• Illustrator - Sept
    September 20, 2018
    9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Illustrator – Level 1

Duration: 1 Day

In this course, students will use Adobe Illustrator  by drawing and manipulating simple shapes to design a layout for their product.

Who Should Attend:
This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities, who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.

At Course Completion:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to: – get acquainted with the Adobe® Illustrator® CS application. – create shapes in a document. – create custom paths. – enter text in an Illustrator document. – enhance documents. – proof documents to make them more accurate. – save images for web and print.

Prerequisite Comments:
Familiar with the basic operating system functions such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows
Launch and close programs; navigate to information stored on the computer; and manage files and folders
Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palette, color mode, shapes, text, and paths, is highly recommended
Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator
Explore the Interface
Explore the Navigation Tools
Customize the Interface
Use Illustrator Help
Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Explore the Adobe Bridge Workspace
Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document
Create a Document
Draw Basic Shapes
Save a Document
Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths
Draw Paths
Modify Paths
Lesson 4: Working with Text
Insert Text
Flow Text on a Path
Import Body Text
Format Text with Styles
Thread Text
Apply Hyphenation
Insert Typographic Characters
Lesson 5: Enhancing Documents
Format Objects
Apply Gradients
Apply an Envelope to Text
Manipulate Objects
Import a Graphic
Apply Graphic Styles
Lesson 6: Proofing a Document
Wrap Text
Find and Replace Text
Fix Spelling Errors
Lesson 7: Saving Images for Web and Print
Export Images for Print
Export Images for the Web
Save Images as PDFs