This Advanced Illustrator CC training class is designed for the experienced Illustrator user and covers features such as 3-D effects, clipping masks, perspective drawing, charts and graphs, and web graphics. The hands-on exercises allow the student to learn by doing.
Learn to build a packaging layout and create a 3D rendering from the artwork.
Learn to work with graphs.
Learn to work with perspective grids.
Learn to prepare web assets in Illustrator.
Building the File Structure
Create the Package File from a Template
Use Image Trace to Create a Complex Image
Understanding Image Trace Options
Sample Colors and Create Custom Swatches
Working with Styles and Effects
Transform and Warp Design Elements
The Glyphs Panel in Depth
Apply a Warp Effect
Create a 3D Effect
Create Type on a Path
Type on a Path Options
Place a Native Photoshop File
Apply Transparent Effects
Understanding Transparency Panel Options
Creating an Opacity Mask
Understanding Blending Modes
Apply a Built-In Graphic Style
Preparing Artwork for Output
Define Raster Effect Settings
Preview Transparency Flattening
Outputting Complex Files
Previewing the Box Design in 3D
Create Image Slices
Create Symbols for Box Panels
Map the Art to a 3D Box
Creating Charts and Graphs
Distinguishing Types of Graphs
Create a Line Graph
Format Graph Elements
Change Graph Options
Create a Bar Graph
Edit Graph Data
Create a Pie Graph
Edit Pie Graph Elements
Drawing in Perspective
Define the Perspective Grid
Understanding Default Perspective Grids
Draw in Perspective
Moving Objects in Perspective
Work with Type in Perspective
Attach Objects to the Perspective Grid
Transforming Perspective Type Objects
Other Perspective Grid Options
Using Color Groups and Live Color
Use a Color Group to Change Multiple Swatches
Use a Color Group to Manage File Colors
Work with Live Paint Groups
Creating Web Site Graphics
Examine an HTML Page
Examine the Pixel Grid
Define Object Names
Create a Gradient Page Background
Create Character Styles
Export CSS and Image Files
Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.
Experience in the following is required for this Illustrator class:
Experience with the basics of Illustrator as taught in Webucator's Introduction to Illustrator CC Training course.
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