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Overview

This hands-on Illustrator training course provides a thorough understanding of the industry-standard tool for creating vector graphics, including designs for business cards, billboards, and more.

Adobe Illustrator is a versatile tool that can be used by more than just artists. In this course, you will learn how to use Illustrator to manipulate and create Acrobat PDF documents, create prototypes and dashboards, design logos, brochures, and more. This Adobe Illustrator class starts at a basic level and covers intermediate concepts such as color, typography, and the "Live" features like Live Type, Live Trace, Live Paint, and Live Color. 

Your instructor will guide you through the best practices and common pitfalls to ensure that your artwork is suitable for use in print, web, video, and mobile formats.

Outline

  • Get comfortable with the interface and workspaces
  • Understand the difference between vector and raster graphics.
  • Set up Artboards and control document settings
  • Learn to use the basic shape tools
  • Combine shapes with the Shape Builder tool
  • Set up custom colors and gradients to use as Swatches
  • Draw custom precise artwork with the Pen Tool
  • Format text for headlines and paragraphs
  • Export artwork into various formats for print or screen usage

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Course Manual

Prerequisites

  • Basic Computer Skills on Windows or Mac
course-level

Skill Level: 1

Foundation

Materials

Along with this training, you will receive:

  • Student courseware and class projects
  • Adobe Illustrator Course Certificate
  • Conversion tools bookmark

This training can also assist with the preparation of Adobe certification exams, including the Adobe Certified Professional credential.

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