Illustrator CC 2018 Advanced

$37.00

Take a more advanced look at Adobe® Illustrator CC! Learn professional workflow tips and tricks for creating beautiful and complex graphic designs with this ’Illustrator CC 2018 Advanced’ training course. Project Files included!

Length: 7 hrs 24 min

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Description

Become an Adobe Illustrator CC guru with this Illustrator CC 2018 Advanced training course.

Led by Adobe Certified Expert and Instructor Daniel Scott, you will learn advanced anchor point and pen tool tricks. You’ll also learn the quick way to vectorize and color hand-drawn sketches. Master depth and perspective in Illustrator, as we create semi-flat presentations. We’ll set permanent defaults for fonts and colors, and learn how to turn hyphenation off once and for all. There is a really fun section on mastering lines and strokes, too.

We’ll make beautiful charts and graphs for your InDesign® documents. There is a color mastery section where you will learn to make quick color adjustments, gradients meshes, and how to blend it all together.  Your creativity will be doubled once you finish the transform, distort and blending section of the course. The course also features an entire section dedicated to learning how to speed up your personal workflow and how to speed up Illustrator so it’s running super fast.
 

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Who is this course for?

  • This course is for people who can already understand the fundamentals of Illustrator.
  • If you already know what an anchor point is and how to adjust it, this course is for you.
  • This course is for experienced Illustrator users looking to enhance their skills and speed up their workflow.

This course is project based, so you will learn the tools and tricks to create some really beautiful current design styles. Even if you consider yourself an experienced user, I promise there will be things in here that will blow your Illustrator mind. If you’re ok in Illustrator, but you know there is so much more in there to be unlocked, then please  join me and become an Illustrator super hero!

If you’re looking for a beginner Illustrator course, be sure to check out Illustrator CC 2018 Essentials!

 

CHAPTER 01: OVERVIEW
Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced
Getting Started
 
CHAPTER 02: DRAWING
Redrawing Hand-drawn Images
Curvature Tool vs. Pen Tool in Adobe Illustrator CC
Advanced Pen Tool Tricks
Drawing Curves with the Width Tool
Mastering Corners with Corner Widget Effects
Using the Shape Builder Tool
More Shape Builder Goodness
Using Live Shape Effects
Drawing Exercise – Use Width, Curvature, and Corner Widgets
 
CHAPTER 03: KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
Advanced Keyboard Shortcuts for Adobe Illustrator CC
 
CHAPTER 04: COLORS AND PATTERNS
Advanced Color tips and Tricks
Using Color Themes
Coloring a Real Hand Drawing
Using the Color Guide
Using the Recolor Artwork Feature
Using Gradient Mesh to Bend Gradients
Making Long Shadows
Using Blend Modes
Working with Black and White and Mixing Colors
Making Anaglyphic Text
Making a Gradient Stroke Overlap and Mixing Colors
Creating a Duotone Image Effect
Advanced Repeating Pattern Swatches Techniques
 
CHAPTER 05: WORKFLOW SPEED
Changing the Default Font and Swatches
Advanced Illustrator Workflow Techniques
Using Actions to Align and Distribute
Proofing Colors
Speeding up Illustrator Performance
Integrating Illustrator with other Adobe CC Apps
 
CHAPTER 06: TYPOGRAPHY
Advanced Fonts Tips and Tricks
Putting Text into the Shape of a Letter
Using the Touch Type Tool
 
CHAPTER 07: STROKES AND LINES
Multiply Strokes to a Path
Adding a Stroked Line to Shapes and Text
Using Offset Path to Make Multiple Lines
 
CHAPTER 08: DEPTH, PERSPECTIVE, AND 3D
Introduction to 3D
Making Semi Flat 3D Icons and UI Design
Making a Paper Cut Effect
 
CHAPTER 09: CHARTS AND GRAPHS
Creating Charts and Graphs
 
CHAPTER 10: ARTBOARDS AND PAGES
Advanced Artboard and Pages Techniques
 
CHAPTER 11: CREATIVE CLOUD
Advanced CC Libraries, Adobe Stock, and Adobe Market
 
CHAPTER 12: IMAGES
Advanced Image Tips and Tricks
 
CHAPTER 13: TRANSFORM, DISTORT, AND BLEND
Distorting and Bending Shapes and Text
Making a 3D Ribbon
Creating Lines that Blend Together
Making 3D Gradient Lettering Blends
Making a Linocut Effect
Using the Puppet Warp Tool
 
CHAPTER 14: WEB AND UI DESIGN
Using Illustrator for Web and UI Design
 
CHAPTER 15: ANIMATING
Animating a GIF
 
CHAPTER 16: CONCLUSION
What’s Next?

Daniel Scott

Daniel Scott is a Microsoft Trainer and Adobe® Certified Instructor. He’s been teaching for more than 14 years – covering topics such as print, digital publishing, web, and video. He loves to see how it all connects, and how we can share those connections. He prides himself on delivering the best service to his clients and making sure all his students learn to their fullest potential. He is currently the lead trainer at Bring Your Own Laptop Training Center in New Zealand.

Adobe Certified Expert

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