Illustrator 2020 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Illustrator 2020 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator 2020 in the first of three comprehensive training courses by industry pro Deke McClelland. Deke demonstrates how to work with artboards; how to draw with the Pencil, Curvature, and Pen tools; and how to organize color with swatches. Deke also covers drawing shapes, adjusting strokes, formatting text with variable fonts, painting freeform artwork with or without a tablet, and more.

Topics include:

  • Working with documents and artboards
  • Navigating artwork by zooming and panning
  • Drawing lines and shapes
  • Mixing color and saving swatches
  • Applying strokes, dashes, and arrows
  • Creating and formatting type
  • Building custom path outlines
  • Using the Pencil and Blob Brush tools
  • Painting and erasing freeform strokes
  • Combining Illustrator with a drawing tablet
  • Drawing with round corners
  • Designing screen and mobile device graphics


  • 英文名称:Illustrator 2020 One-on-One: Fundamentals
  • 时长:18小时47分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome to One-on-One
  2. A first look at Illustrator
  3. Opening from the Windows desktop
  4. Opening from the Macintosh Finder
  5. Introducing the Home screen
  6. Creating a new document
  7. The units of design: Points and picas
  8. The advanced document settings
  9. Activate missing fonts
  10. Modifying your new document
  11. Saving Illustrator artwork
  12. Closing open documents on the PC
  13. Closing open documents on the Mac
  14. Pages of any size, at any angle
  15. Using the artboard tool
  16. Undo, Redo, and Revert
  17. Selecting multiple artboards
  18. Creating and duplicating artboards
  19. Five ways to resize artboards
  20. Introducing the Artboards panel
  21. Navigating between artboards
  22. Aligning and distributing artboards
  23. Automatically tidying up your artboards
  24. Artboards and rulers
  25. Getting around your artwork
  26. Zooming in and out
  27. Using the more precise Zoom tool
  28. Zooming on a selection
  29. GPU Performance and Animated Zoom
  30. Scrolling or panning a document
  31. Specifying a custom zoom level
  32. Working with multiple open documents
  33. Customizing your panels—important
  34. Saving your custom panels as a workspace
  35. Cycling between screen modes
  36. Trim View and Presentation Mode
  37. It’s time to draw
  38. Guidelines and center guides
  39. Positioning guides numerically
  40. Using the Line Segment tool
  41. Working with and without the bounding box
  42. Moving and duplicating objects
  43. Select Similar and Global Edit
  44. Introducing the Scissors tool
  45. Joining your line segments
  46. Introducing the Eyedropper tool
  47. Using the Arc tool
  48. Using the Spiral tool
  49. Using the Polar Grid tool
  50. Duplicating and scaling spirals
  51. Using the Rectangular Grid tool
  52. Auto-blending fill colors
  53. A preview of shape building
  54. And now, we draw better
  55. Creating a time-saving template
  56. Using the Ellipse tool
  57. Live ellipses and pies
  58. Drawing two perfectly aligned circles
  59. Creating compound paths
  60. Using the Rectangle tool
  61. The dynamic round corner controls
  62. Adding some simple reflections
  63. Rotating your artwork into position
  64. Using the Polygon and Star tools
  65. Working with live polygons
  66. Creating the perfect five-pointed star
  67. Repeating stars in alternating rows
  68. Introducing the group Isolation mode
  69. Adding a drop shadow to a layer
  70. Using the crazy Flare tool
  71. The top-secret tilde key trick
  72. How color works
  73. The color modes: RGB versus CMYK
  74. Hue, saturation, and brightness
  75. Selecting a color from the spectrum
  76. Creating and applying swatches
  77. Working with global swatches
  78. Searching swatches by name
  79. Auto-deleting and adding swatches
  80. Using the Eyedropper tool
  81. Loading swatches from another document
  82. The rich world of strokes
  83. Adjusting the line weight
  84. How strokes align to path outlines
  85. Caps, joins, and miter limit
  86. Making practical use of caps and joins
  87. Dashes and arrowheads
