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Drawing Vector Graphics

Von Glitschka teaches you to create vector graphics

Print Production Fundamentals

Learn the keys to designing a document for print

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Use Illustrator for fashion design

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  • view course page for Drawing Vector Graphics

    Drawing Vector Graphics with Von Glitschka

    Join professional illustrative designer Von Glitschka as he shares his experience on how to research, sketch, build, and present vector graphics.

    2h 32m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Infographics: Area Bubbles

    Shows how to create an area bubble infographic, or graphic representation of data.

    24m 0s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Infographics: Visualizing Relationships

    Shows how to depict complex relationships in an easy-to-understand infographic, or graphic representation of data.

    50m 42s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Infographics: Planning and Wireframing

    Covers the first steps in creating infographics, graphic representations of data—organizing sample data and preparing a wireframe.

    40m 56s
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator Insider Training: Coloring Artwork

    An expert approach to color choice and control in Illustrator, guiding designers and artists through the three stages of applying color to artwork: creation, inspiration, and editing.

    4h 44m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator Insider Training: Seeing Through Transparency

    Shows experienced Illustrator users how to create transparency effects and ensure reliable printing results.

    2h 50m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a CD Cover

    Designing a CD Cover with Nigel French

    Shows how to design a CD package using a combination of Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Bridge, and Acrobat.

    3h 10m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Book Cover

    Designing a Book Cover with Nigel French

    A step-by-step approach to creating professional book covers using Adobe Creative Suite applications.

    2h 46m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Mastery

    Teaches how to take advantage of the wide array of dynamic effects in Illustrator CS4, including Live Paint, Live Trace, and actions.

    13h 14m
    Advanced
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Advanced

    Explores some of Illustrator's most powerful and least understood features, including how to create complex ones with the Pathfinder palette and align paths to create schematic illustrations.

    12h 54m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Newsletter

    Designing a Newsletter with Nigel French

    How to build an eye-catching newsletter with an efficient workflow integrating text and images using Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign.

    3h 22m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Magazine Layout

    Effective design and production techniques utilizing the best features of InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop.

    3h 25m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 Beyond the Basics

    Reveals a whole new level of power, creativity, and efficiency with Illustrator.

    9h 42m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Designing a Poster

    Designing a Poster with Nigel French

    Explores the creative process through a variety of approaches, generating over a dozen poster designs.

    2h 16m
    Intermediate
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 One-on-One: Fundamentals

    Deke McClelland shows users how to get into the Illustrator mindset and overcome its learning curve.

    16h 48m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 Essential Training

    Explains the elements that make up vector graphics, like paths, strokes, and fills, and shows how to use Illustrator's drawing tools.

    8h 25m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 Getting Started

    Provides a concise but thorough examination of core Illustrator concepts.

    1h 56m
    Beginner
     
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  • view course page for Illustrator CS4 New Features

    Discusses and demonstrates noteworthy additions and features in Illustrator CS4.

    1h 6m
    Intermediate
     
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