This 7-hour course introduces the basics of Adobe Illustrator. Topics will include design principles, elements, and graphics composition; becoming familiar with the Illustrator interface; and creating documents containing basic shapes and customized paths. We will also learn how to insert text and typographical characters. Additionally we will learn how to edit or customize basic shapes by using some of the different stroke and brush tools along with graphics styles. We will finish up by learning about preparing documents for the web and for print in this workshop.