Adobe Illustrator

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Welcome to the School of Graphic Design's Adobe Illustrator learning project. In this learning project, you will learn the basic elements of Adobe Illustrator and how to use it to accomplish simple tasks. Many versions of Illustrator are used in these lessons, as this was created by many users. Use the screenshots as a guideline, not as a definitive. The lessons in this learning project will walk you through a variety of subject areas.

Lessons[edit | edit source]

Getting Started with Illustrator[edit | edit source]

  1. Introduction To Adobe Illustrator
  2. The Illustrator Workspace
  3. Creating A New File

Introduction to Illustrator Tools[edit | edit source]

Group 1[edit | edit source]

  1. Selection Tool
  2. Direct Selection Tool
  3. Group Selection Tool
  4. Magic Wand Tool
  5. Lasso Tool

Group 2[edit | edit source]

  1. Pen Tool
  2. Add Anchor Tool
  3. Delete Anchor Tool
  4. Convert Anchor Tool
  5. Type Tool
  6. Area Type Tool
  7. Vertical Type Tool
  8. Vertical Area Type Tool
  9. Vertical Type on a Path Tool

Group 3[edit | edit source]

  1. Line Tool
  2. Arc Tool
  3. Spiral Tool
  4. Rectangular Grid Tool
  5. Polar Grid Tool

Group 4[edit | edit source]

  1. Eraser Tool
  2. Background Eraser Tool
  3. Magic Eraser Tool
  4. Paint Bucket Tool
  5. Gradient Tool

Group 5[edit | edit source]

  1. Blur Tool
  2. Sharpen Tool
  3. Sdmuge Tool
  4. Path Selection Tool
  5. Direct Selection Tool

Group 6[edit | edit source]

  1. Type Tools
  2. Pen Tools
  3. Shape Tools
  4. Notes Tool
  5. Eyedropper Tool

Basic Editing[edit | edit source]

Advanced Editing Tutorials[edit | edit source]

  1. Background_Removal
  2. Simple Photography Editing

Miscellaneous Tutorials and Information[edit | edit source]

  1. Using Keyboard Shortcuts
  2. Understanding File Types

See Also[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]