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Adobe Illustrator Advanced  

Overview

You have created simple artwork by using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Adobe® Illustrator® CC. You now want to use advanced tools, options, and effects to create complex artwork. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and also save it for the web. In this course, you will draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options. You will also use painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.

 

This course covers the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.

Prerequisites

To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic computer functions such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with Windows. You should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.

Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palettes, color modes, shapes, text, and paths, is highly recommended.

 

You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following Logical Operations courses:

Who Should Attend

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.

Price

R5800 Incl VAT (Per Person, Includes Manual, Dataset CD)

PLEASE NOTE: Learnfast serves a full lunch during the break as well as various refreshments during the tea breaks.

Duration

2 Days (08:30 - 16:00)

Skill Level

  • Advanced

Our myWay Learning Methods

Our innovative "myWay” learning methodology is built around the students individual learning requirement, allowing each student to learn in a style that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule.

Instructor-Led Classes

Reach your full potential through our “myWay Instructor-Led” classes combined with interactive lessons, supporting video content, practical assignments and in field experience. We deliver instructor led classes full time, part-time, weekends and onsite.

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Mentored Learning

The "myWay Mentored Learning” was created in response for more flexible learning schedules and focused content. It allows each student to progress in a manner that is most suitable for their skills set, knowledge and schedule that a fixed, lecture based approach does not allow for. You will be mentored on a one to one basis by a subject matter expert with continues practical exposure and focus on problem areas, allowing you to progress at your own pace and deciding what content requires more or less time.

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Distance Learning

Do a course at your own pace via our “myWay Distance Learning”. We have re-defined studying via online by combining self-study with supported interactive online video lectures, extra resources, questionnaires and much more, all supported via out Online Student Portal. You will get a course coach and lecturer assigned to you so that you never feel alone and have support whenever you need. Your coach will look after you and your study health, encouraging you to progress constantly.

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Testimonials

What is Adobe Illustrator?


Watch this video for the main differences between Adobe Photshop, Illustrator and InDesign.

 

Important Notes

  • Students are to be at the training venue by 08h00 in preparation for a 08h30 start time.
  • Learnfast retains the right to change this calendar without any notification.
  • Bookings are only confirmed upon receipt of the proof of payment or an official company purchase order for the full amount of the training.
  • For full day courses Learnfast will supply you with the relevant training material. A desktop computer to use for the training (where applicable), tea/coffee and a full lunch for full day InClass training hosted at Learnfast only. Catering is not included for OnSite training and laptop is available for hire at an additional cost if required.
  • Cancellation or rescheduling requests must be in writing and reach us via fax or email at least 5 (five) working days prior to the course commencement date. Full course fees may be retained for no shows or requests within 5 working days prior to commencement.
  • Although we go to great lengths to ensure that all training proceeds as scheduled, Learnfast reserves the right to cancel or postpone dates if we require to do so and undertake to inform clients in writing and telephonically of these changes.
  • Learnfast suggests clients wait until a week prior to course commencement that a course has been confirmed to go ahead as scheduled before booking flight and accommodation. Learnfast is NOT responsible for cost associated with cancellation of classes such as flight and accommodation for clients.

1. Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • Organize Artwork with Layers
  • Create a Perspective Drawing
  • Trace Artwork

2. Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

  • Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Paint with Custom Brushes
  • Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Apply Meshes to Objects
  • Apply Pattern

3. Customizing Colors and Swatches

  • Manage Colors
  • Customize Swatches
  • Manage Color Groups
  • Adjust Color

4. Formatting Type

  •  Set Character Formats
  • Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type

5. Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

  • Apply Effects to an Object
  • Create Graphic Styles
  • Apply a Mask to an Object
  • Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets

6. Preparing Content for Deployment

  • Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Create Slices and Image Maps
  • Save Graphics for the Web
  • Prepare Documents for Video
  • Prepare Files for Other Applications

7. Setting Project Requirements

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