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Illustrator CC Training

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Illustrator CC Training | Los Angeles | San Francisco | Sacramento

Advanced Tools, Tips, & Techniques

Illustrator CC| Level 2 will delve deeper into more advanced Illustrator tools and techniques like creating your own brushes, using the Gradient mesh tool, 3D objects and more!

 

Illustrator Level 2 Upcoming Classes

Location Length Dates Times Cost
Live Online Training 2 days Feb 19-20 Mon-Tue
9:30am-4:30pm
$695
Los Angeles 2 days Dec 13-14 Wed-Thu
9:30am-4:30pm
$695
Sacramento 2 days Dec 6-7 Wed-Thu
Jan 18-19 Thu-Fri
Feb 14-15 Wed-Thu
9am-4pm
$750
San Francisco 2 days Dec 14-15 Thu-Fri
Jan 25-26 Thu-Fri
Feb 22-23 Thu-Fri
9am-4pm
$750

 

Illustrator Training Outline | Level 2

Adobe Illustrator Training Los Angeles

Audience

Adobe Illustrator | Level 2 is intended for designers looking to advance their skills with Illustrator, learning new features, new work flows, tips, tricks and advanced features.

Prerequisites
  • Basic Computer Skills & File Management on Windows or Mac
  • Have taken the Illustrator | Level 1, or  equivalent knowledge

 

NEW FEATURES

  • Advanced Stroke Options
  • Bristle Brush
  • Shape Builder Tool
  • Perspective Drawing

ADVANCED TOOLS

  • Blob Brush
  • Blend Tool
  • Perspective Tool
  • Width Tool
  • Shape Builder Tool

CREATING CUSTOM BRUSHES

  • Designing a Brush Tip
  • Creating Custom Brush from Artwork
  • Paint Brush Tool Options
  • Working with Pattern, Art and Scattered
  • Brushes
  • Using Custom Brushes as Strokes

TYPOGRAPHY AND FORM

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating and applying character styles
  • Loading styles from another document
  • Working with Glyphs
  • Converting fonts to paths

GRADIENT MESH TOOL

  • Understanding the Mesh Tool
  • Adding Mesh Lines to an Object
  • Mesh Patch vs Mesh Point
  • Modifying Anchor Points
  • Applying Color to a Mesh Object

CREATING 3D OBJECTS

  • Using graphic styles
  • Using Tools
  • Creating Outlines for 3D shapes
  • Mapping Artwork to 3D shapes
  • CREATING GRAPHICS FOR FLASH
  • 9-Slice Objects
  • Creating Movie Clip Symbols
  • Importing Illustrator into Flash
  • Working with Illustrator layers in Flash
  • Animating Illustrator Objects in Flash

PHOTOSHOP AND ILLUSTRATOR

  • Importing Illustrator Projects into Photoshop
  • Understanding Smart Objects
  • Applying Photoshop Effects to Illustrator
  • Artwork
  • Importing Photoshop Projects into Illustrator

ADVANCED TECHNIQUES WITH CLIPPING MASK

  • Applying Clipping Mask
  • Making Compound Shapes with Pattern Fills
  • Compound Shapes as Clipping Masks
  • Clipping Mask with Effects
  • Combining Clipping Masks

PERFECTING THE APPEARANCE PANEL

  • Using the Appearance Panel
  • Editing Appearance Panel Attributes
  • Adding Multiple Stoke and Fill Options
  • Creating Cartoon Style Text
  • Layering Effects

OUTPUTTING FILES

  • Advanced PDF Save Options
  • Securing PDF Options
  • Saving for Word and Selected Slices
  • Save for Web and Devices Options for Optimization features

NEW FEATURES COVERED

  • Interactive documents and presentations
  • Simplified object selection and editing
  • Multiple page sizes
  • Track text changes
  • Paragraphs that span and split columns
  • All-new Layers panel
  • Production enhancements
  • Print to digital
  • Live captions

Work Area Review

  • Quick Keys
  • Tools Panel
  • Control Panel
  • Viewing and arranging Panels
  • Panel menus
  • Save a Workspace
  • Navigating the document
  • Scrolling through a document
  • Using InDesign Help
  • InDesign Foundations Review:
  • Resolution & Color for Print & Screen
  • When to use InDesign, Illustrator or Photoshop
  • File Formats
  • Know what a Raster and Vector is

Importing and Exporting

  • Import Text, Clean or Formatted
  • Import Layered Files
  • Modify Visibility of Layered Files
  • How to use a Library
  • Export Web Ready Graphic
  • Export Postscript File

Working with Styles

  • Creating and applying paragraph styles
  • Creating a character style
  • Nesting character styles
  • Creating and applying object styles
  • Creating and applying cell styles
  • Globally updating styles
  • Loading styles from another document
  • Create a Template

Importing & Creating Tables in InDesign

  • Formatting and editing tables
  • Adding and deleting columns
  • Using graphics within tables
  • Formatting text within a table
  • Working with styles and tables

Working with Transparency

  • Colorize an Imported Graphic
  • Change Opacity of Objects
  • Apply Transparency to Text
  • Use Photoshop Blending Modes
  • Use Feathering
  • Apply Multiple Effects
  • Edit or Remove Effects

Unique Text and Graphics

  • Illustrator Tools in InDesign
  • Use Pathfinder
  • Text as Graphics Frame
  • Use Fitting
  • Type on a Path
  • Not your Basic Text Frame
  • Inline Graphics
  • Type Effects from Photoshop
  • Photo Effects from Photoshop

 


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and many other cities throughout the country via our partner network.

We offer Group Illustrator Classes,
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