  88. Variable-width strokes
  89. Numerically adjusting width points
  90. Custom aligning strokes to paths
  91. Creating a custom width profile
  92. Creating a classic round-dotted outline
  93. Drawing a quick-and-dirty gear
  94. Combining multiple strokes
  95. Offsetting strokes to simulate depth
  96. Text at its best
  97. Placing and flowing text
  98. Converting between area and point type
  99. Modifying the text frame
  100. Creating custom margins guides
  101. Changing the font and type style
  102. Introducing variable fonts
  103. Paragraph alignment
  104. Type size and leading
  105. Dialing in custom variable styles
  106. Creating your own custom italics
  107. Kerning characters of type
  108. Roman Hanging Punctuation
  109. Filling and stroking text
  110. Join and the Shape Builder tool
  111. Using the Join command
  112. Using the Join tool
  113. Object > Path > Outline Stroke
  114. Using the Shape Builder tool
  115. More ways to use the Shape Builder
  116. Creating a real-world project
  117. Creating an inset reflection
  118. Coloring a path with the Shape Builder
  119. Sculpting with variable-width strokes
  120. Converting text to path outlines
  121. Gap detection and path splitting
  122. Drawing with the Shaper tool
  123. Combining paths with the Shaper tool
  124. Editing paths inside a Shaper group
  125. Freeform drawing at its best
  126. Drawing freeform path outlines
  127. The Smooth tool and Path Eraser tool
  128. Extending and connecting paths
  129. Drawing straight and perpendicular lines
  130. Creating a tracing template
  131. Combining the Pencil with a drawing tablet
  132. Coloring your Pencil tool art
  133. The best tools for painting
  134. Painting with the Blob Brush tool
  135. Fusing path outlines together
  136. Blob Brush size and strategies
  137. Introducing the Eraser tool
  138. Reassigning keyboard shortcuts
  139. Painting background paths
  140. Erasing all kinds of paths
  141. Erasing and smoothing lumps
  142. The Blob Brush and the opacity value
  143. Painting with a drawing tablet
  144. Using the Simplify command
  145. Drawing a path one point at a time
  146. Drawing with the Curvature tool
  147. Working with smooth and corner points
  148. Creating and editing open path outlines
  149. Tracing a photographic detail
  150. Adding a basic textured fill
  151. Shape-building a castle wall
  152. A first look at gradients
  153. Editing a shape with the Curvature tool
  154. A first look at object blends
  155. Duplicating and scaling a complex object
  156. Drawing a custom letterform
  157. Creating a rippling line segment
  158. Adding a piece of vector-based clipart
  159. The tool that can drawing anything
  160. Creating corner points
  161. Adding and deleting anchor points
  162. How smooth points work
  163. Drawing smooth points
  164. Drawing cusp points
  165. Using the Anchor point tools
  166. Real-world drawing with the Pen tool
  167. Drawing a very complex path outline
  168. Copying and repurpose path segments
  169. Drawing a lot with very few points
  170. Creating dimension with shadows
  171. Shading the eye, ear, and nose
  172. Drawing smoothly waving path outlines
  173. Making corners smooth
  174. The round corner widget
  175. Rounding off corner points
  176. Changing the corner type
  177. Rounding characters of type
  178. Absolute versus relative rounding
  179. Drawing with rounded rectangles
  180. Drawing an iPhone
  181. Decorating an iPhone screen
  182. Drawing a leather smartphone case
  183. Colorizing a line art template
  184. Turning corners into organic curves
  185. Reshaping rounded paths
  186. Saving for devices and the web
  187. Aligning objects to the pixel grid
  188. Aligning objects as you draw or modify them
  189. Aligning text to the pixel grid
  190. Introducing the Save for Web command
  191. Scaling your art to suit its destination
  192. For devices and presentations, use PNG
  193. Saving an 8-bit graphic
  194. Saving a JPEG image
  195. Saving vector-based SVG files
  196. Assigning a copyright
  197. Using the Export for Screens command
  198. Using the Asset Export panel
  199. Asset export time-saving tricks
  200. Until next time