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Adobe Illustrator - Essentials II

Adobe Illustrator is a vector-based software that is perfect for creating logos, icons, digital illustrations, and more.

In this workshop, you will:

  • Create, merge, and cutout shapes using the Shape Builder tool
  • Create a custom pattern brush
  • Use clipping mask
  • Use smooth tool, blur effect, transform tool
  • Create custom graphic style
  • Learn and use various shortcuts

We will also briefly discuss the use of mood boards.

No handout is available
No how-to documentation is available


We highly recommend that you attend any prerequisite workshops listed below since familiarity with the skills and concepts taught in them is essential to benefit fully from subsequent workshops.

However, if you have independently learned the skills and concepts of the required workshop(s), your "equivalent skills" will be accepted as a substitute for attending the prerequisite workshop(s).

To help you determine your skill level, click workshop titles below (if any) for descriptions which outline the topics taught in each workshop and that are assumed in later sessions. You are expected to know the commands and concepts listed within the descriptions for the prerequisite workshop. In most cases, you can also refer to workshop handouts and other helpful materials from the workshop description page.

In addition to any specific prerequisites listed, you should have, as a minimum, basic computing skills.

Prerequisite: Adobe Illustrator Essentials workshop or previous experience with Illustrator