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Adobe Illustrator Classes from the Experts

Regularly scheduled Adobe Illustrator classes in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, online, or on-site Illustrator Training nationwide at your location.

  • Adobe Illustrator classes led by the authors of the best-selling book: Adobe Illustrator Digital Classroom.
  • Since 1994 we've delivered Adobe Illustrator training to thousands of designers and artists.
  • Illustrator courses can be customized and delivered as private classes at your office or in our classrooms.
  • Live Illustrator trainer in the same classroom with you at our training centers.

Adobe Illustrator Classes Offered

Attend introductory to advanced Adobe Illustrator Classes in our training centers, online, or at your office.

Need help choosing the right Adobe Illustrator Classes? Call us at
781-376-6044 or 800-851-9237.

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We have Adobe Illustrator Classes for every schedule and budget.

Adobe Illustrator Classes - Locations

We offer regularly scheduled Adobe Illustrator Classes at these locations.

Adobe Illustrator Classes - Details

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator course, you discover the tools that will help you to create professional quality artwork. This Illustrator training class introduces you to the workspace, tools for creating shapes, and additional options for adding color and text. You also discover how to use layers so that you can maximize your productivity right away.

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

In this advanced Adobe Illustrator course you discover how to take advantage of symbols, effects, styles, and transparencies along with advanced drawing and blending techniques. This Illustrator class covers advanced techniques for creating artwork with more impact, while using the tools to work more efficiently.

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Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design

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Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design

This Adobe Illustrator training class is focused on fashion, apparel, and accessories design. Whether you are a clothing designer, shoe designer, or accessories designer, our experienced professionals help you convert your visions into reality using Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop. Whether you're completely new to using computer design tools, or migrating from a dedicated CAD system, our Illustrator trainers show you how to expand your creative process. Our unique in-depth knowledge of Illustrator and fashion design technology provide a unique and comprehensive training experience. You'll receive the skills you need to be productive and competitive, and create designs that can be easily transferred to production. You'll learn to produce easily-modified flat drawings, fashion sketches, patterns, storyboards, textile designs, and accessory designs. Our Illustrator for Fashion, Apparel, and accessories design classes can also be tailored to your specific needs.

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction: Course Overview

In this Adobe Illustrator course, you will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create high quality illustrations, logos, and other custom artwork. This is the entry-level of our Illustrator classes, and introduces you to the powerful Pen tool, discover how to transform existing shapes, and learn how to add color to drawn objects. You’ll also use layers to organize your artwork, and explore the options for exporting Illustrator files.

All Illustrator courses at our training centers or at your location are led by a live instructor in the same classroom with you. If you do not want to travel to one of our classroom locations, we also offer live online Illustrator training.

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction: Course Length

This two-day (or four evening) Illustrator training class is available as a regularly scheduled class at AGI’s classroom locations, as a private or custom course at your location or online. This Illustrator training class is delivered by the instructors who wrote the Adobe Illustrator Digital Classroom. You learn from Illustrator experts in a small group setting when you take an Illustrator class with AGI.

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Mon, May 5 2014 to Tue, May 6 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, May 28 2014 to Thu, May 29 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, May 28 2014 to Thu, May 29 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Mon, Jun 2 2014 to Tue, Jun 3 2014 Online Training $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Tue, Jun 17 2014 to Wed, Jun 18 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Mon, Jul 7 2014 to Tue, Jul 8 2014 Online Training $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, Jul 23 2014 to Thu, Jul 24 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, Jul 23 2014 to Thu, Jul 24 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, Jul 23 2014 to Thu, Jul 24 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Wed, Aug 6 2014 to Thu, Aug 7 2014 AGI Training New York City $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Mon, Aug 18 2014 to Tue, Aug 19 2014 Online Training $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Thu, Aug 28 2014 to Fri, Aug 29 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $695.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction Thu, Aug 28 2014 to Fri, Aug 29 2014 AGI Training Boston $695.00

Adobe Illustrator Training Class Introduction: Complete Topics Covered

Module 1: Getting to Know the Adobe Illustrator Workspace

  • Exploring the Illustrator interface
  • Choosing a workspace
  • Opening a file
  • Using artboards
  • Changing your view
  • Zooming and scrolling
  • Using tools and panels
  • Exploring the Control panel
  • Working with panels and the dock
  • Saving workspaces and shortcuts

Module 2: Adobe Illustrator Essentials

  • Using Illustrator's shape tools
  • Repositioning and visually resizing the shapes
  • Putting the Transform panel to work
  • Constraining a shape
  • Entering exact dimensions
  • Selecting artwork
  • Using the shape and transform tools
  • Introducing layers
  • Cutting and pasting objects
  • Repeating transformations

Module 3: Adding Color

  • Exploring the Appearance panel
  • Changing colors in Illustrator
  • Adding effects
  • Using Live Paint
  • Adding a symbol
  • Saving swatches
  • Selecting the same color
  • Creating a color group
  • Using the Color panel
  • Adding Pantone colors

Module 4: Working with the Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

  • Understanding the Pen tool
  • Drawing straight, curved and hinged lines
  • Tracing images
  • Creating a tracing template
  • Working with Image Trace
  • Using the Line, Pencil and Eraser tools
  • Editing existing paths
  • Adding and removing points
  • Cutting and joining paths
  • Combining shapes with the Shape Builder

Module 5: Exploring Additional Adobe Illustrator Color Options

  • Adding tonal values with gradients
  • Customizing an existing gradient
  • Saving the gradient
  • Applying a second instance of the gradient
  • Using the Gradient panel
  • Updating a gradient
  • Creating and using patterns
  • Creating a bounding box
  • Applying the pattern
  • Editing a pattern fill
  • Locating existing patterns
  • Finishing up the illustration
  • Creating a Color Group
  • Using the Color Guide

Module 6: Working with and Formatting Text using Illustrator

  • Formatting text
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Using paragraph and character styles
  • Editing styles
  • Putting text on a path
  • Warping text
  • Putting text in a shape
  • Creating outlines
  • Checking spelling
  • Using Find and Replace

Module 7: An Introduction to Illustrator's Layers

  • Getting to know the Layers panel
  • Using layers to organize your illustrations
  • Using the Layers panel to make selections
  • Creating new layers
  • Showing and hiding layers
  • Locking and unlocking layers
  • Rearranging layers
  • Moving items between layers
  • Remembering layers when pasting
  • Creating a template layer

 

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe Illustrator application before starting the class. You can purchase the software, license Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it at from the Adobe website.

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Introduction: Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive course manual for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official Illustrator training guides and books for Adobe Systems, including the Adobe Illustrator Digital Classroom for versions CC, CS6, and CS5. You can see examples of our training content by viewing our Illustrator tutorials.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

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CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Adobe Illustrator Classes? Interested in private or customized Adobe Illustrator Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced: Class Length

In this two-day (or four evening) advanced Illustrator course you will discover the power and versatility of vector artwork. As the most advanced of our regularly scheduled Illustrator classes, this course takes you beyond the basics to learn the many capabilities available to you in Illustrator. This two-day course also covers troubleshooting for production personnel as well as advanced techniques for interesting design effects.

This Illustrator training class has been updated for Adobe Illustrator CC, but is suitable for users of versions CS6 and CS5 as well, and training for previous versions of Adobe Illustrator is also available. This Illustrator training class is available as a regularly scheduled class at our classroom location, or as a private class at your location or online. This Illustrator training class is delivered by the instructors who wrote the Adobe Illustrator Digital Classroom, so you learn from expert instructors that have extensive experience designing and teaching.

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, May 19 2014 to Tue, May 20 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, May 19 2014 to Tue, May 20 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, May 19 2014 to Tue, May 20 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, May 19 2014 to Tue, May 20 2014 Online Training $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Jun 30 2014 to Tue, Jul 1 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Jun 30 2014 to Tue, Jul 1 2014 Online Training $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Jun 30 2014 to Tue, Jul 1 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Jun 30 2014 to Tue, Jul 1 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Aug 11 2014 to Tue, Aug 12 2014 AGI Training Boston $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Aug 11 2014 to Tue, Aug 12 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Aug 11 2014 to Tue, Aug 12 2014 AGI Training New York City $995.00
Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced Mon, Aug 11 2014 to Tue, Aug 12 2014 Online Training $995.00

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced: Complete Course Topics

Illustrator Essentials skills review

  • Setting up the artboard
  • Creating a background shape
  • Combining shapes
  • Sampling a color
  • Applying a fill and stroke
  • Applying color and effects
  • Aligning and distributing shapes
  • Adding text
  • Distorting a shape
  • Importing an image

Working with symbols in Illustrator

  • Understanding symbols and instances
  • Cleaning out the symbol library
  • Creating symbols
  • Editing symbols
  • Importing a symbol library
  • Modifying symbol instances
  • Using the symbolism tools
  • Editing nested symbols
  • Replacing symbols
  • Saving symbol libraries

Using Adobe Illustrator effects and transparency

  • Working with the Appearance panel
  • Applying effects
  • Editing effects
  • Using graphic styles
  • Creating and saving graphic styles
  • Working with object transparency
  • Experimenting with multiple opacities
  • Understanding blending modes
  • Saving and importing graphic styles
  • Applying graphic styles to layers and symbols

Exporting and saving files from Illustrator

  • Saving using the AI format
  • Saving an illustration with layers
  • Saving a layered PDF
  • Exporting for Photoshop
  • Integrating with InDesign
  • Integrating with Flash
  • Integrating with Microsoft Expression Blend
  • Integrating with Premiere and After Effects
  • Saving as EPS
  • Saving for Web

