Adobe Illustrator CC Mastery Zero to Hero in Illustrator

Illustrator introduction for beginners or illustrators who want to learn more about illustrator. Learn the essentials!
Adobe Illustrator CC Mastery Zero to Hero in Illustrator
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1011.27 MB
Total length :
3h 20m



Chad Neuman, Ph.D.


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Adobe Illustrator CC Mastery Zero to Hero in Illustrator

What you’ll learn

Design illustrations with Adobe Illustrator
Use the various tools of Illustrator
Stylize and customize type and shapes in Illustrator
Apply gradients, warp effects, blends, and other styles to shapes in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator CC Mastery Zero to Hero in Illustrator


You will need a copy of Adobe Illustrator, preferably Creative Cloud, or older versions will work for most techniques.


Learn Illustrator and start creating logos, infographics, vector art and more illustrations today!
In this course, students learn the essentials of Illustrator, the industry-standard vector software, including
formatting and stylizing typecreating custom shapesapplying effects and stylesdrawing with the brush and pen toolstracing over photoscreating basic logosusing the various tools in Illustrator, including when to use certain onescreating patterns, blends, and more
Instructor Qualifications:
I’ve used Illustrator for years as a freelance graphic designer, and I’ve also used Illustrator when I was Internet Development Director at an award-winning advertising design firm. While I was Managing Editor of two international graphic design magazines, one of the magazines I oversaw focused on Illustrator.
For the past eight years, as I’ve continued freelance work, I’ve taught students Illustrator and logo design in classes such as Layout and Design, as a full-time university professor.
I have a BA in Communication, an MA in Journalism and Media Studies, a PhD in Communication, and a passion for teaching.
Enroll now and let’s get started learning and illustrating!


Section 1: Introduction to the Illustrator Course

Lecture 1 Introduction to the Illustrator Course

Lecture 2 How to Get Adobe Illustrator

Lecture 3 Download Support Files for Illustrator Lessons

Lecture 4 Common Illustrator Keyboard Shortcuts

Lecture 5 Join Our Facebook Group and Community for Design Feedback and Critique!

Lecture 6 Versions of Creative Cloud, Toolbar Customization, and Mac vs. PC

Section 2: Getting Started in Illustrator

Lecture 7 Panels and Workspaces

Lecture 8 Navigating and Zooming

Lecture 9 Creating New Documents

Lecture 10 Working with Multiple Documents

Lecture 11 Guides and Grids

Lecture 12 Understanding Paths and Points

Lecture 13 Fills and Strokes

Lecture 14 Selection, Direct Selection, and Isolation Mode

Section 3: Drawing and Editing Shapes in Illustrator

Lecture 15 Using the Pen Tool

Lecture 16 Using the Curvature Tool

Lecture 17 Using the Line Tools

Lecture 18 Using the Shape Tools

Lecture 19 Using the Brush Tools

Lecture 20 Using the Pencil Tools

Lecture 21 Activity: Trace and Stylize a City Landscape

Section 4: Working with Text in Illustrator

Lecture 22 Using the Type Tool

Lecture 23 Type on a Path

Lecture 24 Applying Character and Paragraph Settings

Lecture 25 Outlining Text

Lecture 26 Activity: Create a Stylized Logo

Section 5: Using the Tools in Illustrator

Lecture 27 Using the Magic Wand and Lasso Tools

Lecture 28 Using the Eraser Tools

Lecture 29 Using the Rotate and Reflect Tools

Lecture 30 Using the Scale Tool

Lecture 31 Using the Width Tools

Lecture 32 Using the Free Transform Tool

Lecture 33 Applying Gradients

Lecture 34 Using the Eyedropper Tool

Lecture 35 Using the Blend Tool

Lecture 36 Activity: Vector Art Practice

Section 6: Mastering Illustrator Workflows and Functions

Lecture 37 Using the Appearance Panel

Lecture 38 Stylizing Shapes

Lecture 39 Envelope Distort and Warp Effects

Lecture 40 Using the Transform Each Technique for Patterns

Lecture 41 Using the Pathfinder Panel

Lecture 42 Activity: Warped Text on Radial Pattern

Section 7: Printing, Saving, and Exporting in Illustrator

Lecture 43 Saving, Exporting, and Packaging Files in Illustrator

Lecture 44 Printing in Illustrator

Lecture 45 Bonus: Learn Even More in My Other Courses!

This course is meant for people new to Illustrator or those who know a little about it and want to know more.,This course is NOT for people who are experts at Illustrator already.,If you already enrolled in my higher-priced Logo Design: Become a Professional Logo Designer course, then you do not need this course, since much of the Illustrator introduction in a few sections of that course overlaps with this course.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 3h 20m | 1011.27 MB
Created by: Chad Neuman, Ph.D.

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