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    Adobe Illustrator Training Course Nottingham


    Adobe Training Courses MidlandsAn Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Training held onsite in Nottingham & surrounding areas. This is either hosted on your premises or as a virtual online Illustrator Course held with a live instructor.


    Because these are privately run training events this Illustrator Course is available either as a set outline or as tailored Illustrator training at times and dates to suit you. Part of the Adobe Creative Cloud we often run Illustrator with one or more of our other Graphic Design courses such as Photoshop, InDesign, Premiere Pro etc.


    Whether you are looking to use Adobe Illustrator for Print, Video or Social Media output we can design the course around you.


    Find out more about how our Adobe Illustrator Courses run 

    What  other Illustrator Courses do we run?


    Illustrator Training
    who is it for?

    Online Adobe Illustrator Training CoursesThis is an Introduction to Illustrator Course so it is perfect for beginners or those looking to refresh their existing skills.


    It is a very comprehensive Illustrator Introduction Course so ideal for everyone wanting to work in vector graphics. 


    Over the years this Illustrator Course has been delivered to a wide range of people from many different companies. It is used by marketeers, designers, product designers, content creators, fashion design, studio crew, digital artwork, administrators and educators to name a few. 


    Please take a look at our testimonials page to see what our clients have to say.


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    Illustrator Intro Course 
    what will you learn?

    Adobe Illustrator Training CoursesOn this Adobe Illustrator Introduction training course you will learn how to create, edit and retouch images for a range of different purposes including social media, print and the web. 


    During your course you will become familiar with the interface, tools and Illustrator features and produce high quality artwork.


    Our digital design courses are extremely flexible and can be tailored around you and your company so you can create artwork relevant to you.


    For example you may want to change logos, colours and perspective of clothing or design high impact flyers and infographics or specialise in social media icons and logo design. It’s your choice and your Illustrator course. 


    On this Illustrator training you will learn: 


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand and use selection tools in Illustrator
    • Create, edit and manipulate geometric shapes
    • Drawing tools, pen, anchor points, pathfinder
    • Use Illustrator’s layout tools including Grids, Guides, Smart Guides
    • Illustrator Type Tools
    • Working with Images
    • Exporting /Printing to Print & Web


    Full Illustrator Course outline available at the bottom of the page.


    Download our Adobe Illustrator Introduction Training Course Overview


    Adobe Illustrator
    what can I create?

    Online Creative Cloud Training CoursesOn this Adobe Illustrator Training Course you can expect to work with a number of different project.


    It is very much a hands on course that creates clean artwork that can be up-scaled without lost of quality to the work.


    We do run specialised training such as our Adobe Illustrator for Digital Artwork or Fashion Design but on this beginners course you would expect to create, design and work around projects for print, social media and video.


    On the course you would expect to:


    • Create logos, symbols, icons for digital, print & video
    • Website Mockup Design
    • Packaging
    • Social Media Icons
    • Infographics
    • Print & Export


    Online Adobe Illustrator Training Course

    Creative Cloud Courses online & onsite 24 /7 online trainingThis course is also available as an Online Illustrator Course with live instructor led training which can be delivered as a one to one session or to a group of people. Because it is virtual online training it can be run literally at any time of the day at your convenience.


    The above image gives an example of icons created by a delegate who had no prior experience of the software on one of the Introduction to Illustrator Courses. Her main objective on the course was to learn to create, edit and design icons for the company. The above example was the end result of the days training. 

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    You will have live contact with the instructor throughout your training and be able to share both your screen and see their’s in real time. All the courses featured on the website are available as online training.

    Find out more about Online Training


    Onsite Illustrator Training
    what are the benefits?

    Onsite training is extremely flexible and can be organised for one to one sessions, larger team roll outs or company groups/workshops.


