Adobe Illustrator CC: Beginner - 3 hours 48 minutesDo you want to learn how to create digital illustrations with Adobe Illustrator CC? This beginner-level course will introduce you to the basic functions and features of the program. The course starts by explaining why Illustrator is so useful, before taking you on a tour of its user interface. Then, you'll learn drawing basics like how to create and transform shapes, before delving into other essential techniques like working with fills and strokes, measuring objects, and adding text and effects. Finally, you'll learn how to export and print files from Illustrator to share your work.
By then end of the course, you should be prepared to start creating your own vector images. To take your skills to the next level, watch the second course in the series, Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced.
Navigate around the Illustrator CC user interface with confidence
Familiarize yourself with the program’s basic drawing tools
Transform and measure your shapes with different tools and controls
Add details like fills, strokes and text to your illustrations
Master using brushes and effects to add creative flair to your illustrations
Share your finished pieces by printing or exporting them
Adobe Illustrator CC: Advanced - 1 hour 34 minutesOnce you’ve mastered the basics of using Adobe Illustrator CC, this course will show you how to take your vector images up a notch with the program’s more advanced features. It starts by explaining how to use advanced text options like styles, before going into detail on how to work with colors and swatches. You'll learn how to build shapes, import graphics, and use masks and the perspective grid. Finally, you'll discover actions, which automate repetitive tasks to save you time, as well as a variety of productivity tools and tricks that can help you work faster.
By the end of the course, you should be able to create more complex illustrations and work more confidently and efficiently in Illustrator CC.
Familiarize yourself with Illustrator CC’s advanced type, color and swatch features
Create shapes using advanced pen features, the Shape Builder tool, and more
Place imported raster images in your document and trace over them
Master using clipping and opacity masks and the perspective grid
Boost your efficiency by using Actions and other productivity tools