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Illustrator Class Online November 16, 2021 one-day seminar

Adobe Illustrator Workshop: one-day seminar

Tue, Nov 16 2021
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
American Graphics Institute American Graphics Institute
Online Training
American Graphics Institute AGI Training Online Online

2015-01-02 14:14:56 $495.00

In this one-day Adobe Illustrator class discover why creative professionals from many job functions and industries use Illustrator to create designs that include logos, artwork, wireframes, web assets, and more. This Illustrator workshop covers essential skills in a one-day hands-on training format. Learn Illustrator skills you need to successfully create beautifully rendered vector artwork. This information-packed Illustrator course is presented by instructors from American Graphics Institute, authors of more than 10 Illustrator training books.

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Adobe Illustrator Workshop Topics

Lesson 1: Understanding the Illustrator workspace

  • Exploring the interface
  • Using artboards
  • Zooming and scrolling
  • Using tools and panels
  • Working with panels and the dock

Lesson 2: Essential skills for working with Illustrator

  • Using the shape tools
  • Repositioning and resizing shapes
  • Selecting artwork
  • Using the shape and transform tools
  • Introducing layers
  • Repeating transformations

Lesson 3: Adding color to your designs

  • Exploring the Appearance panel
  • Changing colors
  • Adding effects
  • Using Live Paint
  • Adding a symbol
  • Saving swatches
  • Using the Color panel
  • Adding Pantone colors

Lesson 4: Using the drawing tools to create great artwork

  • Understanding the Pen tool
  • Straight, curved, and hinged lines
  • Tracing images
  • Creating a tracing template
  • Working with Image Trace
  • Editing existing paths
  • Using the Shape Builder

Lesson 5: Additional color options to enhance your artwork

  • Adding tonal values with gradients
  • Applying a pattern
  • Editing a pattern
  • Using the Color Guide

Lesson 6: Designing with text

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

Lesson 7: Using layers to work more creatively and effectively

  • Getting to know the Layers panel
  • Using layers to organize an illustration
  • Selecting using the Layers panel
  • 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