Illustrator for Planners - Introduction

Adobe Illustrator is widely recognized among design professionals as the premier vector drawing software, with many valuable design and mapping applications for urban planning. This course gives you a step-by-step introduction to the basic tools of Illustrator CS5. 

This course was eligible as part of the three-course Adobe Illustrator series for 3 AICP CM credits (Event #e.22584) for the period January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013.

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In This Course

  1. Introduction to Illustrator Free
    4:39m
  2. Illustrator Workspace Overview
    8:16m
  3. Compatible File Types / Saving as AI / Exporting
    8:08m
  4. Working With Artboards
    8:23m
  5. Selecting Elements
    5:23m
  6. Drawing Basic Shapes
    7:36m
  7. More Shapes and Drawing Tools
    8:39m
  8. Aligning and Distributing Objects
    6:29m
  9. Keyboard Shortcuts
    9:10m
  10. Layers
    5:30m
  11. Working With Text - Functions
    11:27m
  12. Working With Text - Character and Paragraph Panels
    7:59m
  13. Working With Color
    7:19m
Mike Ernst instructor
Mike Ernst is an urban planner and designer whose work has focused on participatory planning, community outreach and innovative urban design through creative and engaging visual communication.