Useful Tricks & Tips in Adobe Illustrator

In this training course, you will learn a variety of useful tricks and tips to improve your skills in Adobe Illustrator.
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Useful Tricks & Tips in Adobe Illustrator
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50,811 students
Students will learn a variety of useful tricks and tips to improve their skills in Adobe Illustrator.

Requirements

  • An understanding of the basic tools and palettes in Adobe Illustrator is recommended.
  • A copy of Adobe Illustrator CC or later.

Description

In this training course, you will learn a variety of useful tricks and tips to improve your skills in Adobe Illustrator.

The course is made up of 16 lessons, with each one being labelled individually, so that you can always come back and remind yourself how to do something whenever you like. We start off by looking at creating some basic and advanced shapes, before moving on to working with paths and imagery, followed by several text applications, and other cool effects.

By the end of this course, you will have developed a greater knowledge and understanding of how you can use some of the different tools in Adobe Illustrator to great effect.

Who this course is for:

  • This course is intended for designers with an understanding of the basic tools and palettes, that are looking to develop their skills in Adobe Illustrator with some useful tricks and tips.

Course content

1 section • 16 lectures • 58m total length
  • Course Overview
    00:56
  • Drawing Basic Shapes
    Preview04:18
  • Drawing a Heart Shape
    05:58
  • Drawing a Symmetrical Shield Shape
    04:53
  • Drawing a Settings Cog Shape
    05:33
  • Drawing a Volume Speaker Shape
    04:22
  • The Infinite Symbol
    01:38
  • Compound Paths & Clipping Masks
    06:37
  • Adding Rounded Corners to Existing Shapes
    03:05
  • Adding Reflections to Images using Masks
    05:23
  • Adding Textures using Opacity Masks
    03:17
  • Drawing a Dotted Line
    02:01
  • Distorting Text
    02:25
  • Adding Text to a Path
    02:47
  • The Stitched Text Effect
    02:28
  • The Scribble Effect
    03:03

Instructor

Designer & Instructor
Daniel White
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Daniel White is a professional designer with over 10 years experience, who loves to share his knowledge and expertise, helping aspiring creatives to develop their skills. Since 2010, when Daniel founded his own design studio, he has worked with a variety of clients, delivering projects for branding, print and the web.