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Adobe Illustrator CC : Graphic Design tools in Illustrator

Learn how to expertly use Adobe Illustrator for Vector Graphic Design. Explains every illustrator tool in full detail.
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 6h 28m
Language: English
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>> The most comprehensive Adobe Illustrator course on Udemy. Very active instructor who responds to any question within a day. Uses Adobe Illustrator CC 2016 Creative cloud version. Updated as of December 2016. New content to be added soon for the Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 version and will be included for free in this course! <<

Check out some of my five star reviews ( All time average rated 4.45 )
Jerusha DeVargas says: ” I am a complete novice to Illustrator and the instructor makes me feel like a pro. I understand the topics and it is broken up in a way that is not overwhelming. I can pause the videos and use Illustrator at the same time so I am not lost. I look forward to other courses”
Rochelle Turner says: “Prem was wonderful. I learned a lot from this course. Easy to follow along and well worth it! Thank you.”
William Fewtrell says: “I can tell the guy knows what he’s talking about, he’s clear, concise, and overall very informative.” 
Why should you learn Vector Graphic Design?
•Graphic Design is an 11 billion dollar industry in the United States alone.
•An average graphic designer makes upwards of $70,000 every year. The best of us make more than $140,000 every year. 
•To become a graphic designer, you need to have thorough knowledge of a vector graphics program, which offers far more flexibility in design than a pixel based editor like photoshop. 
The best program available for graphic designers to use, is Adobe Illustrator. Illustrator is also the industry standard tool for vector graphic design. This course teaches you Adobe Illustrator completely, from scratch. You will get a strong foundation of Illustrator and Graphic Design which you can build upon. You need not know anything about the software. You will learn every tool, technique and trick in the book. You will learn about the most widely used tools as well as the rarely used but quite useful tools. You will become familiar with Graphic Design terminologies and learn how to work with vector graphics. 
Specifically, this course will teach you:
•Basic components of the Illustrator interface like the navigator, panels, work spaces and Screen modes.
•Working with art boards inside Adobe Illustrator.
•The concept of layers and working with multiple layers inside Adobe Illustrator.
•The various versatile drawing tools inside Illustrator like Paths, Lines and Curves, Spirals, Ellipses and Rectangles, Pencil tool and also the different Drawing modes inside Illustrator
•The various selection and arrangement tools inside Illustrator  like the Direct Selection tool, Scale, Rotate, Transform, Reflect, moving and duplicating and the concept of  Isolation mode.
•The Pen tool.
•Typing, printing and exporting your work.
The course covers everything listed, and more, in minute detail.Whenever necessary, i have provided project files that you could take a look at, before re-creating the files yourself. 
The course is structured in a systematic way, beginning with an introduction about Illustrator and a tour of its Graphic Design Essentials interface. From there, we will move forward and introduce the tools available in Illustrator, one by one. You will learn how to work with each tool and the minor details and tricks involved in using these tools. As you learn each tool, you will create a unique illustrator document to showcase the ability of that tool. At the end of the course, you will have worked with all the important tools. 
I have also provided a bonus section where i demonstrate the use of these techniques to create actual project files. I will keep adding more content to this course. This course will be expanded and updated regularly. You will need about 6.5 hours to complete this course, the way it is now. I have enabled preview for some of the lectures. You will find that they are loaded with information and are incredibly concise. If you are interested in graphic design, this is the  course that you should take. Go ahead. Invest in yourself. 

You will learn

✓ Gain a clear understanding of how each tool works inside Adobe Illustrator CC.
✓ Design Vector graphics artwork that does not lose quality when you scale it up.
✓ Start out on the path of becoming a professional Graphic Designer.
✓ use mutiple techniques and create their own unique style of work
✓ become a complete graphic designer, who will be capable of actually making a living with this skill
✓ conceive and innovate different graphic styles, patterns, and text effects
✓ At the end of my course, students will be able to…


• You will need Adobe Illustrator Software. You can obtain a free trial from Adobe’s website
• You don’t need superpowers. A basic understanding of English and Windows/Mac
• A pc, or a mac

This course is for

• If you know enough English and are interested in learning this amazing skill, go ahead and take the course
• The course is best-suited for aspiring designers, or people who are interested in graphic design
• If you are interested in creating movie posters, logos, graphics, web page mockups etc:
• If you are an alien from outer space , or someone who doesn’t speak English, this course is not for you.
Engineer, Film Maker and Web Designer. A Multipotentialite.
About Me :I am interested in many areas and i strive to learn as much as i can about each of them, and so should you if you think you are a multipotentialite too. If not, that is fine too! We need all kinds of people :) Here is what i have done so far in life:>> Born in the 90’s. Grew up in a middle class family, in the tropical paradise, called Kerala. Google it.>> Was put into the regular school system, just like most kids. We did not know any other route, and neither did our parents.>> Went to University. Studied Civil Engineering, and then took my Masters in Computer Applications and another masters in Structural Engineering and Construction Management. >> Worked at a big construction company in India, as a Structural Engineer. I liked the work, but i wanted to do a lot more. I am a high-energy person. I worked for about 8 hours a day, and was bored for the rest of the day because i did not have much else to do. Therefore, I started learning about whatever i was interested in. >> Interests include : Software, Programming and Web Development, Business, Marketing, Graphic Design. Cinema, Video and Audio Production, VFX, 3D Modelling and Animation, Advertising, Music and Fine arts. >> So, with all these interests, i could not confine myself to just a day job. I went and worked in the Kerala Film Industry. Started out as a set assistant, worked later as a Focus Puller, Assistant Cameraman, Worked in post production as a VFX artist, and then became an assistant director and right when i was about to plan my first directorial project, my family immigrated to Canada, and later, I came along.>> Restarting everything here in the west. What i’ve learned; Time is the most valuable asset. When you indulge in any activity, ask yourself this; ” Could i be doing something better?”Over the course of the next 5 years, i intend to create atleast 30 courses, spanning every area that i have studied and worked in. Take a look at what i have created, enroll and leave a feedback :) Thanks for reading :)
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 6h 28m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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