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Illustrator CC Creating SVGs

by William Everhart

In recent years, responsive web sites have become the Holy Grail of web designers and visitors alike. Learn to create responsive web graphics that look great on any screen size with Adobe Illustrator CC and the SVG file format.

What you'll learn

Creating graphics that will adjust to fit multiple screen sizes and still look great is a challenge. Traditional raster graphics like jpg, gif, and png can be made responsive but the image quality will vary. Enter SVG, an infinitely scalable file format that can be manipulated instantly using CSS and/or scripting. In this course, Illustrator CC Creating SVGs, you'll learn how properly construct and export graphics using Adobe Illustrator CC to get the most out of this amazing file format. First, you'll discover what SVG is and its benefits. Next, you'll dive into best practices for creating Illustrator graphics with SVG in mind. Finally, you'll explore how to examine and troubleshoot with SVG markup, and how to export from Illustrator. By the end of this course, you'll have a solid understanding of SVGs and how to optimize the creation of them in Adobe Illustrator. Software required: Adobe Illustrator CC.

About the author

Embarking on his career at a time when desktop publishing was a brand new term, William Everhart learned graphic software long before services like Pluralsight were even a dream. Over the past 30 years he has gone on to add web design, video production, and instructional design to his resume. He is currently the owner of his own consulting and private training firm, Astute Digital Solutions, which helps people overcome software and workflow challenges.

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