Getting Started with Illustrator CS6

If you’re just getting started with Adobe Illustrator CS6, you may find these videos helpful. I generally recommend that people begin by playing with typography and paths, and these videos explain both of those functions of the program.

Link to tutorial on typography.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KIRv0XOI3FM

Link to tutorial on “paths” – Defines paths and shows why you need them.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oiGqhE_ZvZk

Link to filling text with image/photographic texture.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rs1pWgHvUwc

Link to tutorial on creating text on a path.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rLWNXQE7x_0

Link to tutorial on setting type on a circular path.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FcAo2xtjhq8

About npiasecki

Instructor of Composition and Rhetoric at the University of Colorado Denver, specializing in 21st century skills, research, and creative nonfiction. Director of the Denver Writing Project, a local site of the National Writing Project's professional network for K through College educators.
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