Illustrator Level 2

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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. It is also useful for anyone interested in working toward the Adobe Certified Professional Graphic Design and Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator exam certification.

  • 03
    Sep
    1 day, Tue 8:00 AM CST - Tue 4:00 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $500.24 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $520.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
  • 31
    Oct
    1 day, Thu 8:00 AM CST - Thu 4:00 PM CST
    Online
    • Group Rates Apply (6 or more) $500.24 excl. GST + PST (SK)
    • $520.00 excl. GST + PST (SK)
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Description

Course Objectives

  • Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use Adobe Illustrator to create complex illustrations, format illustrations and type, and prepare documents for print and web.
  • Draw complex illustrations.
  • Enhance artwork by using painting tools.
  • Customize colors and swatches.
  • Format type.
  • Enhance the appearance of artwork.
  • Prepare content for deployment.
  • Set up project requirements

Agenda

1 - Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • Topic A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • Topic B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • Topic C: Organize Artwork with Layers
  • Topic D: Create a Perspective Drawing
  • Topic E: Trace Artwork

2 - Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

  • Topic A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • Topic B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Topic C: Paint with Custom Brushes
  • Topic D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Topic E: Apply Meshes to Objects
  • Topic F: Apply Patterns

3 - Customizing Colors and Swatches

  • Topic A: Manage Colors
  • Topic B: Customize Swatches
  • Topic C: Manage Color Groups
  • Topic D: Adjust Color

4 - Formatting Type

  • Topic A: Set Character Formats
  • Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type

5 - Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

  • Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
  • Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
  • Topic C: Apply a Mask to an Object
  • Topic D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
  • Topic E: Work with 3D Objects

6 -Preparing Content for Deployment

  • Topic A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Topic B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Topic C: Create Slices and Image Maps
  • Topic D: Save Graphics for the Web
  • Topic E: Prepare Documents for Video
  • Topic F: Prepare Files for Other Applications

7 -Setting Project Requirements

  • Topic A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
  • Topic B: Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
  • Topic C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities

Prerequisites

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. It is also useful for anyone interested in working toward the Adobe Certified Professional Graphic Design and Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator exam certification.