Join Deke McClelland for an in-depth discussion in this video Adding and modifying artboards, part of Introducing Illustrator.
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…In this movie, I'll show you how to change the size,…position and quantity of art boards inside of an existing document.…So in my case as you can see here, I have a single art board that contains a total…of four assets, and when I mean assets I mean unique elements of a design.…So in this case we've got two shirts and two shorts.…Let's say that I want to relegate each piece of clothing to a unique art…board and that way, I can print…them independently and export them independently as well.…
Well the first thing I need to figure out is how big this art board is.…So, in order to measure it, I'll go up to…the View menu, choose Rulers, and then choose Show Rulers.…And then I can see both a horizontal ruler, up here at the…top of the screen, and a vertical ruler over on the left hand side.…Now, I can see that the upper left corner begins at the zero point…on the horizontal ruler, as well as the zero point on a vertical ruler.…And I know that's the case because I can see this…little, tiny dotted line right there that moves along with my cursor.…
- Setting up your first Illustrator document and artboards
- Drawing and painting basic shapes with the brush tools
- Creating and formatting text
- Coloring artwork with fills, strokes, and gradients
- Working with paths to create free-form shapes
- Creatively applying dynamic effects that are automatic and editable
- Tracing scanned artwork to create digitally editable graphics
Skill Level Appropriate for all
1. Document and Setup
Creating a new document7m 28s
2. Drawing Fundamentals
3. Text and Formatting
4. Fills and Strokes
5. Edit and Organize
6. Drawing Free-Form Outlines
7. Dynamic Effects
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