How to Draw With Shapes and Lines in Adobe Illustrator

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In this Guided Project, you will:

Use the Ellipse Tool  in Adobe Illustrator.

Use Lines to Draw your illustration with Adobe Illustrator.

2 hours
No download needed
Split-screen video
Desktop only

After completing this project, you will be able to perform simple functions within the Adobe Illustrator software yourself. First, you will familiarize yourself with the terminology and structure of Adobe Illustrator. Then you will learn to use different shapes and manipulate them to create simple logos and images. You will also learn to use coloring techniques and add text in Adobe Illustrator. Adobe Illustrator allows you to create numerous illustrations and graphics. For example, you can use Adobe Illustrator to create a logo, an infographic, and more. The aim of this project is to familiarize you with the basic functions in Adobe Illustrator in order to be able to create simple illustrations yourself. By the end of this project, you will have created a simple logo with guidance and you will also be able to create alternative logos on your own.

Earn a complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.
Learners who pass this Adobe Guided Project will receive a 1-month complimentary subscription to Adobe Creative Cloud.

Skills you will develop

  • Digital Marketing

  • Data Visualization Software

  • Web Design

  • Data Visualization (DataViz)

  • Digital Media

Learn step-by-step

In a video that plays in a split-screen with your work area, your instructor will walk you through these steps:

  1. Familiarize yourself with your setup in Adobe Illustrator.

  2. Use the Ellipse Tool in Adobe Illustrator.

  3. Learn to use the Star Tool in Adobe Illustrator.

  4. Optional Practice Activity: Use easy shapes in Adobe Illustrator

  5. Use Lines to Draw your illustration with Adobe Illustrator.

  6. Choose different colors for parts of your drawings in Adobe Illustrator.

  7. Optional Capstone Acitvity: Create 2 logos in 2 artboards

How Guided Projects work

Your workspace is a cloud desktop right in your browser, no download required

In a split-screen video, your instructor guides you step-by-step

Frequently Asked Questions

By purchasing a Guided Project, you'll get everything you need to complete the Guided Project including access to a cloud desktop workspace through your web browser that contains the files and software you need to get started, plus step-by-step video instruction from a subject matter expert.

Because your workspace contains a cloud desktop that is sized for a laptop or desktop computer, Guided Projects are not available on your mobile device.

Guided Project instructors are subject matter experts who have experience in the skill, tool or domain of their project and are passionate about sharing their knowledge to impact millions of learners around the world.

You can download and keep any of your created files from the Guided Project. To do so, you can use the “File Browser” feature while you are accessing your cloud desktop.

Guided Projects are not eligible for refunds. See our full refund policy.

Financial aid is not available for Guided Projects.

Auditing is not available for Guided Projects.

At the top of the page, you can press on the experience level for this Guided Project to view any knowledge prerequisites. For every level of Guided Project, your instructor will walk you through step-by-step.

Yes, everything you need to complete your Guided Project will be available in a cloud desktop that is available in your browser.

You'll learn by doing through completing tasks in a split-screen environment directly in your browser. On the left side of the screen, you'll complete the task in your workspace. On the right side of the screen, you'll watch an instructor walk you through the project, step-by-step.