Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CS6

Adobe Illustrator CS6 for Beginners Courses in Cape Town

This Adobe CS6 Illustrator course in Cape Town is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities and who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents. 2KO presents Adobe courses in Cape Town by means of full time instructor-led training; as well as internet-accessible online training, which are aimed at International IT Certification exams. 2KO delivers cutting-edge IT products in the consulting and business services space, as well as offering top-rated training for various IT vendors. Our internationally recognised courses can be offered either as hands-on full time classes, or as online learning, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure students have access to the best training possible.



Illustrator Overview:

You will use Adobe Illustrator CS5 to create illustrations that include graphics and text.



2 Days


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on. Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palette, colour mode, shapes, text, and paths is highly recommended.


At Course Completion:
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

Get acquainted with the Adobe Illustrator CS5 application.

Create shapes in a document.

Create custom paths.

Work with text in an Illustrator document.

Work with objects.

Enhance documents.

Proof documents to make them more accurate.

Save images for web and print


Module Outline:

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Module 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CS5 Module 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

Examine Imaging Concepts

Explore the Interface

Customize the Interface

Create a Document

Draw Basic Shapes

Save a Document

Module 3: Creating Custom Paths


Module 4: Working with Text

Draw Paths

Modify Paths

Insert Text

Flow Text on a Path

Import Body Text

Format Text with Styles

Thread Text

Apply Hyphenation

Insert Typographic Characters

Module 5: Working with Objects Module 6: Enhancing Documents

Import Graphics

Manipulate Objects


Format Objects

Apply Strokes

Apply Gradients

Apply Graphic Styles

Apply an Envelope to Text

Module 7: Proofing a Document Module 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

Wrap Text

Find and Replace Text

Fix Spelling Errors

Export Images for Print

Save Images for the Web

Save Images as PDFs