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Illustrator Basics | Illustrator Basics Training

  • Be able to design in Adobe Illustrator effectively
  • GUARANTEED LOWEST PRICE IN THE INDUSTRY
  • Includes pre-course material, manuals, and certificates
  • Understand the flexibility of Adobe Illustrator
  • Courses delivered by world class Adobe instructors
  • Learn how to use a variety of different formats
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Essential Skills for Adobe Illustrator 07/04/2017 Manchester
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Overview

 

Introduction

Essential Skills for Adobe Illustrator is a one-day course specifically for designers and developers who wish to build upon their skills in Adobe Illustrator. 

During this course, you will learn to use various tools for more effective work. 

You will learn to create vector graphics that are scalable without losing any resolution or quality.

Prerequisites

  • There are no prerequisites for this course.

Who Should Attend?

  • Those who want to learn the essentials of Adobe Illustrator can attend this course.

What Will You Learn?

  • You will learn to create illustrations, logos, advertisements and other graphic documents
  • How to produce exciting graphic projects using the tools available in Adobe Illustrator
  • To use essential features of Illustrator
  • To create and edit templates
  • To work with colours, shapes, brushes and symbols
  • The tools used in the Adobe Illustrator
  • To import and create style sheets
  • To work with graphics

Course Structure

Essential Skills for Adobe Illustrator is a one-day course which will teach you how to use the features of the Adobe Illustrator. 

You will learn to create graphic documents in Adobe Illustrator.

Course Content

1. Introduction

  • Vector graphics
  • Panels and workspaces
  • Setting preferences
  • Create workspace
  • Save and open workspace
  • Tools panel
  • Important terms

2. Navigation

  • Define navigation
  • Scroll shortcuts
  • Using Smart Guide
  • Navigation within the document
  • Preview modes

3. Working with Brushes

  • Calligraphic brush
  • Scatter brush
  • Art brush
  • Pattern brush
  • Bristle brush
  • Brush panel
  • Brushes meet text

4. Working with Symbols

  • Defining a symbol
  • Symbol libraries
  • Using the symbol sprayer tool
  • Creating new symbol
  • Redefining symbol
  • Breaking the symbol link

5. Selecting and Transforming Objects

  • Setting selection preferences
  • Using the magic wand tool
  • Lasso tool
  • Grouping objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Resizing Artwork
  • Repeating transformations
  • Selecting objects by attribute
  • Direct selection and Group selection tools
  • Reflecting and skewing tools

6. Tracing

  • Auto-tracing in illustrator
  • Adjusting layer preview
  • Opening an image to embed it
  • Placing an image to create a direct link
  • Flipping and fusing shapes

7. Gradient Tool

  • Creating gradient
  • Applying a gradient fill
  • Adjusting the midpoint skew
  • Drop shadows and dynamic effects
  • Using the gradient annotator
  • Making a transparent gradient
  • Mixing gradients with blend tools
  • Editing multiple gradients

8. Adjusting Appearances

  • Exploring appearances panel
  • Stacking order
  • Saving appearances as graphic styles
  • Working with multiple strokes

9. Creating Shapes

  • Understanding the modes of drawing
  • Compound paths and compound shapes
  • Shape Builder tool
  • Blob brush and eraser tool
  • Paint brush and pencil tool
  • Smoothing and erasing paths

10. Working with Colours

  • Colour libraries
  • Colour panel
  • Creating spot colours
  • Adjusting Illustrator colour settings
  • Importing swatches
  • Defining and using process colours

11. Pen Tool

  • Understanding paths and anchor points
  • Drawing straight segments
  • Adding curvature
  • Control handles
  • Working with open and closed paths
  • Using the scissors tool
  • Inserting and removing anchor points
  • Joining paths
  • Averaging and aligning paths
  • Cusp points

Course Benefits

  • You will be able to design in Adobe Illustrator
  • You will be able to use the wide range of flexible tools for both painting and drawing
  • Understand the flexibility of Adobe Illustrator
  • You will be able to create website graphics
  • Learn how to use a variety of different formats
FAQs
  • Course Availability

    The spaces remaining on all courses across the website reflect the availability of the maximum printed course materials and equipment available in stock for any given event. If the spaces remaining do not appear, then there is comfortably enough lead time to provision course materials and equipment upon booking.


  • What time shall I arrive at the venue?

    Please arrive at the venue at 8:45am.


  • What are the pre-requisites?

    There are no prerequisites for this course.


  • Who should attend this course?

    Anyone that wants to learn the essentials of Adobe Illustrator can attend this course.


  • Do you offer support for the course?

    We are able to provide support via phone & email prior to attending, during and after the course.


  • What is included in the course?

    Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises, Manual, Experienced Instructor, and Refreshments


  • What is the duration of this course?

    This course is [ 1 ] day(s)


  • How long until I receive the course confirmation details?

    Once your booking has been placed and confirmed, you will receive an email which contains your course location, course overview, pre-course reading material (if required), course agenda and payment receipts


What's Included?
  • Delegate pack consisting of course notes and exercises
  • Manual
  • Experienced Instructor
  • Refreshments

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very good course, learnt a lot in 5 days

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Prince 2 - Foundation and Practitioner - Tasha BarclayExcellent tutor with the right pitch of humour and information with what is a very dry subject. I would recommend this course.

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