Intro To Adobe Illustrator Online Class

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Overview
Alexi Politis
Instructor

You can purchase this class as part of our Creative Designer Bundle along with two other classes for $82 (valued at $117).

What you’ll learn in this class:

  • How to arrange and customize your workspace
  • How to use various Adobe Illustrator tools and modes
  • How to create shapes, repeating objects and backgrounds
  • How to prep your work for print

In this class, you’ll learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator from self-taught graphic designer Alexi Politis. You’ll learn new skills like manipulating images, working with color tools, creating shapes and adding gorgeous typography. At the end of this class, you’ll have a custom invitation for your next celebration, and the skills to make your own cards, art prints, blog layout and more!

STUDENT PERK: Get exclusive access to 15% off an Adobe Creative Cloud Membership. You'll be able to use ALL Adobe apps for just $42.49 per month. Access link is in the course downloads.

Adobe Illustrator is a registered trademark of Adobe, Inc. Neither the class offered, the instructors presenting the materials, nor Brit + Co are in any way affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Adobe, Inc.

Beginner
Skill Level
44 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to complete this course are a computer with Adobe Illustrator installed and a few class downloads created by Alexi (available in your class downloads).

THE CLASS DOWNLOADS + WORKBOOK INCLUDES

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Course Extras
  • Tips + Tricks

Don’t have Adobe Illustrator? Try Illustrator FREE for 7 days.

Intro To Adobe Illustrator Online Class

Learn how to create adorable birthday invitations from start to finish with this Adobe Illustrator tutorial.
Instructor: Alexi Politis
Skill Level: Beginner
$39.00
BUY NOW
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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Alexi, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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2. Supplies Overview

Learn more about your instructor, Alexi, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
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3. Setting Up Your Workspace

First thing's first. Learn the best way to set up your layout in Adobe Illustrator.
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4. Your "Home Base" and "Best Friend"

What is a "Home Base" and "Best Friend"? Alexi will explain.
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5. Adding, Moving and Sizing Images

Time to start creating your final project! Step one - learn how to import images and use shortcuts to move and scale their sizes.
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6. Transparency Modes

In this lesson you'll learn how to stack images and objects on top of each other using transparency mode.
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7. Creating Shapes & Adding Colors

Alexi will cover how to create objects and add color to them.
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8. Clipping Masks

Learn how to fill an object with an outside color or texture by using a clipping mask.
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9. Duplicating Objects

Alexi will teach you how to use shortcuts to duplicate objects and images.
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10. The Eyedropper Tool

Learn how to match colors exactly by using the eyedropper tool.
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11. Adding and Editing Text

Now it's time to personalize your invitation. You'll learn how to add text and change the font and color in this lesson.
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12. Center Align

Learn how to use shortcuts to align objects so they are perfectly centered.
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13. Add A Background

You're almost done! Learn how to add a colorful background behind your design.
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14. Prep For Print

In this lesson Alexi will show you how to prep your final design for print.
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15. Bonus: How to Outline Text

Bonus lesson! Dive deeper into clipping masks by adding a foil texture to an object.
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16. Final Remarks

Alexi will give you her insider tips and tricks to continue designing in Adobe Illustrator.
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  • Overview
  • Materials
  • Downloads
Overview
Alexi Politis
Instructor

You can purchase this class as part of our Creative Designer Bundle along with two other classes for $82 (valued at $117).

What you’ll learn in this class:

  • How to arrange and customize your workspace
  • How to use various Adobe Illustrator tools and modes
  • How to create shapes, repeating objects and backgrounds
  • How to prep your work for print

In this class, you’ll learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator from self-taught graphic designer Alexi Politis. You’ll learn new skills like manipulating images, working with color tools, creating shapes and adding gorgeous typography. At the end of this class, you’ll have a custom invitation for your next celebration, and the skills to make your own cards, art prints, blog layout and more!

STUDENT PERK: Get exclusive access to 15% off an Adobe Creative Cloud Membership. You'll be able to use ALL Adobe apps for just $42.49 per month. Access link is in the course downloads.

Adobe Illustrator is a registered trademark of Adobe, Inc. Neither the class offered, the instructors presenting the materials, nor Brit + Co are in any way affiliated with, sponsored by, or endorsed by Adobe, Inc.

Beginner
Skill Level
44 mins
Duration
Materials

All you need to complete this course are a computer with Adobe Illustrator installed and a few class downloads created by Alexi (available in your class downloads).

THE CLASS DOWNLOADS + WORKBOOK INCLUDES

  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Course Extras
  • Tips + Tricks

Don’t have Adobe Illustrator? Try Illustrator FREE for 7 days.

Intro To Adobe Illustrator Online Class

Learn how to create adorable birthday invitations from start to finish with this Adobe Illustrator tutorial.
Instructor: Alexi Politis
Skill Level: Beginner
$39.00
BUY NOW
  • Lessons
Now Playing

Teaser

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48 secs
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1. Introduction

Learn more about your instructor, Alexi, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
lock
Now Playing

2. Supplies Overview

Learn more about your instructor, Alexi, and what you’ll be learning in her class.
lock
Now Playing

3. Setting Up Your Workspace

First thing's first. Learn the best way to set up your layout in Adobe Illustrator.
lock
Now Playing

4. Your "Home Base" and "Best Friend"

What is a "Home Base" and "Best Friend"? Alexi will explain.
lock
Now Playing

5. Adding, Moving and Sizing Images

Time to start creating your final project! Step one - learn how to import images and use shortcuts to move and scale their sizes.
lock
Now Playing

6. Transparency Modes

In this lesson you'll learn how to stack images and objects on top of each other using transparency mode.
lock
Now Playing

7. Creating Shapes & Adding Colors

Alexi will cover how to create objects and add color to them.
lock
Now Playing

8. Clipping Masks

Learn how to fill an object with an outside color or texture by using a clipping mask.
lock
Now Playing

9. Duplicating Objects

Alexi will teach you how to use shortcuts to duplicate objects and images.
lock
Now Playing

10. The Eyedropper Tool

Learn how to match colors exactly by using the eyedropper tool.
lock
Now Playing

11. Adding and Editing Text

Now it's time to personalize your invitation. You'll learn how to add text and change the font and color in this lesson.
lock
Now Playing

12. Center Align

Learn how to use shortcuts to align objects so they are perfectly centered.
lock
Now Playing

13. Add A Background

You're almost done! Learn how to add a colorful background behind your design.
lock
Now Playing

14. Prep For Print

In this lesson Alexi will show you how to prep your final design for print.
lock
Now Playing

15. Bonus: How to Outline Text

Bonus lesson! Dive deeper into clipping masks by adding a foil texture to an object.
lock
Now Playing

16. Final Remarks

Alexi will give you her insider tips and tricks to continue designing in Adobe Illustrator.
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