Illustrator 2022 MasterClass

Master Adobe Illustrator with this in-depth training for all levels.
Illustrator 2022 MasterClass
File Size :
6.39 GB
Total length :
13h 24m



Martin Perhiniak


Last update

Last updated 10/2021



Illustrator 2022 MasterClass

What you’ll learn

Designing logos
Creating vector illustrations
Turning photographs into vector artwork
Vectorizing and colorizing traced hand drawings
Preparing graphics for web and print
Designing infographics
Working with type in creative ways
Mastering advanced Illustrator tools and techniques
Learn useful keyboard shortcuts and best practices
Practice everything you learn with provided Exercise Files
Test your knowledge with quizzes at the end of each chapter
Learn Illustrator from the start the way a professional would use it

Illustrator 2022 MasterClass


Any version of Adobe Illustrator, preferably not older than Illustrator CS6. Ideally Illustrator CC (Creative Cloud).
Prior knowledge is not needed
Exercise Files and Study Guides are provided


Udemy’s best-selling Illustrator course – by one of the Top 10 Adobe Instructors in the world – teaches you to use this industry-leading vector graphic application as a creative professional. The whole course content, including examples, techniques, exercises and quizzes have been carefully selected and refined to offer the most efficient and enjoyable way to master Adobe Illustrator.This course has been purposely designed for users of all experiences, from complete beginners to existing Illustrator users, who want to take their skills to the next level. Being able to confidently work in Illustrator is an essential skill for any Graphic Designer or Illustrator, but it is an equally useful tool for Product Designers, Fashion Designers, UI/UX designers and various other areas within and outside of the creative industry.“The course has great content, well explained and having you feeling confident with the software at the end.”James PopeMore about Adobe Illustrator: Illustrator is the industry-standard vector graphics application that lets you create logos, icons, sketches, typography and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video and mobile devices. Its time saving features allow users to create work quickly and efficiently at the highest professional standard.  A closer look at what you will learn: We will start with the basics, so you feel totally at ease with the interface, preferences, setting up new documents. We will also cover fundamental principles like the difference between vector and pixel graphics.The next two chapters will teach you everything you need to know about working with objects in Illustrator. These are the buildings blocks of all vector graphics so these initial lessons will help you to understand and work with more complex tools later on.Next up, in the drawing section of the course, master drawing modes, the Pen tool, Curvature tool and all the different ways you can draw and manipulate paths.Next learn about the different types of Brushes and how to make the most of their unique features. You will also learn how to create your own custom brushes.In the next chapters you will learn about tracing photographs with a powerful feature called Image Trace and everything you need to know about adding type to your illustrations.Once you are comfortable with all of that you can move onto the Advanced Techniques section, which will introduce more complex features like Symbols, Graphs, Gradient Meshes, Perspective Drawing, Recolor Artwork and workflows like Masking.Finally, discover how to correctly export your work for print and screen, and ways to share and archive your projects.“An outstanding course! I’ve taken many Udemy courses where the instructor just rambles on, or circles around the same point several times. But here, every word uttered is part of the lesson. No fluff, no uhms, no nonsense. With that level of focus, it’s very easy to follow, learn and remember.”  Laurie KnappThis course includes:94 Videos (12 hours of total playtime)Interactive quizzes testing what you learnt in each chapterDownloadable working filesCourse content updated with the latest 2022 new featuresAll future updates to Illustrator will be included in this course for no extra paymentEstimated finish time: 25 hours (including finishing all exercises and quizzes)Preparation guide for the official Adobe Certified Associate exam: Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe IllustratorCompletion certificate upon finishing the entire courseMartin is an Adobe Certified Instructor – voted as one of the Top 10 Adobe instructors in the world – with years of experience teaching in classrooms, seminars and webinars. He also worked professionally in the creative industry for over 10 years on a wide range of projects for clients such as Disney, Accenture, Mattel, etc.“This course includes really great and useful practical exercises for each chapter. I also enjoyed the quiz at the end of each chapter as you learn the things explained in more depth. Seriously, there’s nothing I would’ve wanted to change about this course. A great masterclass for beginners to learn fast and start being a graphic designer.”Jessica MuellerWho will find it useful:Perfect for anyone looking to start or develop their career in the creative industry.Complete beginners will be able to master the software from the very beginning to the most advanced features. Self-taught users and existing professionals can use the course to take their skills and knowledge to the next level, refine their workflows and learn to do everything the right way!Existing and more experienced users of Illustrator may also discover hidden gems and workflows or catch up with all the new features released in 2022.Skills you will gain:Producing vector graphics for print and screenUsing all the time-saving features of Illustrator and work efficientlyDesigning logos and brand identities for clientsCreating vector illustrations, infographics and iconsTracing scanned drawings and sketches and turning them into scalable vector graphicsProducing repeatable patterns for product packaging, apparels and stationaries.Ready to master and create brand new work with confidence in Adobe Illustrator? Enroll on this course and let’s get started.


Section 1: Introduction

Lecture 1 Why learn Illustrator?

Lecture 2 How to Study?

