

Shape Tool
09:28

These tools will help you slice an image or shape into 2 or more pieces.

Slice and slice selection Tool
07:12

Easily learn to add multiple symbols in your illustration with the help of this tool.

Symbol Sprayer Tool
08:31

After watching this video, you will be able to experiment with the stroke, colour and different types of lines.

Subtypes of line
10:41

After watching this video, you will be able to
experiment and add texts in different ways.

Subtypes of text
10:55
+ Colour Theory
3 lectures 27:20

Learn about the world of graphic designers and what their important roles are.

Introduction
07:09
Psychology of colours
11:26

Learn about the colour wheel and the different
kinds of colour combinations!

Colour Wheel
08:45
+ Social Media post
5 lectures 46:45

Understand in depth what Graphic Design is and what Graphic
Designers do.

What is Graphic Design
09:42

Learn important dos and don'ts of creating posts for social
media.

"Tips for creating graphics for social media"
12:13

Understand what a powerful tool images are, and by using
the right images, it can catch the eye of your audience.

Images
09:11

Understand why composing your post is important, and tips
on how you can improve it.

Composition
09:20

Learn how to make your skills noticed by potential clients.

Advertising on social media
06:19
+ Typography
25 lectures 05:05:49

This video will help you to remember some pointers
while desisgning your own typography.

6 golden rules
10:19

This video will help you understand the different
kinds of fonts and how to pair each font.

Types of Fonts
10:39

After watching this video, you will be able to create
similar styles of 3D lettering.

3D Effect Lettering
12:38

After watching this video, you will be able to create
similar styles of lettering.

Air Brush Lettering
21:54

After watching this video, you will be able to create a typography by combining 2 different colours in a certain path.

Blend lettering typography
11:58

After watching this video, you will be able to create a cartoon effect typography easily.

Cartoon typography
09:31

This video will help you to add floral designs to your
typography.

Floral typography
13:25

This video will help you to make a folded effect in your lettering.

Folded typography
08:59

Learn how to add texts in a certain shape and make
your illustration whole.

Hand Lettering typography
19:04

After watching this video, you will be able to create such similar effect with different words.

Hustle typography
08:51

Recreate this 3D isometric lettering with the help of
the 3D filter

Isometric typography
12:24

This video will help you to make a minimalistic and
simple line typography

Line typography
07:45

After watching this video, you will be able to add a
liquid effect to your typography.

Liquid typography
11:10

Learn to add a long gradient shadow behind a word
with the help of this tutorial.

Long Shadow typography
10:33

Create a continuous curved lettering with the help of
this looped typography.

Loop typography
18:30

Learn how you can add a neon effect to your lettering
by changing the opacity of colours in your word.

Neon typography
11:43

Create a retro lettering with the help of shapes and
photos.

Retro typography
16:35

Experiment with the different weight of strokes and colours to create this typography.

Scratch Lines typography
14:15

This video will help you add shadows to different
areas of your lettering.

Shaded Effect typography
11:28

Learn how to slice a word in half with this tutorial.

Sliced typography
09:33

Create a realistic slime effect in your typography with
this tutorials.

Slime Effect typography
12:43

Create a high speed effect in your typography with the help of this tutorial.

Speed Line Effect typography
12:19

Experiment with the different weight of strokes to
create this typography.

Stroke Brush typography
08:33

Create your very own stylish gradient typography by
adding different coloured gradients to your lettering.

Stylish Gradient typography
10:29

Learn to add a water colour effect to your lettering!

Water Colour typography
10:31

After taking this test, you will gain confidence in Typography related tools and concepts.

Practice Test
10 questions