ADOBE - ILLUSTRATOR


Price:                                    2400 AED
Duration:                               30  Hours
Timings:                                 Flexible

Adobe Illustrator introduction

 

Held over two days this entry-level course offers an introduction to the essential tools, techniques and operation of Adobe Illustrator. Delegates will gain the skills needed to create, edit and style a wide range of vector based artwork for print or screen. Topics include fundemental vector drawing and editing skills, vector tracing imported images, and understanding options for export and use with other software.

 

Course requirements: Basic IT skills. No previous Illustrator experience required.

Designed for:

Professionals who want to learn graphic design through visual communication and arts and those who wants to expand their horizon by creating effective design for logos, business cards and other publications. Web developers, Publishers, and individuals who are interested in learning Web / Graphic designing  as a career, Marketing & Communication professionals.

 

Welcome to Illustrator

» Vectors v Bitmaps

» Structure and appearance

» Interface and palettes

» Zooming and navigation

» Measurements, guides and info » Basic preferences

 

Shapes, selections and transformations

» Drawing with basic shapes

» Selection tools and methods

» Basic transformations

» Duplicating and combining objects

 

Essential fill, stroke, layers and appearance

» Colour, gradients and patterns » Fill, stroke and appearance

 

Path editing, free-form drawing and the pen tool

» Editing paths

» Basic warping and distortion » Pencil, eraser and blob brush » Drawing with the Pen tool

 

Blends and masks

» Clipping masks and drawing modes » Blends

 

Essential type

» Basic type formatting

» Type on a path and in a shape » Creating outlines for editing

 

Effects - styling your vectors

» Vector v raster effects

» The Effects menu

 

Brushes and symbols

» Calligraphic, art, scatter and pattern brushes

» Basic symbols

 

Live trace and live paint

» Auto tracing images with live trace

» Colouring objects with live paint

 

File formats, printin

» AI, PDF and EPS file formats

» Printing and saving optionsg and saving