How to draw and add text with Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator allows designers to create visually compelling artwork that can be scaled without losing quality. Use this activity to introduce students to the drawing, shape, and text tools in Illustrator.

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Last Updated August 2, 2021
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Student Time

1-2 hours estimated class time

Create beautiful vector art and illustrations on desktop and iPad.

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Learn more about Adobe Illustrator

Learn more about Adobe Illustrator

The industry-standard vector graphics software lets you create everything from web and mobile graphics to logos, icons, book illustrations, product packaging, and billboards.
Get started with Illustrator

Get started with Illustrator

View a series of short video tutorials to learn the basic tools and techniques of Adobe Illustrator.
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