Advanced Illustrator blending techniques

  • Using the Blend Tool in Adobe Illustrator 
  • Applying a gradient
  • Understanding linear vs. radial gradients
  • Using Gradient Mesh options
  • Adjusting a mesh
  • Revisiting Blend Options
  • Selecting multiple mesh points
  • Overlapping images
  • Using the Mesh tool
  • Adding a highlight

Adobe Illustrator new features

  • 64-bit support
  • New, adjustable user interface
  • Image Trace
  • Pattern Options panel
  • Gradients on strokes
  • Make Mask and Release button
  • Expandable color spectrum
  • Character panel enhancements
  • Transform panel additions
  • Redesigned Control pane

 

Adobe Illustrator Training Class - Advanced: Prerequisites

We recommend that you have the Adobe Illustrator application before starting the class. You can purchase the software, license Creative Cloud, or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Adobe Illustrator  Training Class Advanced Course Materials

You will receive a comprehensive book for this class developed by the Adobe Certified Instructors at AGI. AGI instructors that have created many of the official Illustrator training guides and books for Adobe Systems, including the best-selling Adobe Illustrator Digital Classroom book. Our Illustrator tutorials provide an example of the training materials created by our instructors.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Adobe Illustrator Classes? Interested in private or customized Adobe Illustrator Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

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Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design

Illustrator for Fashion, Apparel, Accessories & Textile Class Length: 2 days

This Adobe Illustrator training class provides a foundation for creating fashion, apparel, and accessories designs using Adobe Illustrator. Whether you are moving from a proprietary system or CAD to Adobe Illustrator or moving from traditional pen-and-ink to Adobe Illustrator, our specialized Illustrator classes help you master the Adobe Illustrator tools necessary for fashion, apparel, and accessories design.

AGI has trained thousands of fashion and apparel designers around the globe on how to best use the tools in Adobe Illustrator to create fashion, apparel, and accessories using the latest creative tools. Our customers include many of the largest labels and designers in the world, and our global presence has us delivering Adobe Illustrator training from the fashion centers of New York City, Paris, Milan, and Hong Kong.

AGI’s curriculum for this Adobe Illustrator training has been designed in cooperation with AGI’s on-staff Adobe Illustrator experts and on-staff Fashion Institute of Technology graduates. This Adobe Illustrator training class is offered as a private or custom class and is focused on your needs to design apparel and accessories with Adobe Illustrator. For private and customized training, contact a training consultant at 781-376-6044.

 

Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Course Dates

All classes start at 9:30 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time.

Event Name Course Dates Location Fee Register
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Apr 28 2014 to Tue, Apr 29 2014 AGI Training New York City $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Apr 28 2014 to Tue, Apr 29 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Apr 28 2014 to Tue, Apr 29 2014 AGI Training Boston $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, May 12 2014 to Tue, May 13 2014 Online Training $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jun 9 2014 to Tue, Jun 10 2014 AGI Training Boston $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jun 9 2014 to Tue, Jun 10 2014 AGI Training New York City $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jun 9 2014 to Tue, Jun 10 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Wed, Jul 23 2014 to Thu, Jul 24 2014 Online Training $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jul 28 2014 to Tue, Jul 29 2014 AGI Training Philadelphia $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jul 28 2014 to Tue, Jul 29 2014 AGI Training New York City $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Jul 28 2014 to Tue, Jul 29 2014 AGI Training Boston $795.00
Adobe Illustrator Class for Fashion, Apparel & Accessories Design Mon, Sep 8 2014 to Tue, Sep 9 2014 Online Training $795.00

Adobe Illustrator Training Class for Fashion, Apparel, and Accessories Design: Course Topics

  • Getting started in the Illustrator workspace
  • Working with artboards
  • Selection overview
  • Zoom/navigation
  • Building shapes
  • Taking advantage of Smart Guides
  • Creating custom shapes with the Shape Builder tool
  • Using Pathfinder
  • Transforming your shapes
  • Creating shapes by reflecting content
  • Working with strokes
  • Creating and saving custom stitching
  • Creating custom brushes
  • Pen tool tips and tricks
  • Using colorplots
  • Creating and adding gradients
  • Creating global colors
  • Creating and editing patterns
  • Taking advantage of Live Paint
  • Using your files in other applications

Our instructors are the authors of numerous Illustrator books. You can see examples of the training materials created by our instructors by viewing our Illustrator tutorials.

AVAILABLE DELIVERY METHODS FOR THIS CLASS

Classroom Training Icon Live Online Icon Private Training Icon My Location Icon On-Demand Training Icon
CLASSROOM LIVE ONLINE PRIVATE MY LOCATION ON-DEMAND

 

Questions about Adobe Illustrator Classes? Interested in private or customized Adobe Illustrator Classes? Call to speak with a training consultant: 781-376-6044.

AGI's team of experienced instructors are led by the design and usability expert and best-selling author of more than 20 books including Creative Cloud for Dummies, Creative Suite for Dummies, and Photoshop Digital Classroom. Classes are led by experienced professionals who have extensive professional and training experience.