Notes for Class 4 Illustrator

Learning Objectives:

You will be able to use the Pen Tool to draw a shapes

You will be able to use the Curvature Tool to draw a shapes

You will be able to modify a shape using the delete anchor tool

Homework:

Read Chapter 5

Create: Draw your Picture using the pen tool & Post on Canvas under Assignments.

Watch: Adobe Pen Tool Video

Watch: Pen Tool Basics Video

Watch: Pen Curvature Tool

Watch: Saving Swatches

Review: Adobe Swatches tutorial

 

Topics Covered:

 

Swatches

A. Spot color  B. Global color
C. Fill or stroke of None  D. Registration swatch
(prints on all plates)
 E. CMYK symbol
(when document is open in CMYK mode) 

F. RGB symbol
(when document is open in RGB mode)

G. Swatch Library Menu button  H.Show Swatch Kinds Menu button
 I. Swatch Options button  J. New ColorGroup button
K. New Swatch button  Swatches libraries has Color Groups and Gradients

 

Pen Curvature Tool will draw a curved Line unless you double click when creating a node ( point)
Esc Key
to end the path

Pen Tool will draw a straight line unless you Click and Drag at the node (point).
Esc Key to end the path

 

Terms:

Pen Tool

Curvature Tool

 

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