Course Description

Mastering Adobe Illustrator: Unleash Your Creativity

Step into the world of Adobe Illustrator, the industry's leading vector graphics software that empowers both novices and professionals to bring their creative visions to life. Whether you're an aspiring designer or simply someone looking to add a new skill, this course is tailor-made to transform you into an Illustrator maestro.

Adobe Illustrator is not just another drawing tool; it's a universe of possibilities. From simple shape creations to intricate graphic designs, from dynamic web pages to riveting book layouts – the horizon of what you can achieve with Illustrator is boundless. What makes this journey even more exciting is the ease with which you can navigate through these vast capabilities once you get the hang of it.

Course Highlights:

  • Foundational Know-How: Start with the essentials. Understand the Illustrator interface, tools, and functionalities. Ideal for beginners, this segment ensures a smooth entry into the world of graphic design.

  • Artistic Building Blocks: Master the creation and manipulation of basic shapes and objects, the very foundation of any design work in Illustrator.

  • Vector Magic: Dive deep into vector graphics, learning to craft, modify, and perfect them with precision.

  • A Splash of Color: Enhance your designs with color, using blends, gradients, and patterns to breathe life into your creations.

  • Symbols & Efficiency: Discover how to create symbols to streamline your design process and enhance productivity.

  • Layering & Masking Mastery: Grasp advanced techniques such as layers and masks to add depth and complexity to your designs.

  • Perspective Drawing: Effortlessly depict landscapes, buildings, and intricate scenarios using the perspective tools.

  • Dynamic Additions: Incorporate graphs and text into your designs, including text wrapping around objects and shapes.

  • Endless Creations: Whether it's compelling business cards, striking brochures, or personal art pieces, this course will equip you to create them all.

Fear not if Illustrator seems like uncharted territory. With our lucid explanations, practical exercises, and interactive assignments, we break down complex processes into digestible bits. By the course's culmination, regardless of your initial expertise level, you'll be wielding Adobe Illustrator with the finesse of a seasoned professional. Embark on this transformative journey, and redefine the boundaries of your creativity!

 
  • Completely Online
  • Self-Paced
  • Printable Lessons
  • Full HD Video  
  • 6 Months to Complete
  • 24/7 Availability
  • Start Anytime
  • PC & Mac Compatible
  • Android & iOS Friendly
  • Accredited CEUs
Universal Class is an IACET Accredited Provider
 

Learning Outcomes

By successfully completing this course, students will be able to:
  • Describe what Adobe Illustrator is and what it can potentially do for you.
  • Demonstrate working with documents.
  • Demonstrate drawing and transforming objects.
  • Demonstrate making and saving selections.
  • Demonstrate working with shapes and objects.
  • Demonstrate working with color.
  • Demonstrate using gradients, pattern fills, and blends, points, and path.
  • Demonstrate working with layers.
  • Demonstrate working with type in Illustrator.
  • Demonstrate drawing and painting techniques in Illustrator.
  • Demonstrate using Illustrator effects and symbols.
  • Demonstrate mastery of lesson content at levels of 70% or higher.
 
 

Assessment Guide

Assessment Points
Lesson 1 Assignment 1 points
An Introduction 1 points
Lesson 1: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CS6 9 points
Lesson 2 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 2: Working With Documents 10 points
Lesson 3 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 3: Drawing and Transforming Objects 10 points
Lesson 4 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 4: Making and Saving Selections 10 points
Lesson 5 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 5: Working with Shapes and Objects 10 points
Lesson 6 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 6: Working with Color 10 points
Lesson 7 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 7: Gradients, Pattern Fills, and Blends 10 points
Lesson 8 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 8: Points and Paths 10 points
Lesson 9 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 9: Working With Paths 10 points
Lesson 10 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 10: Working With Layers 10 points
Lesson 11 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 11: Working with Type 10 points
Lesson 12 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 12: Drawing and Painting 10 points
Lesson 13 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 13: Illustrator Effects 9 points
Lesson 14 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 14: Symbols 10 points
Lesson 15 Assignment 1 points
Lesson 15: Outputting Your Work 10 points
The Final Exam 30 points
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