Illustrator: Intermediate

$ 597.00 + VAT

COURSE DURATION: 3 Days

By the end of this course you will be able to

  • Further adjust Bezier curves by creating Compound paths
  • Create Custom Brushes and various Graphic Style
  • Work with Transparency and other raster effects like drop shadows
  • Accurately adjust type in an artwork

  • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
  • Enhance the workflow
  • Integration of Illustrator with the rest of Creative Suite
  • You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam

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Description

  • DESCRIPTION
  • OUTLINE

During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. In addition, we will be looking at how to define custom brushes, patterns, and graphic styles. You will learn how to use layers and masks to create sophisticated illustrations while helping you to manage complex artwork more easily. Furthermore, we will explore techniques to create realistic shading using effects and shape blending options. Artwork created will be optimised and prepared for print, screen and video. In conjunction with our Illustrator 101 course this trining will prepare you for the Adobe ACA exam, an industry recognised certification. At the of the course, you will have the opportunity to take the exam. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained- get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

 

WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

Graphic designers or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities. They will have some previous experience with Adobe Illustrator.

 

ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

Have already taken the Adobe Illustrator 101 training course or knowledge of topics covered in that workshop.

 

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
  • Further adjust Bezier curves by creating Compound paths
  • Create Custom Brushes and various Graphic Style
  • Work with Transparency and other raster effects like drop shadows
  • Accurately adjust type in an artwork
  • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
  • Enhance the workflow
  • Integration of Illustrator with the rest of Creative Suite

You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course

So you won’t just know Adobe Illustrator, you can prove it!

Live Colour and Live Trace

  • Use Live Color to create colours
  • Generate a colour group
  • Recolour artwork
  • Live trace bitmap images
  • Improve the trace result

Effects and transparency techniques

  • Adjusting and applying effects such as drop shadow and 3D
  • Using Photoshop effects
  • Use the Appearance panel
  • Create transparency and opacity masks
  • 3D shading with the gradient mesh tool

Type features

  • Create character and paragraph styles
  • Leading, Kerning and Tracking
  • Horizontal and vertical scaling
  • Add text to a vector path

Create custom brushes

  • Calligraphic brush
  • Scatter brush
  • Pattern brush
  • Art brush
  • Bristle brush

Drawing techniques

  • Use the Pen tool
  • Work with compound paths
  • Use the expand appearance command
  • Use the outline strokes command
  • Create, use and update graphic styles
  • Use envelope distort
  • Blend tool
  • Create clipping masks
  • Use the Width tool
  • Use the Pathfinder panel
  • Use the perspective grid tool
  • Create and manipulate patterns
  • Work with layers and sub layers

Artboards

  • Create and manage multiple artboards
  • Export artboards

Setup for Print

  • Print terminology explained
  • Optimise the effect quality by adjusting raster effect settings
  • Create trim marks and crop marks
  • Preview artwork using CMYK soft proof
  • Package option

ACA Exam Preparation

  • Using copyrighted material
  • Identify design project requirements and deliverable
  • Establish the purpose and needs for your target audience
  • Mock exam
  • Exams

Worried about COVID-19?

Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

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Training Budget Maximised!

Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

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From industry experienced professionals.

Work Faster, Earn More

Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

Gain a Competitive Edge

Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

When, How and Where You Want To Learn

Course Time

9:30am - 4:30pm

individual training

Individual

Corporate

Customised

Classroom​

Live-Online

Worldwide

Contact Information

Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

Give Us A Call (United States)

Email Addresses

General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com

    • DESCRIPTION
    • OUTLINE

    During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. In addition, we will be looking at how to define custom brushes, patterns, and graphic styles. You will learn how to use layers and masks to create sophisticated illustrations while helping you to manage complex artwork more easily. Furthermore, we will explore techniques to create realistic shading using effects and shape blending options. Artwork created will be optimised and prepared for print, screen and video. In conjunction with our Illustrator 101 course this trining will prepare you for the Adobe ACA exam, an industry recognised certification. At the of the course, you will have the opportunity to take the exam. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained- get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

     

    WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

    Graphic designers or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities. They will have some previous experience with Adobe Illustrator.

     

    ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

    Have already taken the Adobe Illustrator 101 training course or knowledge of topics covered in that workshop.

     

    WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
    • Further adjust Bezier curves by creating Compound paths
    • Create Custom Brushes and various Graphic Style
    • Work with Transparency and other raster effects like drop shadows
    • Accurately adjust type in an artwork
    • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
    • Enhance the workflow
    • Integration of Illustrator with the rest of Creative Suite

    You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course

    So you won’t just know Adobe Illustrator, you can prove it!

    Live Colour and Live Trace

    • Use Live Color to create colours
    • Generate a colour group
    • Recolour artwork
    • Live trace bitmap images
    • Improve the trace result

    Effects and transparency techniques

    • Adjusting and applying effects such as drop shadow and 3D
    • Using Photoshop effects
    • Use the Appearance panel
    • Create transparency and opacity masks
    • 3D shading with the gradient mesh tool

    Type features

    • Create character and paragraph styles
    • Leading, Kerning and Tracking
    • Horizontal and vertical scaling
    • Add text to a vector path

    Create custom brushes

    • Calligraphic brush
    • Scatter brush
    • Pattern brush
    • Art brush
    • Bristle brush

    Drawing techniques

    • Use the Pen tool
    • Work with compound paths
    • Use the expand appearance command
    • Use the outline strokes command
    • Create, use and update graphic styles
    • Use envelope distort
    • Blend tool
    • Create clipping masks
    • Use the Width tool
    • Use the Pathfinder panel
    • Use the perspective grid tool
    • Create and manipulate patterns
    • Work with layers and sub layers

    Artboards

    • Create and manage multiple artboards
    • Export artboards

    Setup for Print

    • Print terminology explained
    • Optimise the effect quality by adjusting raster effect settings
    • Create trim marks and crop marks
    • Preview artwork using CMYK soft proof
    • Package option

    ACA Exam Preparation

    • Using copyrighted material
    • Identify design project requirements and deliverable
    • Establish the purpose and needs for your target audience
    • Mock exam
    • Exams

    Worried about COVID-19?

    Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

    Academy Class Benefit from the Wisdom

    Benefit from the Wisdom

    Delivering Quality Training since 2006.

    Training Budget Maximised!

    Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

    Practical, Cutting-Edge Training

    From industry experienced professionals.

    Work Faster, Earn More

    Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

    Gain a Competitive Edge

    Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

    When, How and Where You Want To Learn

    Course Time

    9:30am - 4:30pm

    individual training

    Individual

    Corporate

    Customised

    Classroom​

    Live-Online

    Worldwide

    Contact Information

    Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

    Give Us A Call (United States)

    Email Addresses

    General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

    Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

    Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com

      • DESCRIPTION
      • OUTLINE

      During this course, you will learn about advanced vector drawing concepts and techniques, enabling you to create more complex illustrations. You will have the opportunity to apply techniques demonstrated including the most commonly used effects and transformations to modify and improve your designs. In addition, we will be looking at how to define custom brushes, patterns, and graphic styles. You will learn how to use layers and masks to create sophisticated illustrations while helping you to manage complex artwork more easily. Furthermore, we will explore techniques to create realistic shading using effects and shape blending options. Artwork created will be optimised and prepared for print, screen and video. In conjunction with our Illustrator 101 course this trining will prepare you for the Adobe ACA exam, an industry recognised certification. At the of the course, you will have the opportunity to take the exam. Get recognised for the new skills you’ve just gained- get Certified! (exam included in price of course)

       

      WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR?

      Graphic designers or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities. They will have some previous experience with Adobe Illustrator.

       

      ASSUMED KNOWLEDGE

      Have already taken the Adobe Illustrator 101 training course or knowledge of topics covered in that workshop.

       

      WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
      • Further adjust Bezier curves by creating Compound paths
      • Create Custom Brushes and various Graphic Style
      • Work with Transparency and other raster effects like drop shadows
      • Accurately adjust type in an artwork
      • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
      • Enhance the workflow
      • Integration of Illustrator with the rest of Creative Suite

      You will also be prepared for and take the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam at the end of this course

      So you won’t just know Adobe Illustrator, you can prove it!

      Live Colour and Live Trace

      • Use Live Color to create colours
      • Generate a colour group
      • Recolour artwork
      • Live trace bitmap images
      • Improve the trace result

      Effects and transparency techniques

      • Adjusting and applying effects such as drop shadow and 3D
      • Using Photoshop effects
      • Use the Appearance panel
      • Create transparency and opacity masks
      • 3D shading with the gradient mesh tool

      Type features

      • Create character and paragraph styles
      • Leading, Kerning and Tracking
      • Horizontal and vertical scaling
      • Add text to a vector path

      Create custom brushes

      • Calligraphic brush
      • Scatter brush
      • Pattern brush
      • Art brush
      • Bristle brush

      Drawing techniques

      • Use the Pen tool
      • Work with compound paths
      • Use the expand appearance command
      • Use the outline strokes command
      • Create, use and update graphic styles
      • Use envelope distort
      • Blend tool
      • Create clipping masks
      • Use the Width tool
      • Use the Pathfinder panel
      • Use the perspective grid tool
      • Create and manipulate patterns
      • Work with layers and sub layers

      Artboards

      • Create and manage multiple artboards
      • Export artboards

      Setup for Print

      • Print terminology explained
      • Optimise the effect quality by adjusting raster effect settings
      • Create trim marks and crop marks
      • Preview artwork using CMYK soft proof
      • Package option

      ACA Exam Preparation

      • Using copyrighted material
      • Identify design project requirements and deliverable
      • Establish the purpose and needs for your target audience
      • Mock exam
      • Exams

      Worried about COVID-19?

      Good News! All of our courses are offered virtually in the comfort of your home or offices.

      Academy Class Benefit from the Wisdom

      Benefit from the Wisdom

      Delivering Quality Training since 2006.

      Training Budget Maximised!

      Lower Price Match Guarantee & Flexible Training Vouchers

      Practical, Cutting-Edge Training

      From industry experienced professionals.

      Work Faster, Earn More

      Reduce your production time by improving all your workflow processes, best practices and shortcuts.

      Gain a Competitive Edge

      Boost your career by improving your skills and getting Accreditation.

      When, How and Where You Want To Learn

      Course Time

      9:30am - 4:30pm

      individual training

      Individual

      Corporate

      Customised

      Classroom​

      Live-Online

      Worldwide

      Contact Information

      Give Us A Call (United Kingdom)

      Give Us A Call (United States)

      Email Addresses

      General Enquiries: office@academyclass.com

      Training Enquires: training@academyclass.com

      Support Enquiries: support@academyclass.com