Beginner Adobe Illustrator Tutorial using Shapes

Adobe Illustrator tutorial for beginners learning how to navigate the shape tool, pathfinder, and color pallete.

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Comments

Wizuu xDD says:

Thank you for this AMAZING tutorial. It helped me a lot <3

Ronald Kemei says:

I wish I could post what I did here, thank you so much Jason for the tutorial. I did great and learnt a lot as an Ai beginner. You can check it out here http://on.fb.me/1LcVGHZ

MaxCherry says:

Thanks for this video – i found it a easy way to get started with the different pathfinder tools and the monkey is cute!!

Qing Li says:

soooo adorable!

Heba Al shammery says:

In the minute 16 .. I can not but the circle to the back 🙁 can you help please ?

Maz Brownie says:

I dont have pathfinder how do i do this?!!!

Srimani Ratnaweera says:

You are so awesome

Arpan Mitra says:

Hey Jason, thanks so much for creating this video! Keep up the good work. This is my first try at Illustrator and I’m lucky to have come across this tutorial.

I’d also like to take this opportunity to clarify an issue that loads of people seem to be having with this tutorial. It’s while creating the mouth and the inner mouth shadow that numerous users are finding difficulty. It was the same in my case and after a long while I think I could have found the answer.

Apparently, what you need to do before you key in CMD+C CMD+F is, you need to select the initial outer mouth shape and hit “Expand Appearance”. What this does is it brings the anchor points to the periphery/path and the pivot to the center. What happened in my case, now I’m not sure if this is the same problem that everyone is having, was that after I was warping and manipulating the mouth shape, the anchor points and the pivot were going out of position and the subsequent CMD+C CMD+F was leading to a weird mouth shape being created that took the form of the mouth shape but not on the basis of what it appeared to me, but on the basis of the out of position anchors.

Once again, this was the problem that I was having, and there’s no guarantee that others are having the same issue. But if you do find yourself stuck in this spot, give my solution a go to see if it works.

Good luck fellow Illustrator students and thanks again Jason!
🙂

Atif Gulam says:

GOD bless you

Sandra Chalupnicek says:

why am I having trouble min-using the front? I select both shapes and it doesn’t work for me…Help!

Kishor Rajani says:

Wow Thanks Jason…was really struggling with making images with basic shapes. Your tutorial is helping me out!!

Neel chaudhary says:

Bro thank you for the tutorial !! Really HELPED!!!

cybertron Anako says:

what do you mean by take that back in 16:44 please answer

SAVITHA BALACHANDRAN says:

ARE U RELATED TO RYAN SEACREST

Jonathan Juarez says:

THANK YOU THIS IS MY FIRST DRAW THANK YOU FOR EXPLANING VERY WELL 😀

Melonagraphy says:

Great “beginner” tutorial! All tools and processes used in this video are essential in your quest as an illustrator. Nicely done…

Atif Gulam says:

NICE TUTORIAL

SUPERB says:

Hey Jason, great tutorial! I have a problem – when I try to use the “Minus-Front” option (in this case we were trying it with the mouth) I get a terrible shape. It seems to not be working properly. Any ideas what could be wrong?

Kaila Ramesh says:

Thank you for this tutorial! I’m trying to follow along and I can’t find “option” to copy the “ear”.. I’m using a Windows 10 laptop. Am I missing something?

Sarah Reeve says:

thanks so much for your videos 🙂 been a lot of help!!

ToGo says:

Looks amazing! Thank You for share

Teresa Dayhoff says:

Hi, I am brand new to adobe illustrator. I think this tutorial is wonderful but I have been stuck at the same point all afternoon..
When I am trying to intersect the little tonsil thing, I am getting this prompt: The filter produced no results. Please select 2 overlapping paths. Any ideas as to what I am doing wrong? Thanks so much!

MONSTAMAKER says:

Great!! Do you have any tutorial about exporting from Illustrator to web (Facebook, Instagram, etc) without loosing quality?

Jorge Chavez says:

Thank you!

Yakup Bilgetekin says:

Thanks…

Najiyah Zalik says:

Thanks so so much for this! I’m a beginner and you taught me a lot rom this video. God bless you 🙂

Atif Gulam says:

how to do minus front in windows

AminaUniQue says:

Wooww!! thank aloott, ive maade iiiittt !
am a beginner in illustrator and am a very slow learner :S,
but with ur simple explanation , u really helped me alot to create this cute monkey face!
i just subscribed n i wd love to see more vidz that u record 🙂 🙂

Геннадий Федоров says:

Thank’s a lot, Great Job!!! Especially for me, as for BEGINNER!!!

LILIANA MARTINEZ ALVAREZ says:

Awesome tutorial for beginners!!!! 😉

Abdallah Mustafa says:

give me to sriall num

Pirata Loco says:

awesome tutorial.I have finally completed my first illustrator project!!!Thank you.

AminE .MoHaMeD says:

Great tutorial. Thanks!

tryke mariano says:

thanks for this video! nice very nice!

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