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Where can you use Illustrator?
- Download a free 30-day trial (Mac or Win) at http://www.adobe.com/downloads
- Use it for free in the Vitale Digital Media Lab or in the Weigle Information Commons
- Purchase it at a discounted price at the Computer Connection (located in the Penn Bookstore)
Why learn Illustrator?
Adobe Illustrator is a vector graphics editor which allows people to design precise, easily scalable illustrations. It is especially useful for typesetting, logo design, and line art.
Penn Libraries offers assistance with Illustrator through workshops, small-group and individual consultations, online tutorials and access to Lynda.com tutorials.
What you'll learn in our Illustrator Workshop:
- The difference between Vector and Raster graphics
- Examples of Illustrator created work
- Overview of program tools and layout
- Creating a simple logo with shapes and text
- Changing fill and stroke colors
- The pen tool
- Modifying paths
- Using layers in Illustrator
- Advanced type tool options
LinkedIn Learning @ Penn
LinkedIn Learning provides over 77,000 training videos related to new technologies and software. Faculty, students, and permanent staff can access LinkedIn Learning through Pennkey access.
PennWIC Blog on Illustrator
Illustrator Tips from Layers Magazine