Adobe Illustrator MASTERCLASS: Learn from an Expert Designer

Lindsay Marsh, Teacher & Freelance Designer 13+ Years ✅

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28 Videos (4h 29m)
    • Class Preview

      2:49
    • Section 1: The Basics! - SettingUp

      5:34
    • Section 1: Intro To The Pen Tool - part 1

      12:30
    • Section 1: Intro To The Pen Tool - part 2

      8:01
    • Section 1: Intro To The Pen Tool - part 3

      12:34
    • Section 2: Logo Design Project Geometric Shape sand Gradients

      8:49
    • Section 2: LogoDesignProject Geometric Shapes and Gradients - Part 2

      13:47
    • BONUS Section 2: Polygon Shapes

      8:40
    • BONUS Section 2: 3d Cube Pattern

      13:48
    • Section 3: Learning The Type Tool

      10:57
    • Section 3: Poster Design - Let's Start!

      10:36
    • Section 3: Poster Design - Photos and Layout

      8:55
    • Section 3: Poster Design Finishing Touches

      6:54
    • Section 4: Coffee Logo Project - Coffee Logo Project - Type on Path Tool

      14:03
    • Section 4: Coffee Logo Project - Coffee Logo Project Part 2

      7:49
    • Section 4: Coffee Logo Project - Coffee Logo Project Part 3

      10:02
    • Section 4: Coffee Logo Project - part 4 Finalizing and Exporting

      9:14
    • Section 4: Coffee Logo Project part 5 - Pathfinder Tool

      6:48
    • Section 5 - T-shirt Design - Creating Our Text

      9:01
    • Section 5 - T-shirt Design - Creating Our Icons

      12:42
    • Section 5 - T-shirt Design - Adding Dimension to our icons

      9:20
    • Section 5 - T-shirt Design - Exporting Our Files - Applying Grunge Texture

      12:17
    • Section 6: Social Media Project - Artboards and cropping

      11:53
    • Section 6: Social Media Project - Layout and Headline

      9:37
    • Section 6: Social Media Project - Shadow and Finishing Touches

      7:40
    • Section 6: Social Media Project - Blending Modes and Gradients

      7:53
    • Section 6: Social Media Project - Layering WIth Type

      9:48
    • BONUS - Create A Poster - Working With Bleed

      6:46
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About This Class

Skip past the first section if you are wanting to hop right into learning by building projects! If you need to start from the beginning, learning the pen tool, etc. then I suggest going through the first section. 

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Do you want to learn Adobe Illustrator from an expert designer with over 13 years of practical real world experience? Do you like to learn by creating "real world" projects instead of just learning endless tools without knowing how to use them? Than this class will be for you. 

I designed this masterclass to include 5 common project types. We will learn a wide variety of tools as we go in detail creating these projects. 

The first section is for those with little to no experience in Adobe Illustrator. I wanted to make sure there was a section for those who feel they need to start at the very beginning, reviewing basic tools and mastering the Pen tool. 

The next section we hop right into our first Project. We will learn how to create various geometric shapes, including Diamonds, Polygons and cool 3-D cube patterns. This will help us learn the grid tool and the snap to point feature. 

Next, we will create a large Poster for a music festival. We will learn layout and how to work and master typography in Illustrator. 

Illustrator is my main tool for creating logos, so we will create our very own coffee themed logo and learn how to create several different versions for different situations including for cups, t-shirts and digital images. 

T-shirt design can be incredibly fun, so of course I included a section where we create our own t-shirt with custom drawn icons using the pen tool and we even discover how to apply that cool textured effect.

Adobe Illustrator is an excellent program to create social media graphics, we will learn the artboard system, and how we can create different sized graphics for a variety of social platforms. Will will conquer more than just one type of social media graphic and will master blending modes, cropping photos, typography and layering. 

This class is dynamic, with content and projects that will be added frequently. 

So if you want to learn by creating real world projects, master design and illustrator at the same time, then let’s learn together! 

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17 of 17 students recommendSee All

Its a good class for beginners but if you are already been using Illustrator for some years. probably there's not much new. But for beginners or freshers, its a really good course with demos.:)

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Lindsay Marsh

Teacher & Freelance Designer 13+ Years ✅