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Illustrator All In One

A TOUR OF ILLUSTRATOR

  • The Illustrator Workspace
  • Tools Panel
  • Displaying and Hiding Panels
  • Working with the Tools Panel
  • Saving a New Workspace
  • Working with the Control Panel
  • Changing Document Views
  • Navigating a Document
  • Using the Zoom Tool and Navigator Panel
  • Brush Tool Essentials
  • Opening, Saving and Closing

DOCUMENT SETUP

  • Creating a Print / Web Document
  • Artboard Options
  • Moving / Resizing Artboards
  • Working with Grids, Rulers and Guides

ESSENTIAL TECHNIQUES

  • Understanding Paths and Selection Tools
  •  Using Smart Guides
  •  Moving Objects
  • Copying Objects
  • Deleting Objects
  • Grouping / Ungrouping Objects
  • Locking / Unlocking Objects
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects

DRAWING SHAPES

  • Drawing with Illustrator Shapes
  • Editing Path Segments
  • Using Offset Path to Resize and Copy Shapes

COLOUR AND STROKE

  • Understanding Fill and Stroke
  • Applying Colours with Swatches and Colour Panel
  • Using the Colour Picker
  • Copying Styles with the Eyedropper Tool
  • Swapping Fill and Stroke Colours
  • Saving a Colour
  • Applying Stroke Effects

RESHAPING OBJECTS

  • Using Transform Tools
  • Scaling / Reflecting / Rotating / Shearing
  • Changing the Shape Perspective
  • Using Distortion Tools
  • Merging Shapes

GRADIENTS AND PATTERNS

  • Applying a Lineal or Radial Gradient
  • Changing Gradient Direction
  • Changing / Adding Gradient Colours
  • Applying a Gradient to a Stroke
  • Applying a Pattern Swatch
  • Scaling / Moving a Pattern
  • Adjusting Opacity

LAYERING AND ARRANGING OBJECTS

  • Selecting Objects with the Layers Panel
  • Creating Layers and Sublayers
  • Moving Objects to Other Layers
  • Rearranging / Hiding / Locking / Unlocking Layers

TEXT AND IMAGES

  • Working with the text tool
  • Importing text
  • threading text
  • Typing in columns
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Wrapping Text around an Object
  • Typing on a Path
  • Transforming Path Type Objects
  • Converting Text to Editable Paths
  • Transforming Character Objects
  • Placing / Transforming An Image

LIBRARIES AND TEMPLATES

  • Creating a document from a template
  • Symbol Libraries
  • Working with Symbols Tools
  • Brush Libraries
  • Drawing Paths with the Brush
  • Editing Brush Strokes
  • Applying a Brush Stroke to a Path

DRAWING WITH THE PEN TOOL

  • Drawing straight lines
  • Drawing Objects with Closed Paths
  • Drawing Curves
  • Adjusting Curve Slope and Height
  • Drawing a Circle with the Pen Tool
  • Drawing Objects with Straight and Curved Paths
  • Converting Anchor Points

APPLYING EFFECTS

  • Inner Glow
  • Drop Shadow
  • 3D Revolve
  • 3d Extrude
  • Warp Effects
  • Gaussian Blur
  • Using The Appearance Panel
  • Creating A Clipping Mask

DOCUMENT OUTPUT

  • Save and Export Options
  • File Formats
  • Exporting an Illustrator Document
  • Saving for Microsoft Office
  • Saving as a PDF File
  • Saving for the Web
  • Printing an Illustrator Document