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Adobe Illustrator Training

Adobe Illustrator Training

Adobe Illustrator is an application widely used for its brilliance in creating professional vector graphics, Adobe Illustrator is very popular amongst Graphic Designers for that very reason. This course will guide you through from the very basics to the advanced skills you will need to be a professional. 

Learning Objectives:

By the end of this course, participants will be able to:

  • Navigate and utilize the Illustrator interface effectively.
  • Create vector graphics and illustrations from scratch.
  • Apply color, gradients, and patterns to enhance designs.
  • Work with typography and text effects in design projects.
  • Implement advanced drawing techniques and use layers.
  • Convert raster images to vector graphics and edit them.
  • Develop professional design projects for various purposes.
  • Export and optimize graphics for different media.

Target Audience:

This course is ideal for graphic designers, digital illustrators, branding specialists, web designers, and anyone interested in learning Adobe Illustrator. It is suitable for both beginners with no prior experience and experienced users looking to enhance their skills.

Course Materials:

  • Adobe Illustrator software (participants should have access to their own copy)
  • Textbooks and reference guides on Illustrator
  • Access to online resources and supplementary materials
  • Practical projects and exercises
  • Certificate of completion

Course Format:

The course includes a combination of interactive lectures, hands-on exercises, group discussions, and project work. Participants will engage in practical activities to apply their knowledge and develop their skills. Experienced instructors provide personalized guidance and feedback.

Prerequisites:

No prior experience with Adobe Illustrator is required to enroll in this course. Basic computer skills and familiarity with graphic design concepts are beneficial but not necessary.

Enroll in the Adobe Illustrator Training Course by Bright Future in Dubai to master the powerful tools and techniques of Illustrator, enhance your creative skills, and advance your career in graphic design and digital illustration!

PART 1. INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION TO ILLUSTRATOR

  • Vector vs. Bitmap
  • Configuring the Workspace
  • Creating a New Document
  • Artboard Arrangements
  • Simple Shortcuts to Work Efficiently

DRAWING WITH ILLUSTRATOR

  • Shape Tools
  • Line Tool
  • Pen Tool and its Shortcuts
  • Adding / Removing / Editing points with Pen Tool
  • Bézier Curves
  • Transforming Tools
  • Basic Blends
  • What are Symbols?
  • Spraying Symbols

COLOURS IN ILLUSTRATOR

  • Colour Palette and Swatches
  • Stroke and Fill
  • Modifying Stoke Attributes
  • Gradients and Patterns

ALTERING OBJECTS

  • Using Selection, Direct Selection, Magic Wand and Lasso Tool
  • Smart Guides to the Rescue
  • Using Grids and Guideline
  • Aligning Objects
  • Grouping and Duplicating
  • Twirl, Bloat and other Warp Tools
  • Understanding Layers
  • Hiding and Locking Layers
  • Using Isolation Mode
  • Compound Paths
  • Clipping Masks
  • Importing Images
  • Converting Bitmap into Vector

TEXT WITH ILLUSTRATOR

  • Adding Point and Area Type
  • Spell Checking
  • Finding and Replacing Text
  • Creating Type Outlines
  • Warping Text

SAVING YOUR ARTWORK

  • File types
  • Defining a Crop Area
  • Saving for Web and Devices
  • Saving in Vector Format
  • Saving as PDF
  • Simulating Multiple Pages
  • Exporting to Photoshop
  • Release to Layers
  • Exporting for Adobe Flash

PART 2. ADVANCED TECHNIQUES

MORE ADVANCED DRAWING WITH ILLUSTRATOR

  • Using Compound Paths
  • Expand Appearance
  • Attributes
  • Outline Strokes
  • Using Styles
  • Shape Builder
  • The Width Tool
  • Using Perspective Grids
  • Creating Custom Brushes
  • Creating Calligraphy, Scatter, Pattern, Art and Bristle Brushes

ALTERING ARTWORKS

  • Envelope Distort
  • More about Clipping Masks
  • Using Live Paint
  • Transparency and Opacity Masks
  • Drop Shadows and Outer Glows
  • Gradient Mesh for Realistic Colouring
  • 3d Shading and Highlights to 2D Graphics
  • Filters vs. Live Effects
  • Advanced Blending Techniques
  • Generating a Colour Group
  • Using Colour Guides

ADVANCED TEXT FEATURES

  • Creating Character and Paragraph Styles
  • Kerning
  • Baseline Shift
  • Horizontal and Vertical Scaling
  • Adding Text to Vector Paths
  • Gradients with Text
  • Using 3D to Extrude Text

IMPROVING YOUR WORKFLOW

  • Using Live Colour
  • Using Smart Objects
  • Creating Templates

Muhammad Fahid

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