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Adobe Illustrator is a Hands-On, 2-Day Online Course

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

In this course, you will learn how to:

  • know the Illustrator interface including how to use tools and panels
  • create basic and custom shapes and paths
  • use the tracing features
  • customize and save workspaces
  • set up documents and save document presets
  • use multiple artboards
  • use the type tools including styles and typing on a path
  • use the layers panel
  • create multiple versions of a layout



Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 9 - November 10 $ 775.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 18 - December 19 $ 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

Cancellation Policy

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

Public Courses

Any student cancellation that occurs a minimum of six (6) business days prior to a scheduled class is eligible for a full class credit or a 100% refund on the cost of the class. Due to scheduling logistics, if you cancel or re-schedule a registration within five (5) business days of the course date, payment is due in full at that time and will be held as a credit towards a re-scheduled date or a future course booking. Course credits are valid for 12 months from the date of the original class booking.

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be sent in writing by email to registrations@eliquotraining.com. Verbal communication of a cancellation will not meet our refund requirements.

In the event that a class is cancelled due to insufficient enrollment, your full registration fee will be refunded or you can reserve a seat in the next available class. You will be notified of a class cancellation at least five (5) business days in advance of the scheduled class.

Eliquo Training and Development Inc. reserves the right to postpone or cancel a class at any time, in which case the refund and rescheduling policy would apply. Eliquo Training and Development Inc. is not liable for any travel expenses incurred by the student, even in the event of a cancellation.

Eliquo welcomes qualified substitute students in place of the originally registered student providing that we are notified in writing at least one day in advance before the class date.

Classes are offered on a first come first serve basis.

Web-Based Training

Refunds or course credits are not available to web-based class participants who are experiencing technical difficulties due to issues incurred on their own computer network(s). 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.

If you have any questions regarding our cancellation policies, please feel free to email us at registrations@eliquotraining.com or give us a call at (888) 484-2933.

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