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Getting started with Illustrator Getting started with Illustrator

This one day course has been designed to maximise your use of Adobe Illustrator and make using the software as effective as possible.


Delegates should be familiar with the keyboard and Microsoft Windows Operating System and familiarity with the Windows interface is recommended.

Course details

Overview of the interface
Understanding Vector vs Bitmap
Setting up the Artboard
Basic shaping
Understanding Bezier drawing
Merging using Pathfinder
Applying fills
Colour / gradients / patterns
Using the mesh tool
Using clipping masks
Applying transparency
Line styling
Using the cutting tools
Outlining strokes
Using offset path
Distorting and perspective
Enveloping objects
Working with text
Text effects
Adding columns
Text wrap
Placing images
Selecting objects
Graphic styles
Understanding layers
Hiding and locking layers
Using symbols
Using the symbol sprayer
3D – Extrude
3D – Revolve
Mapping artwork
Understanding Live Paint
Tracing images
Saving and exporting to PDF

* There may be some flexibility in content according to the audience on the day

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Yours Business Network
Bishops Lynn House
18 Tuesday Market Place
King's Lynn
PE30 1JW

This course can also be held at your own premises or at a venue of your choice, please contact us for details.

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