Adobe Illustrator

Level Basic
Abbreviation Ai

Course Description

Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular vector and raster graphics applications, and it offers a variety of features that allows you to create freehand drawings, or trace and recolor imported photos to turn them into works of art, in addition to use your illustrations anywhere including printed pieces, presentations, websites, blogs, and social media.

Course Objectives

Upon completion of this course, trainees should be able to:

  • Understanding the fundamental roles of illustrator
  • Gaining a great knowledge of using Adobe illustrator features
  • Creating a new document from scratch for print
  • Acquiring good skills in vector drawings and layout designing
  • Applying fill, stroke and gradients
  • Working with points and path
  • Getting creative with type
  • Working with colors, swatches and color theory
  • Increasing productivity and efficiency by recalling and identifying relevant keyboard shortcuts
  • Practicing through practical & real-world exercises

Target Attendence

This course is intended for designers, publishers, marketing communications professionals, or for anyone taking on design responsibilities and needs to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.

Getting to know the Work Area
Techniques for Selecting Artwork
Layers & Group
Drawing & Working with Shapes
Working with the Pen Tool
Editing and Combining Paths
Color 1 Basic
Type Tools
Using Symbols
Working with the Perspective Grid
Effects and Graphic Styles
Working with Raster Graphics & Mask
Output, Saving, Exporting & Printing
Color Advanced
Project 1: Create a Logo
The Final Project