Visual Merch Pack

Tailored Illustrator Training

Visual Merch

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    Quickly render visual merchandising concepts with Illustrator. This training is designed specifically for visual merchandisers that need to illustrate concepts for window displays, POS and store design. Available 1-2-1, small groups and corporate. All content can be tailored for this class.

    Main Topics

    • Document set-up for mood-boards and interior renders
    • Working with the pen tool
    • Managing layers and groups
    • Working with swatches and the pattern tool
    • Saving, exporting and printing

    Learning Outcomes

    • Understand industry standard illustration techniques
    • How to accurately render interiors
    • Creating mood-boards
    • Output your documents correctly for print

    What you Get

    • Face-to-face group training
    • 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 Visual Merch lessons available in:

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

    • Professionals that will be using Adobe Illustrator weekly or more.
    • Anyone who are self taught and need to learn industry standards.
    • Professionals who need to create and edit interior concepts.
    • Visual Merchandisers at a beginner level as well as intermediate and advanced.
    • Visual Merchandisers working on Illustrator files supplied by a graphic designer.

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        Visual Merch

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

        Document setup for Visual Merchandising Concepts
        Using multiple artboards
        Creating artwork for window display concepts
        Creating moodboards
        Designing patterns

        Creating and Editing Text for In-store Signage
        Creating area text / text frames
        Formatting character and paragraph text
        Designing signage
        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
        Editing Illustrator paths
        Editing anchor points
        Creating compound shapes
        Illustrator pathfinder functions

        Appearances and Effects
        Illustrator Appearance panel
        Targeting object attributes
        Adding multiple attributes
        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

        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