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Illustrator CS5 - Up and Running

Adobe Illustrator is a graphic art program used for creating print and web graphics. Although the program is complex and requires a significant amount of time to master, it is quite easy to learn the basics and create work with a professional appearance. This workshop will cover the basic tools in Illustrator to get you on your way. Please note: This workshop in taught on the MAC platform but is appropriate for PC users since Illustrator's layout is virtually similar.

This workshop covers the following basics:

  • How to navigate the toolbar
  • Creating text and shapes
  • Working with swatches
  • Using the pen tool
  • Preparing your content for print or web

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Tags: Illustrator

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