Adobe Illustrator is a powerful, multipurpose design tool made to create beautiful digital artwork. In this overview, you’ll learn about what Illustrator is, what it’s capable of, who’s using it, and how and where to learn it if you want to add this practical skill to your career toolbox.
You’ve probably heard of Adobe Illustrator, but what industries actually use this program? And what are they doing with it? These seven industries are using Adobe Illustrator the most, and here’s how each uses the program.
All designs, from shirts to dresses to hats to handbags, begin with a drawing. It used to be that fashion designers would do pencil sketches. These days, most sketching and designing is done with technology.
With creativity being at the heart of graphic design, creative technology comes in handy for everyday work. Adobe Illustrator is an indispensable tool for Graphic Designers. In fact, it’s often listed on job descriptions as a requirement alongside Photoshop and InDesign.
The unique way Marketers communicate and tell stories involves many types of graphics and visuals. Adobe Illustrator can be a helpful and desirable skill for clients and/or future employers, and is often used in conjunction with Photoshop and InDesign for maximum design power and customizability.
In a world where there are millions of products competing for your attention, product packaging has perhaps never been more important. Almost all products come in some type of packaging, whether it’s beautiful and delicately crafted, or strictly utilitarian.
Although many people may think of math and calculations as their first impression of architecture, there’s also a good deal of creativity and art in play. Buildings and bridges and structures architects build must first be designed.
Artists and illustrators create beautiful artwork for all kinds of industries and purposes. There are many specializations they can work within, especially in the digital world where new types of art and creation are always emerging.
There are several programs used specifically for creating animations and adding the motions within motion graphics, such as Adobe After Effects and Adobe Premiere Pro. But before motion is added, the illustrations and artwork must be completed. This is where Illustrator comes in.
InDesign and Illustrator: two major Adobe graphic design software programs that sound similar but function quite differently. These programs are necessary tools for many Designers, and are often part of a trio of programs (along with Photoshop) listed as required skills on job descriptions.
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