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  • Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in Leicester

    Adobe Illustrator Training
    in Leicester


    Our Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in Leicester are available as private training sessions or as online events. We run Adobe Training events across the whole of Leicestershire and the surrounding counties including Ashby de La Zouch, Coalville, Castle Donington, Loughborough and Melton Mowbray.


    This course is also available as an interactive Online Illustrator Training session hosted with a live trainer. Both our onsite and online Illustrator courses are run at times and dates to suit you.


    What is Illustrator?

    Adobe Illustrator Training Courses Leicester & Leicestershire - online and onsiteIllustrator is used to create a wide variety of artwork including corporate branding such as logos, Marketing Materials and Infographics for both print and digital output.


    Because this is vector based software any artwork produced will retain its detail and scale. And of course being part of the Creative Cloud also means that it works seamlessly with other Adobe software such as Photoshop and InDesign.


    Find out more about Illustrator & Vector Artwork


    Illustrator can be used to created the following and more:


    • Symbols & Icons for screen & digital
    • Website Mockups
    • Design Packaging
    • Social Media Icons /Social Media Posts /Banners etc
    • Charts, Graphs & Spreadsheets
    • Fashion Design


    Illustrator Training Course
    who is it for?

    This is an Introduction to Illustrator Training Course so is ideal for anyone new or with little knowledge of the software. It is a well rounded course so perfect for anyone wanting to work in the field of 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 designers, studio crew, digital artwork, administrators and educators to name a few. 


    If you want to create vector graphics then Illustrator is an excellent choice.


    Do I need to be an artist?


    Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in Leicester and LeicestershireAbsolutely not!


    But learning Illustrator gives you the skills to create and adapt existing artwork to create your own unique graphics.


    Although of course illustrators and digital artists use the software extensively anyone can learn to produce pure digital artwork from scratch working with Illustrators tools and features.


    For example working with the tracing tools let you break down existing images into vectors giving you the ability to manipulate artwork for your own unique look. 


    You can work with Illustrator gradients, or create your own to create shade and depth to your artwork or use patterns and textiles to enhance the look. On our Illustrator for Fashion Course you learn to create, designing and importing your own patterns including repeats into the artwork.


    Illustrator Introduction Course
    what will you learn?

    Introduction to Illustrator Training Course held onsite and onlineAll of our Adobe Courses are completely flexible and we are happy to tailor the course content around you. The course starts squarely at the beginning showing you how to work and setup artboards then customise your workspace and settings. You will then learn how to work with its many tools and features to design and publish your own artwork.


    This Illustrator Course is extremely flexible and the content can be tailored around your individual /company needs which means you can choose the course content.


    For example!

    Not everyone wants to create artwork from scratch. It may be that you just want to be able to edit existing artwork by changing a logo, resampling a colour or adjusting the perspective of clothing.


    Or you may wish to create and design high impact flyers and infographics or specialise in social media icons and logo design. It’s your choice and your Illustrator course. 


    You will learn the following tools, functions and techniques.


    The full Illustrator course content is at the bottom of the screen.


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand and use selection tools in Illustrator
    • Create, edit and manipulate 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


    Online Illustrator Training

    As with our onsite course the Online Illustrator Training Courses are flexible and can be customised to individual and group training.


    These can be delivered on video software of your choice and include Zoom, Teams and WebEX.


    They are delivered via live instructor in a virtual environment where you can share screens and interact with one another in a similar way to a more traditional training environment. 


    Find out more about the Online Illustrator Training


    View our Online Illustrator Training Course


    Onsite Illustrator Courses
    what are the benefits?

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


    • The Illustrator Training is hands on working through tasks, theory and discussion
    • There is no travel, hotels or other expenses involved
    • Onsite Illustrator Courses are cheaper than traditional training
    • The course is focused on you and your team as there are no external attendees.
    • Prior to the course you chat about the course with the trainer and have a clear structure.
    • Flexible dates and times.


    Illustrator Training
    course info

    This course takes between one and two days depending on the amount of people sitting on the training. For 121 sessions a day usually but for small groups of between 2 and 6 people two days is more realistic.


    Dates and timings are completely flexible to your schedule and convenience.


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    Adobe Illustrator Training Courses Leicester
    other locations

    Our Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in Leicester are held across Leicestershire including Loughborough, Ashby de la Zouch, Melton Mowbray, Castle Donington, Hinckley and pretty much everywhere else across the Midlands and UK Wide, All the major cities, towns and their surrounding area’s are included. It might be easier to say where don’t we go but for example recent courses have been held as far apart as Cambridge, Worcester, Oxford, Brighton, London, Bedford, Liverpool, Swansea, Exeter, Nottingham, Liverpool, Sheffield, Coventry and Warwick.


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

    Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in Leicester - Overviews

    Meeting Illustrator

    • Illustrator Interface
    • Overview of Toolbox
    • Properties Panel & Control
    • Workspaces
    • Setting Illustrator Preferences


    Selecting in Illustrator

    • Selection & Direct Selection Tool
    • Add & Remove from Selections
    • Isolation Mode
    • View Outlines
    • Select Menu


    Illustrator Pen & Paths

    • The Pen Tool
    • Adding /Removing Points
    • Joining /Cutting Paths (knife)
    • Pencil Tool
    • Smooth & Reshape Tools
    • Eraser Tool


    Illustration & Typography

    • Creating & Editing Type
    • Type Tool /Area Type Tool /Type on a Path
    • Create Outlines for Artwork
    • Type Properties & Panels






    Illustrator Brush Tool

    • Working with Brushes
    • Adapting Brushes
    • Adding Brushes to Path’s /Stokes
    • Calligraphic, Art, Scatter, Bristle Brushes
    • Creating New Brushes


    Fills, Colours & Textures

    • Colour Modes RGB /CMYK
    • Working with Colour
    • Spots, Process & Pantone™
    • Adding & Creating Patterns
    • Working with Gradients
    • Three Types of Gradients
    • Colours & Libraries


    Illustrator & Transformations

    • Working with Free Transform
    • Move /Rotate /Scale /Shear
    • Repeat Transformations


    Illustrator & 3D

    • Technology Panel
    • Working with 3D
    • Apply Materials to 3D
    • Substance Materials


    Illustrator Symbols

    • Symbols Panel
    • Working with Existing Symbols
    • Break Link /Edit Symbols
    • Symbol Tool


    Illustrator & Images

    • Importing Images
    • Colour Sampling
    • Link or Embed Images
    • Working with Links Panel


    Illustrator & Compound Paths

    • Creating & Editing Compound Paths
    • Multiple Compound Paths


    Illustrator Objects

    • Layers
    • Creating /Editing & Working with Layers
    • Stacking Order
    • Layer Options


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