Illustrator CC Foundations
Just what you need to know to get you started using Illustrator CC. One full day of training delivered at your location that will systematically go through Illustrator CC's interface and tools, then show you how to make basic artwork and output your work. If you are new to Illustrator CC and need to get started right away, the Illustrator CC Foundations course is designed for you. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Introduction Illustrator CC
Using the basic commands, tools, and panels learn general techniques for using the work area efficiently, see how basic Illustrator elements work together to create page layouts.
Working with Selections
Learn how to select objects and anchor points and ways to align them. Understand what shapes are composed of and how to select, move, group, and align them.
Creating Shapes and Artwork
Learn how to create them and how to edit them. Use smart guides, shape builder, use pathfinder commands and the various drawing modes.
Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
Apply various transformation commands for editing content. Learn various methods for manipulating content by resizing, moving, rotating, skewing, and multiple transformations. Use Shape Builder and the Pathfinder to create and combine shapes.
Use Illustrator CC's powerful Type tools to as text precisely to your layouts. Control spacing, size and text wrap.
Illustrator CC Advanced
Day 2 of Illustrator CC training delivered at your location. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course.This training covers all of the intermediate level skills and techniques you need for professional level work. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Drawing With The Pen tool
Learn how the Pen tool draws paths precisely. Proficiency with the Pen tool and the Bezier curve editing techniques associated with it are key career skills for digital artists.
Colour and Painting
Painting techniques in depth. Gain skill with the different types of colour controls, colour types, colour groups and patterns. User Kuler, Recolour Artwork and Live Paint to create original designs
Working with Type
Adobe Illustrator CC is often used for complete page layouts. Work with precise spacing controls, type on path, or wrap around objects. Apply colours, gradients, patterns, and effects to the fill or stroke of type, or even change it to character outlines.
Understand how layers are useful for organizing a document. Learn to use the stacking order of objects, and creating different versions of an illustration or storing annotations that don’t print.
Gradients and Blends
Gradients and Blends create transitions between colours or shapes. Go beyond the hard-edged shapes and create unique designs by blending shapes and colours.
Illustrator CC Intensive
Day 3 of Illustrator CC training delivered at you location. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. You'll cover advanced techniques for Intensive Power Users. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Become familiar with brushes in Adobe Illustrator CC and how they are different than the brushes in Adobe Photoshop CC and other image-editing and paint programs. Use Image brushes, Art brushes, Pattern brushes and Bristle Brushes to enhance your designs.
Effects, Graphic Styles and Appearance Attributes
Effects in Illustrator CC are similar to Effects in InDesign and Photoshop CC's Smart Filters. There are many types of effects, including raster effects such as the Dry Brush Artistic effect. Learn how to apply and edit all types of effects. Alter the look of an object without changing its underlying structure by applying strokes, fills, transparency, effects and more. Learn how to saved graphic styles to be used on other artwork within that document or future documents.
Symbols can be applied with the Symbol Sprayer tool or as a method for artwork management. Learn how placed symbols can be updated instantaneously throughout a document.
Combining Graphics Applications
Use Illustrator graphics with other Adobe applications. Learn how to integrate Photoshop CC images into Illustrator CC layouts as well as discover the best way to import graphics into other Adobe applications.
Preparing Content for the Web (Option 1)
Use Illustrator to prepare and export (save) artwork as optimized content for on-screen display. Learn to align content to the pixel grid. Create Character styles and CSS Code, copy and export CSS and save artwork as SVG.
Drawing with Perspective (Option 2)
Use the Perspective Grid to represent a scene on a flat surface, as it is naturally perceived by the human eye. This material contains a great deal of precision, and draws attention to the features of the perspective grid.
Illustrator CC Boot Camp
A Day 3 Illustrator CC Boot Camp delivered at you location. All training uses the Official Adobe workbook and project files for extra reference after the course. You'll cover everything in the Foundations, Advanced and Intensive courses. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion. Electronic versions of the Official Adobe Courseware are included, print copies are charged at a rate of $79.95 per copy.
Illustrator CC Custom
Customized Illustrator CC training delivered at your location or at a rental classroom. We create training to match your skill level so you can master specific areas of Illustrator CC. Receive an Official Adobe Certificate of Completion.
Illustrator CC Online
Go to our Live Online Public Adobe Training
Live online with our Adobe Certified Instructor.
This is an interactive experience, and one that is extremely similar to attending a traditional classroom. The Official Adobe workbook and project files can be purchased for extra reference after the course. Receive all the interaction of a traditional classroom:
• view the instructor’s screen
• share your screen with your instructor for real-time help
• ask questions and receive instant feedback
• Audio is handled either VoIP or via a phone call to a toll number
It's a fun, new, interactive way to get the help you need and you won't have to fight traffic or search for parking.