Who it's for: Curious beginners to advanced creatives working in marketing, sales, real estate, education, and more.
What it is: A complex program for creating high quality illustration and typographical art.
What you'll learn: We begin with the interface and workspace. We go over all of the panels and selection tools, including the direct selection tool. We cover vector illustration using shapes, the pen and pencil tool, applying brush strokes, and saving swatches and gradients. We also do a deep dive into type and typography, and show you all the shortcuts, tips, and tricks to make you more proficient and creative using Illustrator. Finally, we cover more advanced type tools like type on a path, the Touch Type tool, mastering the special effects with the Appearance panel, cool transformation and blending effects, and how to create 3D objects including text. We also explore the image trace tool, how to master Live Paint, Blending Tools, working with and creating Symbols and Graphic Styles.