Illustrator 2020

Bootcamp Training Course

This is our most comprehensive Illustrator course, taking you from beginner to master in 5 days. Our trainer will take you step-by-step through a series of Real World projects and show you how the best professional designers use Adobe Illustrator in the industry. You will learn hundred of tips, tricks, techniques and shortcuts so that you master this program. By the end of the week, you'll be designing complex illustrations.

What's Included

  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Training Manual
  • FREE Class Repeat (valid for 6 months)
5 Days $1695.00
Authorised Training Centre

Live face-to-face instructor

No minimum class size - all classes guaranteed to run!

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. No prior experience of Illustrator is needed. Training available on both Mac and PC.

View our full range of Adobe Illustrator courses, or see below for the detailed outline for Illustrator Bootcamp.

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Detailed Course Outline

Explore the interface and navigation of Adobe Illustrator -the World's no. 1 vector editing program.
  • Create a New Document
  • Navigate the Illustrator Interface
  • Get familiar with Panels and Working with Objects
Create basic shapes to create vector icons and other popular artwork.
  • Work with Various Shapes & Lines
  • Transform Shapes
  • Combine and Manipulate Shapes
Use the ultimate precision path creation tool in Illustrator to create some of the most complex vector artwork.
  • Learn about Vector Paths
  • Learn to use the Pen Tool
  • Other Path Manipulation Tools
Learn the fundamentals of working with text and formatting with the Character and Paragraph Panels.
  • Learning about the Type of Text for any Design
  • Working with Fonts
  • Using the Character Panel to Format Text
Use various tools and techniques to create an event poster for a band called The Mosquitos.
  • Practice Creating and Arranging Text
  • Work with and Modify Vector Graphics
  • Learn One Way how to Distort Text Creatively
Learn the best way to finish your artwork and export it for websites, social media and beyond.
  • Prepping your Artwork for Export
  • Exporting Ad & Export for Screens
  • Learn about Save for Web Legacy
Get creative and learn how to combine several different shapes into a single piece of vector artwork.
  • Learn what Compound Shapes really are
  • Create Compound Shapes
  • Use Compound Shapes to Create Complex Art
Use the powerful Pathfinder tool to create compound and other types of unique custom shapes.
  • Access and Use the Pathfinder Panel
  • Shape Modes vs Pathfinders
  • Use the Pathfinder to Create Compound Shapes
Harness the power of the Pathfinder panel and some new techniques to create logos.
  • Outlining Text
  • Use Graphics to Create Texture for Artwork
  • Learn to Layout your Logo before Combining Elements
Learn about the power of Symbols. This will allow you to combine vector art and use it in many different ways.
  • What are Symbols?
  • Create Symbols
  • Use Symbols in your Artwork
Time to delve deeper into the world of typography and explore text path effects to expand your artistic abilities.
  • Character & Paragraph Panel Properties
  • Add Text to Paths
  • Manipulate Text on Paths
Use what you have learned in previous lessons combined with some new tools to create a title for a feature film.
  • Working with Text to Format a Feature Title
  • Add Texture to a Title in Illustrator
  • Manipulate Text using the Knife Tool
Learn about Illustrator's Swatches panel to manage and create color for any project.
  • earn about the Swatches Panel
  • Create new Colors and Groups
  • Learn more efficient Color Workflows
Use your skills in Illustrator and the power of multiple artboards to create several social posts.
  • Working across Multiple Artboards
  • Working with Standard Social Media Sizes for Artwork
  • Batch Export your Social Media Posts efficiently
Explore the feature known as the Puppet Warp Tool. This tool allows you to articulate vector images in a fluid way.
  • Learn about the Puppet Wrap Tool
  • What Type of Art is best for the Puppet Wrap Tool
  • Apply and Use the Puppet Wrap Tool
Use Illustrator's weird WARP tools to enhance text elements to modify and create vector artwork.
  • Learn about all the Warp Tools
  • Explore some of the Warp Tool Options
  • Use Warp Tools to creatively Warp text
Dynamically transfer vector art to Photoshop to add organic textures and so much more.
  • Moving Vector Content to Photoshop
  • Enhancing Vectors in Photoshop
  • Sending Information from Photoshop to Illustrator
Use all that you've learned with new techniques to create a multi-panel brochure.
  • Setting up a Project for Print
  • Create and Use Multiple Graphic Elements
  • Finish and Save your File for Print
Use the powerful Appearance panel to create and organize simulated 3D buttons and effects.
  • Learn how to Work with the Appearance Panel
  • Use the Gradients Panel to Create Paux-ganic Texture
  • Manage Layers and Groups of Layers for Better Design
Use Illustrator's graphing tools and other features to create infographics in 2D and 3D.
  • Working with the Graphing Tools
  • Get Creative with Gradients to Create Shadow Effects
  • Work 3D to Enhance Graphs
Use several tools and techniques to create a
Typography-based poster and more.
  • Work with Warping Text
  • Use the Appearance Panel to Create Multiple Strokes
  • Use Tools and Techniques to Change Visibility of Text
Use Image Trace and Live Paint to turn common pixel-based art into beautiful vector masterpieces.
  • Live Trace and all Live Trace Options
  • Live Paint and Add Color to Vector Art
  • Learn about the Types of Art that are better as Vectors
Use Illustrator's amazing Pattern Maker as well as a few hidden features to create amazing repetitive artwork.
  • Make Patterns in Illustrator
  • Use Anchor Points and Transforms
  • Use the Transform Effect
Use the popular Blending Modes feature to create complex blending effects on your images.
  • Learn about Blending Modes
  • Apply Blending Modes to your Layers
  • What are the most Popular Blending Modes in Design
Learn additional methods to combine text and graphics to create a one-page info article.
  • Format and Connect Text Boxes
  • Wrap Text around a Graphic
  • Use a Gradient Mesh to Create Graphic
Learn about the many different types of vector brushes to create some unique artwork.
  • Use and Define Brushes
  • Add Brush Art to Existing Paths
  • Create Vector Brushes
Use 3D Effects in Illustrator to create two very different types of 3D vector artwork.
  • Learn about the Extrude & Bevel Effect
  • Learn about the Revolve Effect
  • Position your 3D Artwork
Combine raster and vector graphic design together and learn how to manage their relationship in Illustrator.
  • Learn more about Raster Graphics in Illustrator
  • Work with the Mighty Appearance Panel
  • Create Vector Elements for your Raster Graphic
Use some of the most powerful coloring features in Illustrator to alter and convert the colors of your artwork.
  • Create Professional Color Combinations
  • Convert and Alter Colors
  • Learn how to Reduce Colors in your Artwork
Use the powerful Perspective Grid in Illustrator to create 3D looking perspective vector artwork.
  • Learn about the Perspective Grid
  • Create a perspective Logo from Scratch
  • Manipulate Elements on the Grid

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.