Illustrator Level 1

Course Description

Students will learn the basic skills of using this popular vector-based graphics package from Adobe.

Course Content

Lesson 1: Getting Started
Exploring the workspace
Viewing artwork
Rulers, grids, guides, and crop marks

Lesson 2: Drawing basics
Creating a document
Drawing shapes
Drawing lines

Lesson 3: Transforming and combining objects
Selecting objects
Transforming objects
Combining objects
Creating layers

Lesson 4:Working with Colour
Selecting colour
Using Swatches
Managing swatches

Lesson 5: Working with Paths
Understanding points and paths
Drawing with the Pen tool
Drawing with the Pencil tool
Editing paths

Lesson 6: Creating and formatting text
Selecting Text
Character formatting
Paragraph formatting
Character and paragraph styles

Lesson 7: Painting with fills and strokes
Painting methods
Creating and using gradients
Working with Live Paint groups

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Computers for Beginners

or equivalent knowledge.

Course Duration

7.5 hours

Study Methods Available

Individual Tuition

Group Training

Distance Learning


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Illustrator Level 2

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