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Adobe Illustrator: Advanced Illustration Techniques  (ADAI201)

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

Compatible with CS5.5, CS6, CC


Take the tools found in Adobe Illustrator a step further. Learn how to create complex illustrations, use the perspective grid and add effects to your artwork.


ADAI101ADAI101—Adobe Illustrator or equivalent is mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 5 - October 6 (25% OFF) $635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 10 - December 11 (25% OFF) $635.00

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Course Outline

  • Brief Review
    • Setting on screen workspaces and Illustrator's preferences
    • Document set up and using the artboard tool
  • Working with Appearances and Patterns
    • Working with multiple fills, stokes and effects
    • Working with patterns on fills and stokes
  • Creating Complex Illustrations and Advanced Techniques
    • Working with Illustrator's colour tools
    • Working with the different modes of the Brush tool
    • Working with the Blob Brush tool
    • Drawing inside other objects
    • Using the Bristle Brush to produce realistic painting techniques
    • Using effects and transformations to duplicate and position shapes
    • Working with blends to create complex gradients and to merge shapes together
    • Working with gradient meshes to reproduce realistic shading effects
    • Using clipping masks to create frames for objects
  • Drawing with the Perspective Grid
    • Understanding the basics of 2-point perspective drawing
    • Adding and modifying a perspective grid
    • Drawing and transforming objects using the grid
  • Working with Transparency Effects
    • Using the different types of transparency effects (opacity and blending modes)
    • Working with transparency on multiple objects and groups
    • Using various pixel-based transparency effects (drop shadows, glows and blurs) and adjusting the settings
    • Transparency effect considerations

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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