Illustrator 2021 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Illustrator 2021 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Learn how to use Adobe Illustrator 2021 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.


  • 英文名称:Illustrator 2021 One-on-One: Fundamentals
  • 时长:17小时48分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome to One-on-One
  2. A first look at Illustrator
  3. Opening a document by double-clicking it
  4. Introducing the Home screen
  5. Creating a new document
  6. The units of design: Points and picas
  7. Creating very large artwork
  8. Overriding units of measure
  9. The advanced document settings
  10. Activating missing fonts
  11. Modifying your new document
  12. Saving Illustrator artwork
  13. Saving a cloud document
  14. Pages of any size, at any angle
  15. Using the Artboard tool
  16. Undo, Redo, and Revert
  17. Selecting multiple artboards
  18. Creating a new artboard
  19. Copying, pasting, and duplicating artboards
  20. Five ways to resize artboards
  21. Introducing the Artboards panel
  22. Navigating between artboards
  23. Aligning and distributing artboards
  24. Automatically tidying up your artboards
  25. Artboards and rulers
  26. Getting around your artwork
  27. Zooming in and out
  28. Using the more precise Zoom tool
  29. Zooming on a selection (or not)
  30. GPU Performance and Animated Zoom
  31. Scrolling (or panning) a document
  32. Specifying a custom zoom level
  33. Working with multiple open documents
  34. Customizing your panels
  35. Saving your custom panels as a workspace
  36. Cycling between screen modes
  37. Trim View and Presentation Mode
  38. Now, you draw
  39. Guidelines and center guides
  40. Positioning guides numerically
  41. Using the Line Segment tool
  42. Working with and without the bounding box
  43. Moving and duplicating objects
  44. Select Similar Objects and Global Edit
  45. Introducing the Scissors tool
  46. Joining your line segments
  47. Introducing the Eyedropper tool
  48. Using the Arc tool
  49. Using the Spiral tool
  50. Using the Polar Grid tool
  51. Duplicating and scaling spirals
  52. Using the Rectangular Grid tool
  53. Auto-blending fill colors
  54. A preview of shape building
  55. And now, you draw better
  56. Creating a time-saving template
  57. Using the Rectangle tool
  58. Creating a rectangle by the numbers
  59. Copying and pasting a hex color code
  60. Using the Ellipse tool
  61. Creating a circle by the numbers
  62. Live pies and custom guides
  63. Creating a pie with numerical accuracy
  64. Using the Polygon tool
  65. Using the Star tool
  66. Creating a star of a specific size
  67. Creating a series of evenly spaced rays
  68. Using the crazy Flare tool
  69. The top-secret tilde key trick
  70. How color works
  71. The color modes: RGB vs. CMYK
  72. Hue, saturation, and brightness
  73. Selecting a color from the Spectrum Ramp
  74. Creating and applying swatches
  75. Working with global swatches
  76. Searching swatches by name
  77. Auto-deleting and adding swatches
  78. Using the Eyedropper tool
  79. Loading swatches from another document
  80. The rich world of strokes
  81. Adjusting the line weight
  82. How strokes align to path outlines
  83. Caps, joins, and miter limit
  84. Making practical use of caps and joins
  85. Dashes and arrowheads
  86. Variable-width strokes
  87. Numerically adjusting width points
  88. Custom aligning strokes to paths
  89. Creating a custom width profile
  90. Creating a classic round-dotted outline
  91. Drawing a quick-and-dirty gear
  92. Outline Stroke and Compound Path
  93. Combining multiple strokes
  94. Offsetting strokes to simulate depth
  95. Text at its best
  96. Placing and flowing text
  97. Converting between area and point type
  98. Modifying the text frame
  99. Creating custom margins guides
  100. Changing the font and type style
  101. Introducing variable fonts
  102. Paragraph alignment
  103. Type size and leading
  104. Dialing in custom variable styles
  105. Creating your own custom italics
  106. Kerning characters of type
  107. Roman hanging punctuation
  108. Filling and stroking text
  109. Vertical alignment and justification
  110. Snapping objects to characters of type
  111. Join and the Shape Builder
  112. Using the Join command
  113. Using the Join tool
  114. Object > Path > Outline Stroke
  115. Using the Shape Builder tool
  116. More ways to use the Shape Builder tool
  117. Creating a real-world project
  118. Creating an inset reflection
  119. Coloring a path with the Shape Builder tool
  120. Sculpting with variable-width strokes
  121. Converting text to path outlines
  122. Gap detection and path splitting
  123. Drawing with the Shaper tool
  124. Combining paths with the Shaper tool
  125. Editing paths inside a Shaper Group
  126. Freeform drawing at its best
  127. Drawing freeform path outlines
  128. The Smooth tool and Path Eraser tool
  129. Extending and connecting paths
  130. Drawing straight and perpendicular lines
  131. Creating a tracing template
  132. Combining the Pencil tool with a drawing tablet
  133. Coloring your Pencil tool art
  134. The best tools for painting
  135. Painting with the Blob Brush
  136. Fusing path outlines together
  137. Blob Brush size and strategies
  138. Introducing the Eraser tool
  139. Reassigning keyboard shortcuts
  140. Painting background paths
  141. Erasing all kinds of paths
  142. Erasing and smoothing away lumps
  143. The Blob Brush and the opacity value
  144. Painting with a drawing tablet
  145. Using the Simplify command
  146. Drawing one point at a time
  147. Drawing with the Curvature tool
  148. Working with smooth and corner points
  149. Creating and editing open path outlines
  150. Tracing a photographic detail
  151. Adding a basic textured fill
  152. Shape building a castle wall
  153. A first look at gradients
  154. Editing a shape with the Curvature tool
  155. A first look at object blends
  156. Duplicating and scaling a complex object
  157. Drawing a custom letterform
  158. Creating a rippling line segment
  159. Adding a piece of vector-based clipart
  160. The tool that can draw anything
  161. Creating corner points
  162. Adding and deleting anchor points
  163. How smooth points work
  164. Drawing smooth points
  165. Drawing cusp points
  166. Using the Anchor Point tool
  167. Real-world drawing with the Pen tool
  168. Drawing a very complex path outline
  169. Copying and repurpose path segments
  170. Drawing a lot with very few points
  171. Creating dimension with shadows
  172. Shading the eye, ear, and nose
  173. Drawing smoothly waving path outlines
  174. Making corners smooth
  175. The round corner widget
  176. Rounding off corner points
  177. Changing the corner type
  178. Rounding characters of type
  179. Absolute vs. relative rounding
  180. Drawing with rounded rectangles
  181. Detailing your iPhone
  182. Combining round-corner shapes
  183. Create better, faster with round corners
  184. Turning corner points 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. For devices and presentations, use PNG
  192. Saving an 8-bit graphic
  193. Saving a JPEG image
  194. Saving vector-based SVG files
  195. Assigning a copyright
  196. Using the Export for Screens command
  197. Using the Asset Export panel
  198. Asset Export time-saving tricks
  199. Until next time