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Adobe Illustrator Training

by | Mar 14, 2017 |

Create vector art and illustrations using advanced, precise drawing and typography tools.

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” I wanted to become an illustrator as a child. ”

Karl Lagerfeld

Fashion Designer

Adobe® Illustrator® CC is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia, and online graphics. Whether you are a designer or a technical illustrator producing artwork for print publishing, an artist producing multimedia graphics, or a creator of web pages or online content, Adobe Illustrator offers you the tools you need to get professional-quality results.

1. Getting to Know the Work Area

Getting started
Understanding the workspace
Adjusting the user interface brightness
Working with the Tools panel
Exploring the Control panel
Working with panels
Editing panel groups
Resetting and saving your workspace
Using panel menus
Changing the view of artwork
Using the view commands
Using the Zoom tool
Scrolling through a document
Viewing artwork
Navigating multiple artboards
Using the Navigator panel
Arranging multiple documents
Finding resources for using Illustrator

2. Selecting and Aligning

Getting started
Selecting objects
Using the Selection tool
Using the Direct Selection tool
Creating selections with a marquee
Creating selections with the Magic Wand tool
Selecting similar objects
Selecting in Outline mode
Aligning objects
Aligning objects to each other
Aligning to a key object
Aligning anchor points
Distributing objects
Aligning to the artboard
Working with groups

Grouping items
Working in Isolation mode
Creating a nested group
Exploring object arrangement
Arranging objects
Selecting objects behind
Hiding and locking objects

3. Creating and Editing Shapes

Getting started
Creating a new document
Working with basic shapes
Understanding drawing modes
Creating rectangles
Creating rounded rectangles
Creating ellipses
Creating polygons
Working with Draw Behind mode
Creating stars
Changing stroke width and alignment
Working with line segments
Joining paths
Using the Width tool
Outlining strokes
Combining and editing shapes
Working with the Shape Builder tool
Working with Pathfinder effects in the Pathfinder panel
Working with shape modes in the Pathfinder panel
Using the Draw Inside mode
Editing content drawn inside
Using the Eraser tool
Using Image Trace to create shapes
Cleaning up traced artwork

… and many more

 4. Transforming Objects
 5. Drawing with the Pen and Pencil Tools
 6. Color and Painting
 7. Working with Type
 8. Working with Layers
 9. Working with Perspective Drawing
 10. Blending Colors and Shapes
 11. Working with Brushes
 12. Applying Effects
 13. Applying Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles
 14. Working with Symbols
 15. Combining Illustrator CC Graphics with Other Adobe Applications

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