• Time

    44 Minutes

  • Skill Level



  • 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.


    • Introduction
    • Set Up Your Workspace
    • Learn Basic Shortcuts
    • Add, Move + Size Images
    • Transparency Mode
    • Create Shapes + Add Color
    • Clipping Masks
    • Duplicate Objects
    • Eyedropper Tool
    • Add + Edit Text
    • Center + Align Objects
    • Add in a Background
    • Prep for Print
    • Final Remarks
  • 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).


    • Keyboard Shortcuts
    • Course Extras
    • Tips + Tricks

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About the Instructor

Alexi Politis

Alexi Politis

Alexi Politis is a creative director, passionate graphic designer, and an Adobe Illustrator master. When she isn’t working closely with clients on branding projects, or creating new online classes, Alexi enjoys blogging, hand-lettering posters, and hosting parties with her friends.

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