Lecture 3 Getting an Adobe Certification

Lecture 4 Changes to User Interface in CC 2018

Lecture 5 Exercise Files

Section 2: Basics

Lecture 6 Illustrator Documents

Lecture 7 Artboards

Lecture 8 Updated Artboards (New in CC 2018)

Lecture 9 Navigation

Lecture 10 Working with Vectors

Lecture 11 User Interface

Lecture 12 Properties panel (New in CC 2018)

Lecture 13 Settings

Section 3: Working with Objects

Lecture 14 Basic Shapes

Lecture 15 Transformations

Lecture 16 Combining Shapes

Lecture 17 Selection Techniques

Lecture 18 Organising Objects

Lecture 19 Aligning and Distributing Objects

Lecture 20 Working Precisely

Lecture 21 Exercises

Section 4: Appearance of Objects

Lecture 22 Stroke settings

Lecture 23 Swatches

Lecture 24 Gradients

Lecture 25 Appearance panel

Lecture 26 Effects

Lecture 27 Exercises

Section 5: Drawing

Lecture 28 Basic Drawing Tools

Lecture 29 Drawing Exercise

Lecture 30 Coloring

Lecture 31 Drawing assistance tools

Lecture 32 Draw Inside

Lecture 33 Pen Tool

Lecture 34 Pen Tool exercise

Lecture 35 Pen Tool alternatives

Lecture 36 Curvature Tool (New in CC 2018)

Lecture 37 Distort and Transform tools

Lecture 38 Symmetrical drawing

Lecture 39 Concentric drawing techniques

Lecture 40 Manual tracing exercise

Section 6: Brushes

Lecture 41 Calligraphic Brushes

Lecture 42 Scatter Brushes

Lecture 43 Art Brushes

Lecture 44 Bristle Brushes

Lecture 45 Pattern Brushes

Lecture 46 Image Brushes

Section 7: Images

Lecture 47 Working with Images

Lecture 48 Preparing simple images for tracing

Lecture 49 Preparing complex images for tracing

Lecture 50 Image Trace

Lecture 51 Improving and Colouring traced images

Section 8: Type

Lecture 52 Character formatting

Lecture 53 Paragraph formatting

Lecture 54 Using Text styles

Lecture 55 Fonts

Lecture 56 Variable and SVG Fonts (New in CC 2018)

Lecture 57 Touch Type

Lecture 58 Type on a Path

Lecture 59 Type and Shapes

Lecture 60 Warp Text

Lecture 61 3D Type

Lecture 62 Create Outlines from Text

Lecture 63 Image within Text

Lecture 64 Text Wrap

Lecture 65 Type Exercise

Section 9: Advanced Techniques

Lecture 66 Introduction to Masking

Lecture 67 Clipping Mask

Lecture 68 Opacity Mask

Lecture 69 Masking exercise

Lecture 70 Recolor Artwork

Lecture 71 Live Paint Bucket

Lecture 72 Envelope Distort

Lecture 73 Puppet Warp (New in CC 2018)

Lecture 74 Symbols

Lecture 75 Symbol Tools

Lecture 76 Graphs

Lecture 77 Blending Objects

Lecture 78 Creating Patterns

Lecture 79 Refining Pattern Design

Lecture 80 Gradient Mesh

Lecture 81 Perspective Drawing

Section 10: Export and Integration

Lecture 82 Saving work for Print

Lecture 83 Saving work for Web

Lecture 84 Export for Screens

Lecture 85 Adobe Apps

Lecture 86 Integration with Bridge

Lecture 87 CC Libraries

Lecture 88 Archiving Projects

Section 11: CC 2019 New Features

Lecture 89 Freeform Gradients

Lecture 90 Global Edit

Lecture 91 Enhanced visual font browsing

Lecture 92 User Interface Improvements

Lecture 93 Viewing Improvements

Section 12: CC 2020 New Features

Lecture 94 Simplify Path

Lecture 95 Delete Anchor Point Tool update

Lecture 96 Faster Effects

Lecture 97 Recolor Freeform Gradients

Lecture 98 Auto Spell Check

Lecture 99 Background Save

Lecture 100 Real-time Drawing and Editing and other Improvements (update 24.1)

Section 13: 2021 New Features

Lecture 101 Mirror Repeat

Lecture 102 Grid Repeat

Lecture 103 Radial Repeat

Lecture 104 Recolor Artwork improvements

Lecture 105 Unlock objects from canvas

Lecture 106 Snap objects to glyph

Lecture 107 Align text vertically

Lecture 108 Font Height variations

Section 14: 2022 New Features

Lecture 109 3D and Materials

Lecture 110 Sharing Illustrator Cloud Documents

Lecture 111 Rotate View and Other Improvements

Section 15: Conclusion

Lecture 112 Building Your Portfolio

Lecture 113 Conclusion

Lecture 114 PDF Resources

This course is aimed at anyone who wants to get into the creative industry and gain a rock solid foundation of Illustrator.,Although it is providing a beginner to intermediate level learning experience it can be useful for experienced Illustrator users too as there are many self-taught users who are missing out on a lot of techniques and features.

Course Information:

Udemy | English | 13h 24m | 6.39 GB
Created by: Martin Perhiniak

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