Adobe Illustrator: User guide to making the most of any illustration

Do you have any idea what Adobe Illustrator is for?

adobe illustrator is used for

What is Adobe Illustrator and what is it for ?

adobe illustrator is used for

Vector drawing: the key of the application, why use it?

adobe illustrator is used for

Origin and evolution of Adobe Illustrator.

adobe illustrator is used for

The latest from Adobe Illustrator.

adobe illustrator is used for

The basics, interface, tools and processes in Adobe Illustrator how to use it? , what is it used for?

Drawing

  1. Pen (P): is the basic brush and allows to add freehand strokes.
  2. Anchor point (+,-): add or remove anchor points to existing objects.
  3. Pencil (N): create sketches similar in appearance to a pencil and paper drawing.

Text, how to use it?

  1. Text (T): add text boxes on the canvas.
  2. Area text: Convert any existing closed strokes into a text space (not necessarily a box).

Painting

  1. Dropper (I): copy the color of one object into another.
  2. Gradient (G): modifies the color intensity from one point to another in the same object.

Navigation

  1. Hand (H): move the work table inside the canvas.
  2. Zoom (ctrl + = , ctrl + -): Zoom out or zoom in.

Modifying

  1. Rotate (R): rotate an element without moving its position.
  2. Free transformation: distorting objects from any of their axes.
digital design

What is Adobe Illustrator used for?

  • Banners for display advertising on web pages.
  • Covers and content of books and magazines.
  • Brochures of marks and businesses.
  • Custom fonts with all kinds of shapes, textures and effects.
  • Lettering and drawing of freehand letters.
  • Advertisements for print media.
  • Blogs and web pages.
  • Publications for social networks.
  • Billboards, billboards and posters.
  • Brand tags.
  • Flyers and designs for light boxes.
  • Packagings of all kinds of products.
  • Informative and descriptive infographics for digital content.
  • Demonstrative graphs.
  • Flow diagrams and processes.
  • Illustrations from photographs.
  • Logos adaptable to any format.
  • Maps of all kinds.
  • Photorealism and montages.
  • Borders and patterns.
Creative design

Use Adobe Illustrator: availability, requirements, costs and plans.

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