Illustrator CC Masterclass Part 2


Continue your journey to becoming an Illustrator master! With Illustrator CC Masterclass Part 2, you will learn to use the Brush tools, trace images, create stylized text, and advanced techniques for masking, blending, and more. Then export your finished work and even integrate with other Adobe apps.

Length: 6 hrs 1 min

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Adobe Illustrator CC 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.

With Illustrator CC Masterclass Part 2, you’ll get 6 hours of high-quality training content. This course will first show you how to draw and paint with calligraphic and pattern brushes. Then you will prepare images for tracing, and perform complex traces. Next you will learn character and paragraph formatting, type on a path, add 3D type, and wrap text. Continue on with advanced techniques such as using Live Paint, envelope distortion, gradient mesh, and perspective drawing. Finish up the course by learning to save for print and web, exporting projects, using CC Libraries, and integrating with other Adobe applications for a real-world workflow.

By following along with the included project files, you’ll be able to harness the power of this robust application while learning the tips and techniques used by the pros. Then take the included quizzes to test what you’ve learned.

Together with Part 1, this course will give you complete and extensive training in Adobe Illustrator CC, giving you the confidence and tools you need to enter the world of vector graphic design.


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Lesson 01: Calligraphic Brushes

Lesson 02: Scatter Brushes

Lesson 03: Art Brushes

Lesson 04: Bristle Brushes

Lesson 05: Pattern Brushes

Lesson 06: Image Brushes


Lesson 01: Working with Images

Lesson 02: Preparing Simple Images for Tracing

Lesson 03: Preparing Complex Images for Tracing

Lesson 04: Image Trace

Lesson 05: Improving & Coloring Traced Images

CHAPTER 03: TYPE 1:28:25

Lesson 01: Character Formatting

Lesson 02: Paragraph Formatting

Lesson 03: Using Text Styles

Lesson 04: Fonts

Lesson 05: Touch Type

Lesson 06: Type on a Path

Lesson 07: Type and Shapes

Lesson 08: Warp Text

Lesson 09: 3D Type

Lesson 10: Create Outlines from Text

Lesson 11: Image within Text

Lesson 12: Text Wrap

Lesson 13: Text Wrap Exercise


Lesson 01: Introduction to Masking

Lesson 02: Clipping Mask

Lesson 03: Opacity Mask

Lesson 04: Masking Exercise

Lesson 05: Recolor Artwork

Lesson 06: Live Paint Bucket

Lesson 07: Envelope Distort

Lesson 08: Symbols

Lesson 09: Symbol Tools

Lesson 10: Graphs

Lesson 11: Blending Objects

Lesson 12: Creating Patterns

Lesson 13: Refining Pattern Design

Lesson 14: Gradient Mesh

Lesson 15: Perspective Drawing


Lesson 01: Saving Work for Print

Lesson 02: Saving Work for Web

Lesson 03: Export for Screens

Lesson 04: Adobe Apps

Lesson 05: Integration with Adobe Bridge

Lesson 06: CC Libraries

Lesson 07: Archiving Projects


Lesson 01: Building Your Portfolio

Lesson 02: Conclusion

Martin is a Certified Adobe Design Master and Instructor. He has worked as a designer with companies like Disney, Warner Brothers, Cartoon Network, Sony Pictures, Mattel, and DC Comics. He is currently working in London as a designer and instructor as well as providing a range of services, from live online training to consultancy work, to individuals worldwide.

Martin’s Motto “Do not compare yourself to your role models. Work hard and wait for the moment when others will compare them to you”



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