Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator 2023 training

Learn about Adobe Illustrator 2023, the professional illustration and design tool for graphic artists, technical illustrators, cartographers, and desktop publishers.
Learn to understand and use the vector Bézier pen!
Topics include:
Getting to know the Illustrator 2023 workspace and preferences
Making a custom Tool panel
Understanding paths, views, selection tools, fills and strokes
Setting up preferences and color settings
Creating basic geometric shapes with the Shape tools
Live Corners and reshape segment techniques
Using the enhanced features in the Pencil tool
Using a grid and/or Smart Guides to aid symmetrical drawing
Using the Bézier Pen, Direct Selection tool, and Anchor Point tool efficiently
Applying and editing color gradients to filled regions
Transform tools including scaling, rotating, distorting, shearing, and reflecting
Using the Pathfinder panel to make complex shapes
Working with the Blend tool/command and its options
Creating a compound path
Adobe Illustrator Tips and Tricks
What's new in Illustrator 2023
General experience in graphic design

Adobe Illustrator level II training

In the second course in the Illustrator 2023 series, we’ll explore some of the program’s advanced features,
Topics include:
Transparency panel for blend modes and opacity
Using Layers panel  to keep your art project organized
Creating clipping masks: traditional way vs. Draw Inside
Tracing a scanned image with ImageTrace
Applying warp effects and the envelope feature
Understanding the Appearance panel
Creating effects and saving Graphic Styles
Using multiple strokes and fills on one object
Creating and manipulating type
Creating symbols and using the Symbol tools
Understanding and creating the five kinds of custom brushes
Using and editing an opacity mask in the Transparency panel
Using the Mesh tool for complex gradients
Applying 3-D effects and mapping artwork onto 3-D shapes
Radial, Grid, and Mirror Repeat
Intertwining Shapes
Adobe Illustrator Tips and Tricks
What's new in Illustrator 2023
Adobe Illustrator level I

Adobe Illustrator level III training

In this course, you’ll learn how to build your illustration skills by mastering classic art techniques and harnessing the power of Illustrator 2023.
Topics include:
Using Illustrators tools to create special effects
Creating realistic shadows
Creating repeating patterns for fills and borders
Drawing 3-D artwork—isometric, dimetric, and trimetric views
Drawing using custom guides for perspective
Creating line effects for maps
ImageTrace to LivePaint explorations
Creating type effects—masks, applying a paintbrush effect, and circle text
Applying 3-D effects to shapes
Using the graph tool to create bar and pie charts
Adobe Illustrator Tips and Tricks
What's new in Illustrator 2023
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