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Invites Pack

Tailored Illustrator Training

Invites

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Introduction

Illustrator is the perfect tool for creating beautiful invitation design. Whether you run an events company or are creating your own invitations our training will provide all the Illustrator skills you need. Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

Main Topics

  • Document set-up for invites
  • Working with type for invites
  • Adding and editing images
  • Creating PDF invites for email
  • Saving and printing

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand industry standard layout techniques
  • Formatting text
  • Building a library of templates
  • Output your documents correctly for print

What you Get

  • Face-to-face training; group or 1-2-1
  • Work on own files or choose from our extensive library
  • Qualified trainers with many years industry experience
  • 30 page Adobe reference guide
  • Optional subscription to video tutorial
  • Optional on-site training

Lesson Options

Because everyone’s needs are different, we have Invites lessons available in:

  • One day sessions
  • Two day sessions
  • Three day sessions
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The Invites Illustrator Training Pack is best suited to:

  1. Anyone who will be using Adobe Illustrator weekly or more.
  2. People who are self taught and need to learn industry standards.
  3. Professionals who need to create and edit Illustrator documents for invites.
  4. Anyone who has an events company and designs invites inhouse.
  5. People who need to work on Illustrator files supplied by a graphic designer.

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COURSE CONTENT

Invites

Illustrator Workspace
Illustrator Control panel
Navigating within a document
Utilising the bounding box
Preview and Outline modes
Saving Illustrator workspaces
Using Illustrator’s basic selection tools

Document setup for Invitation Design
Using multiple artboards
Creating layouts in Illustrator
Working with guides and rulers
Setting up fold lines

Creating and Editing Text
Creating area text / text frames
Formatting character and paragraph text
Creating text outlines

Creating Shapes
Creating vector shapes in Illustrator
Illustrator pen tool
Creating compound paths
Creating compound shapes
Using the Shape Builder tool
Using Pathfinder functions
Editing Illustrator paths
Editing anchor points
Creating compound shapes
Illustrator pathfinder functions

Appearances and Effects
Illustrator Appearance panel
Targeting object attributes
Adding multiple attributes
Applying Live Effects
Expanding appearances
Appearance panel settings
Copying appearances
Saving appearances as graphic styles

Illustrator Groups and Layers
The importance of using layers in Illustrator
Creating and editing groups
Group attributes
Understanding Illustrator’s Layers panel

Color
Applying colors
Creating solid color swatches
Creating global process swatches
Working with linear gradient fills
Transforming Objects
Moving and copying objects
Scaling objects
Rotating objects
Aligning objects

Working with Photoshop files in Illustrator
Importing Photoshop Images
Placing Photoshop images
Using the Links panel
Resolution settings in Illustrator

Clipping Masks in Illustrator
Working with Masks
Cropping photographs
Clipping artwork with masks
Clipping the contents of a layer
Defining masks with soft edges

Saving and Printing
Saving your Illustrator document
Illustrator file formats
Printing your document
Preparing your files for the Web