Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Weekend Workshop

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator: Weekend Workshop | Atlanta

About this workshop

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software, used by designers and illustrators who want to create digital graphics, logos, illustrations, and original typography. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Illustrator.


  • Illustrator UI and Workspace
  • Adobe Creative Cloud Libraries
  • The Tools Panels
  • Keyboard Shortcut
  • Navigating an Image: Zooming & Scrolling
  • Vector vs. Pixel

Step by step Instructions
- Creating new files, and design terms
- Placing files from Adobe Photoshop and working with the Links Panel
- Shapes and Transformation
- Layers
-Uploading Fonts and using the Type Tool
-Design an original vector logo or icon using Illustrator

Prereqs & Preparation

This is an introductory course designed for first time and beginning Illustrator users. No prior experience with Illustrator is required for this class. All students must be able to bring a laptop to each class (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe Illustrator version CS4 or higher already downloaded on this laptop for the start of class. The full version of Adobe Illustrator CS6 or the free 30-day trial version of it can be found at

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