Adobe has released a series of short video courses targeted at first-time users of the company’s Creative Cloud applications.
If there’s an Adobe app you’ve wanted to try out, these focused, hands-on courses could be a useful introduction. In addition to instructional video, they also include downloadable sample files and even keyboard shortcut cheat sheets.
For example, one of the Getting Started tutorials takes first-time Illustrator users through the process of designing a logo using vector artwork. While you won’t walk away with a nuanced understanding of Illustrator or logo design, you may gain enough confidence to continue exploring the app.
You’re not left on your own after you finish the course: Adobe points you toward more free tutorials and a forum where you can ask questions.
So far, there are eight Getting Started projects: