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Adobe Illustrator: Advanced Illustration Techniques  (ADAI201)

Time: 9am - 4pm
Duration: 2 days

Compatible with CS5, CS6, CC

Description:

Take the tools found in Adobe Illustrator a step further. Learn how to create complex illustrations, use the perspective grid and add effects to your artwork.

Prerequisites:

ADAI101—Adobe Illustrator or equivalent is mandatory.

Public Class Schedule

Location Language Date Price Register
Ottawa English August 14 - August 15 $ 635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English August 14 - August 15 $ 635.00
Ottawa English October 23 - October 24 $ 635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English October 23 - October 24 $ 635.00
Ottawa English December 11 - December 12 $ 635.00
Web-based(Opens in new window) English December 11 - December 12 $ 635.00

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Course Outline

  • Brief Review
    • Setting on screen workspaces and Illustrator's preferences
    • Document set up and using the artboard tool
  • Working with Appearances and Patterns
    • Working with multiple fills, stokes and effects
    • Working with patterns on fills and stokes
  • Creating Complex Illustrations and Advanced Techniques
    • Working with Illustrator's colour tools
    • Working with the different modes of the Brush tool
    • Working with the Blob Brush tool
    • Drawing inside other objects
    • Using the Bristle Brush to produce realistic painting techniques
    • Using effects and transformations to duplicate and position shapes
    • Working with blends to create complex gradients and to merge shapes together
    • Working with gradient meshes to reproduce realistic shading effects
    • Using clipping masks to create frames for objects
  • Drawing with the Perspective Grid
    • Understanding the basics of 2-point perspective drawing
    • Adding and modifying a perspective grid
    • Drawing and transforming objects using the grid
  • Working with Transparency Effects
    • Using the different types of transparency effects (opacity and blending modes)
    • Working with transparency on multiple objects and groups
    • Using various pixel-based transparency effects (drop shadows, glows and blurs) and adjusting the settings
    • Transparency effect considerations

Private training is available for this course.

Call us at 1-888-484-2933 to learn more about our flexible scheduling options or complete our Information Request Form.

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