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Illustrator Advanced

Take your Adobe Illustrator skills to the next level with this advanced course from Training Connection. Learn how professional illustrators use Illustrator on complex projects and master the more advanced features of the software. Whether you're working on a Mac or PC, this course will teach you proper workflow techniques and help you become an expert in Illustrator.

  • Level Advanced
  • Age 14 and older
  • Price $895
  • Location 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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Class Description

Description

What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

This course consists of 6 different projects that cover the more advanced features of Adobe Illustrator.The trainer will show you step-by-step how Professional Illustrators use Adobe Illustrator on these more complex jobs. This approach not only teaches you proper workflow techniques but is also a proven training method for those looking to master Illustrator. Training available on Mac and Pc.

Target Audience: Students should have already completed Illustrator Fundamentals or have the equivalent experience prior to attending this course.

Course Outline

The Power of the Appearance Panel
  • Working with Transformation tools
  • The Layers panel of dynamic attributes
  • Applying attributes in the Appearance panel
  • Creating depth using transculent strokes
  • Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes
  • Duplicating entire groups of attributes
  • Turning stacked strokes into editable paths
  • Simplifying a mulit-stroke effect
  • Dynamic Effects
  • Repeating a series of transformations
  • Adjusting and updating a dynamic effect
  • Improving the performance of drop shadows
  • Applying a single effect multiple times
  • Saving Graphics Style-graphic Syles
  • Working with the Symbol Panel
Advanced Text and Typography Features
  • Applying attributes in the Appearance panel
  • Creating depth using transculent strokes
  • Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes
  • Duplicating entire groups of attributes
  • Turning stacked strokes into editable paths
  • Simplifying a mutli-stroke effect
  • Dynamic Effects
  • Repeating a series of transformations
  • Adjusting and updating a dynamic effect
  • Improving the performance of drop shadows
  • Applying a single effect multiple times
  • Saving Graphics Style-graphic Styles
  • Working with the Symbol Panel
Image Tracing, Type, Special Effects, Symbols & Artboards
  • Choosing typeface and font
  • Creating symbols for the type
  • Placing an image and working with the links panel
  • Working with the Image Trace Panel
  • Saving presets
  • Changing the image in Photoshop
  • Expanding the trace
  • Saving colors in the swatch panel
  • Recoloring artwork using live paint
  • Recoloring artwork using the color guide
  • Presenting the project via Artboards
Painting in Illustrator: Creating Brushes & Patterns
  • Project: Self Portrait
  • Creating Vector Brushes
  • Creating Pixel Brushes
  • Working with the Wacom Tablet
  • Creating Border Brushes and Pattern
  • Working with Photoshop - Linking Images for tracing
  • Creating Pixel based brushes
  • Creating stamps
Prototyping with 3D Effects and the Perspective Tool
  • Project - Product design: Wine bottle, label and package
  • Creating a label
  • Creating a symbol
  • Using the Perspective tool
  • Prototyping with the perceptive tool
  • Designing the bottle
  • Creating a presentation
Blending, Transparency, Opacity Masks, Symbols and Brushes
  • Project - Event Poster: Art in the Park
  • Working with Mask
  • Opacity Masks
  • Blending modes
  • Blends and Gradients
  • Working with Transparency
  • Creating knockabout effects
  • Using special effects and warp tools
  • Width tool
  • Tracing Images
What's included:
  • 8GB Flash Drive with Student Files & Training Manual
  • Adobe Certificate of Course Completion
  • 6 Months Free Repeat Policy
Note:
Outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical class. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

Refund Policy

All cancellations and rescheduling requests must be made in writing and emailed to [email protected]

  • Rescheduling requests made 9 business days before the commencement of the training are free.
  • Rescheduling that takes place within 9 business days of the commencement of the training will incur a $150 administration fee.
  • We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

In any event where a customer wants to cancel their enrollment and is eligible for a full refund, a 5% processing fee will be deducted from the refund amount.

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What’s the age requirement?
Answer from Brenda L. CourseHorse StaffCourseHorse Staff
Hi there, most of the students are 18+ but once in a while they may get a smart 16 year, but not often at all. So typically, 14 years old and up are welcome to this class.
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