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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator

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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia, and online graphics. Whether you are a designer or a technical illustrator producing artwork for print publishing, an artist producing multimedia graphics, or a creator of web pages or online content, Adobe Illustrator offers you the tools you need to get professional-quality results.

• Graphic Designers

• Web Designers

• 3D Designers

• Video Designers

• Basic Knowledge about computers

• Basic keyboard skills

1 GETTING TO KNOW THE WORK AREA
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Understanding the workspace
  • Adjusting the user interface brightness
  • Working with the Tools panel
  • Exploring the Control panel
  • Working with panels
  • Resetting and saving your workspace
  • Using panel menus
  • Changing the view of artwork
  • Using the view commands
  • Using the Zoom tool
  • Scrolling through a document
  • Viewing artwork
  • Navigating multiple artboards
  • Using the Navigator panel
  • Understanding rulers
  • Arranging multiple documents
  • Exploring Document groups
  • Finding resources for using Illustrator
2 SELECTING AND ALIGNING
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Selecting objects
  • Using the Selection tool
  • Using the Direct Selection tool
  • Creating selections with a marquee
  • Creating selections with the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting similar objects
  • Aligning objects
  • Align objects to each other
  • Aligning to a key object
  • Aligning points
  • Distributing objects
  • Aligning to the artboard
  • Working with groups
  • Group items
  • Working in isolation mode
  • Adding to a group
  • Exploring Object arrangement
  • Arranging objects
  • Selecting objects behind
  • Hiding objects
3 CREATING AND EDITING SHAPES
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Creating a new document
  • Working with basic shapes
  • Understanding drawing modes
  • Creating rectangles
  • Creating rounded rectangles
  • Creating ellipses
  • Creating polygons
  • Working with Draw Inside mode
  • Changing stroke width and alignment
  • Working with line segments
  • Joining paths
  • Using the Width tool
  • Outlining strokes
  • Combining and editing shapes
  • Working with the Shape Builder tool
  • Working with Pathfinder effects
  • Working with shape modes
  • Using Draw inside mode
  • Editing content drawn inside
  • Using the Eraser tool
  • Using Image Trace to Create shapes
  • Cleaning up traced artwork
4 TRANSFORMING OBJECTS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with artboards
  • Adding artboards to the document
  • Editing artboards
  • Renaming Artboards
  • Reordering Artboards
  • Transforming content
  • Working with rulers and guides
  • Scaling objects
  • Reflecting objects
  • Rotating objects
  • Distorting objects
  • Shearing objects
  • Positioning objects precisely
  • Changing the perspective
  • Applying Multiple transformations
  • Using the Free Distort effect
5 DRAWING WITH THE PEN AND PENCIL TOOLS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Starting with the pen tool
  • Creating Straight lines
  • Creating curved paths
  • Building a curve
  • Converting curved points to corner points
  • Creating the violin illustration
  • Drawing curves
  • Selecting a curved path
  • Drawing a curved path
  • Drawing a closed path with curves
  • Drawing the violin shape
  • Creating the strings
  • Splitting a path
  • Adding arrowheads
  • Creating a dashed line
  • Editing curves
  • Deleting and adding anchor points
  • Convert between smooth points and corner points
  • Drawing with the Pencil tool
  • Editing with the Pencil tool
  • Finishing the violin illustration
  • Assembling the parts
  • Painting the artwork
6 COLOR AND PAINTING
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Understanding color
  • Color modes
  • Understanding the color controls
  • Creating color
  • Building and saving a custom color
  • Editing a swatch
  • Using Illustrator swatch libraries
  • Creating a spot color
  • Using the Color Picker
  • Creating and saving a tint of a color
  • Copying appearance attributes
  • Creating color groups
  • Working with the Color Guide panel
  • Editing a color group
  • Editing colors in artwork
  • Working with the Kuler panel
  • Assigning colors to your artwork
  • Adjusting colors
  • Painting with patterns
  • Applying existing patterns
  • Creating your own pattern
  • Applying a pattern
  • Editing a pattern
  • Working with Live Paint
  • Creating a Live Paint group
  • Editing Live Paint regions
  • Working with Gap Options
7 WORKING WITH TYPE
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with type
  • Creating point type
  • Creating area type
  • Importing a plain text file
  • Working with Overflow text and text reflow
  • Threading text
  • Creating columns of text
  • Formatting type
  • Changing the font size
  • Changing the font color
  • Changing additional text attributes
  • Changing paragraph attributes
  • Saving and using styles
  • Creating and using a paragraph style
  • Creating and using a character style
  • Sampling text
  • Reshaping text with an envelope warp
  • Wrapping text around an object
  • Creating text on open paths
  • Creating text on closed paths
  • Creating text outlines
8 WORKING WITH LAYERS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Creating layers
