Intermediate Illustrator Courses Adobe CS6

Intermediate Adobe Illustrator CS6 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 International Group provides IT & business training courses for learners of all levels, and is also a top-rated, certified supplier of online IT courses, enabling 2KO students the opportunity to study courses online world-wide, to ensure the best training possible.

 

Illustrator Overview:

Day two of this Adobe Illustrator course will include a more detailed look at certain tools and techniques, as well as creating more complex artwork and designs. The course can be customised and will normally be based around working with some of your own designs.

 

Module Outline:

Paths and Shapes

Use the knife & scissors tools to slice a path or an object in two

More work with the pen tools to create complex custom shapes

Modifying paths - including: Joining open ended paths

Pathfinder filters

Compound paths

Use the Info Palette, Control Palette & Transform Palette to accurately move & resize objects

Using align and distribute

Use Effects and Filters to modify objects and shapes

Using the Appearance Palette and Expand settings

Copying attributes from object to another

Using Graphic Styles - to repeat object style on another object

Clipping Masks - using an Illustrator path to mask an image or other artwork

Creating textures and patterns

 

Type and Typography

Typography settings - using the Character palette and Paragraph palette to format type

Tabs - hanging indents & tabbed lists

Threading text between boxes and frames

Changing text threading

Create type which follows the shape of a path

Type on path options

Wrapping text around objects

Convert type into outlines which can be filled or manipulated like any shape

Use Envelope Distort to distort text shape

 

Colours and Shading

Gradients and blends

Using the gradient mesh tool to create complex shading

Modifying image colours

 

Various

Using transparency and masking options

Creating and editing basic graphs

Using the brushes - editing the brush settings

Creating brushes

Creating designs with photographs, artwork, and text

Working with artwork, illustrations and designs of your own choice

Saving and exporting artwork as different file types for print or web use

Saving PDFs

 

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