Illustrator Day Course

Rated 4.73 out of 5 based on 11 customer ratings
(11 customer reviews)

$485.00

Course hours 8:30am to 4:00pm for 1 day.

SKU: 2001-1 Category:

Description

OVERVIEW

Illustrator is the industry standard for creating vector graphics that are made up of lines and curves defined by mathematical objects.  We teach this on the gold coast in our working studio.  So why do you need to learn Illustrator? It can create promotional items for both print and web, creates logos and other graphics for you use, creates illustrations and icons and for some it the only program that packaging designers use.

During the day you will learn the fundamentals and create some really cool artwork using the live trace, shape builder tool, pen tool and pathfinder plus tips on using FREE stock resources.

What you will learn:

Illustrator is a leading industry program. You will learn illustrators basic techniques of

  • Creating a new document
  • Creating a Print Ready Ad
  • Using the Pen tool
  • Drawing with the shape
  • Builder tools
  • Re-colouring artwork
  • Producing output files

Projects you will cover:

  • Setting up an A5 Print ready ad
  • Web graphic ad
  • Live Tracing an Image and colouring in
  • Colours
  • File formats for outputting.

Course Content

  • Setting Preferences
  • The control panel
  • Basic keyboard short cuts
  • Setting up the document
  • Drawing with straight lines
  • Creating a A4 sign
  • Type on a path tool
  • Live trace and Live Paint
  • Hand drawn tracing
  • Brushes

 

  • Recolouring artwork
  • Blending
  • Masking
  • Combing shapes with Pathfinder tool
  • Using multiple artwork boards
  • Colour swatches – making and saving
  • RGB vs CMYK and PMS colour spaceSaving our files
  • Producing a Print Ready PDF
  • Spell check
  • Creative cloud benefits
  • Output files correctly

Experience

Our accredited trainers are industry professionals who have over 10 years experience in the graphic design industry. So what does this mean. we are certified educators with real world experiences which this relates back to the activities that we do in class.

Innovation

We teach on Adobes latest creative cloud  application on-in house fast computers, with no more than 5 students as we like to personalise your experience. You can download the Adobe Creative Cloud at your workplace and create visual communications, edit documents in no time at all. Visit Adobe’s CC website for more information: Here

On going support

We believe in you using the programs when you leave us, so our training continues with online video resources, back up email support, re sit options and invitations to join our online community forum.

Additional information

2018 Dates:

May: 2nd
23rd

June: 6th
18th

11 reviews for Illustrator Day Course

  1. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Nicola Tuohy:

    I definitely left this course more knowledgable than before I did it. Thank you!

  2. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Hannah McNulty:

    Great Course! Thanks heaps! 🙂

  3. Rated 4 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Chris Gowing:

    Thanks was great.

  4. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Kate Burrows:

    Thanks for the training 🙂

  5. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Hannah Grennan:

    I loved it, I learnt so much and am looking forward to putting into practice! I love how practical it was (sitting at a computer). Andrea was great! Awesome facilitator and very patient.

  6. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Dimitra Biris:

    Hands on and informative lessons, would love to do another course.

  7. Rated 4 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Helen Coombes:

    Great, Thanks!

  8. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Stephen Henderson:

    Was really handy to see some practical real world applications of illustrator. Will be recommending to all other design teachers. Thankyou Andrea for a brilliant day!

  9. Rated 4 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Chris:

    Thanks!

  10. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Ross Keefer:

    A lot to absorb and play with – Thanks!

  11. Rated 5 out of 5

    Student Feedback

    Daneale Scandrett:

    Great course, loads of information. Will need to revisit activities to reinforce.

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