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Learning Objectives

Introduction , Introduction to Illustrator , Creating Documents , Drawing Basics , Measuring and Transforming Objects , Applying Fills and Strokes , Setting Type , Painting with Brushes , Applying Effects , Exporting from Illustrator , Conclusion

 

Pre-Requisites

Basic computer skills.

 

Description

Adobe Illustrator is the premier drawing program used by artists and graphic designers to create vector images. In this introductory course, students will learn what Illustrator is about and when to use Illustrator. Students will learn how to use selection tools, create and save new documents, how to navigate, and how to use Adobe Bridge. In addition, students will learn how to create basic shapes, use drawing tools, master the pen tool, editing shapes, and using layers. Students will learn how to measure and transform objects, apply fills, strokes, and gradients, work with the CC libraries, and set type. Students will also learn to paint with brushes, apply special effects, and export to other file formats.

Course Curriculum

Introduction to the Course
Introduction 00:01:00
Section 01
Why Adobe Illustrator? 00:03:00
Navigating the Interface 00:08:00
Managing Workspaces 00:05:00
Using Selection Tools 00:02:00
Section 02
Creating New Documents 00:08:00
Saving Illustrator Files 00:06:00
Section 03
Creating Shapes 00:13:00
Using the Drawing Tools 00:10:00
Mastering the Pen Tool 00:09:00
Editing Shapes 00:08:00
Grouping and Aligning Shapes 00:06:00
Understanding Layers 00:06:00
Putting it all Together 00:07:00
Section 04
Working with Rules and Guides 00:05:00
Discovering the Transform Panel 00:08:00
Using Transform and Distort 00:04:00
Section 05
Editing Fills with the Color Panel 00:08:00
Editing Fills with the Swatches Panel 00:09:00
Modifying Strokes 00:09:00
Creating Gradients 00:09:00
Using the Freeform Gradient 00:06:00
Section 06
Using Type Tools 00:10:00
Discovering Type Panels 00:08:00
Working with Adobe Fonts 00:04:00
Section 07
Discovering the Brush Panel 00:06:00
Creating Custom Brushes 00:06:00
Using the Blob Brush 00:08:00
Section 08
Understanding the Effects Menu 00:07:00
Using the Appearance Panel 00:04:00
Section 09
Creating PDFs 00:07:00
Exporting to Other Formats 00:08:00
Importing Adobe PDFs 00:03:00
Understanding Metadata 00:04:00
Printing your Document 00:07:00
Course Recap
Recap 00:01:00
New Features in Illustrator 2022
New Features in Illustrator 2022 00:11:00

FAQs

This course is for anyone who's interested in this topic and wants to learn more about it. This course will also help you gain potential professional skills.

No prior qualifications are needed to take this course.

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Yes, there is a test at the end of the course. Once you’ve completed all the modules of the course, you will have to give a multiple-choice test. The questions will be based on the topics of the modules you studied. And of course, you can take the test at any time, from any device and from anywhere you want.

Don’t worry if you fail the test, you can retake it as many times as you want.

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After you complete the course, you’ll immediately receive a free printable PDF certificate. Hard Copy certificate is also available, and you can get one for just £9! You may have to wait for 3 to 9 days to get the hard copy certificate.

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