What you will do
7 hour class
Learn the basics of the leading vector-graphics program. Our introduction will show you how to combine shapes with type to make simple logos ready for the web and for print, and is an essential starting point for anyone interested in graphic design.
After we guide you through the essentials of controlling the Illustrator environment, we will show you how to create simple logos, draw and trace objects, and export the results for the web and for print. This course is a great first step toward becoming a digital artist.
This 1-day Essentials course helps you learn about the tools and features available in Adobe Illustrator CC. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes graphical design to a new level. You will learn how to create and manipulate shapes and curves, combining them with text to produce simple logos ready for the web and for print. Together, we will work with colours, gradients, layers, fonts, and photos to create eye-catching illustrations and text effects.
Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
Navigate the Illustrator environment Draw and understand Bézier curves, the root of drawing in Illustrator Create a logo using simple shapes Measure objects and place them with precision Trace and colour your hand-drawn artwork with Live Trace, Live Paint, and Live Colour Export illustrations for web and for print Our goal is for you to understand the basics of creating and manipulating shapes and text.
Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites
This course is intended for graphic designers and textile/fashion designers, and anyone else who has visual-design responsibilities.
You will need basic PC or Mac skills, including a solid understanding of a computer's operating system (Windows or Mac OS). You will also need to know how to launch a program, create and save files, and copy files from CDs and other media.
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, Xchange Training
XChange Training are committed to providing excellent specialist training to digital creatives for professional skills in 3D, graphics, PDF, web, video and related workflows. The range of courses available include key technologies for 3D modelling & animation, graphic design for print & digital, web design and coding, manipulating images, creating infographics, elearning design and video editing & effects. Xchange training are an Authorised training centre for Adobe, Maxon, Enfocus and Quark and provide a variety of course types to cater for all learning requirements. This included scheduled classes, bespoke courses and onsite tailored options. With over 10 years of experience in teaching creative skills, they provide established industry expertise, small class sizes, certified instructors and a convenient booking system in order to ensure learning satisfaction.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.