Illustrator 2020

Quickstart Training Course

This 1-day beginner class is designed to get you up and running quickly in Adobe Illustrator. You will create icon shapes, learn to use the pen tool and other manipulation tools, incorporate type into your artwork, create an event poster, and prepare your images for the Web and social media.

What's Included

  • Certificate of Course Completion
  • Training Manual
  • FREE Class Repeat (valid for 6 months)
1 Days $495.00
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 Mac and PC.

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Detailed Course Outline

Explore the interface and navigation of Adobe llluStrator -the World's no. 1 vector editing program.
  • What’s new with Illustrator 2020
  • How Illustrator works with media
  • Raster vs Vector graphics
  • Create a New Document
  • Navigate the Illustrator Interface
  • The Tool Panel
  • Working with vector graphics
  • Working with Workspaces
Create basic shapes to create vector icons and other popular artwork.
  • Work with Various Shapes & Lines
  • Transform Shapes
  • Combine and Manipulate Shapes
  • Work with Object Transforms
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
  • Path simplification in AI 2020
Learn the fundamentals of working with text and formatting with the Character and Paragraph Panels.
  • Get familiar with the Character Panel
  • Working with various classifications of fonts
  • Font filtering, searching and installation
  • Working with spacing properties
  • Create two basic types of text
  • Auto Spell-Check 2020
Use various tools and techniques to create an event poster for a band called The Mosquitos.
  • Properly setting up your project
  • 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.
  • Saving and Archiving Projects
  • Prepping your Artwork for Export
  • Export As function
  • Learn about Save for Web Legacy

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.