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Illustrator

Time: 9AM - 4PM Eastern Time (ET)
Duration: 2 Days
Course Code: ADAI101

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • Illustrator Workspace
    • Illustrator help and resources
    • using tools, controls and panels
    • setting up the Workspace
  • working with an Adobe Illustrator file
    • pictures versus illustrations
    • creating an Illustrator document
    • working with Artboards
    • adding, deleting and changing Artboards
    • zooming and navigating
    • working with rulers, grids and guidelines
    • preview and outline views
    • working with the basic appearances, fills and strokes
    • using the Layers panel
  • drawing in Adobe Illustrator
    • working with various selection tools
    • drawing and modifying basic shapes
    • working with Live Corners
    • drawing custom shapes with the Pen tool
    • creating and modifying Groups
    • working with the Pencil and Eraser tools
    • creative strokes and brush presets
    • working with the Brush and Blob Brush tools
  • tracing and working with images
    • tracing an image
    • 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
    • transforming anchor points
    • using effects to change the shapes
    • working with Pathfinder
    • working with transparency
    • creating clipping mask
  • working with type
    • Using Character and Paragraph panels
    • incorporating formatted text into your 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 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 SVG)
    • exporting the artwork in common digital image formats (Photoshop, JPG and TIFF)

Prerequisites

None

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English August 14th, 2024 $ 775.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 7th, 2024 $ 775.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 28th, 2024 $ 775.00

Course Outline

  • Illustrator Workspace
    • Illustrator help and resources
    • using tools, controls and panels
    • setting up the Workspace
  • working with an Adobe Illustrator file
    • pictures versus illustrations
    • creating an Illustrator document
    • working with Artboards
    • adding, deleting and changing Artboards
    • zooming and navigating
    • working with rulers, grids and guidelines
    • preview and outline views
    • working with the basic appearances, fills and strokes
    • using the Layers panel
  • drawing in Adobe Illustrator
    • working with various selection tools
    • drawing and modifying basic shapes
    • working with Live Corners
    • drawing custom shapes with the Pen tool
    • creating and modifying Groups
    • working with the Pencil and Eraser tools
    • creative strokes and brush presets
    • working with the Brush and Blob Brush tools
  • tracing and working with images
    • tracing an image
    • 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
    • transforming anchor points
    • using effects to change the shapes
    • working with Pathfinder
    • combining shapes with the Shape Builder tool
    • working with transparency
    • creating clipping mask
  • working with type
    • incorporating formatted text into your artwork
    • using type on a path and other text effects
    • using text as artwork
    • working with multiple fills, stokes and effects
  • working with colour
    • an overview of colour theory
    • Illustrator's colour tools
    • saving and using colour swatches and swatch libraries
    • saving and using gradients on fills and strokes
    • working with patterns on fills and stokes
  • 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.

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

Required Technical Set-Up for Remote Online Participation
  • 2 monitors or screens. If you don’t have a second monitor connected to your primary computer, you could use a second computer such as a laptop. 1 screen is used to watch the instructor, the second is for you to perform the exercises.
  • High-speed internet connection
  • Google Chrome preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
  • Speaker & microphone, either built-in to your computer or external
  • For complete set-up information, please visit our web based manual
Our Policies

Registration Information

Classes are from 9:00am - 4:00pm Eastern Standard Time
Registrations are accepted in the order they are received.

Payment Options & Guidelines

We accept the following forms of payment: Visa and MasterCard

FlexPass Booking & Cancellation Policy

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. will make every attempt to be flexible in regard to class cancellations and rescheduling. In an attempt to ensure that everyone enjoys a consistent training experience, Eliquo offers the following policies.

Course Registration Terms

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made a minimum of six (6) business days prior to scheduled class. Changes must be made through the Student Support Centre. In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation by email at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. also reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time for just cause such as instructor illness or other environmental factors. Eliquo is not responsible for any error in the delivery of the email notice where the error is due to the recipient’s email client or service.

If an Individual FlexPass participant does not attend classes or does not provide the required cancellation request (as above), two (2) times or more in a single month, and the occurrence happens on two (2) occasions throughout the FlexPass term, the FlexPass may be terminated without a refund.

Eliquo Individual FlexPasses are designated for one person only. Any abuse of the engagement from code sharing or other instances of shared participation under one account will result in the FlexPass being terminated without a refund.

Eliquo reserves the right to limit class participant enrolment to ensure courses are delivered effectively. Most classes are limited to a maximum of 12 participants.

Eliquo's Individual FlexPass program is subject to any applicable taxes.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. requires that web-based class participants follow the supplied set-up and testing procedures a minimum of three (3) days in advance of their class start date in order to avoid technical issues on the day of their class.

Eliquo is not responsible for participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s).

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