Training Course on Adobe Illustrator

Course date: 11/05/2020 to 15/05/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800, KES 65,000

INTRODUCTION

Adobe Illustrator is an industry-standard vector graphics application that lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and many other complex illustrations for any medium. Illustrator designs can be used in websites, magazines, annual reports, fashion and product design and elements such as infographics. One of the advantages of creating images using Illustrator is that they are scalable, meaning you can resize them with no loss of quality. This training course will make participants gain advanced skills in the use of Adobe Illustrator in their work.

 

DURATION

5 Days

 

COURSE OUTLINE

Module 1:

Illustrator Essentials

  • The Illustrator Interface
  • Navigation Tools
  • Opening illustrations
  • Creating new Documents
  • Exploring Panels & Workspaces
  • Useful Shortcuts

 

Organising your Artwork

  • Introducing Multiple Artboards
  • Editing the Artboard Size
  • Aligning & Distributing Artwork

 

Artwork Components

  • Rulers, Guides and Grids
  • Intuitive Smart Guides
  • Paths, Point and Handles
  • Grouping Objects
  • Working in Group Isolation Mode

 

Module 2:

Creating Basic Shapes

  • Using the Shaper Tool
  • Creating Primitive Shapes
  • Creating Polygons, Stars & Spirals
  • Drawing Lines
  • Storing Assets in Libraries

 

Applying Colour

  • Colour Modes
  • Applying Colour to Objects
  • Spot vs Process Colour
  • Managing Swatches
  • Creating Colour Groups
  • Loading Swatch Libraries

 

Drawing in Illustrator

  • Drawing Paths
  • Tips for Drawing Curves
  • Editing, Manipulating and Modifying Paths
  • Adding & deleting Anchor Points
  • Splitting Cutting and Erasing Paths

 

Module 3:

Working with Layers

  • Creating Layers
  • Using Layers Effectively

 

Painting in Illustrator

  • Manipulating Stroke
  • Creating Dashed Lines
  • Adding Arrowheads to Strokes

 

Working with Type

  • Using Type Tools
  • Using the Character and Paragraph Panel
  • Creating Outlines from Text
  • Type on a Path

 

Saving and Exporting

  • Packaging Files for Hand Off
  • Creating Adobe PDF Files
  • Exporting Files from Illustrator

 

 

Module 4:

The Transform Tools

  • Scaling, Rotating, Reflecting & Shearing Objects
  • Changing Object Perspectives
  • The Distortion Tools
  • Distorting Objects

 

Creating Patterns

  • Different Types of Patterns
  • Creating & Applying Pattern
  • Scaling & Moving Patterns
  • Editing a Pattern

 

Brushes and Symbols

  • The Brushes Panel
  • Understanding Brush Libraries
  • Applying Brush Stroke to a Path
  • Creating Different Brushes
  • Using the Eraser Tool

 

Creating Complex Shapes

  • Understanding Pathfinder
  • Creating & Modifying Compound Shapes
  • Cutting and Dividing Objects

 

 

Module 5:

Using Effects

  • Understanding & Using Effects
  • Understanding 3D Effects
  • Understanding the Appearance Panel

 

Graphics & Clipping Masks

  • Placing imported graphics
  • Linked vs embedded images
  • Understanding Clipping Masks
  • Creating a Clipping Mask

 

Tracing Images

  • The Image Trace Panel
  • Using Image Trace
  • Expanding Paths in a Traced Image

 

Live Paint

  • Creating LivePaint Groups
  • Painting LivePaint Objects
  • Detecting Gaps
  • Modifying LivePaint Groups

 

 

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TRAINING CUSTOMIZATION

This training can also be customized for your institution upon request. You can also have it delivered your preferred location.

For further inquiries, please contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

REQUIREMENTS

Participants should be reasonably proficient in English.  During the trainings, participants should come with their own laptops.

 

TRAINING FEE

The course fee covers the course tuition, training materials, two break refreshments, lunch, and study visits.

 

ACCOMMODATION

Accommodation is arranged upon request. For reservations contact us through Mobile: +254 732 776 700 or Email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

PAYMENT

Payment should be transferred to FineResults Research Limited bank before commencement of training. Send proof of payment through the email: training@fineresultsresearch.org

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

        All requests for cancellations must be received in writing.

        Changes will become effective on the date of written confirmation being received.

 

 

 

 

Course Date: 11/05/2020 to 15/05/2020 Duration: 5 Days Course fee: USD 800 , KES 65,000
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