Illustrator CC Creating Business Collateral

Great looking business cards and letterhead are important for your company. In this course, you'll learn important tools needed in Illustrator CC to help you create your very own unique business collateral.
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 14, 2017
Duration
54m
Table of contents
Description
Course info
Level
Intermediate
Updated
Dec 14, 2017
Duration
54m
Description

Are you looking to design your business collateral? In this course, Illustrator CC Creating Business Collateral, you'll learn the key tools necessary for creating your own materials for business in Illustrator CC. First, you'll dive into the process of creating your document. Next, you'll explore how to create shapes, sample colors, and place objects. Finally, you'll discover how to format text, and maintain character and paragraph styles. When you're finished with this course, you'll not only be prepared to create your custom business collateral, but also create templates and output your files for print. Software required: Illustrator CC.

About the author
About the author

Alex is a motion graphics author at Pluralsight. Starting out his career in illustration and design gave Alex a firm foundation in the more traditional forms of art. As he refined his skills, he eventually was pulled into the world of motion animation, as well as product design. It was there that Alex was able to take his artistic skills to new heights and really develop himself as a well-rounded CG artist.

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Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hello. I'm Alex Hernandez, an illustrator, designer, and animator, and welcome to Illustrator CC Creating Business Collateral. In this course, we'll be learning necessary skills for creating common print pieces needed by business professionals. While working with letterhead, we'll learn how to place files, create shapes, and sample colors. Next, we'll learn how to customize artboards and work with character styles while creating a business card template. Then, we'll be putting a one sheet together and learning to format text with paragraph panels and creating clipping masks for artwork in our document. And finally, we'll take a look at some best practices for sending files to print and who should print them. Let's go ahead and jump into module 1 where we'll be creating business letterhead.