Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud


Course Number: ILL-110

Duration: 3 days (19.5 hours)

Format: Live, hands-on

Illustrator CC Training Overview

Accelebrate's Illustrator CC Training: Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud training class teaches attendees the key elements of the Illustrator® interface and how to create vector artwork across multiple media: print, websites, and interactive projects.

Location and Pricing

Accelebrate offers instructor-led enterprise training for groups of 3 or more online or at your site. Most Accelebrate classes can be flexibly scheduled for your group, including delivery in half-day segments across a week or set of weeks. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private corporate training on-site or online, please contact us.

In addition, some courses are available as live, online classes for individuals. See a schedule of online courses.

Objectives

  • Create vector artwork
  • Use the tracing engine with shape and color recognition
  • Create, edit, and transform shapes
  • Draw with the Pen and Pencil tools
  • Creatively work with type
  • Work with symbols for reusable content
  • Use layers
  • Work with perspective drawing
  • Integrate Illustrator CC graphics with Other Adobe applications

Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Outline

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Transforming Artwork
  • Working with artboards
  • Transforming content
  • Creating a PDF
Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
  • Getting started with the Pen tool
  • Creating the ice cream illustration
  • Drawing and editing with the Pencil tool
Using Color and Patterns to Enhance Signage
  • Understanding color
  • Working with color
  • Painting with patterns
  • Working with Live Paint
Working with Type
  • Working with type
  • Formatting type
  • Creating and applying text styles
  • Warping text
  • Working with type on a path
  • Wrapping text around an object
  • Creating text outlines
Organizing Your Artwork with Layers
  • Understanding layers
  • Creating layers and sublayers
  • Editing layers and objects
  • Pasting layers
  • Viewing layers
  • Applying appearance attributes to layers
  • Creating a clipping mask
Blending Colors and Shapes
  • Working with gradients
  • Working with blended objects
Using Brushes to Create a Poster
  • Using Calligraphic brushes
  • Using Art brushes
  • Using Bristle brushes
  • Using Pattern brushes
  • Working with the Blob Brush tool
Exploring Creative Uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
  • Using live effects
  • Applying Photoshop effects
  • Working with a 3D effect
Applying Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles
Creating a Product Mockup in Perspective
  • Understanding the perspective grid
  • Working with the perspective grid
Using Symbols to Create a Map
  • Working with symbols
  • Working with the Symbolism tools
Using Illustrator CC with Other Adobe Applications
  • Getting started
  • Combining artwork
  • Placing image files
  • Masking images
  • Sampling colors in placed images
  • Working with image links
  • Packaging a file
Conclusion

Training Materials:

All students receive a copy of Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book.

Software Requirements:

  • Illustrator CC or later (for Windows or Mac)
  • Windows 7 or later, or macOS 10.7 or later
  • At least 8 GB of RAM
  • Optionally, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, Fireworks, and/or Flash, if you are interested in learning how one or more of these products integrate with Illustrator
  • A recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, or Safari web browser
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • Note: This class can be taught for Windows or Mac audiences


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