My Tuto Best of – Rethinking the Essentials

Illustrator Insider Training: Rethinking the Essentials

Rethinking the Essentials is the first installment in a series of courses designed to show experienced Illustrator users to how master core features and build art more efficiently. Adobe Illustrator has evolved dramatically over the years, and many creative professionals may be missing out on features that have been added to the latest versions. This course takes a fresh approach to core concepts, such as paths, attributes, object hierarchy, groups, and layers. Advanced techniques such as combining multiple effects and customizing textures are also included. Exercise files and a free worksheet are included with the course.
Topics include:

Targeting individual object attributes
Adding multiple stroke and fill attributes
Modifying appearances with live effects
Applying effects to groups and to layers
Understanding both selecting and targeting
Copying artwork and appearances from layers
Using the Outline Object effect
Enhancing performance with the Rasterize effect
Creating quick and easy captions and buttons
Setting up a meaningful workspace
Controlling the pixel resolution of effects