Adobe Illustrator’s first tutorial is an eyesore

Adobe Illustrator has come a long way since it was first released way back in 1987. Nowadays, we're always looking forward to seeing what new tools and features might be added next. But every now and then, it's nice to take a look back to its humble beginnings. 

An original tutorial (see below) for the 1987 version of Adobe Illustrator has been unearthed  – and we can't get over how different it looks. Adobe shared the retro video over on its YouTube channel, and it even features one of the earliest Apple Mac computers. If you're yet to sign up for Adobe Illustrator, then make sure you check out our roundup of the best Adobe Creative Cloud discounts

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Amelia Bamsey
Staff Writer

Amelia is Creative Bloq’s Staff Writer. After completing a degree in Popular Music and a Master’s in Song Writing, Amelia began designing posters, logos, album covers and websites for musicians. She now enjoys covering a range of topics on Creative Bloq, including posters, optical illusions, logos (she's a particular fan of logo Easter eggs), gaming and illustration. In her free time, she relishes in the likes of art (especially the Pre-Raphaelites), photography and literature. Amelia prides herself on her unorthodox creative methods, her Animal Crossing island and her extensive music library.