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    Illustrator Introduction Course


    Adobe Illustrator Course for BeginnersThis Adobe Illustrator Introduction Course is available as a stand alone Illustrator Course or as part of one of the Graphic Design Training Courses.


    It runs either onsite on your premises or virtually as an Online Illustrator Training session with a live instructor.


    Because these are totally private Illustrator Training events they can be tailored to suit your company & staff needs at times and dates to suit you.


    Because it is part of Adobe Creative Cloud and designed to work seamlessly with other Adobe software including InDesign, Photoshop, Premier Pro and After Effects.


    Illustrator lets you create and design artwork for both print and digital output and share visual vector assets across Creative Cloud.


    How do your Online Adobe Illustrator Courses work?

    Online Adobe Illustrator Training for BeginnersAs with the onsite Adobe courses our 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 including both Zoom and Teams and are available across all timezones.


    They are delivered via live instructor in a virtual environment where you can share screens and interact with one another. Apart from a lack of digestive biscuits (unless you have your own) it works in a very similar way to a more traditional training environment. 


    Find out more about our Online Adobe Illustrator Training Courses


    How do the Onsite Adobe Illustrator Courses work?


    Onsite Illustrator training is extremely flexible and can be organised for one to one sessions, company groups /workshops and larger team roll-out They also SAVE YOU MONEY!


    • The trainer comes directly to you
    • No travel, hotels or other expenses are involved for your staff
    • The course is focused on your objectives as there are no external attendees.
    • Prior to the course we organise a meeting to discuss the training course
    • Flexible dates and times.


    Who is this Illustrator Introduction Course for?


    This is an Introduction to Illustrator Course so perfect for beginners or those looking for refresher training. It can be run as a one to one session or for small company groups.


    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. 


    If you want to create vector graphics then being the industry standard Illustrator is an excellent choice.


    What will you learn on this Illustrator Introduction Course?


    Graphic Design Training Courses in the Midlands covering InDesign, Photoshop & IllustratorOn this Adobe Illustrator Introduction training course you will learn how to create, edit and retouch images for a range of different purposes including both digital media, print and the web. 


    You will work with the interface, tools and Illustrator features to 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 how to: 


    • Work with Illustrator Tools, Panels & Interface
    • The Illustrator AI Tools /Generative Fill /Generative Recolour
    • Use Illustrator’s Selection Tools
    • Create, Edit & Manipulate Geometric Shapes
    • The Drawing Tools
    • Use Illustrator’s Layout Tools Grids, Guides, Smart Guides
    • Illustrator Type Tools
    • Work with Images
    • Exporting /Printing to Print & Web


    The full course outline is available at the bottom of the page. We constantly update our Illustrator Training materials to incorporate new tools one of which is Illustrator’s wonderfully named Intertwine Tool.



    Download our Adobe Illustrator Introduction Training Course Overview


    What can I do with Vector Artwork?


    Use to create Vector artwork (you can find out exactly what vector artwork is here) some examples would be:


    • Create logos, symbols, icons for screen, digital, print & video
    • Website Mockup Design
    • Design Packaging
    • Social Media Icons
    • Social Media Images & Posts
    • Infographics
    • Charts, Graphs & Spreadsheets (to enhance documents like financial reports & tenders)


    Thank you for visiting.

    Don’t have a good day have a great one.


    Greta Powell Training Ltd






    Illustrator Introduction Course - Overviews

    Meeting Adobe Illustrator


    Overview of Palettes

    Control Bar




    Adobe Illustrator Selection Tools

    Selection /Direct Selection Tools

    Adding / removing to selections

    Tips / tricks for sleeker selecting


    Working with Shapes /Geometrics

    Creating /Editing Shapes

    Working with Shape Builder

    Working with the Path Finder


    Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

    Bézier pen

    Adding / removing points

    Joining / cutting paths – knife tool

    Pencil tool

    Smooth tool

    Reshape tool

    Eraser tool


    Working with

    Free Transform Tool

    Rotation /Duplication

    Repeat Transformations

    Appearance Panel

    Illustrator AI Tools

    Working with AI in Illustrator

    Generative Fills /Generative Prompts

    Generative Recolour


    Adobe Illustrator Shapes

    Elliptic, poly, spiral, rectangle tools

    Drawing geometrics shapes

    Reshaping / resizing

    Transforming tool/ scale, reflect, shear and rotate

    Pathfinder palette


    Adobe Illustrator Layout Tools




    Stacking order

    Grouping / ungrouping

    Align and distribute


    Adobe Illustrator Colour 

    Colour Panels

    Process / spot / global colours / pantones

    Swatch palette / adding / editing / deleting swatches

    Fills and strokes

    Gradient adding colour / editing colours / inkwells

    Eyedropper tool

    Paintbucket tool

    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


    Adobe Illustrator Images

    Importing images

    Matching image colour

    Linking / embedding images

    Adobe Illustrator Print

    Printing files

    Print options

    Onsite Illustrator Training Courses held across the UK including Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds, Leicester, Sheffield, Manchester, Cambridge, The North, Yorkshire, Birmingham, Lancashire, Derby, Sheffield, Warwickshire, Stratford on Avon.

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