Illustrator: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Gain familiarity with Illustrator’s interface
  • Draw, edit, and manipulate art elements
  • Work with the Shape tools
  • Work with the Pen tool
  • Create complex shapes by combining and transforming simple shapes
  • Learn how to save in various formats

Prerequisite Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic file management and organization skills

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This online course is free to everyone and available for enrollment through IU Expand.

This course consists of a series of short lessons, examples, demonstrations, practice quizzes, and hands-on exercises.

To complete the course content, you will need:

  • a web browser and internet access to use the course material on IU Expand.
  • a copy of the software relevant to the training installed on your computer.