Getting Started With Illustrator CC

Geoff Blake, Ten Ton Online

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54 Lessons (5h 25m)
    • 1. Welcome, Here's What We'll Learn

      3:14
    • 2. Understanding Raster And Vector Graphics

      3:08
    • 3. A Crash Course In Graphic File Formats

      4:30
    • 4. Opening, Creating And Working With Multiple Documents

      10:11
    • 5. A Tour Of The Illustrator Interface

      9:45
    • 6. Customizing The Illustrator Environment

      9:27
    • 7. Saving Saving Interface Workspaces

      2:47
    • 8. Zooming And Navigation Techniques

      11:28
    • 9. Using Illustrator’s Outline Mode

      1:39
    • 10. Using The Selection Tool

      5:07
    • 11. Using The Direct Selection Tool

      4:40
    • 12. Free-Handing Selections With The Lasso Tool

      3:37
    • 13. Selecting Objects Based On Colour

      4:39
    • 14. Advanced Selection Techniques

      5:21
    • 15. Saving And Reloading Selections

      3:53
    • 16. Drawing Rectangles And Squares

      8:12
    • 17. Drawing Ovals And Circles

      2:21
    • 18. Drawing Rounded Rectangles, Polygons And Stars

      7:13
    • 19. Drawing Lines, Arcs And Grids

      4:46
    • 20. Drawing With The Pencil Tool (And Erasing Mistakes)

      6:11
    • 21. Understanding Vector Paths

      3:11
    • 22. Introducing Illustrator Brushes

      9:11
    • 23. Using The Blob Brush

      5:46
    • 24. Moving And Duplicating Objects

      5:08
    • 25. Rotating, Reflecting, And Transforming Shapes

      8:46
    • 26. Precisely Transforming And Positioning Objects

      6:59
    • 27. Precise Positioning Using The Transform Panel

      4:55
    • 28. Automatically Calculating In The Transform Panel

      3:49
    • 29. Controlling Stacking Order

      3:14
    • 30. Grouping And Ungrouping Objects

      4:58
    • 31. Locking And Hiding

      3:57
    • 32. Aligning And Spacing Objects Apart

      6:11
    • 33. Aligning To A Key Object

      2:26
    • 34. Methods For Applying Fills And Strokes

      10:49
    • 35. Setting Stroke Options

      5:19
    • 36. Creating A Dashed Outline Effect

      3:52
    • 37. Exploring Illustrator’s Swatch Libraries

      5:50
    • 38. Mixing And Saving Custom Colours

      7:48
    • 39. Creating, Saving, And Using Custom Gradients

      11:26
    • 40. Filling Objects With Patterns

      3:33
    • 41. Copying Fills And Strokes

      4:58
    • 42. Creating Point And Area Type

      6:13
    • 43. Importing Large Amounts Of Text

      7:15
    • 44. Formatting Text

      11:05
    • 45. Area Type Options

      3:44
    • 46. Creating Type On A Path

      5:52
    • 47. Converting Text To Shapes

      2:58
    • 48. Introducing Layers

      8:34
    • 49. Using Illustrator's Pathfinders

      6:16
    • 50. Applying Special Effects

      11:30
    • 51. Exploring The Appearance Panel

      7:00
    • 52. Saving Your Work In Different File Formats

      7:36
    • 53. Saving Your Work For The Web

      7:34
    • 54. Where To Go From Here

      5:14
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11 of 11 students recommend this class
Awesome Class!!! As someone who works with Illustrator in a professional capacity (Landscape Architecture), I picked up many handy tricks and tips that have made my design work exponentially easier. Many Thanks.
Lily Emo

illustrator, artist, designer