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What Adobe Illustrator Is:

Industry standard software used by graphic designers, web designers, photographers, web content providers, illustrators game designers, character designers and much more. Main file format is VECTOR.

Files are Scaleable, meaning they can be enlarged or reduced to any size and remain crisp and clean.

Students New To Adobe Illustrator, Start Here:

If this is your first time using Photoshop, these beginning tips, techniques and projects will help you get started using some of the design industry's most popular software.

Pre-Production

 

What Is Adobe Illustrator (These show you what the software can be used for)
1. Preview These Adobe Illustrator examples
2. Read Pages 1 - 4 | What Is Illustrator?
 
  Start with Number 1  Overview — Take a one-minute tour, the, work your way through 2 -  Essentials for beginners

 

Step 1 | Pre-Production: Adobe Illustrator - Skill Builders (These introduce you to using the software)


Step 2 | Pre-Production: Adobe Illustrator - Getting Familiar (Further clarification on the software use) (use some headphones for the videos)

Step 3 | Project - Beginners Pen Tool Exercises (Practice) 1pt

  • Pen Tool Exercise -  Basic to Intermediate Tracing Exercises (Turn in this training)

  • Pen Tool Exercise -  Basic Shape Tracing - 1 (Turn in this training)


Step 4 | Project - Intermediate Pen Tool Exercises (More Practice and Effects) 1pt

  • Advanced Shape Tracing (Turn in this training)

  • Advanced Complicated Shapes and Effects (Turn in this training)

Project | Adobe Illustrator - Portrait Instructions

  • Vector vs Raster explained

  • Illustrator Tools explained

  • Task Sheet | Portrait Project Task Sheet  (Turn this in for a grade) 3 pts

Project | Adobe Illustrator - Character Design  3 pts

  • Character DesignTask Sheet |

  • You will be creating a set of characters based on a famous movie, game, book, show or band

Project | Adobe Illustrator - Emoji Sets  (Click Here To See How To Set Up Your Final)

  • Emoji Design Set Task Sheet

  • You will be creating several emoji sets... an interpretation set, you as an emoji & a design selected at random

Project  | Adobe Illustrator - Isometric Perspective Instructions

  • Isometric Room Task Sheet |

  • You will be using the Perspective Tool in Adobe Illustrator to create an isometric perspective of either your 
    own bedroom, a specific room in your home, or a dream room in the style of this,

Isometric Resources

Adobe Illustrator Advanced Resources

Intermediate Tutorials (For when you're feeling good about how to use the software) *Extra Credit 1/2 pt each