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

Preface

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 Lynda.com
Videos about New Features from Lynda.com
Learning Illustrator Videos on Adobe.tv

 

Working in Illustrator: Type Treatment Tutorial

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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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