Illustrator on the iPad MasterClass

Master the World's best vector illustration tool in a completely new interface designed for touch and Apple Pencil!

Why master the NEW Illustrator on the iPad?

Illustrator has been the gold standard for creating everything from gorgeous web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging and billboards for decades. Until recently you had to have a desktop or laptop computer to use it, but now you can also create stunning illustrations and graphics on the go, by using Illustrator on the iPad.

Mastering Illustrator on the iPad is perfect for you

  1. If you are just starting and found the desktop version a bit overwhelming, or 

  2. If you are self-taught and need the skills to work more effectively and professionally, or

  3. If you love the idea to work on logos, icons, illustrations anywhere on the go, with just your iPad and Apple Pencil!.

Taking this course can be the perfect introduction to creating vector illustrations for anyone who owns an iPad. The refined, modern interface and support for Apple Pencil makes this robust creative tool easier to master than ever before.

Throughout this MasterClass, I have carefully selected each example to give you clear explanations as we explore the key techniques from simple to more complex. If you follow along with the 10 creative projects within the course, by the time you finish, you will use Illustrator on the iPad like a creative professional. You will effortlessly find your way through the app, creating amazing vector illustrations for yourself, for clients, switching between desktop and iPad at the office or working in a cosy park.

Thanks to Cloud Documents there is a seamless handover between devices and most of the techniques you will learn from this course will also apply on the desktop version of Illustrator.

Since Adobe is frequently updating their creative tools you can also expect to see new features released often for Illustrator on the iPad. These will be covered as new lessons added to this course each time there is a new product update released.

By purchasing this course you will get all the examples as downloadable exercise files, so you can follow along and practice everything at your own pace. 

Take the next step in your creative career, enroll for this course now and let’s master Illustrator on the iPad together!

This course is ideal for:

  • Illustrator desktop users who want to enjoy the freedom of working on iPad

  • Anyone new to Illustrator, who want an easier, more enjoyable way in

By completing this Masterclass, you will:

  • Master the most intuitive tool for creating vector illustrations, web and mobile graphics, logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging and billboards,
  • Produce professional designs on the go,
  • Be able to work seamlessly between desktop and iPad with Cloud Documents,
  • Receive a Certificate of Completion as a testament to your acquired skills


Upon completion of this course you will receive a Certificate as a testament to your new skills.

Learning resources

  • 62 Easy to Follow Tutorial Videos

  • 10 creative projects you can work alongside

  • 10+ downloadable exercise files

  • 3 hours of video content

Course curriculum

  • 1

    About the Course

    • Introduction

    • Download Exercise Files

  • 2

    Getting Started

    • Creating a New Document

    • Working with Cloud Documents

    • Useful Settings

    • Gestures and Shortcuts

    • Artboards

    • Import Options

    • Pixel vs Vector artwork

  • 3


    • Pencil Tool

    • Pencil Shortcuts

    • Pencil Exercise

    • Pen Tool Basics

    • Pen Tool Shortcuts

    • Pen Exercise

    • Blob Brush and Eraser

    • Shape Tools

    • Precision Mode

  • 4


    • Layers

    • Selection Tool

    • Direct Selection Tool

    • Simplification

    • Stroke Options

    • Stroke Appearance

    • Align and Distribute

    • Mirror Repeat - Draw in Symmetry

    • Grid Repeat

    • Creating a Seamless Pattern

    • Radial Repeat

  • 5

    Working with Color

    • Selecting Colors

    • Swatches

    • Color books and CC Libraries

    • Linear Gradients

    • Radial Gradients

    • Freeform Gradients

  • 6

    Working with Type

    • Type Basics

    • Text Formatting

    • Type on a Path

    • Outline Text

  • 7

    Advanced Features

    • Pathfinder / Shape Builder

    • Compound Path

    • Clipping Mask

    • Outline view

  • 8

    Publishing Your Work

    • Handover to Desktop and Version History

    • Quick Export as PNG

    • Publish File Formats

    • Livestream

    • Upcoming Features

  • 9

    Illustration Projects

    • Time to Have Some Fun!

    • Halloween Pattern - Introduction

    • Halloween Pattern - Tips Part 1

    • Halloween Pattern - Tips Part 2

    • Llama Land Illustration

    • Light the Way Composition

    • Sloth Illustration

    • Celtic Cross Design

    • Wolf Constellation Composition

    • You Are Just My Type Design

    • Friendly Fox Illustration

    • YES Lettering Composition

    • Vampire Illustration

  • 10

    2022 New Features

    • Blend Tool

    • Transform as Shape

    • Vectorising Raster Images

    • Paint Brush

    • Rulers and Guides

    • Embedding Photoshop Cloud Documents

    • Sharing Illustrator Cloud Documents

  • 11


    • Conclusion


What others have been saying about this course:

5 star rating

Amazing and comprehensive course

Reema AlOthman

Beyond amazing! This course is very informative and detailed, I've learned so much from it. Looking forward to enroll to the Photoshop masterclass. Thank yo...

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Beyond amazing! This course is very informative and detailed, I've learned so much from it. Looking forward to enroll to the Photoshop masterclass. Thank you so much!

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5 star rating

Great Course even for Experienced Designers

Julius Thomas

Very Great in-depth course about Illustrator and the main Functions. Worked with CC for a while and was stuck in my old workflows from the past. This course ...

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Very Great in-depth course about Illustrator and the main Functions. Worked with CC for a while and was stuck in my old workflows from the past. This course helped me to learn about new features and ways to simplify my workflow. Great Stuff!!!

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5 star rating

The best Ai course!

Huski Huski

Explained clearly with examples and exercises

Explained clearly with examples and exercises

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5 star rating

Navigation was easy and I liked that it saved your progre...

Andy Lepe

content was easy to follow. I learned a lot of little details I didn’t know before

content was easy to follow. I learned a lot of little details I didn’t know before

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5 star rating

Best For Learning

Joyonto Roy

I am learning a lot daily from these tutorials.

I am learning a lot daily from these tutorials.

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Adobe Certified Instructor

Martin Perhiniak

Martin is a graphic designer and an Adobe Certified Instructor. He was a presenter at Adobe Max the ultimate creative in 2018 and was recently voted one of the top 10 Adobe instructors in the world. As a designer and illustrator he worked for companies like Pixar, BBC, Mattel, Accenture and as an instructor taught teams at Transport for London, Google, Ben&Jerry's, House of Lords, Oxford University Press. Over 100,000 students are studying from his online courses from over 200 countries.

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Unleash your creative freedom

by working multi-platform or switching between Ai & Ps seamlessly

The Illustrator on the iPad offers an intuitive, enjoyable entry into vector graphics for everyone, while allowing seasoned pros to smoothen their work process by utilizing the touch screen and the pencil.

The ultimate aim however is not just to become skillful in each application, but the Master the Design Process working across all seamlessly. 

Switch between Photoshop and Illustrator on your iPad, or switch between desktop and tablet as you see fit, enjoying true creative freedom while working more efficiently and effortless than ever before. 

Combine your MasterClasses for a more complete learning experience!

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As a Standard or Pro Member, for a small monthly fee, you gain access to over 200 hours of Adobe Certified online training courses. 

You can master all the tools and skills needed to become a professional Graphic Designer or Illustrator.

As a Pro Member, you will also get mentoring from me and my team, access to webinars, video feedback on your work, student forum and creative briefs to help you build an outstanding portfolio.

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