with Corey Barker
lessons: 11 Course Lessons
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Adobe Illustrator CC: Down & Dirty Tricks
with Corey Barker
Corey shares a few tricks in Adobe Illustrator that you may find useful. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Welcome to the course.
lesson 2: Bokeh Graphic Effect
Using Illustrator to create a graphic bokeh effect. Great for background elements.
lesson 3: Circular Logo
Here will create a simple logo by applying text to a circular path.
lesson 4: Create a Tablet
Use Illustrator's simple shape tools to create your own iPad and then add your own image to the screen.
lesson 5: Distress Vector Texture
Using a texture photo we will create a vector texture and apply to a text element.
lesson 6: Long Shadows
Here is another technique in Illustrator for creating a graphic long shadow effect.
lesson 7: Pattern Shapes
Learn to take a custom shape and make a customizable pattern.
lesson 8: Silhouettes and Text
Learn how to combine text with other shapes to create a finished logo effect.
lesson 9: Width Tool and Masking
Here we will use the width tool to create a cool scripted text effect along with some cool masking effects.
lesson 10: Wood Frame Image Brush
One thing Illustrator can do that Photoshop can't is create cool Image brushes with added benefits.
lesson 11: Spatter Effect
Here we will create a vector graphic effect with paint spatters and stock photos.
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meet  Corey Barker
Corey Barker is an education and curriculum developer for all things Photoshop. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design, and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards including a recent induction into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.
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