Adobe® Illustrator CC Level 1

Duration: Days 1
Delivery methods:   Classroom, Virtual Learning, Onsite Event
Price per delegate: $400.00
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Course Description

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-leading application for working with vector graphics. The comprehensive set of tools and features available provides everything you need to produce extraordinary graphics for print, video, the web and mobile devices.

The course aims at giving you the knowledge and skills needed to create artwork and export projects confidently for different media using Adobe Illustrator. You will learn to use colour swatches, and patterns as well as a number of tools, while learning how to create geometrical shapes and control their appearance. You will be looking at creating documents, explore graphic sizes, image resolutions, colour concepts and design principles.

Target Student

This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities and who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on.
Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palettes, color modes, shapes, text, and paths is highly recommended.

Performance Based Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand and work within the interface of Adobe Illustrator CC
  • Create and work with shapes in a document
  • Create and work with custom paths and objects
  • Work with text
  • Enhance documents and artwork
  • Save images for the required medium

Course Content

Getting to Know the Work Area

  • Examine Imaging Concepts
  • Explore the Interface
  • Customize the Interface

Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Create a Document
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Save a Document

Creating Custom Paths

  • Draw Paths
  • Modify Paths

Working with Text

  • Insert Text
  • Flow Text on a Path
  • Import Body Text
  • Format Text with Styles
  • Thread Text
  • Apply Hyphenation
  • Insert Typographic Characters

Working with Objects

  • Import Graphics
  • Manipulate Objects

Enhancing Documents

  • Format Objects
  • Apply Strokes
  • Apply Gradients
  • Apply Graphic Styles
  • Apply an Envelope to Text

Proofing a Document

  • Wrap Text
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Fix Spelling Errors

Saving Completed Images

  • Saving Images for Use in Print Applications
  • Saving Images for the Web
  • Saving Images as PDF

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