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  • Illustrator Beginner Course 
  • Illustrator Advanced Course

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
March        
11 Mar - 12 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
11 Mar - 12 Mar Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
31 Mar - 01 Apr Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
31 Mar - 01 Apr Live Online 0900 - 1600    R4750 Book
May        
04 May - 05 May Live Online 0830 - 1600    R4750 Book
26 May - 27 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
26 May - 27 May Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
June        
14 Jun - 15 Jun Live Online 0830 - 1600    R4750 Book
July        
28 Jul - 29 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
28 Jul - 29 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
11 Mar - 12 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
26 May - 27 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
28 Jul - 29 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
31 Mar - 01 Apr Durban 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
 
31 Mar - 01 Apr Live Online 0900 - 1600    R4750 Book
04 May - 05 May Live Online 0830 - 1600    R4750 Book
14 Jun - 15 Jun Live Online 0830 - 1600    R4750 Book
 
11 Mar - 12 Mar Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
26 May - 27 May Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book
28 Jul - 29 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R4900 Book

Illustrator CS5, CS6, CC beginner course

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

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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  
March        
10 Mar - 11 Mar Live Online 0900 - 1600    R5000 Book
15 Mar - 16 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
15 Mar - 16 Mar Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
April        
14 Apr - 15 Apr Live Online 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
May        
17 May - 18 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
17 May - 18 May Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
June        
16 Jun - 17 Jun Live Online 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
July        
19 Jul - 20 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
19 Jul - 20 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book

Course Date  City Course Times    Cost  
 
15 Mar - 16 Mar Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
17 May - 18 May Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
19 Jul - 20 Jul Cape Town 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
 
10 Mar - 11 Mar Live Online 0900 - 1600    R5000 Book
14 Apr - 15 Apr Live Online 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
16 Jun - 17 Jun Live Online 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
 
15 Mar - 16 Mar Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
17 May - 18 May Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book
19 Jul - 20 Jul Midrand 0830 - 1600    R5000 Book

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

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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.