Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud (CC)

Course Overview

In this Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud training class, students will get started creating graphics and illustrations starting with the basics and using the tools and utilities the program offers to create layouts and illustrations.

 

Course Benefits:

  • Learn to navigate the Illustrator environment.
  • Learn to create documents and basic shapes.
  • Working with colors, swatches, and fill and stroke.
  • Organize a project and work with layers and artboards.
  • Learn advanced illustration techniques.
  • Learn to work with shape, brush, and gradient tools to manage shapes in your projects.
  • Learn to work with type.
  • Manage project components.

Course Outline

  1. Menus and Navigation
  2. Panels
  3. Tools
  4. Workspace
  5. Rulers and Guides
  6. File Management
  7. Exercise: Illustrator Environment
  1. Creating a Project
  2. Create a New Document
  3. Exercise: Create New Document
  4. Creating Basic Shapes
  5. Selection
  6. Using Drawing Modes
  7. Exercise: Draw components of the project
  8. Working with Colors
  9. Working with Swatches
  10. Fill and Stroke Attributes
  11. Exercise: Format Artwork
  1. Organizing a Project
  2. Creating Layers and Sublayers
  3. Layer options
  4. Layer Organization
  5. Exercise: Work with Layers
  6. Artboards
  7. Working with Duplication of Artboards
  8. Exercise: Artboards and Duplication
  1. Using Advanced Techniques
  2. Using the Pencil Tool
  3. Exercise: Drawing with the Pencil Tool
  4. Using the Pen Tool
  5. Exercise: Drawing with the Pen Tool
  6. Using the Line Tools
  7. Exercise: Drawing with the Line Tools
  8. Transforming Objects
  9. Align and Distribute Objects
  10. Liquefy Tools
  11. Working with Grouped Objects
  12. Exercise: Manipulate Project Components
  1. Management of Shapes
  2. Working with Appearance
  3. Exercise: Appearance Panel
  4. Working with Pathfinder
  5. Working with Shape Builder Tool
  6. Exercise: Path and Shape Builder Tools
  7. Working with Coloring and Painting
  8. Live Paint
  9. Creating Patterns
  10. Exercise: Brushes and Patterns
  11. Using Gradient Tools
  12. Exercise: Gradients
  13. Working with Graphic Styles
  14. Exercise: Styles
  1. Working with Type
  2. Create Text
  3. Format Text
  4. Exercise: Creating Types of Text
  5. Working with Styles
  6. Using Tabs
  7. Exercise: Styles and Tabs
  8. Working with Glyphs
  9. Converting Type to Outlines
  10. Exercise: Type to Outlines
  1. Project Components
  2. Reusing Design Elements
  3. Custom Art Brush
  4. Sharing Color Themes
  5. Exercise: Reuse
  6. Import Text and Thread Text Frames
  7. Import Styles
  8. Import Artwork
  9. Exercise: Import
  10. Manage Linked and Embedded Project Components
  11. Exercise: Working with Linked Content
  1. Sharing your project
  2. Proofing Tools
  3. Preview Project
  4. Exercise: Proof
  5. Printing
  6. Export Options
  7. Save for Video
  8. Save for Web
  9. Generate CSS
  10. Exercise: Print and Export
  11. Package a Project

₦ 20,000

  • Learn at your own pace with 24/7 access
  • Duration: 1 year
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