vector map of new york created in adobe illustrator

Illustrator for Planners - Advanced

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 builds upon the Intermediate Illustrator for Planners course, going into more detail on how the program can be used for logo design, map making and other uses.

  • Preview Course PREVIEW

Course Info

  • Duration 13 video lessons (100 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
Play Video

Preview Course Preview Course

Browse Course Chapters

  • 1. Introduction to Illustrator for Planners - Advanced (1 min)
  • 2. Actions (5 mins)
  • 3. Live Trace (7 mins)
  • 4. Shape Builder and Live Paint Tools (7 mins)
  • 5. Clipping Masks (7 mins)
  • 6. Scripting (9 mins)
  • 7. Basic Logo Design for Planners - Overview (5 mins)
  • 8. Basic Logo Design for Planners - Design Details (10 mins)
  • 9. Mapping in Illustrator - Overview (5 mins)
  • 10. Mapping in Illustrator - Exporting from ArcMap and Opening in Illustrator (13 mins)
  • 11. Mapping in Illustrator - Designing Your Map (11 mins)
  • 12. Mapping in Illustrator - Finishing Your Design (8 mins)
  • 13. Mapping in Illustrator - Linking Your Map in InDesign (6 mins)

Course Description

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 builds upon the Intermediate Illustrator for Planners course, going into more detail on how the program can be used for logo design, map making and other uses.

Learn these skills

  • Communications & Media
  • Drawing & Painting
  • Site Planning
  • Technology
  • Adobe Illustrator

AICP CM

This course is approved for 1.5 AICP CM credits. 

CNU-A

This course is approved for 1.5 CNU-A credit.

SACPLAN CPD

This course is approved for 1.5 SACPLAN CPD point.

Meet Your Instructor

Mike Ernst

Mike Ernst

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.

Read More

Master Urban Planning Skills With A Planetizen Courses Subscription.

Get Started
Computer

High quality video lessons developed by experts.

Analytics

Complete course work to receive a certificate from Planetizen.

Certificate

Test your comprehension with course quizzes.

Cloud

Access reading lists, articles, and other materials prepared by instructors.