You have created simple artwork by using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Adobe® Illustrator® CC (2014). You now want to use advanced tools, options, and effects to create complex artwork. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and also save it for the web. In this course, you will draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options. You will also use painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.
This course covers the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC objectives to help participants prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.
Cost: Price on application
Duration: 1 day
This course is not available as part of our public schedule but can be provided on a customised client specific basis.
To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic computer functions such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with Windows. You should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.
Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palettes, color modes, shapes, text, and paths, is highly recommended.
You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following courses:
Introduction to Personal Computers Using Microsoft® Windows® 8/8.1
Adobe® Illustrator® CC (2014): Part 1
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use Adobe Illustrator CC (2014) to create complex illustrations, format illustrations and type, and prepare documents for print and web.
Draw complex illustrations.
Enhance artwork by using painting tools.
Customize colors and swatches.
Enhance the appearance of artwork.
Prepare content for deployment.
Set up project requirements.
Drawing Complex Illustrations:
Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
Organize Artwork with Layers
Create a Perspective Drawing
Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools :
Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
Paint with Custom Brushes
Add Transparency and Blending Modes
Apply Meshes to Objects
Customizing Colors and Swatches :
Manage Color Groups
Set Character Formats
Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork:
Apply Effects to an Object
Create Graphic Styles
Apply a Mask to an Object
Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
Preparing Content for Deployment:
Prepare Artwork for Printing
Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
Create Slices and Image Maps
Save Graphics for the Web
Prepare Documents for Video
Prepare Files for Other Applications
Setting Project Requirements:
Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities