Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud (CC) Training

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Overview

In this Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud training class, students will get started creating graphics and illustrations starting with the basics and using the tools and utilities the program offers to create layouts and illustrations.

Goals
  1. Learn to navigate the Illustrator environment.
  2. Learn to create documents and basic shapes.
  3. Working with colors, swatches, and fill and stroke.
  4. Organize a project and work with layers and artboards.
  5. Learn advanced illustration techniques.
  6. Learn to work with shape, brush, and gradient tools to manage shapes in your projects.
  7. Learn to work with type.
  8. Manage project components.
Outline
  1. Getting to Know the Illustrator Environment
    1. Menus and Navigation
    2. Panels
    3. Tools
    4. Workspace
    5. Rulers and Guides
    6. File Management
    7. Exercise: Illustrator Environment
  2. Getting Started
    1. Creating a Project
    2. Create a New Document
    3. Exercise: Create New Document
    4. Creating Basic Shapes
    5. Selection
    6. Using Drawing Modes
    7. Exercise: Draw components of the project
    8. Working with Colors
    9. Working with Swatches
    10. Fill and Stroke Attributes
    11. Exercise: Format Artwork
  3. Organizing a Project
    1. Organizing a Project
    2. Creating Layers and Sublayers
    3. Layer options
    4. Layer Organization
    5. Exercise: Work with Layers
    6. Artboards
    7. Working with Duplication of Artboards
    8. Exercise: Artboards and Duplication
  4. Creating Advanced Illustrations
    1. Using Advanced Techniques
    2. Using the Pencil Tool
    3. Exercise: Drawing with the Pencil Tool
    4. Using the Pen Tool
    5. Exercise: Drawing with the Pen Tool
    6. Using the Line Tools
    7. Exercise: Drawing with the Line Tools
    8. Transforming Objects
    9. Align and Distribute Objects
    10. Liquefy Tools
    11. Working with Grouped Objects
    12. Exercise: Manipulate Project Components
  5. Advanced Management of Shapes
    1. Management of Shapes
    2. Working with Appearance
    3. Exercise: Appearance Panel
    4. Working with Pathfinder
    5. Working with Shape Builder Tool
    6. Exercise: Path and Shape Builder Tools
    7. Working with Coloring and Painting
    8. Live Paint
    9. Creating Patterns
    10. Exercise: Brushes and Patterns
    11. Using Gradient Tools
    12. Exercise: Gradients
    13. Working with Graphic Styles
    14. Exercise: Styles
  6. Working with Type
    1. Working with Type
    2. Create Text
    3. Format Text
    4. Exercise: Creating Types of Text
    5. Working with Styles
    6. Using Tabs
    7. Exercise: Styles and Tabs
    8. Working with Glyphs
    9. Converting Type to Outlines
    10. Exercise: Type to Outlines
  7. Managing Project Components
    1. Project Components
    2. Reusing Design Elements
    3. Custom Art Brush
    4. Sharing Color Themes
    5. Exercise: Reuse
    6. Import Text and Thread Text Frames
    7. Import Styles
    8. Import Artwork
    9. Exercise: Import
    10. Manage Linked and Embedded Project Components
    11. Exercise: Working with Linked Content
  8. Sharing Your Project
    1. Sharing your project
    2. Proofing Tools
    3. Preview Project
    4. Exercise: Proof
    5. Printing
    6. Export Options
    7. Save for Video
    8. Save for Web
    9. Generate CSS
    10. Exercise: Print and Export
    11. Package a Project
Class Materials

Each student in our Live Online and our Onsite classes receives a comprehensive set of materials, including course notes and all the class examples.

Class Prerequisites

Experience in the following is required for this Illustrator class:

  • Experience with basic software programs such as Microsoft Word
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