Adobe Illustrator CC

Details

What you will learn

  • How to navigate the Illustrator environment
  • Methods to create documents and basic shapes
  • Working with colors, swatches, and fill and stroke
  • Organize a project and work with layers and artboards
  • Discover advanced illustration techniques

How you will benefit

  • Students will benefit by gaining skills with the Adobe Illustrator program
  • Gain confidence in your ability to create stunning graphics
  • Open the door for new employment and freelance opportunities

Enrollment Options:

Instructor-Led
6 Weeks Access Course Code: T14277
Start Dates* Jun 19 | Jul 17 | Aug 14 | Sep 18
*Choose start date in cart

$129.99

USD

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Syllabus

  1. Getting to Know the Illustrator Environment
    1. Menus and Navigation
    2. Panels
    3. Tools
    4. Workspace
    5. Rulers and Guides
    6. File Management
    7. Exercise: Illustrator Environment
  2. Getting Started
    1. Creating a Project
    2. Create a New Document
    3. Exercise: Create New Document
    4. Creating Basic Shapes
    5. Selection
    6. Using Drawing Modes
    7. Exercise: Draw components of the project
    8. Working with Colors
    9. Working with Swatches
    10. Fill and Stroke Attributes
    11. Exercise: Format Artwork
  3. Organizing a Project
    1. Organizing a Project
    2. Creating Layers and Sublayers
    3. Layer options
    4. Layer Organization
    5. Exercise: Work with Layers
    6. Artboards
    7. Working with Duplication of Artboards
    8. Exercise: Artboards and Duplication
  4. Creating Advanced Illustrations
    1. Using Advanced Techniques
    2. Using the Pencil Tool
    3. Exercise: Drawing with the Pencil Tool
    4. Using the Pen Tool
    5. Exercise: Drawing with the Pen Tool
    6. Using the Line Tools
    7. Exercise: Drawing with the Line Tools
    8. Transforming Objects
    9. Align and Distribute Objects
    10. Liquefy Tools
    11. Working with Grouped Objects
    12. Exercise: Manipulate Project Components
  5. Advanced Management of Shapes
    1. Management of Shapes
    2. Working with Appearance
    3. Exercise: Appearance Panel
    4. Working with Pathfinder
    5. Working with Shape Builder Tool
    6. Exercise: Path and Shape Builder Tools
    7. Working with Coloring and Painting
    8. Live Paint
    9. Creating Patterns
    10. Exercise: Brushes and Patterns
    11. Using Gradient Tools
    12. Exercise: Gradients
    13. Working with Graphic Styles
    14. Exercise: Styles
  6. Working with Type
    1. Working with Type
    2. Create Text
    3. Format Text
    4. Exercise: Creating Types of Text
    5. Working with Styles
    6. Using Tabs
    7. Exercise: Styles and Tabs
    8. Working with Glyphs
    9. Converting Type to Outlines
    10. Exercise: Type to Outlines
  7. Managing Project Components
    1. Project Components
    2. Reusing Design Elements
    3. Custom Art Brush
    4. Sharing Color Themes
    5. Exercise: Reuse
    6. Import Text and Thread Text Frames
    7. Import Styles
    8. Import Artwork
    9. Exercise: Import
    10. Manage Linked and Embedded Project Components
    11. Exercise: Working with Linked Content
  8. Sharing Your Project
    1. Sharing your project
    2. Proofing Tools
    3. Preview Project
    4. Exercise: Proof
    5. Printing
    6. Export Options
    7. Save for Video
    8. Save for Web
    9. Generate CSS
    10. Exercise: Print and Export
    11. Package a Project

Requirements

Hardware Requirements:

  • This course can be taken on either a PC or Mac.

Software Requirements:

  • PC: Windows 8 or newer.
  • Mac: OS X Snow Leopard 10.6 or later.
  • Browser: The latest version of Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox are preferred. Microsoft Edge and Safari are also compatible.

Other:

  • Email capabilities and access to a personal email account.

Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites to take this course.

Instructor

Self-Study

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