Adobe Illustrator 101 (3-Part Series)

Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics program used to make beautiful graphics, from logos to infographics to custom illustrations. It may seem intimidating, but it is truly an awesome tool when you understand how it works. In this 3-part series for beginners, you’ll get accustomed to the software, learn basic tools and functions, gain basic composition skills and create custom illustrations and designs. In this three-part series you will learn:

Part One: Get an introduction to the interface, tools, and functionality (Saturday, Jan 16, 1-3 pm)
– What Illustrator is and what you can create with it
– How to navigate within the software
– An overview of file setup, basic tools, and techniques

Part Two: Discover more tools, learn essential techniques, create a custom illustration (Saturday, Jan 23, 1-3 pm)
– Review the workspace
– Discover more tools and techniques
– How to work with basic shapes and text boxes
– Creating your own awesome illustration

Part Three: Learn layout principles, create your own custom designs (Saturday, Jan 30, 1-3 pm)
– Learn basic layout principles
– Create a simple logo
– Create a simple social media flyer

Part Four (Sunday, Jan 31, 1-2 pm)
[OPTIONAL] Show and tell for those who want to share their creations!

What you’ll get with this series:
– An awesome workbook
– A better understanding of how to navigate and use the software
– Experience creating illustrations and designs
– Access to the Awesome Design Academy online community to continue learning and sharing your work

– Basic knowledge using a computer and Zoom technology

– Adobe Illustrator software. Don’t have Adobe Illustrator? No worries, you can download a free 14-day trial to utilize for part of the class.

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