Illustrator CC Online Courses

Illustrator CC Online Course in South Africa

 

 

About This Course

In Getting Started With Illustrator CC, award-winning veteran trainer Geoff Blake walks you through the fundamentals of Adobe's flagship vector graphics editor. You'll start with the basics: Understanding vector artwork and how it differs from raster images, and how to navigate through and customize Illustrator's interface. Then, it's on to making precise, masterful selections with Illustrator's variety of commands and tools. Next, you'll create and manage your own vector artwork, and learn how to scale, align, and adjust your objects with ease. Typography, including handing text objects and create text along a path comes next, followed by more advanced Illustrator techniques like special effects, Pathfinders, and exporting your work into a variety of file formats. All this and more awaits in Getting Started With Illustrator CC! 2KO Africa is a network of companies that offers a substantial series of computer courses across the entire African region, and is a leading provider of internationally recognised online IT training, online, IT training.

Who is the target audience?
This introductory course on Illustrator is meant for those looking to get up and running quickly with Adobe's flagship vector editor


Course Modules


Getting Started
Welcome, Here's What We'll Learn
Understanding Raster & Vector Graphics
A Crash Course In Graphic File Formats

Getting Comfortable in the Illustrator Environment
Opening, Creating & Working With Multiple Documents
A Tour Of The Illustrator Interface
Customizing The Illustrator Environment
Saving Interface Workspaces
Zooming and Navigation Techniques
Using Illustrator's Outline Mode

Working With Selections
Using the Selection Tool
Using the Direct Selection Tool
Free-Handing Selections With The Lasso Tool
Selecting Objects Based On Colour
Advanced Selection Techniques
Saving & Reloading Selections

Drawing Shapes & Paths
Drawing Rectangles & Squares
Drawing Ovals & Circles
Drawing Rounded Rectangles, Polygons & Stars
Drawing Lines, Arcs & Grids
Drawing With The Pencil Tool (And Erasing Mistakes)
Understanding Vector Paths
Introducing Illustrator Brushes
Using The Blob Brush

Managing Objects
Moving And Duplicating Objects
Aligning And Spacing Objects Apart
Grouping And Ungrouping Objects
Locking And Hiding
Controlling Stacking Order
Rotating, Reflecting, And Transforming Shapes
Precise Positioning Using The Transform Panel
Precisely Transforming And Positioning Objects
Automatically Calculating In The Transform Panel
Aligning To A Key Object

Working With Colour
Methods For Applying Fills And Strokes
Setting Stroke Options