Adobe Illustrator: Free Tools to Skyrocket your Productivity

Joshua Butts, Graphic Designer and Photographer

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4 Videos (17m)
    • Free Adobe Illustrator Plugins

    • Download and Install Export

    • Plugin Overview

    • Other Plugins


About This Class

This course will cover a free plugin for Adobe Illustrator that will add new tools to the side panel. They offer amazing capabilities and they don't cost a thing. I use these tools all the time for those hard-to-figure-out tasks. When you start using them, it will amaze you how much they help.

Part of the free plugin I will cover are a variety of tools that allow you to create curves, arcs and lines tangent to each other and reorient with precision. Adobe Illustrator also does a very bad job of backing up and recovering your files when a crash happens. This set of free plugins includes an auto saving panel that allows you to set your files automatically or manually to save and backup.

I really love these tools and I hope you will enjoy gaining access to them as well!
Please give the class a review if you like it!

72 of 75 students recommendSee All

Really handy tools there! Will speed up my workflow for sure!
Thank you for sharing these tools...Great tutorial as well.
This class is great if you're already familiar with Illustrator and want to make certain shapebuilding aspects way way easier. Also if you're determined to start using Illustrator this would be a great class to take along side a beginning class, by using these plugins you will save yourself a lot of time and frustration.
Nicki France

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Joshua Butts

Graphic Designer and Photographer

Josh Butts is a Graphic Designer and Phographer. He currently works for an advertising agency in Provo, Utah. He's worked with many people doing creative work from web design and illustration, to architectural photography, logo design, and 3D animation. Join some of his classes to gain from valuable experience and get better at design and photography yourself!