Comprehensive Video Tutorials

Illustrator CS6 Essentials Online Training

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The following course, offered by Career vision, will help you improve your skills and achieve your professional goals. During the program you will study different subjects which are deemed to be useful for those who want to enhance their professional career. Sign up for more information!

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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Essentials Training Course Introduction With this Adobe Illustrator CS6 Essentials Training Course, host Brian Maffitt delivers a definitive introduction to Adobe's venerable graphics workhorse. Discover the essential tools and powerful features that make Illustrator a favorite among design professionals.

You'll learn essential keyboard shortcuts, techniques for streamlining your workflow, and tips that Brian has learned after decades of working with the program.

By the time you are done watching this series you will have a deep understanding of the fundamental functionality of Illustrator, especially with features (such as the pen tool and Adobe's Type Engine) that are universal to other Adobe applications. In addition, you will understand WHY you would use Illustrator, instead of Photoshop or InDesign, to solve specific design problems.



Course Details
  • Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
  • Running Time: 6.75 Hours
  • Platform: Windows and MAC OS
  • Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  • Project Files: Included

Learn anytime, anywhere, at home or on the go.

Stream your training via the internet, or download to your computer and supported mobile device, including iPad™, iPhone™, iPod™ Touch and most Android devices.


Course Outline

ILLUSTRATOR INTERFACE and SETUP (38 min)

Opening Documents
Working with Multiple Documents
Zooming and Panning
Exploring the Menus and the Toolbar
Exploring the Panels
Vector vs. Raster and Working with Different File Types
Setting UI Brightness

DOCUMENT SETUP and ARTBOARDS (30 min)

Creating a New Document and Setting Preferences
Introducing the Artboard Tool
Working in a Video Preset
Setting Up Multiple Artboards
Using Multiple Artboards
Overlapping Artboards

CREATING OBJECTS (34 min)

Locking a Selection, Enabling Smart Guides and Setting Up the Ruler
Drawing a Rectangle and Using Keyboard Shortcuts
Drawing a Rounded Rectangle and an Ellipse
Drawing a Polygon, a Star and a Flare
Drawing Lines, Arcs, Spirals and Grids
Editing Shapes with the Direct Selection Tool

THE ADOBE PEN TOOL (36 min)

The Pen Tool Explained
Pen Tool Basics
Drawing Shapes with Bezier Points
Adding, Deleting and Converting Anchor Points
Using Bezier Controls to Draw a Heart Shape
Tracing an Image with the Pen Tool

GROUPS, LAYERS and TRANSFORMATIONS (43 min)

Understanding Object Hierarchy
Changing Object Stacking Order
Grouping Objects
Performing Basic Transformations
Transform Strokes, the Transform Panel and Transform Multiple Objects
Using the Transform Each Command and Isolation Mode
Using the Transform Tools and Resizing the Artboard and Its Content

COLORS and COLOR SPACES (29 min)

Basic Fills and Strokes
The Color Panel and the Eyedropper Tool
RGB vs. CMYK
Color Spaces and Adjusting the Appearance of Black

SWATCHES, GRADIENTS and PATTERNS (38 min)

The Swatches Panel
Loading a Swatch Library
The Basics of Gradients
Saving and Editing Gradients
Gradient Recommendations
Creating and Working with Patterns

STROKES, EFFECTS and APPEARANCE (39 min)

Stroking a Path via the Control Panel
Using the Stroke Panel
Modifying Corner Type, Stroke Alignment and Corner Limit
Using the Appearance Panel and the Offset Path Command
Using the Appearance Panel to Recreate Artwork
Applying a Gradient Stroke, Editing Effects, Saving and Applying Graphic Styles

AUTOMATING SHAPES and COLORS (37 min)

Using the Shape Builder Tool
Recoloring Artwork Automatically
Aligning, Distributing and Averaging Shapes
Using the Blend Tool
Using the Transform Again Command
The Pathfinder Panel
Creating a Gear

THE ADOBE TYPE ENGINE (55:49 min)

Working with Point Text
Area Text vs. Point Text
Using the Character Panel
Using Keyboard Shortcuts in the Character Panel
Styling Document Text
Adjusting Leading with Keyboard Shortcuts
Fine Text Adjustments and Placing Area Text
Flowing and Formatting Area Text
Type on a Path and the Glyphs Panel

SAVING and SHARING YOUR WORK (22:57 min)

Saving Your Files
Exporting and Creating PDFs for Print
Setting Basic Printing Options
Using the Save for Web Command and Making Art Pixel-Perfect