Adobe Illustrator CC is an essential design tool for anyone who needs to express ideas visually in print, on the web, and in any other medium.
You will also learn, step-by-step, the key techniques, as well as tips and tricks, for working in Illustrator CC.
In this Illustrator Fundamentals training course, you will learn the basics of working with Illustrator CC through a combination of instructor-led demonstration and hands-on practice led by Adobe certified instructors so that you can incorporate visual effects into your workflow.
Throughout 6 courses you will discover how the software works, learn to use the most important tools and apply everything learned in a variety of practical exercises.
Lesson One unpacks all the goodies in the Illustrator toolkit. You'll learn how to navigate the program’s interface, working with different views and magnification and setting up your first project, access panels and drawing tools, create images with basic shapes.
There's an overview of fill and stroke controls, applying colors and gradients, and how to save your artwork. Lesson One also features supplemental tutorials to reinforce what you learned.
True Illustrator mastery comes from the ability to quickly select and manipulate any detail in your artwork. Lesson Two equips you for this task with a focus on direct selection, anchor points, and other specialized selection tools.
You'll learn how to work with multiple objects and artboards, how to use drawing aids such as the ruler, guides, and grids. Drawing tools including the Pencil, Smooth, and Eraser tools are explored along with the handy Paintbrush and Brush Libraries.
The lesson ends with a supplemental tutorial on different techniques used for shading objects.
Transformation tools give you the ability to scale, rotate, reflect, and shear your artwork, creating 3-D effects.
Lesson Three explores a variety of tools for transforming and distorting your designs. We'll discuss how to transform and reshape your artwork creating very unique designs and objects.
Lesson Three also features a walkthrough on how to use Illustrator’s Puppet Warp tool to easily give motion to your artwork.
Lesson Four tackles the mighty Pen tool, a daunting learning curve for most Illustrator users.
You'll learn how to draw all types of paths, straight or curved, open or closed, adding and manipulating anchor points to create specific effects.
You'll learn tips and techniques for smooth curves, adjusting imperfect curves, and using the Anchor Point tool.
The Scissors and Knife tools are explored for cutting and carving to give you flexibility in editing and creating detail in your designs. Lesson Four also features a tutorial to enhance your skills using these tools.
Sooner or later, most of your designs will incorporate the written word. Lesson Five gives you a grounding in the tools that make Illustrator a great text layout application.
You'll explore the Type tool, learning how to create text boxes, resize type, wrap text around images, create vertical columns or fill shapes with text, adjust leading and kerning, and make your type follow paths.
Just watch it go! You'll also learn how to use the Character Panel and access special characters and glyphs.
Illustrator allows you to convert text to outlines so you can create amazing typographical designs. Lesson Five also features a tutorial showing you how to draw within a word.
How's your alignment? In Illustrator, alignment tools are key to adding a final gloss and polish to your compositions. Lesson Six kicks off with an exploration of how to arrange objects and anchor points on your artboard, grouping and spacing elements.
Different options in the all-powerful Pathfinder panel are discussed as a means of creating complex new shapes out of simpler lines and objects.
You'll also learn how the Shape Builder tool modifies and combines paths and shapes leaving you with options to edit and shape any aspect of your artwork.
And a final discussion of mobile apps that keep you connected with Illustrator when you're on the go.
If you are an aspiring graphic designer or budding artist, this Adobe Illustrator beginner course online will help you harness Illustrator's powerful design tools to create breathtaking works of art.
This course is also suitable for digital graphics, illustrations, and typography.
Applicants are required to bring their laptop to the training center. No previous knowledge of illustration required.
Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.
Our fees are moderate with an option for installmental payment.
Applicants will be certified upon completion of studies.
Course materials are constantly updated with new & latest concepts.
Get trained by experienced and professional instructors.