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Course Description

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard computer illustration software. Use Illustrator to draw shapes and design logos, flyers, posters, banners, business cards or any other vector graphics for print or web. In this course, you will learn Adobe Illustrator fundamentals to set up a print document and use various tools to draw, type and color all kinds of shapes and illustrations. Learn how to efficiently manage layers and artboards, and create print-ready PDF documents. Access to Adobe Illustrator software required.

Course Outline

Agenda

Unit 1: Getting to Know the Interface and Drawing Tools

  • Interface menus, tools and panels.
  • Working with various drawing and transformation tools
  • Drawing anything from simple to complex shapes and illustrations.

Unit 2: Working with Color and Text

  • Working with color panels in the software
  • Creating, managing and applying color and color groups
  • Learning how to type and format text using various text formatting and styling tools and panels.

Unit 3: Working with Layers and Pen tool

  • Layers and layer management.
  • Working with the Pen tool.
  • Modifying a drawing using Pen tool options.
     

Unit 4: Working with Artboards

  • Creating and managing multiple Artboards
  • Learning how to layout and design corporate package
  • Business cards, letterhead and envelopes
  • Creating print-ready PDF files

Learner Outcomes

Course outcomes

Upon successful completion of this workshop students should be able to:

  • Work comfortably with the software most common tools and panels
  • Create and edit all sorts of print documents
  • Insert images, draw shapes, paint, type and apply color
  • Design and save print ready digital files

Course objectives

  • To learn about Adobe Illustrator CC interface and work with menus, tools and panels.
  • To draw and edit simple and complex shapes using shape and transform tools
  • To work with color panels to create, manage and edit color and color groups
  • To work with type and text formatting tools
  • To work with documents, layers and artboards

About Online Learning

Online learning is a fun, enjoyable and very productive way to learn. Millions of people are learning online each year. You will engage with the instructor and other participants. You will get to know your instructor and other participants. You may make friends. It's easy. It's fun.

Notes

Instructor: Andy Helmi, is a graphic and website designer, technical consultant and an online marketing specialist located in Vancouver, BC, Canada. His education background includes over ten years of academic training in electronic/computer engineering, graphic and web design, music and  digital photography.

This course is part of the Graphic Design Software Essentials Certificate Program.

Graphic Design Software Essentials | Temple University

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Adobe Illustrator Essentials
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Feb 05, 2024 to Mar 01, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
COURSE FEE non-credit $225.00
Section Notes

This online, self-paced course, offered in partnership with LERN/UGotClass is scheduled for February 5th to March 1, 2024. There are no set meeting dates or times.

Note: No Discounts Apply to Online Courses. Students will receive Log-On invitation in the form of an email from LERN/UGotClass, the Wednesday before class begins.   It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom (1 – 2 Business Days after Registration). You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

 

Section Title
Adobe Illustrator Essentials
Type
Online, self paced
Dates
Apr 01, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
COURSE FEE non-credit $225.00
Section Notes

This online, self-paced course, offered in partnership with LERN/UGotClass is scheduled for April 1-26, 2024. There are no set meeting dates or times.

Note: No Discounts Apply to Online Courses. Students will receive Log-On invitation in the form of an email from LERN/UGotClass, the Wednesday before class begins.   It is easy to participate in your online course. After you register, you will be given a web address to go to get into your online classroom (1 – 2 Business Days after Registration). You will have a password and use your email address and password to gain access. You can participate any time of day or evening. The online classroom is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.