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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Duo Works Adobe Training

In Blackpool ()

£ 300 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Duration

    1 Day

Description

This course will teach you how to use Illustrator for the production of a wide range of graphical elements for use on the web or in print. From designing and producing logos through to tracing complex images, we concentrate on the essential drawing and production techniques, taking full advantage of Illustrator's wide range of tools and features.
Suitable for: Aimed at new users or at those who already have a little experience with Adobe Illustrator

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Teachers and trainers (1)

Phill Armstrong

Phill Armstrong

Adobe Certified Creative suite master

Course programme

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

  • Aimed at new users or at those who already have a little experience with Adobe Illustrator, this course will teach you how to use Illustrator for the production of a wide range of graphical elements for use on the web or in print.

Course Material
Course material is provided on an USB memory drive which is compatible with both Apple OSX 10.3 andabove and Microsoft® Windows XP® and Windows Vista®.
- Instructional videos,
- Course notes,
- Sample files,
- Completed files,
- A certificate of completion.

Course Duration
Courses start at 9:30 and run until 16:30 with an hour for lunch. Refreshments are provide before the start of the course plus mid morning and mid afternoon.

Follow on courses
The natural progression once this course has been completed is the Advanced Adobe Illustrator course.

Course Syllabus :

Basic Concepts

  • Illustrator workspace
  • Vector graphics
  • Creating pages for screens or print
  • Guides and grids
  • Setting preferences

Typography

  • Character and paragraph formatting
  • Defining styles
  • Typing on paths
  • Applying effects

Basic Techniques

  • Basic shapes
  • Pencil and brushes
  • Line segment tool
  • Duplicating elements
  • Grouping elements
  • Gradients and patterns
  • Stacking order
  • Aliging elements
  • working with layers
  • The pen tool
  • Beziér curves

Fill Strokes and Gradients

  • Colours, process, spot and global
  • Colour tints
  • Colour libraries
  • Swatches
  • Importing colours
  • Colour guide
  • Live colour
  • Stroke attributes
  • Gradients and fill patterns

Transformations

  • Scaling, rotations, reflections
  • Free distortions
  • Envelop distortions
  • Step and repeat

Special Features

  • Symbols
  • Blends
  • Path finders
  • Live trace
  • Live paint
  • 3D elements
  • Filters and effects

Production

  • Placing images and artwork
  • Integration with creative suite products
  • File formats
  • Exporting for the web
  • Crop areas
  • Creating templates

Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

£ 300 + VAT