The Complete Guide to Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator logoAdobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editing application created by Adobe as part of its Creative Suite. It was first released on the Macintosh in 1986, while the first version for Windows was released in 1989.

Adobe Illustrator features sophisticated vector drawing controls, advanced typography, perspective drawing, gradients and transparency, integration with Adobe CS Review, industry-standard graphic file format support, Adobe PDF file creation tools and more.

This guide provides a number of tutorials to help you get the most out of Adobe Illustrator.

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Become a Vector Virtuoso with Adobe Illustrator Tips and Tricks

While it promises to deliver fantastic results in the hands of a seasoned expert, Adobe Illustrator remains to be one of the more difficult design software to work with. No need to...

The Adobe Illustrator Tutorial Series - A Resource Guide

If you are a new Adobe Illustrator user, you will find the tutorials in this series very helpful. This series will start with tutorials on how to use Illustrator's basic features...

How to Use the Text Tool and Text Options in Adobe Illustrator

In this tutorial, we will take a look at the text tool in Adobe Illustrator. The text tool is fairly easy to use, but changing the text options may be a little difficult for new users...

How to Save a Document in Different File Formats in Adobe Illustrator

If you are just getting started with Adobe Illustrator, there are some basic things you will need to know. One of the things you will need to know is how to save documents. In this...

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    How to Create a Checkerboard Effect in Illustrator

    Most people do not have the time to spend creating a square in Adobe Illustrator and copying it over and over again to create a checkerboard effect. In fact, there is a much easier way to do it. This Adobe...

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    How to Create a Pyramid in Illustrator

    Adobe Illustrator is powerful vector graphics software that is perfect for professional and amateur illustrators and designers. Adobe Illustrator tutorials help users develop and maintain their skills...

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    Illustrator Tutorial: Working With CD Label Templates

    Are you looking to create your own CD labels? You can create CD labels in Adobe Illustrator. This tutorial will show you how to use the templates included to create these labels....

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    How to Save a Document in Different File Formats in Adobe Illustrator

    If you are just getting started with Adobe Illustrator, there are some basic things you will need to know. One of the things you will need to know is how to save documents. In this guide, I am going to...

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    How to Use the Spiral Tool in Adobe Illustrator

    The spiral tool is what allows you to create different types of vines and swirls. In this tutorial, I am going to introduce you to the spiral tool in Illustrator. I will show you how to use the spiral...

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How to Draw Pipes in Illustrator

Learning how to draw pipes in illustrator can be elusive, but with this Adobe Illustrator tutorial, you will see that you can draw great looking pipes with very little effort. The approach...

Changing Shape of Dots in Adobe Illustrator

When using Adobe Illustrator, you can change round dots to square dots by using a simple technique. This Adobe Illustrator tutorial gives you step-by-step instructions with illustrations...