Pencil Tool in Illustrator CC

Jeff Witchel introduces the reinvented pencil tool in Illustrator CC. The pencil tool now includes fidelity options that allow for creating smoother, cleaner paths.

Live Corners in Illustrator CC

This new option allows users to change the corners of an object by first selecting it with the direct selection tool and then using Illustrator’s new corner options. Tool settings include radius, corner type, and rounding. It is also possible to just select and adjust one corner.

Illustrator Quick Tips: Grab Hold of the Power of Touch Type

Adobe certified instructor Jeff Witchel shows what the power of Touch Type Tool can do. In this quick-tip video, Jeff will show you how the Touch Type Tool can manipulate the individual characters in type as if they were separate objects.

Illustrator Quick Tips: Sync Your Settings to the Cloud

Adobe certified instructor Jeff Witchel shows you how to sync your settings to the Cloud so you can have your personal settings on any computer that has Adobe Illustrator. Jeff shows you how the Cloud can sync your Preferences, Presets, Swatches, Brushes and more.

Selection Secrets in Adobe Illustrator CC

When working with a complex Illustrator document with lots of objects, use the Selection menu to to make complex selections much easier.

Adobe Illustrator CC: Package Feature

With the Creative Cloud, Adobe has added the package feature to Illustrator. Now, Illustrator can export all of your images and fonts used in your design into a folder that can be sent to your printer. It makes transferring a project that much easier.

Organize with Layers – Adobe Illustrator

Jeff Witchel demonstrates the importance of layer organization when designing in Illustrator. The layers panel can be used to change stacking order and to manage the elements of a design.

Text Wraps in Adobe Illustrator

Users coming from InDesign will see much different behavior when using text wraps in Illustrator. Jeff Witchel goes through the options in Illustrator, including how to create a wrap, what the invert wrap option does, and how important stacking order is when working with wraps.

Creating Vectors with the new Image Trace Feature in Adobe Illustrator CS6

Jeff shows you how to turn pixels into vector with the new Image Trace feature in Illustrator CS6.

Typographically Correct Stroke in Adobe Illustrator

Jeff Witchel shows you how to avoid stacking problems and achieve typographically correct strokes in Adobe Illustrator.

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