Add painterly effects with brushes in Illustrator CC

Experiment with applying brush strokes to objects, adding texture, interest, and details to your illustration. What you'll need Sample files to practice with (ZIP, 3 MB) Open the Brushes panel Open the Brushes panel by choosing Window > Brushes, or press F5 on your keyboard. Select the bands on the […]

Customize an Illustrator template today in Illustrator CC

Speed up your designs by using high-quality templates built right into Illustrator. Discover and download hundreds more from Adobe Stock. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. Note: You’ll need the latest version of Adobe Illustrator CC (2017) to see these enhancements. Begin with a new document Upon launching Illustrator, click New or press Control+N (Windows) or […]

Set a beautiful title in Illustrator CC

Design an eye-catching title for your next project. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. A title may be the first thing your viewer sees when they encounter your blog, annual report cover, presentation, social media graphics, and more. Use this simple recipe to make a big impact at first sight: Choose a high-quality typeface, […]

Design a monogram in Illustrator CC

Use a simple shape, a professional typeface, and color to create a striking monogram. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. What you'll need Inspiration to get you started (PDF, 1.1 MB) A special kind of mark A monogram is a type of personal branding made up of one or more letters, typically initials, that […]

Recolor your artwork in Illustrator CC

Find color inspiration and quickly create color variations for your designs in Adobe Illustrator CC. Download the practice file to experiment. With your artwork selected, click the Recolor button in the Properties panel. Click Edit and change each color, one at a time. Simply drag a round dot — corresponding […]

Create your own pop art in Illustrator CC

Capture any shape with Adobe Capture CC and convert it into a colorful graphic illustration with Adobe Illustrator CC. What you'll need Sample file to practice with (ZIP, 1.2 MB) Capture CC for iPad, iPad Pro, and iPhone Capture CC for Android Digitize any image and use it to make […]

Create a web icon in Illustrator CC

Use the shape tools in Adobe Illustrator CC to deftly combine vector shapes and design memorable icons for your next digital project. For our sample project, we’re designing a camera icon to use as a social media profile image, and for a button linking to a portfolio on a digital resume. […]

Draw with shapes, lines, and color in Illustrator CC

Create a variety of primitive shapes you can reshape, combine, and color to make eye-catching illustrations in Adobe Illustrator CC. Vector illustrations can be infinitely resized with no loss in quality for any final output or viewing device — such as social media pages and digital viewing devices, and even […]

Create an icon in Illustrator CC

With Adobe Illustrator CC, you can whip up a simple graphic to use as an icon in app designs, web pages, printed pieces, and more. Draw a circle. Look for magenta crosshairs while dragging out the shape to make it perfectly round. Double-click the Scale tool. We made a smaller […]

Style your poster text creatively in Illustrator CC

Start with an expressive typeface in Adobe Illustrator CC. Format it using pro typography, and then dynamically transform the text to make your poster stand out from the crowd. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. What you'll need Sample files to practice with (ZIP 1.6 MB) Open the practice file. If you wish to […]

Design a modern geometric logo in Illustrator CC

Repeating geometric forms are innately modern. See how to transform a simple shape — or multiple shapes — into a sleek mandala-style logo in Adobe Illustrator CC. What you'll need Download sample file to practice with (ZIP, 1.6 MB) Download our sample art to follow along, or create your own […]

Design a logo in Illustrator CC

Use vector shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC to create a logo that looks good onscreen and in print. The best part about vector art is that it scales to any size — from business cards to billboards — without losing quality. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. What you'll need Sample files to practice […]

Design a social media banner in Illustrator CC

Give your social channel a makeover. In Adobe Illustrator CC, combine a great photo with your logo and formatted text to create a look that represents your style. What you'll need Download sample files to practice with (ZIP, 3.2 MB) This sample file is an Adobe Stock image you can […]

Design a t-shirt in Illustrator CC

Learn how to create an eye-catching t-shirt graphic using basic shapes and simple techniques in Adobe Illustrator CC. Kick-start your design with Adobe Creative Cloud mobile apps. Typekit is now Adobe Fonts. What you'll need Sample files to practice with (ZIP, 2.6 MB) Free Illustrator CC trial download Download the practice files and […]