Adobe Illustrator – Introduction

Learn via : Virtual Classroom / Online
Duration : 2 Days
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    This introductory course covers some of the basic and more commonly used features of Adobe Illustrator, so that delegates can navigate the software and use Illustrator’s tools to create and work with vector graphics.


    Delegates will learn how to

    • Create vector artwork using Illustrator
    • Format paths using fills and colour
    • Understand and use the Pen Tool
    • Add type to designs
    • Manage artwork using layers
    • Output graphics in different file formats


Introducing Adobe Illustrator

  • The Illustrator interface
  • Zooming and navigating

Illustrator basics

  • Vector and raster graphics
  • Creating documents
  • Working with artboards

Basic shapes

  • Understanding Illustrator terminology
  • Drawing and modifying simple lines, shapes and paths

Formatting paths

  • Working with colour
  • Applying fills and strokes

The Pen Tool

  • Creating simple line paths
  • Creating curved paths
  • Combining straight and curved paths
  • Modifying paths

Working with text

  • The Type tools
  • Formatting type

Using layers

  • Working with layers
  • Managing layers

Outputting from Illustrator

  • Outputting from Illustrator
  • Adobe Swatch Exchange
  • Exporting artwork from Illustrator


There are no prerequisites for this course