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Adobe® Illustrator® CS4 is a sophisticated graphics application that helps you create complex & attractive designs with type effects. In this course, you'll use Illustrator by drawing & manipulating simple shapes to design a layout for your product...

Course Outline
Adobe® Illustrator® CS4 is a sophisticated graphics application that helps you create complex and attractive designs with type effects. You can create advertisements and other illustrations with ease using this software. However, creating complex designs can be overwhelming if you are not familiar with the tools and the features in Adobe Illustrator. In this course, you will use Adobe Illustrator CS4 by drawing and manipulating simple shapes to design a layout for your product.

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An assessment process takes place at the start of class that results in the creation of a personalized learning plan for each participant . We integrate each individual's specific project objectives with their skill gaps to create the learning prescription. The instructor assumes the role of consultant and guides each participant through the process of filling the critical gaps identified in the learning plan.

Course Outline
Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CS4
Topic 1A: Explore the Interface
Topic 1B: Explore the Navigation Tools
Topic 1C: Customize the Interface
Topic 1D: Use Illustrator Help
Topic 1E: Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
Topic 1F: Explore the Adobe Bridge Workspace

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document
Topic 2A: Create a Document
Topic 2B: Draw Basic Shapes
Topic 2C: Save a Document

Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths
Topic 3A: Draw Paths
Topic 3B: Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Working with Text
Topic 4A: Insert Text
Topic 4B: Flow Text on a Path
Topic 4C: Import Body Text
Topic 4D: Format Text with Styles
Topic 4E: Thread Text
Topic 4F: Apply Hyphenation
Topic 4G: Insert Typographic Characters
Lesson 5: Enhancing Documents
Topic 5A: Format Objects
Topic 5B: Apply Gradients
Topic 5C: Apply an Envelope to Text
Topic 5D: Manipulate Objects
Topic 5E: Import a Graphic
Topic 5F: Apply Graphic Styles
Lesson 6: Proofing a Document
Topic 6A: Wrap Text
Topic 6B: Find and Replace Text
Topic 6C: Fix Spelling Errors
Lesson 7: Saving Images for Web and Print
Topic 7A: Export Images for Print
Topic 7B: Export Images for the Web
Topic 7C: Save Images as PDFs
Appendix A: Organizing Assets Using Adobe® Bridge
Supplemental Lesson: Work with Adobe Bridge
Topic 1A: Work with Adobe Bridge
Topic 1B: Append Metadata and Keywords to Assets
Prerequisites & Certificates

Certificates offered

Certificate of completion

Cancellation Policy
Cancellations or postponements received more than ten business days prior to the first day of the course will be fully refunded less a $75 processing fee. The cost of the course is payable, in full, for any cancellations or postponements received within ten business days, or less, prior to the first day of the course.
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The amount of material was a little much (maybe an hour) to cover in the allotted time - but otherwise good.
Reviewed by 2011

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