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Adobe Illustrator Essentials - Customised Course

Computer Graphics Training
Course summary
2 days
780 GBP
Next available date: Contact for dates - Ashford

Course description

Adobe Illustrator Essentials - Customised Course:

This is a comprehensive introduction to Adobe Illustrator. The course has been designed to enable anyone new or starting with Illustrator to produce professional graphics, designs and illustrations.

The course covers Illustrator’s sophisticated drawing and text controls, creating complex shapes, using adjustable strokes, using painterly effects and the Image Trace and LivePaint features allowing you to create beautiful, professional artwork and designs.

Throughout the two days the emphasis is on practical, hands-on learning with a series of exercises designed to consolidate new skills and build confidence.

You Will Learn

  • To Use the Graphic Tools and Panels
  • To Create Shared Libraries & Assets
  • Use Artboards and Layers
  • Create Colour Swatches and Schemes
  • Use and Manipulate Type Effectively
  • Draw and Paint Brushes, Symbols
  • Working with Graphs
  • Place and Export Files
  • Create Stunning Scaleable Graphics
  • Create Infographics

What is Illustrator used for?

  • To Create Logos
  • Illustrations and Maps
  • Infographics
  • Exhibition Graphics
  • Pop-Up Stands
  • For Creative Typography
  • Technical Drawings
  • For Packaging and Labelling
  • For Fashion Textile Design
  • For Wallpapers Designs

and much more...

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Getting Started
  • Creating New Documents
  • Exploring Panels & Workspaces
  • Essential Shortcuts
  • Artwork / Object Features
  • Illustrator Panels
  • Creating Shapes
  • Drawing with Illustrator
  • Painting with Illustrator
  • Using Colour & Colour Themes
  • Using Libraries & Assets (CC only)
  • Using Layers
  • Typography & The Type Tool
  • Using Fonts from Typekit (CC only)
  • Importing graphics
  • Transforming objects
  • Using Artboards
  • Using Effects & Applying FX
  • Using LiveTrace
  • Using LivePaint
  • Creating Infographics
  • Saving and Exporting
  • Printing Illustrator Files
  • Adobe Draw & Line - Design on the Go

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who wants to create stunning vector graphics that will scale to any size and who would like to convert their designs to a digital format including;

  • Graphic Designers
  • Branding Designers
  • Illustrators
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Packaging Designers & Artworkers
  • Textile & FashionDesigners
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Anyone wanting to Create Infographics

Illustrator can be combined with companion programs such as Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress and Adobe Photoshop which forms part of most designers creative armoury.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Certificate of Attendance

About provider

Computer Graphics Training

Computer Graphics Training

Your creativity has the power to transform, improve, and revolutionize. Whether you imagine creating tomorrow's branding or web design, video and audio production or special effects, Computer Graphics Training can help you turn your talent and energy into a career...

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Contact info

Computer Graphics Training

Watts Cross Road
TN11 8NE Kent

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