Adobe Illustrator Launchpad

If you want to get started with Adobe Illustrator, this bundle of video courses is perfect for you.

By the end of this set of six courses, you'll know how to:

  • Use anchors, brushes, symbols and meshes.
  • Create brushes and apply them in creative ways.
  • Use a variety of shape creation tools, including the Pen Tool and the Pathfinder.
  • Achieve some stunning effects with the Gradient Mesh Tool.
  • Use Illustrator's powerful type tools creatively and design typographic posters.

The courses contain more than 12 hours of video, and will take you step by step from the basics of Illustrator through to much more advanced topics. So why not get started right now, and begin mastering the power of Adobe Illustrator.

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What You’ll Learn

  • The basics of Adobe Illustrator
  • How to create and manipulate shapes
  • How to master the Brush Tool
  • How to use live effects, text effects, and 3D effects
  • Advanced illustration techniques such as the gradient mesh
  • The powerful typographic features of Illustrator
Design & Illustration

30 Days to Learn Illustrator

with Ryan Quintal

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Adobe Illustrator is a powerful and popular tool for illustrators and designers, but can be intimidating if you’ve never worked with vector before. Don’t know about anchors, brushes, symbols or meshes? Never fear! Experienced illustrator Ryan Quintal takes you from newbie to Illustrator pro in just 30 days. Once you’re up and running, Ryan will work through a final project, a product case design, to show how it all goes together.

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Shape Creation in Adobe Illustrator

with Gary Simon

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This course will teach you how to use a variety of shape creation tools in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll learn everything from basic tools to more advanced techniques, giving you the confidence to create any design with relative ease. From the Pen Tool to the Pathfinder, we're going to cover it all. We're also going to create two projects to give you some practice at using these tools.

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Mastering Brushes in Illustrator

with Cheryl Graham

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The brush tool in Adobe Illustrator has many uses and applications. It can be used for special effects, painting, and even for sketching. In this course, Cheryl Graham will help you master the brush tool and set you on your way to becoming a better digital painter.

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Illustrator Effects In-Depth

with Cheryl Graham

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Learning the many possibilities of Illustrator’s effects and its vast array of tools is a mighty challenge to take on alone. In this course, Cheryl Graham will teach you how to work with live effects, text effects, a 3D effect and much more. So get your creative head on, open up Illustrator and let’s get started!

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Mastering Gradient Mesh in Illustrator

with Cheryl Graham

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From subtle shapes and shades of color to photo-realistic 3D, you can achieve some stunning effects with the gradient mesh tool. If you’re comfortable with Illustrator and ready to jump into advanced illustration techniques, this is the course for you. Join us as Cheryl Graham looks at how to effectively use the gradient mesh tool in any illustration project.

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Illustrating with Type: Typographic Posters & Word Clouds

with Gary Simon

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This course will give you a comprehensive understanding of how to use Adobe Illustrator's powerful type tools. In the first chapter, Gary Simon will show you how to use a variety of basic type tools, along with other lessons that include working with paths and type, warping type, and using strokes and colors on type. After that you’ll put your new knowledge into practice with two hands-on creative projects in Adobe Illustrator: a word cloud, and a typographic poster.