Adobe Illustrator - Getting Started (UW-Madison)
This page provides basic information on where to download and find information on how to use Adobe Illustrator.
Adobe Illustrator is software for creating vector graphics. It can be used to create logos, graphs and other illustrations.
Adobe Illustrator has been licensed by UW-System. Please check with your local IT staff first to see if they can install Adobe Illustrator for you or if there are departmental policies on use and support of Adobe products. Faculty and staff can download Adobe Acrobat by following these directions in this article: Access Adobe Creative Cloud Software with Your Federated Account
- Adobe Education Exchange Illustrator materials. The Adobe Education Exchange includes a link to the Up and Running with Adobe Illustrator workshop which is a good intro to Illustrator.
- Adobe TV Illustrator videos
- Adobe Illustrator tutorials
- Lynda.com has excellent tutorials on Adobe Illustrator. For a broad overview see Up and Running with Illustrator. Lynda.com has many other tutorials on Illustrator as well. For information on logging into Lynda.com please see Lynda.com@UW-Madison - Accessing online training via your NetID
- You can also find many YouTube tutorials on Adobe Illustrator.
- If you are a UW-Madison student and would like assistance with using Adobe Illustrator please contact DoIT STS through their "Ask a Trainer" service. Someone from STS will contact you within two business days to setup an appointment.
- Instructors, staff, and students can use the Adobe software suite at most UW-Madison computer labs.