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Adobe Illustrator CC: Essential Illustrator CC Training

Learn Graphic Design in Adobe Illustrator CC: Create Vector Graphics, Logo Design, Icon Design with 30+practice projects
Instructor:
Louay Zambarakji
28,256 students enrolled
English [Auto]
All about Shapes, Drawing tools, Typography & Fonts, Colors, Patterns, Abstract Repeats, Vectorizing images, Recoloring and more....
You will Confidently add Graphic Design & Illustration Skills to your CV.
You will be able to Make Money Selling your Designs Online.
You will complete 30+ Designs for your portfolio.
You will learn How to construct graphics with Shapes and how to cut, trim and merge multiple shapes.
How to Create realistic Mockups for your Merchandising and Branding projects.
How to design Logos and How top companies create their Logos.
The Concepts of Icons Design and start your Icons Library.
All about Text Layout & Fonts from the Creative Fonts Library.
You will Design your own Brochures and Flyers and create realistic Mockups
You will Design Stickers and Badges and Create Cups and Mugs Mockups.
You will learn How to Modify, Create and Design Patterns and Create Shirts, Sweaters and Pillows Mockups.
How to Export your projects for professional print, web, and how to package for sharing
How will learn how to find Free Templates for Brochure, Flyers, Business Cards and more...

This is an amazing Graphic Design in Adobe Illustrator CC course.

Do you want to learn the Essential tools in Adobe illustrator and start drawing like a seasoned graphic designer? Do you want to learn all the essential techniques to create stunning graphic designs?

Then surely this course is for you. It’s the perfect course to start learning Adobe Illustrator and becoming a top graphic designer.

I am Louay, Creator of some of best-selling Motion Graphics,  Visual Effects, Video Editing courses.

  • Julia Kudinova: “This is the third course I take here with Louay, after Davinci resolve and After Effects. All of them are very helpful for me, the information is given in a simple, but very detailed way. Over and over again Louay carefully explains every topic. In the end, you will have complete and comprehensive knowledge. He is a very meticulous (it is his favourite word))) teacher.”

  • Marie Patten: “Great detail on the tools and what they do. I really appreciate that the instructor goes slowly. I’ve had to stop and rewind a hundred times to grasp what I’m learning. I hope it continues at this pace. I love the detail and the butterfly project was a lot of fun to make.”

This course is perfect for you when you want to dive in and start creating stunning graphic designs while learning the essential tools and techniques in illustrator.

We will focus on creating real world graphic designs and learn the necessary tools to achieve top results.This course is designed with complete beginners in Illustrator and in graphic design in mind.

At the end of this course, you will have 30+ self-designed artwork to add to your professional illustrator design portfolio to showcase to your prospective clients. In our design journey, you will cover several key tools and techniques.

What will you learn in this amazing Adobe Illustrator CC course?

  • Constructing with Shapes Tools

    We will start with Constructing with Shapes and then use the shape builder tool to cut, trim and merge multiple shapes to get the design you want.

  • Drawing tools

    We will use the drawing tools, and learn how to work with curves, how to trace real world images into illustration and how to use the width tool for more realistic curves. We will also cover the free hand Pencil and Brush tools and all type of brushes.

  • Typography

    We will learn how to layout text. We will design flyers, full-page brochures or advertisements. We will cover how to create badges and logos for beautiful branding projects. All very important skills that every designer should have.

  • Colors

    We will work with colors, swatches and gradients and learn how to select colors like a seasoned graphic designer and how to recolor your artworks.

  • Patterns

    I will show you how to use patterns, modify preset patterns and you will get to create and design your own patterns in the visually stunning T-shirts challenge.

  • Repeats

    We will also work on captivating Repeats. Conectric, Linear and Scale Repeats

  • Vectorizing Images

    You will learn how to image trace, and experiment in recoloring the trace.

  • Logos

    We will take on more real-world projects, by recreating well known logos of famous companies,

  • Icons

    We will cover the concept of Icons creation. You will start creating your library to add to your design portfolio.

  • CC libraries

    We will cover CC libraries – How to organize colors, Text styles and graphics Libraries

  • Bonus

    How to create Mockups for your banding and merchandising projects

    You will pick-up many tips that will make your journey in designing with illustrator quicker and more enjoyable.

  • and much more…

My goal is for you to learn and grow your skills and confidence in designing, so I give you my full support and you can always reach out to me if you feel stuck or need more, at any point in this course.

