Illustrator CC Creating a Poster

This course teaches new designers and non-designers alike how to make a poster in Adobe Illustrator. You’ll learn how to plan your poster, to use design principles to translate your content into a layout, and to output your poster.
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 29, 2018
Duration
2h 17m
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Description
Course info
Level
Beginner
Updated
Aug 29, 2018
Duration
2h 17m
Description

Have you ever needed to make a poster but as a new designer or non-designer, you weren’t sure how? By the end of this course, Illustrator CC Creating a Poster, you’ll be able to not only create a poster, you’ll be able to choose the best output and display options. First, you’ll discover tools to help you plan your poster. Next, you’ll learn about design principles and how to use them to craft a layout that delivers your message to your target audience. Finally, you’ll prepare your poster for printing or displaying as digital signage. When you’re finished with this Illustrator CC course, you will be able to make a poster and will understand how to apply the same planning approach, use of design principles, and output techniques to your other creative projects. Software required: Illustrator CC.

About the author
About the author

Myra Ferguson produces digital media training and experiences as an author and freelance multimedia designer/developer. As an Adobe Community Professional and Adobe User Group Manager, Myra enjoys sharing innovative digital media tips and tricks with the Adobe Community.

Section Introduction Transcripts
Section Introduction Transcripts

Course Overview
Hi, I'm Myra Ferguson, and welcome to my course, Illustrator CC Creating a Poster. I'm an author for Digital Media Training, a freelance multimedia designer/developer and an Adobe Community Professional. This course takes you through the process of making a poster with Illustrator CC. If you're new to design or wouldn't even consider yourself a designer and you need to create a poster, I've made this course especially for you. In this course, we're going to look at planning your poster, including using a creative brief; design principles that help you translate your content into a layout; tips that'll help you improve the quality of your poster; and outputting your poster to share, print in-house, print commercially, or display as digital signage. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create a poster in Illustrator with some tools and some tricks to make it easier to get your message to your audience. Before beginning the course, you should be familiar with some basics of using Illustrator. I hope you'll join me on this journey to learn how to plan, design, and output a poster using Illustrator with the Illustrator CC Creating a Poster course, at Pluralsight.