Welcome to Vector Art Editing. We will work together to explore the advanced techniques for designing and creating illustrations in Adobe Illustrator. We will work smart and use the correct and professional tools to create your vision.

Welcome, Students!

Please take some time to familiarize yourself with this OpenLab course site. Use the top navigation bar to explore the course information, activities, and resources. Scroll through the sidebar to find additional information about the materials shared here. As the course progresses, you will be adding your own work to the student work section.

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Login to your OpenLab account to join this course. Follow these instructions if you need help joining this course.

If you’re new to the OpenLab, follow these instructions to create an account and then join the course.

Remember that your username and display name can be pseudonyms, rather than your real name. Your avatar does not need to be a picture of your face–just something that identifies you on the OpenLab.


If you have any questions, reach out via email or in Office Hours. If you need help on the OpenLab, you can consult OpenLab Help or contact the OpenLab Community Team.

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Having trouble accessing your City Tech email account?

Please follow the instructions below:

  1. Check to make sure your email is active on the City Tech E-mail Address Look Up.
  2. Go to Outlook.com
  3. Enter your City Tech email address and password.
    • Your City Tech Email Address is: firstname.lastname@mail.citytech.cuny.edu
    • Your default City Tech Password is the first initial of your first name (capitalized), first initial of your last name (lower case), your date of birth (MMDDYYYY), followed by the last four digits of your CUNYfirst EMPL ID. Example: JdMMDDYYYY9367
  4. If you are still having trouble contact the Student Help Desk.