214 BYOD: Adobe Illustrator Basics for eLearning and Slides
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM Tuesday, March 26
Video & Media
It’s quite common for instructional designers and developers to use graphics from stock photo sites in their courses, and often these graphics are vector illustrations published in EPS, SVG, or AI formats. These vector graphics are stylish and scalable, meaning they can be used at any size. Yet many L&D professionals don’t know how to work with vector graphics and adjust them for their needs, because the tools to do so can feel difficult to learn.
In this session, you will learn the foundations of using Adobe Illustrator to create and modify vector graphics. The focus will be on basic tasks common to L&D situations that will help you produce aesthetically pleasing, professional graphics to use in learning materials. This will set the stage for you to be better able to use and edit vector graphics in your own work, and to continue learning and practicing with Illustrator on your own.
In this session, you will learn:
- About the advantages of vector versus raster graphics
- To feel comfortable and familiar with the Illustrator user interface
- How to modify stock vector graphics
- How to work with vector-based text
Designers and developers
Technology discussed in this session:
To participate in the exercises, attendees should have Adobe Illustrator on their laptop. Attendees can also watch the demonstrations.
Independent LX Designer/International Speaker/Author
Connie Malamed Consulting
Connie Malamed is a learning experience design consultant and publisher of The eLearning Coach website and podcast. Connie is an author, international speaker, and workshop facilitator in the fields of learning experience design, design thinking, and visual communication. She has helped nonprofit, government, and corporate clients improve performance by creating meaningful learning experiences for more than 20 years. She is the author of Visual Design Solutions and Visual Language for Designers. Connie has degrees in art education and instructional design. She was recently honored with the Guild Master 2018 award for contributions to the learning technologies community.