Adobe Illustrator CS6 Training

CD Contents For This Title

 All the chapters and lesson contents of Adobe Illustrator CS6 are listed below.

To help you evaluate our training, we have made some of the tutorials for Adobe Illustrator CS6 freely available. Click on any of the linked lesson listings below to preview FREE!

Adobe Illustrator CS6 is the industry standard in vector art illustration. From the creation of logos to posters to menus and more, Illustrator has the tools to help bring your creativity to life. In this VTC course, you will learn how to use the new interface, panels, and tools, as well as the new features like pattern creation, improved image trace, save for web, gradients on strokes, and Gaussian blur enhancements. Professional illustrator, television animation art director, and writer Dwayne Ferguson gives you an in-depth look at Illustrator CS6, taking you through the tools and features you will need to master to take your creativity to the next level. To begin learning today, simply click on the movie links.

Choose your media type:

QT To view the Free Tutorials listed below, you must have QuickTime installed. Please note that the online free samples have been compressed for quicker downloads. Purchased CDs have higher sound and video quality.
Monitor resolution needs to be set to at least 1024 by 768 to view the entire movie.

  New in Illustrator CS6 (01:52)
  Vectors vs Pixels (05:20)
  Peripherals (04:50)
Illustrator Interface
  Panels and Tools (04:32)
  Document Window (05:25)
  Artboards Panel (05:48)
  Navigation (03:35)
  Workspaces (04:15)
  Templates (04:35)
  Layers (05:41)
  Save for Web (04:59)
Select and Transform
  Selection Tools (03:31)
  Stacking Order (03:43)
  Grouping (03:48)
  Rulers and Grids (04:18)
  Alignment (03:44)
  Distribution (03:38)
  Repeat Transform (05:08)
Draw and Edit
  The Pen Tool (06:47)
  Edit Points (06:51)
  Draw Modes (03:59)
  Isolation Mode (03:38)
  Blob Brush (05:07)
  Art Brushes (03:49)
Colors and Gradients
  Swatches (04:00)
  Swatch Libraries (03:25)
  Strokes and Fills (06:26)
  Live Paint (04:08)
  Meshes (04:29)
  Blends (04:25)
  Gradients (06:02)
  Gradients on Strokes pt. 1 (03:25)
  Gradients on Strokes pt. 2 (05:14)
Strokes and Shapes
  Dashes (02:55)
  Variable Width (04:19)
  Compound Shapes (03:39)
  Shape Builder (04:17)
  Pathfinder Panel (03:05)
Filters and Effects
  Gaussian Blur (04:37)
  Distortions (05:16)
  Shadows (05:33)
  Envelopes (03:57)
Perspective and 3D
  Perspective pt. 1 (05:02)
  Perspective pt. 2 (03:45)
  3D Tools pt. 1 (03:38)
  3D Tools pt. 2 (03:53)
  Work with Type (04:21)
  Create Outlines (03:23)
  Type on Paths (05:25)
  Image Trace pt. 1 (04:37)
  Image Trace pt. 2 (04:10)
  Sketch Tracing (06:08)
  Patterns pt. 1 (04:37)
  Patterns pt. 2 (03:31)
  Clipping Mask (03:16)
  Opacity Mask (05:14)
  Symbol Library (03:39)
  Create and Edit (05:04)
Project: Skull Pattern Shirt
  Project Overview (01:45)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 1 (06:56)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 2 (06:25)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 3 (05:08)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 4 (05:14)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 5 (03:18)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 6 (06:27)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 7 (06:54)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 8 (06:16)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 9 (05:56)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 10 (05:36)
  Skull Pattern Shirt pt. 11 (03:44)
Project: Ice Age Logo
  Project Overview (03:28)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 1 (05:46)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 2 (07:13)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 3 (05:25)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 4 (06:38)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 5 (02:45)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 6 (06:25)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 7 (06:42)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 8 (06:25)
  Ice Age Logo pt. 9 (03:37)
Project: Orc War Banner
  Project Overview (03:14)
  Orc War Banner pt. 1 (06:54)
  Orc War Banner pt. 2 (06:38)
  Orc War Banner pt. 3 (06:06)
  Orc War Banner pt. 4 (03:46)
Project: Menu Cover
  Project Overview (03:23)
  Design Brief (05:20)
  Menu Cover pt. 1 (05:03)
  Menu Cover pt. 2 (06:40)
  Menu Cover pt. 3 (06:56)
  Menu Cover pt. 4 (05:04)
  Menu Cover pt. 5 (06:03)
  Menu Cover pt. 6 (06:46)
  Menu Cover pt. 7 (06:58)
  Menu Cover pt. 8 (06:24)
  Menu Cover pt. 9 (06:30)
  Menu Cover pt. 10 (03:04)
  Menu Cover pt. 11 (06:10)
  Course Wrap Up (02:00)
  About the Author (02:50)

Title Information / Pricing

Title: Adobe Illustrator CS6
Author: Dwayne Ferguson
SKU: 34368
ISBN: 978-1-61866-063-3
Release Date: 2012-09-19
Duration: 8 hrs / 100 lessons
Work Files: Yes
Captions: Available on CD and Online University
Compatibility: Vista/XP/2000, OS X, Linux
QuickTime 7

Online University Access all our Training for only 30

The Online University provides unlimited 24/7 access to ALL of VTC's incredible training content for the low fixed price of just $30/month (USD)

Related Titles


Select Bandwidth

Click "High Bandwidth" if you want to view movies at the highest quality available. Click "Low Bandwidth" if on a slow dial-up connection. The low bandwidth movies are slightly more compressed and smaller in file size, allowing for faster streaming.

* Bandwidth selection only available for QuickTime versions of tutorials, not Flash.