    There are a range of pluses to opting for onsite courses but the main ones are:


    • Training is hands on meaning they will retain more than if they watched a tutorial, read an article or viewed a presentation

    • No traveling involved for you or your team saving travel & expenses

    • Cheaper than traditional training 

    • The approach is focused specifically on you and your specific needs this is not a generic one size fits all course. 

    • No external attendees on the course
    • Prior to the training you chat with me about your aims, content preferences and levels of delegate /s knowledge which means we both have clear guidelines for the Illustrator Training

    • Flexible dates & times to suit you


    Adobe Illustrator Training
    Course Info

    This Adobe Illustrator Training Course content takes between one and two days depending on the amount of people sitting on the training – for one person a day usually suffices but for small groups of between 4 and 6 people two days is more realistic. The dates and timings are completely flexible to your schedule and convenience.


    Please note these Illustrator Courses are run to your convenience and are also available over the weekend.


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    Adobe Illustrator Training Nottingham






    Adobe Illustrator Training Course

    We run Adobe Training Courses UK wide including the East Midlands, most towns and cities including Sheffield, Lincoln, York, Huddersfield, Cambridge, Peterborough, Wellingborough, Newark, Spalding, Stamford, Melton Mowbray


    Please get in touch to discuss dates and availability in your area.

    Illustrator Introduction Course - Overviews

    Meeting Adobe Illustrator

    • Tools Box
    • Illustrator Panels
    • Illustrator Properties*
    • Illustrator Control Bar*
    • Illustrator Views
    • Illustrator Preferences


    New Document /Artboards

    • Colour RGB & CMYK
    • Resolution
    • Pasteboard
    • Multiple Artboards
    • Illustrator Document Presets


    Adobe Illustrator Shapes

    • Geometric & Primitive Shapes
      (Ellipse, Poly, Spiral, Rectangle tools
    • Drawing /Editing geometric shapes
    • Reshaping / resizing
    • Transform Tools / scale, reflect, shear and rotate etc
    • Pathfinder Panel 


    Adobe Illustrator Stokes & Fills

    • Brush Stokes
    • Apply/ Change/ Edit Strokes
    • Variable Stroke Widths
    • Apply Fills


    Adobe Illustrator Selection Tools

    • Selection Tool /Direct Selection
    • Adding / Removing Selections
    • Tips / tricks for Accurate Selections
    • Select Same /Select Object

    Adobe Illustrator Colour 

    • Colour Panels
    • Process / Spot / Global / Pantones
    • Swatch palette /Adding / Editing /Deleting Swatches
    • Working with Fill & Stroke colours
    • Working with the 3 Gradients
    • Eyedropper Tool
    • Paintbucket Tool


    Adobe Illustrator Layers

    • Working with Layers
    • Adding /Shuffling /Deleting Layers
    • Stacking order
    • Sublayers
    • Layer Properties


    Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

    • Pen Tool
    • Adding /Removing points
    • Knife Tool /Joining /Cutting Paths
    • Pencil Tool
    • Smooth Tool
    • Reshape Tool
    • Eraser Tool


    Illustrator Accurate Layout

    • Rulers
    • Creating /Editing Guides
    • Show /Hide Guides
    • Making /Releasing Guides
    • Grids, Grid Properties
    • Snap-to Features
    • Align & Distribute
    • Grouping /Ungrouping

    Adobe Illustrator Type Tool

    • Creating / editing type
    • Typeface attributes / tracking / leading / kerning etc
    • Type on a path
    • Type path options
    • Outline type
    • Type area tool
    • Frame options


    Effect Panel & Transparency

    • Working with Object transparency
    • Blend Effects
    • Understanding the Effects Panel


    Images & Illustrator

    • Placing Images
    • Linking & Embedding
    • Links Panel
    • Tracing Images in Illustrator


    Illustrator Trace Tool

    • Trace Tool
    • Working with Tracing
    • Trace Properties Panel
    • Expand
    • Editing Paths


    Adobe Illustrator Print

    • Package
    • Export
    • Printing files
    • Print options
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