No-Draw Art Building in Illustrator

Monday, 2:15 pm – 3:00 pm

You may not draw like Da Vinci, but you do know your way around a cocktail napkin. Take your ideas to the next level with Adobe Illustrator, where you can transform them into amazing art – no drawing skills required. In this session, Laura Coyle will share her favorite art-building techniques, and her inspiring approach to some of Illustrator’s most powerful tools.

Whether you’re new to Illustrator, or you’re looking to pick up some tricks to increase your productivity, this session is sure to make you feel the Illustrator love. Topics include:

  • Shapebuilder & Pathfinder – how and when to use each one.
  • Brushes that can do the drawing for you.
  • Shortcuts that facilitate flow.
  • Tips for using photo reference in your art.
  • Customizing stock art.

Laura’s enthusiasm for Illustrator is contagious, and you’re sure to enjoy this engaging session. She’ll be demonstrating with real-world examples from her client work, and you’ll come away with a range of techniques you can use in your own projects.