Illustrator CS5 Mac & Win

A comprehensive list of video tutorials you can do on your own.
Learn how to create a new document and how to make various settings to set up your file using this tutorial. 
Learn how to control the appearance and placement of type using character  and paragraph styles in illustrator. Learn how to define new styles styles from another document. 

Learn how to use the line, eraser and shape tools in illustrator. Learn how to access additional options by using the modifier keys.
Learn how to draw, and to modify anchor points and handles, how to convert corner points and to smooth curves. 
Learn how to use the calligraphic scatter, art and pattern brushes.  Along with learning how to use the brush options available on the Brushes panel and in the Paintbrush Tool Preference dialog box.