MyPage is a personalized page based on your interests.The page is customized to help you to find content that matters you the most.

I'm not curious

Your First Day with Illustrator CC

Course Summary

If you are opening Illustrator for the very first time, the application can be quite intimidating. Where do you start? What do you learn first? This course was specifically designed to answer just those questions for you. Software required: Illustrator CC v17.0.

  • +

    Course Syllabus

    Introduction and Project Overview
    - 1m 23s

    —Introduction and Project Overview 1m 23s
    Your First Day with Illustrator CC
    - 5h 8m

    —Creating, Opening, and Saving Files 11m 29s
    —User Interface Overview 9m 36s
    —Zooming, Panning, and Document Navigation 7m 38s
    —Creating and Managing a File with Multiple Artboards 10m 2s
    —Vector Graphics 101 9m 30s
    —Selecting and Stacking Objects in Illustrator 12m 54s
    —Creating Objects Using Shape Tools 9m 36s
    —Mastering the Pen Tool 11m 36s
    —Drawing Freeform Paths with the Pencil Tool 9m 21s
    —Using Brushes and Brush Strokes 10m 26s
    —Painting with the Blob Brush 10m 4s
    —Erasing Objects 6m 51s
    —Customizing an Object's Stroke 10m 21s
    —Choosing Colors with the Color Picker and Color Panel 11m 51s
    —Working with Swatches and Swatch Libraries 10m 9s
    —Creating and Customizing Gradients 11m 19s
    —Managing Appearance Attributes in the Appearance Panel 7m 54s
    —Adding and Managing Object Effects 8m 31s
    —Rulers and Smart Guides 11m 2s
    —Managing Objects with Layers 11m 26s
    —Managing Objects Within Groups 8m 32s
    —Transforming Artwork and Objects 10m 51s
    —Building Complex Shapes with the Shape Builder Tool 8m 51s
    —Building Complex Shapes with the Pathfinder Panel 10m 21s
    —Understanding and Building Compound Paths 4m 37s
    —Understanding and Building Compound Shapes 5m 42s
    —Masking Artwork with an Opacity Mask 9m 4s
    —Creating Text in Illustrator 13m 8s
    —Creating and Managing Type on a Path 8m 45s
    —Wrapping Text Around an Object 6m 38s
    —Understanding and Applying Illustrators Image Trace Feature 9m 40s
    —Linking to Files and Packaging Projects 10m 17s

Course Fee:
USD 29

Course Type:


Course Status:



1 - 4 hours / week

This course is listed under Development & Implementations Community

Attended this course?

Back to Top

Awards & Accolades for MyTechLogy
Winner of
Top 100 Asia
Finalist at SiTF Awards 2014 under the category Best Social & Community Product
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Learning Management System
Finalist at HR Vendor of the Year 2015 Awards under the category Best Talent Management Software
Hidden Image Url