Illustrator CC Training

On-site and Online Courses - Custom Workshops - Workflow Consultation

ILLUSTRATOR CC FOUNDATIONS

Group Rates and One to One Rates Available Virtual Online Classroom also available

Just what you need to get you started. Day 1 of our standard Illustrator CC training course 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.

DAY 1

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 in Illustrator CC
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 with Illustrator CC
Learn how to create them and how to edit them. Use smart guides, shape builder, use pathfinder commands and the various drawing modes.

Using Illustrator CC to Edit and Combine 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.

Illustrator CC Type Basics
Use Illustrator CC's powerful Type tools to as text precisely to your layouts. Control spacing, size and text wrap.

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ILLUSTRATOR CC Advanced

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Day 2 of Illustrator CC training covers all of the intermediate level skills and techniques you need for professional level work. 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.

DAY 2

Illustrator CC 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 with Illustrator CC
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 in Illustrator CC
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.

Using Illustrator CC Layers
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.

Illustrator CC 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.

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ILLUSTRATOR CC Intensive

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Day 3 of our standard  Illustrator CC training course covers advanced techniques for Intensive Power Users. 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.

DAY 3

Illustrator CC Brushes
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 in Illustrator CC
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.

Illustrator CC Symbols
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 with Illustrator CC
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.

Using Illustrator CC to 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 in Illustrator CC (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.

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ILLUSTRATOR CC Boot Camp

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Combine all three days of our standard training into an Illustrator CC Boot Camp. You'll cover everything in the Foundations, Advanced and Intensive courses. 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.

Please use our Contact form or email us at sales@acstrainer.com or call 905 401-1789 to discuss you training needs.

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