  • Selecting and Moving objects and layers
  • Duplicating layer contents
  • Moving layers
  • Locking layers
  • Viewing layers
  • Pasting layers
  • Creating a clipping masks
  • Merging layers
  • Locating layers
  • Applying appearance attributes to layers
  • Isolating layers
9 WORKING WITH PERSPECTIVE DRAWING
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Understanding perspective
  • Understanding the Perspective Grid
  • Working with the Perspective Grid
  • Using a preset grid
  • Editing the Perspective Grid
  • Drawing objects in perspective
  • Selecting and transforming objects in perspective
  • Attaching objects to perspective
  • Editing planes and objects together
  • Adding and editing text in perspective
  • Working with symbols in perspective
  • Adding Symbols to the Perspective Grid
  • Transforming Symbols in perspective
  • Release content from perspective
  • Working with the horizontal plane
10 BLENDING COLORS AND SHAPES
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with gradients
  • Creating and applying a linear gradient to a fill
  • Adjusting the direction and angle of a gradient fill
  • Creating and applying radial gradient
  • Editing a gradient on a stroke
  • Adjusting the radial gradient
  • Changing colors and adjusting the gradient
  • Applying gradients to multiple objects
  • Adding transparency to gradients
  • Working with blended objects
  • Creating a blend with specified steps
  • Modifying the blend
  • Creating smooth color blends
11 WORKING WITH BRUSHES
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with brushes
  • Using Calligraphic brushes
  • Editing a brush
  • Using a fill color with brushes
  • Removing a brush stroke
  • Using Art brushes
  • Drawing with the Paintbrush tool
  • Editing paths with the Paintbrush tool
  • Creating an Art brush
  • Editing an Art brush
  • Using Bristle brushes
  • Changing bristle brush options
  • Painting with a Bristle brush
  • Using Pattern brushes
  • Creating a Pattern brush
  • Applying a Pattern brush
  • Changing the color attributes of brushes
  • Changing a brush color using Tints colorization
  • Changing the brush color using Hue Shift colorization
  • Working with the Blob Brush tool
  • Drawing with the Blob Brush tool
  • Merging paths with the Blob Brush tool
  • Editing with the Eraser tool
12 APPLYING EFFECTS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Using live effects
  • Applying an effect
  • Editing an effect
  • Styling text with effects
  • Editing shapes with a Pathfinder effect
  • Offsetting paths
  • Applying a Photoshop effect
  • Working with a 3D effect
  • Creating a revolved object
  • Changing the lighting of a 3D object
  • Mapping a symbol to the 3D artwork
13 APPLYING APPEARANCE ATTRIBUTES AND GRAPHIC STYLES
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Using appearance attributes
  • Editing and adding appearance attributes
  • Reordering appearance attributes
  • Adding an additional stroke and fill
  • Using graphic styles
  • Creating and saving a graphic style
  • Applying a graphic style to an object
  • Applying a graphic style to a layer
  • Applying existing graphic styles
  • Adding to an existing graphic style
  • Applying an appearance to a layer
  • Copying, applying, and removing graphic styles
  • Creating web graphics
  • Aligning content to the pixel grid
  • Slicing content
  • Selecting and editing slices
  • Using the same for web command
14 WORKING WITH SYMBOLS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with symbols
  • Using existing Illustrator symbol libraries
  • Creating symbols
  • Editing a symbol
  • Breaking a link to a symbol
  • Replacing symbols
  • Renaming symbols
  • Working with the symbolism tools
  • Spraying symbol instances
  • Editing symbols with the Symbolism tools
  • Copying and editing symbol sets
  • Storing and retrieving artwork in the Symbols panel
  • Mapping a symbol to 3D artwork
  • Working with Symbols and Flash integration
15 COMBINING ILLUSTRATOR CS5 GRAPHICS WITH OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS
  • Lesson overview
  • Getting started
  • Working with Adobe Bridge
  • Combining artwork
  • Vector versus bitmap graphics
  • Placing Adobe Photoshop files
  • Placing a Photoshop file
  • Duplicating and editing a placed image
  • Embed a Photoshop image with Layer comps
  • Applying color edits to a placed image
  • Masking an image
  • Applying a clipping mask to an image
  • Editing a mask
  • Masking an object with multiple shapes
  • Release a mask
  • Creating an opacity mask
  • Sampling colors in placed images
  • Replacing a placed, linked image
  • Exporting a layered file to Photoshop
  • Illustrator and Adobe InDesign, Adobe Muse, Adobe Fireworks and Adobe Flash

Upon completion of this course participants will be able to:

  • Draw and understand Bezier curves
  • The root of drawing in Illustrator
  • Create a logo using simple shapes
  • Accurately place and measure objects in the Illustration window
  • Trace and color your hand drawn artwork with Live Trace
  • Live Paint and Live Color
  • Save illustrations for both print and web purposes
  • Further adjust Bezier curves by creating Compound paths
  • Create Custom Brushes and various graphic styles
  • Creating manual and data driven info graphics
  • Work with transparency and other raster effects like drop shadows
  • Accurately adjust type in an artwork
  • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing

Course Fee

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