Adobe Illustrator training for all levels through out the UK.

This course is designed for Graphic professionals who need an extensive understanding of vector illustrations and the many features of Illustrator. Experienced users will also benefit from the many tips and tricks and special exercises.


Illustrator Screen


Use the advanced features of Illustrator to create artwork competently and effectively.


Creating Complex Illustrations
Make use of Outline Strokes technique
Explore Shape Modes and Pathfinder palette- create Compound Paths for trendy grunge effects
Use Expand Appearance to modify individual elements
Create your own Custom Brushes: Calligraphy,
Scatter or Art, to place objects along a path
Keep your paths Simple & Cleaned Up
Graphs - use your own artwork instead of a simple bar
Modifying Artworks
Envelope Distort & other forms of Warping objects
Clipping Mask for advanced design
Transparency for more polished look
Create drop shadows, glows and more using the
Stylize Live Effects
Share the appearance attributes with Graphic Styles
Explore Gradient Mesh & its ability to add realistic 3D shading and highlights to 2D graphics
Learn the difference between Filters & Live Effects
Blend shapes or groups for advanced compositions
Advanced Typographical Features
Character Palette - adjust the kerning, baseline shift, horizontal & vertical scaling
Paragraph Palette - Justification and Hyphenation options
Use the 3D feature to extrude text and other Illustrator objects
Printing your Artwork
Simulate multiple pages in Illustrator using the art board and document setup
Flattening Transparency for raster effects like drop shadows, glows and blurs
Creating separations with Spot colour vs. Process colour
Enhancing your workflow
Explore Links & Actions palettes
Export to Flash (SWF)
Use Symbols to create elements used repeatedly in animations and complex artworks
Use the Release to Layers command to distribute all of the objects on a layer onto separate, individual layers for quick web animations
Creating Smart objects, Dragging-and-dropping and exporting layers into Photoshop

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