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  • Illustrator Beginner Course 
  • Illustrator Advanced Course


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
24 Jan - 25 Jan Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
11 Feb - 12 Feb Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
19 Mar - 20 Mar Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
15 Apr - 16 Apr Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
30 May - 31 May Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
18 Jun - 19 Jun Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
25 Jul - 26 Jul Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
19 Aug - 20 Aug Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book
21 Oct - 22 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500Book

Illustrator CS5, CS6, CC beginner course in Pretoria

Course Description:

This course is focused on those needing to compose vector and raster elements for print, web and video.

 

Learning Objectives:

This course will get you started with the basic concepts of Illustrator, but give you a path to continue your mastery of the application. This is a great primer for those seeking their Adobe certification.

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Create Basic Shapes
  • Create custom color swatches
  • Import and apply Pantone colors
  • Create Custom Patterns
  • Use the new Width and Shape Builder tools
  • Draw with the Pen Tool
  • Transform Objects
  • Work with Type
  • Work with Layers

 

Target Audience:

This is a great introduction to one of the most used drawing tools on the market. Illustrators, fine artists, graphic designers, print professionals, web designers and video editors will all be able to take advantage of the power behind Adobe Illustrator.

Illustrator beginner course in Pretoria

Course Outline:

1. Getting started

  • Topic A: The Illustrator environment
  • Topic B: Navigation
  • Topic C: Adobe Help

 

2. Creating a simple illustration

  • Topic A: Creating a document
  • Topic B: Creating basic shapes
  • Topic C: Manipulating shapes
  • Topic D: Exporting an illustration

 

3. Applying basic colour

  • Topic A: Applying colour
  • Topic B: Stroke options
  • Topic C: The Eyedropper tool

 

4. Drawing paths

  • Topic A: Raster images
  • Topic B: Basic drawing
  • Topic C: Selecting and editing paths

 

5. Working with text

  • Topic A: Adding text
  • Topic B: Altering text

 

6. Using Layers

  • Topic A: Creating Layers
  • Topic B: Manipulating Layers

 

7. Working with fills and colour

  • Topic A: Swatch libraries
  • Topic B: Gradients
  • Topic C: Transparency

 

8. Adjusting typography

  • Topic A: Flowing type
  • Topic B: Formatting text
  • Topic C: Editing text

 

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
26 Feb - 27 Feb Bloemfontein 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Apr - 26 Apr Bloemfontein 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
09 Jul - 10 Jul Bloemfontein 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
04 Feb - 05 Feb Boksburg 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
15 Apr - 16 Apr Boksburg 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
08 Jul - 09 Jul Boksburg 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
21 Jan - 22 Jan Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
12 Feb - 13 Feb Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Mar - 26 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Apr - 26 Apr Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
20 May - 21 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
13 Jun - 14 Jun Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
22 Jul - 23 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
20 Aug - 21 Aug Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
30 Sep - 01 Oct Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
24 Oct - 25 Oct Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
12 Feb - 13 Feb Durban 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Apr - 26 Apr Durban 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
19 Jun - 20 Jun Durban 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
28 Jan - 29 Jan Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
07 Mar - 08 Mar Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
01 Apr - 02 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
09 May - 10 May Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
03 Jun - 04 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
09 Jul - 10 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
29 Jul - 30 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
12 Sep - 13 Sep Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
07 Oct - 08 Oct Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
12 Feb - 13 Feb Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Apr - 26 Apr Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
04 Jul - 05 Jul Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
09 Sep - 10 Sep Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
21 Oct - 22 Oct Port Elizabeth 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
 
24 Jan - 25 Jan Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
11 Feb - 12 Feb Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
19 Mar - 20 Mar Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
15 Apr - 16 Apr Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
30 May - 31 May Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
18 Jun - 19 Jun Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
25 Jul - 26 Jul Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
19 Aug - 20 Aug Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
03 Oct - 04 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book
21 Oct - 22 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5500 Book


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
20 Dec - 21 Dec Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book
13 Feb - 14 Feb Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book
17 Apr - 18 Apr Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book
20 Jun - 21 Jun Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book
21 Aug - 22 Aug Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book
23 Oct - 24 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750Book

Illustrator CS5, CS6, CC advanced course

Course Description:

This course, Advanced Adobe Illustrator, will help you customize your work environment and increase your illustration productivity with great tips and tricks. Projects include advanced selection techniques, perspective grids, using the gradient mesh tool, advanced brush techniques, graphs and patterns. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert status.

 

Learning Objectives

  • Concepts and Ideas
  • Analog Tools
  • Refine your Drawings
  • Clockwork Method
  • Shape-Building Method
  • Colors and File Naming
  • BetterHandels Plug -in

 

Prerequisites

We highly recommend attending the Adobe Illustrator beginner level course before taking this course. If you have significant experience with Illustrator including good skills with the pen tool, previous attendance is not required. We also recommend that you have the Adobe Illustrator software before starting the course. You can purchase the software or obtain a trial version of it from the Adobe website.

Illustrator advanced course

Course Outline

Course Outline

1. Manipulating paths

  • Topic A: Path commands
  • Topic B: Masks

 

2. Enhancing fills and strokes

  • Topic A: Multiple fills and strokes
  • Topic B: Colours
  • Topic C: Patterns
  • Topic D: Brushes
  • Topic E: Symbols

 

3. Transforming shapes

  • Topic A: Using transformation tools
  • Topic B: Using envelopes
  • Topic C: Liquifying shapes
  • Topic D: Applying 3D effects

 

4. Effects and graphic styles

  • Topic A: Effects
  • Topic B: Graphic styles
  • Topic C: Perspective drawing

 

5. Converting raster images to vector art

  • Topic A: Tracing raster images
  • Topic B: Using Live Paint

 

6. Printing illustrations

  • Topic A: Colour management
  • Topic B: Print specifications
  • Topic C: Colour separations

 

7. Web files and graphs

  • Topic A: Slices
  • Topic B: Web graphics
  • Topic C: Graphs

 

Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.


Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
23 Jan - 24 Jan Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
27 Mar - 28 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
22 May - 23 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
24 Jul - 25 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
02 Oct - 03 Oct Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
 
30 Jan - 31 Jan Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
02 Apr - 03 Apr Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
05 Jun - 06 Jun Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
31 Jul - 01 Aug Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
09 Oct - 10 Oct Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
 
20 Dec - 21 Dec Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
13 Feb - 14 Feb Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
17 Apr - 18 Apr Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
20 Jun - 21 Jun Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
21 Aug - 22 Aug Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book
23 Oct - 24 Oct Pretoria 0830 - 1600    R5750 Book