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Illustrator Classes from the Experts

Regularly scheduled Adobe Illustrator classes in Boston, New York City, Philadelphia, on-site Illustrator Training nationwide at your location, or on-line Illustrator courses with a live instructor. Why learn Illustator at AGI:

  • 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.

Illustrator Classes Offered

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


Need help choosing the right Illustrator Classes? Call us:
Boston: 781-376-6044
New York City: 212-922-1206
Philadelphia: 610-228-0951
Toll Free: 800-851-9237

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Illustrator Training Delivery Options

We have Illustrator Classes for every schedule and budget, led by expert instructors who help you to quickly and easily achieve professional results with your work.

Regularly Scheduled Illustrator Classes

Our regularly scheduled, public Illustrator Classes include introductory through advanced training. Most courses are offered monthly. See the list of classes below. We offer live classes led by an instructor in the same classroom with you.

On-site Illustrator Classes

All Illustrator courses can be delivered on-site at your location. Call or complete the form on the above link to receive information about classes at your location. We deliver on-site classes across the U.S. and globally.

Online Illustrator Classes

Live online Illustrator courses provide you with a small group course that you can take from anywhere with a high-speed Internet connection. You can ask questions, hear and talk with the instructor, even share your screen as part of these interactive classes.


Course Details and Outlines for Illustrator Classes

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Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

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Illustrator Training Class - Introduction

In this introduction to Adobe Illustrator class, you discover the tools that help you create professional quality artwork. This Illustrator course 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.This course is for those who have had no formal Illustrator training or are new to the application.

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Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

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Illustrator Training Class - Advanced

In this advanced Adobe Illustrator class discover how to take advantage of symbols, effects, styles, and transparencies along with advanced drawing and blending techniques. This Illustrator course covers advanced techniques for creating artwork with more impact, while using the tools to work more efficiently. This class is for those who have completed the introductory Illustrator training or have a complete understanding of all topics covered in the introduction to Adobe Illustrator course.

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Illustrator Class for Fashion & Apparel Design

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Illustrator Class for Fashion & Apparel Design

This Adobe Illustrator training class is focused on fashion and apparel design. This Illustrator class is for clothing designers, shoe designers, or accessories designers. Learn Illustrator from our experienced professionals who 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 Workshop

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Adobe Illustrator Training Workshop

In this one-day Adobe Illustrator training seminar, discover why creative professionals of all types use Illustrator to create their wireframes, logos, web assets, and more. Join us at this Illustrator workshop which covers essential skills in a one-day workshop. Learn Illustrator skills you need to successfully create beautifully rendered vector artwork. This information-packed Illustrator training seminar is presented by instructors from American Graphics Institute, authors of more than 10 Illustrator training books.

Locations for Regularly Scheduled Illustrator Classes

We offer regularly scheduled, public Illustrator Classes at the following locations. Most courses at our training centers are offered monthly, and occur with a live instructor in the same classroom with you.

Illustrator training classes available for all versions

Whether you are using the most recent Creative Cloud version, or earlier releases such as CS6, CS5, or CS4, we offer Illustrator training courses to help you learn the tools you use. Our regularly scheduled public Illustrator courses use the most recent versions of the applications, and we also have older versions available to use as well. If you wish to use an older version of Illustrator for your training, simply let us know and we'll work to accommodate you. Our Illustrator instructors have more than a decade of experience working with it, and can address questions and deliver training on all versions of Illustrator.

About Illustrator Classes and  Training from AGI

The regularly scheduled public classes, workshops, and seminars provide hands-on learning from expert Illustrator instructors. Small classes with practical exercises and projects help you to quickly learn Illustrator as it relates to your specific needs. Our instructors have extensive experience with the applications they teach and in leading classes. They are reviewed after each course, and undergo continual professional development and testing. Our full time instructors pass the rigorous Certified Technical Trainer exam, and Adobe Certified Expert exams. Our instructors have been hired by Adobe to write the certification exams taken by other instructors, and develop official Adobe training courseware.

Prerequisites for enrolling in Illustrator courses

For the introductory courses, no previous experience is required. For the intermediate and advanced courses, specific previous experience or coursework is listed on the course description pages. For training in our classrooms, we provide your choice of a Mac or Windows computer for use during the Illustrator class. We recommend that you have a copy of the Illustrator app available on your computer for you to use when you return to your computer after class. You can find it on Adobe's Illustrator page.

Course materials for Illustrator classes

The instructors at American Graphics Institute have authored more than 50 books on digital design, including the Illustrator training book titled Illustrator Digital Classroom. Course participants receive a copy of one of our books or related course material as part of the class.

Illustrator Certification Training

These Illustrator courses are the perfect preparation to become an Adobe Certified Illustrator Expert, or you can gain a certificate with the Illustrator Certificate program.

Illustrator Training Resources

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, and also work in our consulting practice areas and as practicing professionals. For Federal agencies, American Graphics Institute classes are offered under GSA contract 47QTCA19D003Y.