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Basics of Adobe Illustrator and tutorials of adobe illustrator

Basics of Adobe Illustrator

Uses of Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator can be used to create logos, flyers, posters, business cards, invitation cards, banners, digital illustrations, and many more things. You can draw any shape or image on illustrator.

How to install Adobe Illustrator?

As you have understood what adobe illustrator is and what are its uses so now let’s install it.
Adobe Illustrator runs both on Mac and Windows. For installing Adobe Illustrator, you have to create an Adobe Account on Adobe Creative Cloud and from there you can download the trial version of Adobe Illustrator. Later you can buy the product either by monthly payment or by annual (one time) payment.
Basics of Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Workspace

After installing Adobe Illustrator, let’s launch it. When you will launch an illustrator, it will display the home screen. The home screen consists of create new button and an open button.
Create new button is used to create new documents and the open button is used to open existing documents.
As you are new to illustrator you will click on create new. This will open your workspace where you will create your artwork with help of different tools.
Your illustrator workspace will look like this-
Basics of Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator workspace consists of:

  •       Menu Bar which is situated at the very top. It consists of options like File, Edit, Object, Type, Select, Effect, View, Window, and Help.
Basics of Adobe Illustrator
  • Tools Panel is on the left side and it contains tools for creating and editing artwork.
Basics of Adobe Illustrator
  •  Panels on the right side help in monitoring and modifying the artwork.
Basics of Adobe Illustrator
  • The document window in the middle of the workspace is the space where your artboard is placed. Artboard is the file on which you create your artwork.
Basics of Adobe Illustrator
This is all about Illustrator workspace where you will create your vector artwork with help of different tools and will give visual shape to your ideas and thoughts and you can find plenty of tutorials of adobe illustrator to learn more.
I hope this medium of shaping your thoughts is developing interest in you and you are eager to learn more about Adobe Illustrator.
In the next article, you will learn about the Tools of Abode Illustrator and tutorials of adobe illustrator.
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