Adobe Illustrator – Basics
Adobe Illustrator CC is an amazing Adobe program that works in conjunction with many of the other Adobe Creative Cloud software. Use Illustrator to create professional-looking “drawn” vector graphics for print or digital. This one-day hands-on course will familiarize students with the Illustrator environment and tools. It will cover all the basics you will need to get started, regardless of your artistic ability. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and lines, create text, import graphics, etc. Illustrator is the perfect program to create logos in. Find out why!
This is a great introduction course to Illustrator that will give you basic knowledge to get started on your next big project!
Shelly Rosenquist is the Senior Art Director/Creative Lead in University Relations and Marketing Communications at UW-Milwaukee. Along with design, she is also instrumental in creating branding and integrated marketing campaigns, project management, and art direction for projects and photo shoots ... read more
Who Should Attend
This course is intended for marketing professionals, web designers, publishers, pre-press professionals or those who need to use Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, web icons, or other graphic elements.
Benefits and Learning Outcomes
- Identify the components and capabilities of Illustrator CC
- Create basic shapes
- Create custom paths
- Create graphics that contain custom text
- Customize objects
- Customize basic shapes
- Prepare documents for deployment
- Introduction to Illustrator® CC
- Creating documents containing basic shapes
- Creating graphics containing customized paths
- Creating graphics containing customized text
- Create objects using photographs
- Customizing objects
- Customizing basic shapes
- Preparing documents for deployment
Experience using Windows operating system, and familiarity with basic design terminology.
"Shelly was very engaged, informative and very supportive with the various skill levels of her students. She stayed within the coursework which she clearly outlined at the beginning of class, but also took the effort to add in additional bits of information that made Illustrator more manageable and achievable." — Student, 2015
All sessions are Face-to-Face unless otherwise noted.