Illustrator Introduction


  • Illustrator Introduction

    The course was perfect. Great course, great trainer!

    Northgate
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    I had an excellent training day with Tony learning about Adobe Illustrator. He was great at adjusting the pace to my needs and we covered a lot of ground. I would recommend Transmedia to anyone.

    Paul S
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    Probably the best course I have been on. Very thorough and entertaining.

    Cancer Research UK
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    The course itself was really informative and trainer was excellent.

    Deborah M
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    Excellent course - Tony was fantastic and it was a great introduction to Illustrator. Many thanks to all involved in booking and running the course.

    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    The course was great and featured lots of new skills that I can use. The trainer was great at delivering each section and really attentive in making sure I was keeping up and getting the answers I needed.

    Lintbells
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    Brilliant. Exactly what was needed.

    NHS
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    Exceptional knowledge base and tailored to suit our requirements.

    RAF
    March 2024
  • Great delivery, enjoyable training session.

    March 2024
  • An excellent trainer with extreme depth of knowledge in the product. Also some really good and helpful shortcuts.

    March 2024

Course Facts

  • 2 day course
  • Our Trainers are Authorised Professionals
  • Live Online or Classroom-based
  • Certificate of completion
  • Maximum class size of 6 for scheduled courses
  • Unlimited support after your course
  • Courses at all levels: Introduction, Intermediate, Advanced and Masterclasses

Course Outline

  • Navigation
  • Interface
  • Basic concepts and tools
  • Objects
  • Drawing
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  • Illustrator Introduction

    The course was perfect. Great course, great trainer!

    Northgate
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    I had an excellent training day with Tony learning about Adobe Illustrator. He was great at adjusting the pace to my needs and we covered a lot of ground. I would recommend Transmedia to anyone.

    Paul S
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    Probably the best course I have been on. Very thorough and entertaining.

    Cancer Research UK
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    The course itself was really informative and trainer was excellent.

    Deborah M
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Introduction

    Excellent course - Tony was fantastic and it was a great introduction to Illustrator. Many thanks to all involved in booking and running the course.

    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    The course was great and featured lots of new skills that I can use. The trainer was great at delivering each section and really attentive in making sure I was keeping up and getting the answers I needed.

    Lintbells
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    Brilliant. Exactly what was needed.

    NHS
    March 2024
  • Illustrator Intermediate

    Exceptional knowledge base and tailored to suit our requirements.

    RAF
    March 2024
  • Great delivery, enjoyable training session.

    March 2024
  • An excellent trainer with extreme depth of knowledge in the product. Also some really good and helpful shortcuts.

    March 2024

Course Dates


Date Location   Price (ex VAT)  
Tue 28 - Wed 29 May 2024 Live Online £545
Mon 3 - Tue 4 Jun 2024 London £545
Wed 26 - Thu 27 Jun 2024 Live Online £545
Tue 2 - Wed 3 Jul 2024 London £545
Mon 29 - Tue 30 Jul 2024 Live Online £545
Mon 5 - Tue 6 Aug 2024 London £545
Tue 27 - Wed 28 Aug 2024 Live Online £545
Mon 2 - Tue 3 Sep 2024 London £545
Thu 26 - Fri 27 Sep 2024 Live Online £545
Wed 2 - Thu 3 Oct 2024 London £545
Mon 28 - Tue 29 Oct 2024 Live Online £545
Mon 4 - Tue 5 Nov 2024 London £545
Tue 26 - Wed 27 Nov 2024 Live Online £545
Mon 2 - Tue 3 Dec 2024 London £545
Mon 23 - Tue 24 Dec 2024 Live Online £545
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Overview

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-leading application for working with vector graphics. Illustrator's comprehensive set of tools and features provides everything you need to produce extraordinary graphics for print, video, the web and mobile devices. This course is ideal for new and novice Illustrator users who needs to create illustrations, logos, maps, graphs, diagrams, advertisements and other graphics. On the course, you'll learn the key techniques needed to create and edit vector graphics quickly and effectively. The course covers the use of Illustrator's powerful drawing tools to work with shapes and layers and apply effects and styles. You'll learn how to create sophisticated artwork and graphics, create logos with special type effects and use Illustrator's powerful Image Trace and Live Paint tools. And during all of this, you'll learn the most effective ways to integrate Illustrator into your workflow. All our Adobe Illustrator courses are taught by industry professionals who are also Adobe Certified Professional trainers. They will share years of their industry experience with you, imparting best practice techniques as well mastery of the tools.
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Course Outline

Navigation

  • Moving around the interface and viewing choices

Interface

  • The tools
  • How panels work and overlap
  • The Properties panel
  • Organising panels

Basic concepts and tools

  • Vector vs Bitmap images
  • Working with Rulers, Guides and Smart Guides

Objects

  • Simple shades: selecting and manipulating objects
  • Transform, duplicate, clone, delete
  • Arrange stacking
  • Group/Ungroup and group selections
  • Locking
  • Aligning and distributing artwork
  • Pathfinder
  • Isolation Mode

Drawing

  • Vector drawing: pen tool, paths, curves, points and handles
  • Adding and deleting anchor points
  • Splitting, cutting and erasing paths

Colours and fills

  • Fills and strokes on objects and paths
  • Colours vs. swatches: global colour
  • Gradients - creating, editing and applying
  • Colour books and libraries

Type

  • Area vs point type
  • The type tool - font, size, colour, leading
  • Kerning, tracking, indents and baseline shift
  • Type on and in a path
  • Type as outlines
  • Character and paragraph styles

Layers

  • Creating layers - options and layer names
  • Locking and hiding layers
  • Moving objects between layers
  • Selecting objects via layers

Patterns

  • Creating, applying, editing
  • Pattern transform behaviour

Brushes

  • Types: Calligraphic, Art, Scatter, Creating and Editing
  • Using brushes on lines and borders

Symbols

  • Creating and applying symbols
  • The symbol sprayer

Effects and Appearance

  • Stylise, Distort & Transform, 3D

Graphing

  • How graphs and data work
  • Graph types
  • Graph limitations

Export

  • Save as AI, PDF or EPS
  • Asset Export to JPG, PNG or GIF
  • SVG

Image Trace

  • Tracing options and expanding

Misc.

  • Blob brush tool
  • Perspective tool
  • Multiple Artboards

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