Working with Illustrator layers in Photoshop

Opening Illustrator work inside Photoshop is as easy as copy/paste. Start by opening your work in Illustrator. Make sure you have already created named layers inside of Illustrator.  Next, select the entire piece of artwork (CMD/CTRL A) and copy (CMD/C ...

Share and comment in Illustrator

Share and comment has been available in InDesign for a few versions, now it's available in Illustrator. This update allows you to share a link to your artwork with collaborators, team members, or anyone. Reviewers with the link can now view your artwork a ...

Adding 3D effects and substances in Illustrator

Easily apply 3D effects like Rotate, Revolve, Extrude, Lighting, and Shadows to vector artwork and create 3D graphics. Find all these effects along with Adobe Substance Materials and rendering options in a single 3D panel.  You can add texture to your ...

Infographic Stories Workshop

This workshop dives deep into best practices and processes for building an infographic. Using some of the research data and remaking an Adobe poster (http://cps.adobeeducate.com/) we look at everything from creating a background texture, building icons, ...

Building graphics in Illustrator

Illustrator can seem intimidating, but by maximizing a few simple tools, you can be well on your way to creating graphics and icons to use across the Adobe suite. Shape tools Basic shape tools are the first step in creating graphics. You can pul ...

Workshop: Creating Icons

This workshop was a special session only for J300 students. We used simple shape tools to create basic icons, learning to transform and copy them to get the shapes we want. https://youtu.be/A-FDIip6ZXY

Using the symbols panel

  You can use the Symbols Panel in Illustrator as a starting point for basic design. https://youtu.be/pUIavth2-aE Table of Contents: 00:15 - Opening your symbols panel 00:26 - Opening additional symbols 01:00 - Using and Modifying an ex ...

Illustrator updates – CC 2018

Illustrator never fails to have amazing updates that provide me with work efficiencies and tools I didn't even realize I needed. Here are some key updates to check out in Illustrator: Global Edits Fancy term. Basically if you created logos/ other vector g ...

Creating charts and graphs in Illustrator

Charts can be quickly created in Illustrator and copied into InDesign or shared/posted by creating a PDF from Illustrator. https://youtu.be/hJI4dDpy-6U Table of Contents: 00:04 - Create new Illustrator document 00:47 - Reset workspace 01:19 - Setti ...