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  • Illustrator Introduction Course

    Illustrator Introduction Course

    This Illustrator training course does for artwork what the Photoshop Course does for photographs. It shows you how to produce drawings from scratch, work with many of its tools and features, learn tips and tricks and use colour, precision positioning & graphic’s effectively.  This Illustrator Introduction training is ideal for both 121 sessions and closed company courses.  


    Illustrator Intro Course – 
    What will you learn?

    On 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.  These Illustrator Courses are fluid and constantly updated to ensure you get a clear and concise grip on the tools and features contained in the software.  As well as the more traditional tools this course also includes the new features in Creative Cloud 2017 including CC Libraries for collaboration


    On this Illustrator training you will learn: (full Illustrator Course outline available at the bottom of the page)


    • 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


    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.   


    Laptop Hire

    Short of a laptop or 6?  If so, then I can supply laptops and projector hire and take care of all aspects of your Illustrator training course – again, please don’t hesitate to get in touch for an informal chat about your needs.


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    Illustrator Introduction Course - Overviews

    Meeting Adobe Illustrator

    • Toolbox
    • Overview of Palettes
    • Control Bar
    • Views
    • Preferences


    Adobe Illustrator Selection Tools

    • Selection tool
    • Direct selection tool
    • Adding / removing to selections
    • Tips / tricks for sleeker selecting


    Adobe Illustrator Drawing Tools

    • Bézier pen
    • Adding / removing points
    • Joining / cutting paths – knife tool
    • Pencil tool
    • Smooth tool
    • Reshape tool
    • Eraser tool

    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

    • Grids
    • Guides
    • Rulers
    • Stacking order
    • Grouping / ungrouping
    • Align and distribute


    Adobe Illustrator Colour 

    • Colour palettes
    • 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

    Price is per course per day – the more persons on the course the more you benefit.  All prices inc VAT.


    • Standard rate for one person: £275.00 all inc per day
    • Second /Subsequent persons: £75.00 per person per day all inc
    • *Laptop Hire £25.00 per computer per day
      T&C’s apply




    Travel expenses may apply depending on location 


    Illustrator Training Courses held onsite Birmingham, Coventry, Leeds, Leicester, Sheffield, Manchester, Cambridge, The North, Yorkshire, Birmingham, Lancashire, Derby, Sheffield, Warwickshire, Stratford on Avon.

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