Illustrator CC for Web Designers

Adobe Illustrator CC is rapidly becoming the go-to application for web and mobile app design. In this course, you'll learn how to use Illustrator CC for your web design asset creation, wireframing, and web mockups. Software required: Illustrator CC.
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 21, 2017
Duration
4h 52m
Table of contents
Course Overview
Foundational Concepts
Optimizing Adobe Illustrator for Web Design
Creating Graphics for Web and Mobile Apps
Using Illustrator for Wireframing
Taking the Next Step: Mocking up Your Website
Description
Course info
Rating
(13)
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Jul 21, 2017
Duration
4h 52m
Description

Adobe Illustrator, traditionally used by graphic designers, is typically not considered to be a web design tool and has been ignored by most web designers. However, with the addition of many new web centric features and the shift to SVG support in modern browsers, Adobe Illustrator is rapidly becoming the go-to application for web and mobile app design. In this course, Illustrator CC for Web Designers, you'll learn how to utilize Illustrator CC for your web design projects. First, you'll explore how effective Adobe Illustrator can be as a web design tool. Next, you'll delve into creating graphics, such as buttons and icons for use in all of your web and mobile projects. Finally, you'll cover how easy it is to wireframe websites and mobile apps using Illustrator's vector tools. When you're finished with this course, you'll be able to create a website mockup complete with images, text, and graphics that is ready to hand off to a developer. Software required: Illustrator CC.

About the author
About the author

William Everhart is a multi-talented artist with a background steeped in print. His work can be seen in magazines, across the web, and on the shelf at your local grocery store. William continues his work as a designer, but has a passion for using his vast experience to teach others.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello, and welcome to Illustrator CC for Web Designers. My name is William Everhart and I will be your learning guide throughout this course. Now I've been using and teaching Adobe Illustrator for almost 30 years. And in that time I've seen many variations of the way that artists, including web designers, use this creative application. This is an intermediate level course designed to push your basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator to the next level. You'll do this through the exploration of the many features that it has to offer that will improve your entire web design process. Some of the major topics that we'll cover include: defining the role of Adobe Illustrator in a web design work flow; optimizing Adobe Illustrator to help you create amazing web content; discover tools specific to Adobe Illustrator that will make creating web graphics easy and fun; you'll wireframe a responsive website to conceive not only the visual design but user experience as well; you'll even mock up a webpage with web-based fonts, photographs, and of course, Illustrator graphics. By the end of this course, you'll be creating your own custom web graphics and developing amazing web layouts, all with Adobe Illustrator CC. But before beginning this course, you should be familiar with the Adobe Illustrator Interface and some basic functions like creating simple shapes, working with layers, and, of course, saving your files. I hope that you will join me on this journey to learn web design with the Illustrator CC for Web Designers course here at Pluralsight.