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Students will become comfortable in the Illustrator interface and learn many of the tools, features and skills that will enable them to create simple illustrations, logos, advertisements and other graphic documents.

  • Course Start Date: 2019-02-12
  • Time: 09:00:00 - 16:00:00
  • Duration: 2 Days
  • Location: Edmonton
  • Delivery Methods(s): Instructor Led
$325.00
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Course Outline

Pre-Requisites

Basic computer concepts/skills and knowledge of Windows.

Lessons

Students will become comfortable in the Illustrator interface and learn many of the tools, features and skills that will enable them to create simple illustrations, logos, advertisements and other graphic documents. Other topics that will be addressed include vector vs. raster, CMYK vs. RGB, as well as preparing files for output to both print and web.

Course Content
Illustrator Interface
  • The Tools Panel
  • The Illustrator Menus
  • Using the Panels
  • The Control Panel
  • The Other Panels
  • Mini-Glossary
  • Measuring Up
  • Undos and Context Menus
Create and Save Files
  • Launching Illustrator
  • Creating New Documents
  • Using Templates
  • Changing the Document Setup
  • Saving Files
  • Ending a Work Session
Manage Colour
  • Choosing Colour Settings
  • Synchronizing the Colour Settings
  • Changing Document Profiles
  • Proofing a Document Onscreen
Workspace
  • Changing Zoom Levels
  • Changing Views
  • Creating Custom Views
  • Creating New Document Windows
  • Changing Screen Display Modes
  • Moving the Illustration
  • Using Workspaces
Select
  • The Five Selection Tools
  • Using the Selection Tool
  • Using the Direct Selection Tool
  • Selecting via a Command
  • Selecting via the Layers Panel
  • Working with Groups
  • Using the Lasso Tool
  • Saving Selections
  • Using the Magic Wand Tool
  • Move, Copy and Align
  • Moving Objects
  • Using Smart Guides
  • Duplicating Objects
  • Aligning and Distributing Objects
Layers
  • The Layers panel
  • Creating Layers
  • Deleting Layers and Objects
  • Selecting Layers Panel Listings
  • Restacking Objects and Layers
  • Duplicating Layers and Objects
  • Merging Layers and Groups
  • Flattening Artwork
Create Type
  • The Type Tool
  • Creating Path Type
  • Importing Text
  • Threading Type
  • Copying and Moving Type
  • Creating Type Outlines
Style and Edit Type
  • Changing Fonts
  • Changing the Point Size
  • Character and Paragraph Styles
  • Choosing Area Type Options
  • Setting Tabs
  • Creating Special Effects with Type
Gradients
  • Applying Gradients
  • Creating Gradients
  • Editing Gradients
  • Using the Gradient Tool
  • Expending a Gradient into Objects
Fill and Stroke
  • Using the Basic Colour Controls
  • Saving Colours as Swatches
  • Applying Colours from a Library
  • Mixing Colours Numerically
  • Changing Stroke Attributes
  • Using the Eyedropper Tool
Print
  • Marks and Bleed Options
  • Output Options
  • Graphics Options
  • Colour Management
Exporting
  • Saving as EPS
  • Saving as PDF
  • Using the Export Command
  • Exporting as Flash (SWF)
  • Optimizing files for the Web
  • Exporting files to Photoshop

Cancellation Policy

10 business days cancellation or full course fee will be charged

Training Location

TTC, B-11 Cameron Library
11320-89 Avenue, University of Alberta

Edmonton, Alberta
Canada   

About Technology Training Centre

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Technology Training Centre is THE place for computer software training in Alberta.
This is where you come to learn how to get more from the computer or the mobile device in front of you.
Register for courses on Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite along with customized one on one or group training.
Come to the heart of the University of Alberta campus to learn from our instructors. These highly skilled professionals will also travel across the province to deliver exceptional training for you and your company.
We have your MS Office needs covered, including training on upgrading to a newer version of the software. We offer courses in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, SharePoint, Publisher, SQL, Visio, Project, Outlook, OneNote, and InfoPath.
Our graphic designers will train you in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, Lightroom, and Visual Design. If you need training for your digital camera, we’ll provide that as well.

You will also receive:
•    6 months of email support on courses.
•    The option to retake courses within 6 months at no additional charge.
•    Training from instructors that use each of the software packages they teach and have the ability to go beyond what is covered in the outline.
 

Training Provider Rating

This vendor has an overall average rating of 4.38 out of 5 based on 195 reviews.

The course was excellent, the instructor Rachel was great.
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Was a very informative course.
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My payments were taken care of by last minute training with the University of Alberta. The teacher was good, the content was good.
I already completed a survey at the end of the course so not sure why I have to complete another survey on line? LOL
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The information learned in this course will assist me in my current role. Enjoyed the class.
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I would have preferred using the manual given to follow, so I could add my notes to each area as we worked through the course. Unf ... Read more
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I would have preferred using the manual given to follow, so I could add my notes to each area as we worked through the course. Unfortunately all my notes are in the beginning of the book as we, only looked it once, when a student asked what page we were on.

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More useful contents can be fit in and taught in this class definitely.
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Worthwhile training that provided me with the skills needed to use Onenote.
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I had a lot of knowledge on the course I took but I still learned a few new things which is really nice to come out of a course le ... Read more
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I had a lot of knowledge on the course I took but I still learned a few new things which is really nice to come out of a course learning something. Thanks for the informative day. Doreen

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