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  • Adobe Illustrator Training - Introduction Course

    Adobe Illustrator Training


    Adobe Illustrator Training Courses in the Midlands - onsite & onlineOur Adobe Illustrator Training Midlands based courses can be hosted onsite at your premises across the region or as Online Illustrator Training sessions with a live instructor.


    All our onsite Creative Cloud training courses are available UK wide at times and dates to suit you.


    Being an Introduction to Illustrator Course this training is ideal for anyone looking to enter the world of graphic design. Because Illustrator is part of Adobe Creative Cloud it works seamlessly with other Adobe software.


    Our short, knowledge fuelled Adobe Courses are tailored to suit you so people often opt to combine their Illustrator course with another such as InDesign, Photoshop or Premiere Pro training.


    How do your online Adobe Illustrator Courses work?


    Online Adobe Illustrator Training CoursesOur online  Adobe Illustrator Courses also run virtually with a live instructor giving you direct contact with them throughout the training via video, chat & screen share. They will be with you from the first initial online meeting all the way through your virtual Illustrator training session.


    Online Illustrator Training Courses are run via all the most popular video conferencing software including Zoom, Teams, Google and WebEx. It’s your choice which one you prefer.


    We are happy to record your training session for you to refer back to after the training.


    All our digital design courses are available online. 


    Added Bonus about Online Illustrator Courses

    Classroom Adobe CoursesAn added bonus of Online Illustrator Courses is that because no travel is involved there’s less stress on the planet and environmentally a good step.


    Is training available in the evenings or at weekends?


    Because of the flexibility with time zones provided by online training we can offer our online Illustrator courses on a 24 /7 basis including overnight and weekends wherever you are located.


    If you have any questions about our Online Adobe Training please do not hesitate to get in touch to discuss your options. 


    Find out more about Online Training


    What will you learn during the Illustrator Course?


    Using a hands on approach you will learn how to produce artwork using various Illustrator tools, techniques and features. All our Adobe Training Courses are flexible and can be tailored for you so you can choose to design logos, flyers, infographics, social media icons, product design and traced imagery which can be used in digital or print output.


    Do you cover Adobe Illustrator’s AI Tools?


    Yes we do. We take an in-depth look at Illustrator’s AI tools including both the Text to Graphic feature and the Recolour Panel.


    Adobe Illustrator Training CoursesThe tools, features and techniques are delivered at introduction level and by the end of the training you will be familiar with many of the methods used by professional designers & content creators.


    As well as creating new artwork from scratch you will learn how to work with existing images to give an old design a new look. For example you may need to update your companies existing logo or adjust a chart.


    Or you may want to create and design unique and original charts for your companies financial reports, design social media graphics or put together an infographic. The list is pretty much endless but this course will teach you the skills needed to create these and other artwork.


    This Adobe Illustrator training course will teach you to create, edit artwork for a wide range of purposes.


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • Understand and use selection tools in Illustrator
    • Illustrator AI Tools including Recolour
    • 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 Outline at bottom of page


    What are the benefits of onsite Adobe Illustrator Training Midlands?


    • The Illustrator Course is totally designed around you
    • There are no extra expenses such as travel, hotels involved for your staff
    • Prior to the course you chat about the course with the trainer and have a clear structure.
    • Flexible dates and times.


    What other Adobe Illustrator Courses do you run?



    Who is this Illustrator Training course for?


    This is perfect for beginners and being a comprehensive introduction to Illustrator ideal for everyone wanting to gain skills in vector graphics.


    We get a wide range of people from many different areas including students who are trying to get an edge with the software, marketing departments, educators from all areas, product designers, content creators, studio crew, construction to name but a few. 


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


    Illustrator Course Info

    This Illustrator 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.   


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    Where do you travel to deliver onsite Adobe Illustrator Training?


    We actually travel UK wide covering most major cities, towns and their surrounding areas. It might be easier to say where don’t we go but for example recent courses have been held as far apart as Coventry, Derby, 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.


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    Adobe Illustrator Training - Introduction Course - Overviews

    Meeting Adobe Illustrator


    Overview of Palettes

    Control Bar




    Adobe Illustrator Shapes

    Elliptic, poly, spiral, rectangle tools

    Drawing geometric shapes

    Reshaping / resizing

    Transform tool/ scale, reflect, shear and rotate

    Pathfinder palette


    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 Selections

    Adobe Illustrator Colour

    Colour Panels

    Process / Spot / Global / Pantones

    Swatch Panel /Adding /Editing /Removing

    Working with Fill & Stroke /Gradients

    Paint Bucket /Eyedropper Tools


    Adobe Illustrator Mockups

    Add Image to Product

    Mockup Panel

    Edit Design

    Add Shadow /Transparency

    Add Image to Texture (Teeshirt, Jeans)

    Release Mockup


    Adobe Illustrator Layout Tools




    Stacking order

    Grouping / Ungrouping

    Align and Distribute


    Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

    Bézier pen

    Adding / Removing Points

    Joining / Cutting paths – Knife /Scissors Tools

    Pencil /Smooth Tools

    Reshape /Eraser Tools

    Adobe Illustrator Type Tool

    Creating / editing type

    Typeface Attributes /Tracking /Leading /Kerning

    Type on a Path

    Type Path Options

    Outline Type

    Type Area Tool

    Frame Options


    Effect Panel & Transparency

    Working with Object Transparency

    Blend Effects


    Images into Illustrator

    Placing Images

    Linking & Embedding

    Links Panel

    Tracing Images in Illustrator


    Adobe Illustrator Print & Export

    Export for Video

    Export for Web


    Printing files

    Print options

    Onsite Illustrator Training Pricing

    Onsite per day

    • Standard rate for one person: £275.00 All Inc per day
    • Subsequent persons: £75.00 All Inc per day
    • *Laptop Hire £25.00 per computer per day
    • Depending on location Travel Expenses may be involved

    *T&C’s apply to laptop hire


    Adobe Illustrator Training Midlands are available UK wide including Nottingham, Lincoln, Leicester, Worcester, Derby, Oxford, Cheltenham, Stoud, Hereford and surrounding areas. Creative Cloud Courses are held across the UK, do get in touch for an informal chat your location and how I can help with your Adobe Illustrator Training needs.


    Adobe MasterClasses are also available. These incorporate Illustrator, InDesign and Photoshop – again drop me a line for an informal chat about your requirements.

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