Intro – Illustrator Tutorial 1

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Black Relationship by Wassily Kandinsky
Kandinsky was an influential Russian painter & art theorist

Design is a plan for arranging elements in such a way as best to accomplish a particular purpose. 

– Charles Eames

Assignments for the Day

1 Total Design:
– Retro Type Treatment

Design & History


Adobe Illustrator (link)

For this unit, we will be learning and using Adobe Illustrator CS6. Adobe Illustrator is a graphic creation software used to create Vector-based works. It is used by professionals in a variety of industries and fields, and it isn’t the easiest piece of software. We’ll work through a few basic exercises to become familiarized with it first.

At the end of this unit, you’ll work toward creating a layout design utilizing Adobe Illustrator’s vector based environment.
PDF About Adobe Illustrator CS6
Videos about Illustrator CS6 from
Videos about New Features from
Learning Illustrator Videos on


Working in Illustrator: Type Treatment Tutorial


Learn more about Illustrator through trying out this tutorial on how to create a Reusable Retro Type Treatment. The tutorial features both text with images. The tutorial doesn’t come with a video, but I’ve gone through the tutorial and created one in case you need help. If you get stuck, check out the video for help.

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