Adobe Illustrator CC

Do you want to understand how to create and manipulate vector images? Our Adobe Illustrator CC course will help start your journey on mastering one of the corner stones of the design industry.
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1 day course
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Virtual, Private
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A convenient and interactive learning experience, that enables you to attend on of our courses from the comfort of your own home or anywhere you can log on. We offer Virtual Classroom on selected live classroom courses where this will appear as an option under the location drop down if available. These can also be booked as Private Virtual Classrooms for exclusive business sessions.
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A private training session for your team. Groups can be of any size, at a location of your choice including our training centres.

Adobe Illustrator CC is the industry standard program for creating logos, icons, product design, posters and anywhere you need to create graphics that can be resized without loss of quality.

On this one-day course, you'll learn how to work with shapes, colour, effects and typography. We'll teach you how to prepare and optimise your graphics to make them ready for web, print and video.

You will learn how to customise your work space, use short cuts and a range of tips and tricks that will enable you to work effectively with the powerful tool set that Illustrator gives us.

Our Adobe Illustrator course is offered as a private training session and can be delivered at our own training facilities in San Francisco or Baltimore, any location of your choice or via Virtual Classroom.

Course overview
Who should attend:
If you're currently not in a creative role but want to retrain, or you're already part of a digital graphics team and want to develop your knowledge of how to use vector graphics, then this is the course for you.
Walk away with the ability to:
  • Customise your work space, art boards and use layers to organise your interface
  • Generate simple and complex graphics by creating and combining shapes
  • Work effectively with the pen tool to create and manipulate existing graphics
  • Work fluidly with Illustrator’s typography interface to create beautiful text
  • Make ready your graphics for any medium require
Course agenda
Introduction
  • Raster vs Vector Graphics
  • What is Adobe Illustrator
  • Course overview and learning outcomes
Interface overview
  • Tools
  • Panels
  • Menus
Document Setup
  • Colour Space
  • Art Boards
  • Resolution
  • Layers
Shapes
  • Lines and Fills
  • Creating Shapes
  • Combining Shapes
  • Selection Tools
The Pen Tool
  • The basics
  • Adding and removing points
  • Completing shapes
Colour
  • Colour Selections
  • Swatches
  • Colour Themes
Working with Text
  • Point and Area Text Objects
  • Typography interface
  • Text on Path
  • Converting Text to Path
Using Raster Graphics
  • Importing Raster Graphics
  • Using a Clipping Mask
  • Tracing an Image
Printing & Optimising
  • Saving as PDF
  • Saving as for Web
  • Exporting to Other Adobe Programs
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