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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.

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Course Info

  • Duration 13 video lessons (99 Mins)
  • Published Published
    2012
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    1.
    Introduction to Illustrator
    Chapter Duration 4 mins
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    2.
    Illustrator Workspace Overview
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    3.
    Compatible File Types / Saving as AI / Exporting
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    4.
    Working With Artboards
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    5.
    Selecting Elements
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    6.
    Drawing Basic Shapes
    Chapter Duration 7 mins
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    7.
    More Shapes and Drawing Tools
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    8.
    Aligning and Distributing Objects
    Chapter Duration 6 mins
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    Keyboard Shortcuts
    Chapter Duration 9 mins
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    Layers
    Chapter Duration 5 mins
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    11.
    Working With Text - Functions
    Chapter Duration 11 mins
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    12.
    Working With Text - Character and Paragraph Panels
    Chapter Duration 8 mins
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    Working With Color
    Chapter Duration 7 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 gives you a step-by-step introduction to the basic tools of Illustrator CS5. 

 

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.

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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.

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