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Adobe Illustrator  (ADAI101)

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 2 Days

Compatible with CS5.5, CS6, CC


Adobe Illustrator is the full featured standard for creating graphics for every purpose. Use Adobe Illustrator's custom shapes, tracing features and advanced text engine to create engaging original artwork.



Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register Guaranteed to Run
Web-based(Opens in new window) English September 8 - September 9 (25% OFF) $635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 9 - November 10 (25% OFF) $635.00
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Course Outline

  • The Illustrator Workspace
    • Illustrator help and resources
    • Using tools, controls and panels
    • Setting up the workspace
  • Working with an Adobe Illustrator File
    • What is the difference between a picture (pixels) and an illustration (vectors)?
    • Creating a new Illustrator document
    • Working with artboards (pages)
    • Adding, deleting and changing your pages
    • Zooming in and out on your artwork
    • Working with rulers, grids and guidelines to aid illustration
    • Preview and outline views
    • Working with the basic appearances, fills and strokes (borders)
    • The difference between the various selection tools
    • Working with groups of objects
    • Working with the Layers panel to manage objects
  • Drawing in Adobe Illustrator
    • Drawing basic shapes
    • Drawing line segments and grids
    • Working with live corners and shapes
    • Drawing custom shapes with the Pen tool
    • Tracing an image
    • Drawing with the Pencil tools
    • Using the various eraser tools
    • Creative strokes and brush presets
  • Auto tracing and working with images
    • Importing an image to trace
    • Importing an image to include in your artwork
    • Working with the auto trace tools
    • Expanding a traced image
    • Working with the Live paint tool
    • Expanding a Live paint group
  • Transforming and Combining Shapes
    • Moving, scaling and rotating objects
    • Other common transformations
    • Using effects to change the shape of objects
    • Merging shapes together and cutting shapes apart
    • Combining shapes with the shape builder tool
  • Working with Type
    • Incorporating formatted text into your artwork
    • Using type on a path and other text effects
    • Using text as artwork
  • Working with Colour
    • An overview of colour theory Illustrator's colour tools
    • Saving and using colour swatches and swatch libraries
    • Saving and using gradients (colour blends) on fills and strokes
  • Saving and Exporting Illustrator Files
    • Saving in the Adobe Illustrator format and compatibility options
    • Saving copies of the artwork in other common formats (EPS, PDF and Flash files)
    • Exporting the artwork in common digital image formats (PhotoShop, JPG and TIFF)

Private training is available for this course.

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