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ai_logoAdobe Illustrator can be used to accomplish many different design tasks, from illustration to app development. This course demonstrates core concepts and techniques that can be applied to any workflow—for print, the web, or building assets that will find their way into other applications. I will explain the elements that make up vector graphics (paths, strokes and fills) while showing how to use each of the drawing tools, and demonstrates how to combine and clean up paths and organize them into groups and layers. The course also covers text editing, working with colour, effects, and much more.


Topics include:

  • Getting Started
  • Working with documents
  • Understanding vector graphics
  • Creating and setting up files for print or web destinations
  • Selecting and transforming objects on the page
  • Working and Creating spot colours
  • RGB v CMYK
  • Applying fills, strokes, and gradients to artwork
  • Adjusting appearances and effects
  • Working with anchor points and paths
  • Mastering the Pen tool
  • Creating text and using type professionally in Illustrator
  • Managing layers
  • Working with images
  • Mastering Image Trace
  • Creating and using symbols
  • Printing, saving, and exporting artwork

Train­ing in all ver­sions of Adobe Illustrator includ­ing Adobe Illustrator CS4, Adobe Illustrator CS5, and Adobe Illustrator CS6.