There’s a 30-day money back guarantee, so you know you have nothing to lose and everything to gain by trying this course out.

So, enroll now and let’s dive in designing in illustrator, together.

Starting up in Adobe Illustrator CC 2021

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Welcome to Adobe Illustrator CC 2021
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Course resources download
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Getting started in Adobe Illustrator CC - Workspaces & more...

Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CC - Constructing with Shapes

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Using the Shape Tools - Draw your awesome butterfly
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How to use the Shape Builder Tool
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How to export your future assignment - Export for Screens.
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Practice Drawing with Shapes - A colorful design
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Drawing with Shapes and the Shape Builder Tool - Cat drawing
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Design an awesome Fox with the Shape Builder Tool
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Draw a custom Logo - Eccentric Shapes
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Draw & Color an Eccentric Shape

Drawing in Adobe Illustrator CC - Creating Artworks with the Drawing Tools

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How to draw with the Curvature Tool
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Curvature and Handles - more control over the curves
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Curvature tool challenge - Curve your Art Monster
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Drawing with the Pen Tool - Essentials
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Drawing with the Pen Tool - One step further - Method 2
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Drawing with the Pen Tool - My Favorite Method 3
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The easy way to turning smooth curves into corners and vice versa
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Pen tool challenge and practice - Crown it
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How to use the Pencil Tool
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How to trace images with the Pencil tool
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Magic with the Width Tool
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Awesome artworks with the Pencil and Width Tool
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Beautiful Girl Challenge - Width Tool
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Advanced Stroke options

Layers and Groups Essentials

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How to work with Groups
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How to work with Layers
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Layer & Groups: Organize your document with Layers and Groups

Typography in Adobe Illustrator CC

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How to use Type in Adobe Illustrator - Create a simple brochure
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How to work with Fonts - Adobe Fonts & more...
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The newish Variable Fonts from Adobe - Simple & efficient
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Design your freestyle flyer/brochure
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How to easily set Type on a Curved Path
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How to Curve Type on Circular Shapes
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Design a Circular Logo/Badge
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The Touch Type Tool: Turn, Move and Scale letters in a type
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Logo design: How to create your own awesome Type Style

Masking & Compounding in Adobe Illustrator CC

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Masking Images with Shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC
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How to use multiple shapes to mask an image
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Cutting images with Type
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How to work with Compound Path
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Draw Inside, Stays inside

Colors in Adobe Illustrator CC

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Color Modes in Adobe Illustrator CC
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Swatches & Swatch Libraries
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Handy way to pick colors - Color Themes from Adobe
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Creating color harmony - Copying Colors from images
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How to create Linear Gradient
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Working with Radial Gradient
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Advanced Freeform Gradient
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How to add Gradient on Type
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Just for fun - Gradient Swatches
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Abstract artwork with Gradient Colors
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Recoloring your Artwork with the Recolor Tool
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Recolor your butterfly with a group of your choice

Patterns in Adobe Illustrator

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Repeating Patterns: Fill patterns
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How to Edit your Patterns
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How to create your own Patterns
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Design your awesome pattern

Transforms, Repeats, Concentric and Symmetrical Drawing

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Footsteps: Simple Move transform repeats
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Concentric Shape Repeats
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Scale Shapes Repeats
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Repeating Shapes
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Draw your concentric repeat artwork

Vectorizing Images

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How to vectorize and recolor an image

Exporting from Adobe Illustrator CC

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Saving for the Web - Create PDF for Web
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Saving for Print - Create PDF for Print
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Exporting for Web - Images and Assets
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Packaging your work

How to create Mockups for Branding & Merchandising

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Welcome to Mockups - How to create Mockups with Patterns
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Pillow Mockup - Home and living
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Duo Shirts Mockup
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Mugs Mockups - Logos and Badges

CC Libraries & Free Adobe Templates

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Free Adobe Templates in Illustrator
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How to use CC Libraries

Real World Projects Icons - Iconography in Adobe Illustrator CC

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Setting up the Artboards and Design Your first Icon
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Idea Icon - Bulb is on
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Baby face Icon
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WIFI Icon and its black fill counterpart
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Imac Icon and its black fill counterpart

Real World Projects - Logos in Adobe Illustrator CC

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tripadviser Logo
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Reddit Logo
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Steam Logo
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G for Google

Step by Step : Become a Graphic Designer

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Your path to excellence: How to Practice Graphic Design in Adobe Illustrator CC
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