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Level 17 The Ark

40 Mount Street

North Sydney, NSW 2060


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Learn Adobe Illustrator training course with Adobe Certified Trainer - Antony Brown.

Throughout the two days Adobe Illustrator course the emphasis is on practical, hands‐on learning taking you from knowing very little to a level where you can confidently start creating and editing vector shapes and implement Adobe illustrator into your workflow right away.

None other than basic IT competency.

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Course material and reference notes covering course topics.

During this Adobe Illustrator two day training course you will become familiar with the illustrator interface and terminology, selection tools, typography, freehand drawing tools and create precise artwork with no loss of quality using Adobe Illustrator's sophisticated vector drawing tools.

Course Outline - Day One

Getting started in Illustrator
• Vectors and Bitmaps

• Opening illustrations

• Creating new documents

• Saving Illustrator files

• Exploring panels and workspaces
• Useful shortcuts

Artwork components
• Outline vs Preview mode
• Rulers, guides and grids
• Intuitive Smart Guides

• Paths, point and handles
• Grouping objects
• Working in Group Isolation Mode

Creating basic shapes
• Manipulating shapes with the Shaper tool
• Creating primitive shapes

• Creating polygons, stars and spirals

• Drawing lines, grids and arcs
• Transforming live shapes

• Converting to and from live shapes

Applying colour
• Colour models

• Applying colour to objects

• Process and global process colours
• Managing swatches

• Creating colour groups

• Loading swatch libraries

Working with layers
• Creating layers

• Using layers effectively

Drawing in Illustrator
• Drawing with the Pencil tool

• Drawing with the Curvature tool

• Working with paths, points and direction handles
• Editing, manipulating and modifying paths

• Adding and deleting anchor points

• Splitting cutting and erasing paths

• Using the Average and Join commands

Day Two

Organising your artwork
• Introducing multiple artboards

• Editing the artboard size

• Aligning and distributing artwork

Painting in Illustrator
• Manipulating stroke options

• Creating dashed lines

• Adding arrowheads to strokes
• Using the Blob brush

• Using the Variable Width tool

Placing imported graphics
• Linked vs embedded images
• Creating template layers

Using Image Trace
• Tracing artwork

• Converting Image Trace objects

Using LivePaint
• Creating LivePaint groups
• Painting LivePaint objects

• Modifying LivePaint groups

Transforming objects
• Using the Transform tools and menu commands
• Using the Transform panel

• Performing numerical transformations

Creating complex shapes
• Introducing the Shape Builder tool
• Creating compound shapes
• Expanding compound shapes

Working with type
• Using type tools
• The Touch Type tool

• Using the Character and Paragraph panel
• Creating outlines from text
• Creating type on a path

Saving and exporting
• Packaging your Illustrator file for hand-off
• Creating Adobe PDF files

• Exporting files from Illustrator

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40 Mount Street

North Sydney, NSW 2060


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