Illustrator essentials

Adobe Illustrator Essentials

Training and Certifications (Add to Waiting List. Find it under Graphic Design.)

Duration: 24 hours

Teaching Methodology: Hands-on

DESCRIPTION

Adobe Illustrator is a software application that allows the user to create vector graphics such as logos, letterheads, banners, posters, illustrations, leaflets, brochures, book covers, etc. The designs may contain complex shapes, images, type effects, etc.

OVERVIEW

Participants who take this course will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to:

  • Create, select, and transform shapes
  • Combine shapes and paths
  • Use the drawing tools
  • Use color ton enhance designs
  • Add and edit text
  • Work with layers, gradients, and patterns
  • Use brushes
  • Use effects and graphic styles
  • Use Illustrator with other Adobe Applications
  • Prepare content for the web

PREREQUISITES

Before enrolling in this course, participants should possess basic computer skills including mouse operation, creating folders, creating files and saving files into folders; and some experience with browsing the internet.

BOOK

Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (2022 release). ISBN-10 0137622155 ISBN-13 978-0137622153

Adobe Illustrator Essentials 1
Adobe Illustrator Essentials 2
Adobe Illustrator Essentials 3
Adobe Illustrator Essentials 4

COURSE CONTENTS - ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CLASSROOM IN A BOOK

00 - A Quick Tour of Adobe Illustrator

01 - GETTING TO KNOW THE WORK AREA

02 - TECHNIQUES FOR SELECTING ARTWORK

03 - USING SHAPES TO CREATE ARTWORK FOR A POSTCARD

04 - EDITING AND COMBINING SHAPES AND PATHS

05 - TRANSFORMING ARTWORK

06 - CREATING AN ILLUSTRATION WITH THE DRAWING TOOLS

07 - USING COLOR TO ENHANCE SIGNAGE

08 - ADDING TYPE TO A POSTER

09 - ORGANIZING YOUR ARTWORK WITH LAYERS

ASSIGNMENT - TRACING IMAGES

Adding type

10 - GRADIENTS, BLENDS, AND PATTERNS

11 - USING BRUSHES TO CREATE A POSTER

12 - EXPLORING CREATIVE USES OF EFFECTS AND GRAPHIC STYLES

13 - CREATING ARTWORK FOR A T-SHIRT

14 - USING ILLUSTRATOR CC WITH OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS

15 - PREPARING CONTENT FOR THE WEB