Tool: Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is an industry-standard vector graphics app that helps you create digital artwork in today’s world. This includes logos, icons, sketches, typography and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video and mobile. Our tutorials will help you get started with Illustrator to build simple shapes and other more advanced projects.

If you’re interested in getting certified in Adobe Illustrator, please sign up for our certification courses at the beginning of each semester.

Our Experts:

Annie Oh Brenda Chen Chana Messer Erika Hang Elise Xu Josh Logan Justine Kim Kai Jiang Bonita Nongluk Ridge Hirano Sapphira Dai Triet Nguyen Yiming Zhang

Making a Simple, Cohesive Icon Set in Illustrator

Learn how easy it is to create your own custom cohesive icon set in Adobe Illustrator. We’ll show you good examples of icon sets and discuss how the design choices create the brand’s tone or mood. You’ll then take those concepts and apply them to creating your own icon set using various tools and panels in Illustrator, including the Pathfinder panel, shape and line tool, Align panel, and more.

Creating Custom Artwork in Illustrator

Drawing tools like the pencil and pen tool can seem daunting to use. We’ll show you how you can use the power of the pen tool to trace or adjust objects and make them into vectors that can be customized. Throughout the course, we’ll practice drawing and let you have some fun with making your own objects.

Telling a Better Story with Infographics

Infographics are useful for a variety of situations – comparing complex sets of data, showing a timeline of events, or sharing compelling content. We’ll do some brainstorming on creating themes for infographics, and you’ll learn tips for creating them in a variety of applications.