1 - Drawing Complex Illustrations
Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations Organize Artwork with Layers Create a Perspective Drawing Trace Artwork
2 - Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups Paint with Custom Brushes Add Transparency and Blending Modes Apply Meshes to Objects Apply Patterns
3 - Customizing Colors and Swatches
Manage Colors Customize Swatches Manage Color Groups Adjust Color
4 - Formatting Type
Set Character Formats Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
5 - Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
Apply Effects to an Object Create Graphic Styles Apply a Mask to an Object Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
6 - Preparing Content for Deployment
Prepare Artwork for Printing Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing Create Slices and Image Maps Save Graphics for the Web Prepare Documents for Video Prepare Files for Other Applications
7 - Setting Project Requirements
Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
Actual course outline may vary depending on offering center. Contact your sales representative for more information.
Who is it For?
This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people taking on design responsibilities who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.
To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic computer functions such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with Windows. You should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.
Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palettes, color modes, shapes, text, and paths, is highly recommended.