Adobe Illustrator Secrets | Tools They Don't Teach You

Joshua Butts, Graphic Designer and Photographer

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6 Videos (37m)
    • Illustrator Secrets Intro

      1:07
    • Pathfinder and Compound Paths

      7:27
    • Gradient Mesh Warp and Envelope Distortions

      9:02
    • Scaling Corners & Creating Dynamic Halftone Patterns

      4:41
    • Magic Wand/Lasso and Making Specific Selections

      5:06
    • The Incredible Symbol Sprayer

      9:53

About This Class

This class will go over some of the less known secrets about adobe illustrator to increase productivity in the software to help you tackle some of those problems that may be giving you trouble. I will go over some shortcuts, hidden gems and tricks that will truly refine your adobe illustrator skills and give you access to a new world of tools.

While going through the course, I will provide some examples of real life scenarios where these tricks and tools could be applicable but while going through the course, be sure to think of ways you could implement these things in your own work.

The course is part of a series that will be available. Here is a link to Part II in the series. Be sure to keep updated on when new secrets are published!

If you like the class, please review it when finished!

48 of 49 students recommendSee All

Definitely for the more advanced AI user. I'm in my beginning stages, but will take note of these tips for future use
Joshua covers some very specific time-saving features of Illustrator here. I highly recommend this class for anyone using Illustrator of production graphics.
Amazing. I am able to speed up my daily work now, thanks to the tips

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Joshua Butts

Graphic Designer and Photographer

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