Desktop Publishing And Graphics

Illustrator CC Part 2

This course is designed to help participants to draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options. Topics include using painting tools, managing colors, formatting type, working with effects, and preparing graphics for the web.

Dates & Times

CourseDate & TimeLocationCost
Illustrator CC Part 2February 1 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
Illustrator CC Part 2March 9 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister
Illustrator CC Part 2April 20 - 8:30 - 4:30LathamRegister

Course Outline

Corporate and NYS discounts do not apply for this course.

This course is recommended for individuals who are comfortable with Illustrator who would like a more in depth look at the drawing features and tools. Knowledge of the topics in Illustrator Part 1 is required.

Comprehensive reference manual with participant guide and exercises
Access to participant data files
Follow-up support by email or phone for an unlimited period

Lesson 1: Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • Organize Artwork with Layers
  • Create a Perspective Drawing
  • Trace Artwork

Lesson 2: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

  • Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Paint with Custom Brushes
  • Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Apply Meshes to Objects

Lesson 3: Customizing Colors and Swatches

  • Manage Colors
  • Customize Swatches
  • Manage
  • Manage Color Groups
  • Adjust Color

Lesson 4: Formatting Type

  • Set Character Formats
  • Apply Advanced Fomatting Options to Type

Lesson 5: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

  • Apply Effects to an Object
  • Create Graphic Styles
  • Apply a Mask to an Object
  • Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets

Lesson 6: Preparing Content for Deployment

  • Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Create Slices and Image Maps
  • Save Graphics for the Web
  • Prepare Documents for Video
  • Prepare Files for Other Applications

Lesson 7: Setting Project Requirements

  • Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
  • Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Ues
  • Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities