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Illustrator Quickstart

Learn the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator and create stunning vector graphics in this 1-day beginner class at Training Connection. Explore the interface, master the pen tool, work with type, design event posters, and prepare your artwork for the web and social media. Perfect for designers, marketers, and aspiring graphic designers.

  • Level Beginner
  • Age 14 and older
  • Price $495
  • Location 915 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
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What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

This 1-day beginner class is designed to get you up and running quickly in Adobe Illustrator. You will create icon shapes, learn to use the pen tool and other manipulation tools, incorporate type into your artwork, create an event poster, and prepare your images for the Web and social media.

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. Training available on Mac and PC.

Detailed Course Outline

Introduction: Interface & Navigation
In this lesson, you will explore the interface and navigation of Adobe Illustrator - the World's no. 1 vector editing program.
  • Create a New Document
  • Navigate the Illustrator Interface
  • Get familiar with Panels and Working with Objects
Icon Design
In this lesson, you will create basic icon shapes to begin to master some of the key fundamental features and tools in Illustrator.
  • Work with Various Shapes & Lines
  • Transform Shapes
  • Combine and Manipulate Shapes
The Pen Tool: Tracing & Coloring Artwork
In this lesson, you will use the ultimate precision path creation tool in Illustrator, the Pen Tool.
  • Learn about Vector Paths
  • Learn to use the Pen Tool
  • Other Path Manipulation Tools
Type Basics
In this lesson, you will learn the fundamentals of working with text and text formatting in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Learning about the Type of Text for any Design
  • Working with Fonts
  • Using the Character Panel to Format Text
Rock 'n' Roll Vector Poster Design
In this lesson, you will take what you have learned so far as well as a few new features, to create an event poster.
  • Creating and Arranging Text
  • Work with and Modify Vector Graphics
  • Learn One Way how to Distort Text Creatively
Exporting for the Web
In this lesson, we will be exploring the best way to finish your artwork and export it for websites, social media and beyond.
  • Prepping your Artwork for Export
  • Exporting Ad & Export for Screens
  • Learn about Save for Web Legacy

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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