Kick Start Pack

Tailored Illustrator Training

Kick Start

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    Quickly gain the skills you need to start creating Illustrator documents with this starter pack. You will be guided step-by-step through industry standards for creating Illustrator artwork. Whether you need Illustrator for marketing collateral, fashion illustration or logo design this training pack is the perfect kick start Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

    Main Topics

    • Document set-up
    • Building shapes
    • Drawing tools
    • Working with groups and layers
    • Saving and printing

    Learning Outcomes

    • Understand industry standard illustration techniques
    • Draw artwork from scratch
    • Working with text
    • Output your documents correctly for web and 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 Kick Start lessons available in:

    • One day sessions
    • Two day sessions
    • Three day sessions
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    The Kick Start 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. Anyone who needs to create and edit basic vector illustrations.
    4. Those who are complete beginners or have some basic knowledge.
    5. Anyone who needs to work on Illustrator files supplied by a graphic designer.

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        Kick Start

        Illustrator Workspace
        Document setup
        Using multiple artboards
        Illustrator Control panel
        Navigating within a document
        Utilising the bounding box
        Guides and grids
        Preview and Outline modes
        Saving Illustrator workspaces

        Selecting Objects in Illustrator
        Using Illustrator’s basic selection tools
        Selecting objects
        Selecting anchor points

        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
        Blob Brush and Eraser tools
        Creating compound shapes
        Illustrator pathfinder functions

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

        Applying colors
        Creating solid color 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