Learn the basics and get hands-on with Adobe Illustrator in this 1-day accelerated course. Industry experts with real-world experience will guide you through the fundamentals of Illustrator so you can learn the skills to create and edit simple, yet professional vector graphics for flyers, posters, online media and other marketing collateral.
Using the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, you’ll discover the tips and tricks utilised by professional graphic designers and take home the expertise to hit the ground running with this professional software.
This course is designed for those with little or no Illustrator experience and tailored to give participants the know-how to complete basic tasks with this industry standard graphic design program. You will learn everything from creating a new document, to editing vectors, drawing shapes, saving files and producing PDFs ready for print.
Want to learn more? Sign up for our Level 2 Adobe Illustrator course to further your skills.
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
- File formats for outputting.
- 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
- Recolouring artwork
- 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
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.
We teach on Adobes latest creative cloud application on-in house fast computers, with no more than 6 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.