Charles Hively Adobe Illustrator Department
Welcome to the School of Graphic Design's Adobe Illustrator Department. In this department, 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 department will walk you through a variety of subject areas.
Other Creative Suite Training Resources:
Adobe Photoshop Adobe Illustrator Adobe InDesign Adobe Dreamweaver
- Wednesday, January 23, 2008 - Minor page reformat, intro beef
- Saturday, April 28, 2007 - Added diagram of workspace and toolbox, lessons reorganized into parts
- Sunday, December 17, 2006 - Basics lesson finished.
- Monday, December 4, 2006 - Department founded!
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- Mhurgaiya 14:19, 19 July 2007 (UTC)
- Dekenet 04:05, 24 January 2008 (UTC)
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PART ONE: GETTING STARTED WITH ILLUSTRATOR
PART TWO: INTRODUCTION TO PHOTOSHOP TOOLS
- Pen Tool
- Add Anchor Tool
- Delete Anchor Tool
- Convert Anchor Tool
- Type Tool
- Type on a Path Tool
- Verticle Type Tool
- Verticle Area Type Tool
- Verticle Type on a Path Tool
PART THREE: BASIC EDITING
PART FOUR: ADVANCED EDITING TUTORIALS
PART FOUR: MISCELLANEOUS TUTORIALS & INFORMATION
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This learning project offers learnings activities to teach people how to use Adobe Illustrator, a graphics editing program for Windows and Macintosh platforms. Starting with the very basics, people will learn the various functions of the program through a series of hands-on tutorials, and learn how to use them together to create different results.
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