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.

Link to tutorial on “paths” – Defines paths and shows why you need them.

Link to filling text with image/photographic texture.

Link to tutorial on creating text on a path.

Link to tutorial on setting type on a circular path.

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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