Adobe IIIustrator Course overview

In this course, students will use Adobe Illustrator CS5 by drawing and manipulating simple shapes to design a layout for their product. Students will create complex, robust illustrations that go beyond those they could create using Adobe Illustrator tools.

Adobe Illustrator is a program used by both artist and graphic designers to create vector images.

Is Adobe Illustrator Course for you?

This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities, who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.

About Adobe Illustrator Course

Adobe illustrator has become the industry-recognised software for creating vector graphics which are fully scalable with no loss of resolution or quality. With Adobe Illustrator you can create logos, graphics for print, screen and video, maps, infographics, patterns and illustrations. Artwork created with Illustrator can be seamlessly used with Photoshop, InDesign and many other Adobe applications. We’ll show you how to create something incredible.

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Adobe Illustrator Course
    • Illustrator CS5 – Level 1
  • Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CS5
  • Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document
  • Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths
  • Lesson 4: Working with Text
  • Lesson 5: Working with Objects
  • Lesson 6: Enhancing Documents
  • Lesson 7: Proofing a Document
  • Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print
    • Illustrator CS5 – Level 2
  • Lesson 1: Creating Complex Illustrations
  • Lesson 2: Enhancing Complex Illustrations
  • Lesson 3: Creating a Vector Version of a Raster Graphic
  • Lesson 4: Creating Special Effects
  • Lesson 5: Working with Graphs
  • Lesson 6: Working with Variables
  • Lesson 7: Outputting Documents
  • Lesson 8: Exporting Graphics for the Web and Mobile Devices

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Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CS5

  • Examine Imaging Concepts
  • Explore the Interface
  • Customize the Interface

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Create a Document
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Save a Document

Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths

  • Draw Paths
  • Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Working with Text

  • Insert Text
  • Flow Text on a Path
  • Import Body Text
  • Format Text with Styles
  • Thread Text
  • Apply Hyphenation
  • Insert Typographic Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Objects

  • Import Graphics
  • Manipulate Objects

Lesson 6: Enhancing Documents

  • Format Objects
  • Apply Strokes
  • Apply Gradients
  • Apply Graphic Styles
  • Apply an Envelope to Text

Lesson 7: Proofing a Document

  • Wrap Text
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Fix Spelling Errors

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Export Images for Print
  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images as PDFs

Lesson 1: Creating Complex Illustrations

  • Create a Custom Shape Using Simple Shapes
  • Create Compound Paths
  • Offset Paths
  • Erase Shapes

Lesson 2: Enhancing Complex Illustrations

  • Organize Objects with Layers
  • Create Symbols
  • Create a Pattern Swatch
  • Create a Mesh
  • Create Custom Brushes
  • Apply Color Using Live Paint
  • Recolor Artwork

Lesson 3: Creating a Vector Version of a Raster Graphic

  • Trace Artwork
  • Adjust the Results of Tracing
  • Create a Custom Preset
  • Convert a Traced Object to Paths

Lesson 4: Creating Special Effects

  • Apply Effects
  • Create Masks
  • Simplify Paths
  • Create Blends
  • Share Graphic Styles
  • Create 3-D Effects

Lesson 5: Working with Graphs

  • Create a Graph
  • Format a Graph

Lesson 6: Working with Variables

  • Create Variables
  • Create Data Sets

Lesson 7: Outputting Documents

  • Create an Artboard
  • Set Up Color Management
  • Preview an Overprint
  • Apply Spot Colors
  • Print a Composite Proof
  • Create Color Separations
  • Create an Adobe PDF File

Lesson 8: Exporting Graphics for the Web and Mobile Devices

  • Convert Colors to Web-Safe Colors
  • Work with Actions
  • Export a File as an SWF
  • Create Slices
  • Add Interactivity to an SVG File
  • Preview an Illustration for Mobile Devices

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