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Chapter: Introduction to Illustrator for Infographics


04m 5s

Creating and Saving Files

08m 59s

Vector vs. Bitmap

08m 32s

The Tools Palette

04m 20s

Selection Tools

09m 43s

Color and Stacking Order

06m 12s

The Layers Panel

09m 57s


02m 11s

Chapter: Basic Illustrator Techniques

Exercise Overview

01m 17s

Zooming In and Out

03m 56s

Exploring the Illustration

02m 55s

Wireframe View Mode

03m 57s

Move and Transform

07m 21s

The Horizontal and Vertical Axes

07m 21s

Duplicate on the Move

04m 57s

The Scale Tool

05m 11s

Scale Shapes Manually

04m 2s

Mix Color and Fill in the Outline

05m 58s

Exercise: Drawing the Eye

05m 27s

Change the Stacking Order

07m 30s

The Eyedropper Tool

03m 38s

Modify Shapes with Anchor Points

06m 51s

The Reflect Tool

05m 17s

Make a Mouth

03m 52s


06m 54s

Inside a Group

02m 49s

Perform Multiple Selections

03m 52s

Outlining Objects

03m 28s

Create a Background Color

05m 31s

Type Basics

07m 0s

Chapter: Layout and Composition

The Need for Structure

05m 30s

The Align Palette

05m 28s

Snap to Anchor Points

04m 3s

Smart Guides

02m 26s

Basics for Working with Grids

06m 16s

Snap to Grid

05m 3s

Using Artboards

06m 56s

Importing Photos

10m 48s

Masking Objects

10m 48s

Lines and Rulers

02m 14s

Exercise: Working with Type

16m 5s

Chapter: Graphs and Data Maps

Introduction to Graphs

01m 33s

Graph Tool Basics

06m 42s

Change the Type of Your Graph

04m 3s

Change Your Graph Settings

05m 9s

Select Objects in a Graph

06m 31s

Group Objects in a Graph

09m 32s

Style Grid Lines

06m 18s

Styling and Annotating Your Graph

15m 5s

Resize Your Graphic

10m 5s

Exercise: Recreate an Existing Bar Graph

11m 22s

Designing Pie Charts

04m 33s

Creating Bubble Maps

07m 25s

Move Circles on a Bubble Map

09m 48s

Designing Choropleth Maps

10m 22s

Using Swatches for Choropleth Maps

03m 58s

Designing Scatter Plots

04m 25s

Avoiding Bug Crashes

05m 18s

Transform Squares into Circles

08m 56s

Adding Average Lines

09m 51s

Adding Trend Lines

09m 52s

Labeling Scatter Plots

04m 9s

Designing Slopegraphs

10m 7s

Chapter: The Pen Tool

Introducing the Pen Tool

03m 59s

Anchor Point Handles

07m 57s

Pencil and Eraser Tools

04m 45s

Pen Tool Basics

04m 41s

Editing Curves

11m 8s

Tracing the Elephant

05m 8s

Pen Tool Challenges

08m 48s

Adding and Erasing Anchor Points

02m 9s

Adding Details to an Illustration

06m 53s

Exercise: Tracing

05m 26s

Chapter: Tracing Maps

Introduction to Tracing Maps

02m 3s

Where to Get Maps

02m 33s

Working with Layers

03m 2s

Define your Frame

03m 13s

The Pathfinder Tools

07m 0s

Define Landmasses in a Map

05m 57s

Define Regions in a Map

05m 30s

Tracing Roads

04m 49s

Styling Maps

03m 43s

Labeling Maps

07m 6s

Finishing Your Map

06m 28s

Chapter: Explanatory Vector Illustrations

Introduction to Visual Illustrations

02m 35s

Using Source Photos

04m 4s

Using Multiple Objects

02m 45s

Drawing from the Bottom Up

06m 31s

Drawing the First Arm

08m 57s

Pen Tool Shortcuts

03m 53s

Drawing Different Paths

03m 24s

Drawing the Second Arm

06m 3s

Creating Background Objects

02m 16s

Drawing the Sink

06m 32s

Creating Basic Shades

04m 46s

Finishing the Assignment

02m 3s

Chapter: Advanced Coloring Techniques

Introduction to Coloring and Shading

01m 4s

Creating Shades Manually

04m 32s

Storing Swatches

04m 19s

The Color Guide Palette

02m 11s

Creating Gradients

09m 34s

The Blend Tool

09m 27s

The Mesh Tool

05m 58s

Realistic Shading Techniques

10m 48s

Coloring Fire Ants

07m 45s

Chapter: Perspective Infographics

Introduction to Perspective and 3D

02m 53s

Illustrator’s 3D Tools

10m 10s

3D Extrude Options

05m 42s

The Revolve Tool

03m 24s

Creating Symbols

07m 1s

Using Symbols in 3D Objects

05m 4s

Isometric Perspective

02m 34s

Isometric Cubes

12m 55s

Build a 3D Tower

16m 25s

Drawing the Roof and Antenna

09m 17s

Drawing the Windows

08m 37s

Manipulating Walls

05m 42s

Using Simple Cylinders

09m 0s

Isometric Grid System

05m 56s