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Illustrator Intro | Training Course

Create beautiful artwork, illustrations and graphics using the power of Adobe Illustrator.
Learn with practical, hands-on exercises led by expert designers.


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London Bridge £479 + VAT
Online £479 + VAT

Illustrator Intro | Training Course

Course Takeaways
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Course Takeaways

What will I learn?

  • Illustrator's interface and shortcuts
  • Creating vector-based artwork
  • Artwork for social media
  • Design eye-catching typography
  • How to speed up your workflow
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free post-course helpdesk support
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Learner Reviews

How good is the course?

  • Average Score 4.9 out of 5
  • Delicious lunch provided
  • Certificate of Achievement
  • 797 reviews

Day One

Get to grips with the essentials in no time

• Understand Illustrator's unique role in the design industry

• Explore, adjust and personalise Illustrator's interface to suit your work

• Learn speed tips, shortcuts and good practice

• Edit existing Illustrator documents

• Create Illustrator documents of any size, with any number of artboards optimised for print, video, web or mobile devices

Create original graphics with shapes

• Explore ways to select and edit artwork

• Explore the building blocks of great art

• Combine simple shapes to make complex shapes

Fill your world with colour

• Understand and work with RGB and CMYK colours

• Mix, apply, update, and organise your own branded colours and tints

• Add depth to your work with gradients

• Experiment with simple pattern fills

Create original artwork with drawing and painting tools

• Create freeform and straight paths with the Pencil tool

• Draw straight lines and smooth curves with precision and ease

• Manipulate, edit and refine your artwork

• Join artwork together by combining paths

• Paint organic shapes and strokes

Cut a dashing line with Illustrator's stroke options

• Introducing stroke options

• Draw attention with dots and dashes

• Create new shapes from paths

Learn how to save time and effort as you manipulate your artwork

• Rotate, reflect, and skew your artwork

• Speed up your workflow by transforming multiple elements simultaneously

• Cut, reshape, and combine with other artwork elements

Day Two

Create eye-catching headlines and text

• Explore Illustrator's powerful typographical controls for formatting text

• Make text roll along curves, turn corners and swerve into custom shapes

• Manipulate letterforms to create attention grabbing headlines or copy which beautifully complement your graphics

Take full control of complex graphics

• Learn how to use rulers, guides, and smart guides to work effectively and accurately

• Lock, group and hide content

• Rework grouped elements

• Control object hierarchy

• Align content for visual appeal

• Take control of complex graphics with powerful layer functionality

Create pixel-perfect artwork for web and social media

• Explore digital design tools and workflows

• Design artwork assets for mobile, web or social media using artboards

• Add multiple designs and versions with artboards

• Keep artwork precise with a grid

• Seamlessly align your artwork with the pixel grid

• Save your design elements or even whole artboards to JPG, SVG and PNG file formats for use on the web, social media, in-app content, and more

Manage your design assets and your time

• Build a reusable custom library of icons, illustrations, designs, graphics, and colours, and use them anywhere, even in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe InDesign

• Save time and make friends by sharing your custom assets with colleagues

Present and share your projects

• Turn your Illustrator layouts into press-ready PDFs for your printer, and ultra-compact PDFs optimised for your customers to download and print

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"Everything! I thoroughly enjoyed the training, learnt so much & look forward to putting it into practise. Vicki - you were amazing! An excellent teacher - incredibly knowledgeable, patient, so kind & a real inspiration! Thank you so much."
Liontrust Asset Management Plc
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Latest Reviews

"Really enjoyed the course, great examples & really clear - thank you!"
Sarah Feather Design
  • 17th April

"Peter was patient, knowledgable and tailored the course to our needs. I'm looking forward to coming back for more courses!"
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  • 17th April

"Course was very thorough and covered a lot of different areas over the two days. Examples were highly relevant and I learnt lots of things that will benefit my everyday work. It was also useful to be able to take away all files used on the course."
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