Adobe Illustrator CC Masterclass

Learn to master Adobe Illustrator in this Comprehensive Course
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Course Outline

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Getting Started

Learning Objectives - 02:44 [Play]

Understanding Raster - 03:08

A Crash Course In Graphic File Formats - 04:31

Opening, Creating and Working with Multiple Documents - 10:12 [Play]

A Tour Of The Illustrator Interface - 09:46

Customizing The Illustrator Environment - 09:28

Saving Saving Interface Workspaces - 02:47

Zooming and Navigation Techniques - 11:29

Using Illustrator's Outline Mode - 01:40

Using the Selection Tool - 05:07 [Play]

Using the Direct Selection Tool - 04:41

Free-Handing Selections With The Lasso Tool - 03:37

Selecting Objects Based On Colour - 04:39

Advanced Selection Techniques - 05:22

Saving and Reloading Selections - 03:54

Drawing Rectangles and Squares - 08:12 [Play]

Drawing Ovals and Circles - 02:22

Drawing Rounded Rectangles, Polygons and Stars - 07:13

Drawing Lines, Arcs and Grids - 04:46

Drawing With The Pencil Tool (And Erasing Mistakes) - 06:12

Understanding Vector Paths - 03:12

Introducing Illustrator Brushes - 09:11

Using The Blob Brush - 05:46

Moving And Duplicating Objects - 05:09 [Play]

Scaling, Rotating, Reflecting, Sheering - 08:47

Precisely Transforming And Positioning Objects - 06:59

Precise Positioning Using The Transform Panel - 04:55

Automatically Calculating In The Transform Panel - 03:50

Controlling Stacking Order - 03:14

Grouping And Ungrouping Objects - 04:59

Locking And Hiding - 03:58

Aligning And Spacing Objects Apart - 06:11

Aligning To A Key Object - 02:27

Methods For Applying Fills And Strokes - 10:49 [Play]

Setting Stroke Options - 05:20

Creating A Dashed Outline Effect - 03:52

Exploring Illustrator's Swatch Libraries - 05:51

Mixing And Saving Custom Colours - 07:48

Creating, Saving, And Using Custom Gradients - 11:27

Filling Objects With Patterns - 03:34

Copying Fills And Strokes - 04:58

Creating Point And Area Type - 06:13 [Play]

Importing Large Amounts Of Text - 07:15

Formatting Text - 11:05

Area Type Options - 03:44

Creating Type on a Path - 05:52

Converting Text To Shapes - 02:58

Introducing Layers - 08:34 [Play]

Using Illustrator's Pathfinders - 06:17

Applying Special Effects - 11:30

Exploring The Appearance Panel - 07:01

Saving Your Work In Different File Formats - 07:37 [Play]

Saving Your Work For The Web - 07:34

Where to Go From Here - 05:15 [Play]

Course Description

In Getting Started With Illustrator CC, award-winning veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the fundamentals of Adobe's flagship vector graphics editor. You'll start with the basics: Understanding vector artwork and how it differs from raster images, and how to navigate through and customize Illustrator's interface. Then, it's on to making precise, masterful selections with Illustrator's variety of commands and tools. Next, you'll create and manage your own vector artwork, and learn how to scale, align, and adjust your objects with ease. Typography, including handing text objects and create text along a path comes next, followed by more advanced Illustrator techniques like special effects, Pathfinders, and exporting your work into a variety of file formats. All this and more awaits in Getting Started With Illustrator CC!

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