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.
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
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 |
Adobe Illustrator Resources