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


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.



Adobe Illustrator

Public Class Schedule

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Web-based(Opens in new window) English November 8 - November 9 $695.00

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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
    • 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 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)

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