In this 2-day advanced class, the projects include creating several posters, a flyer, some illustrations and a couple of t-shirts. For more details on the specific features covered, see the list under Class Topics.
Adding Type to a Poster
Discover how to create basic text and interesting text effects using point type and area type; Touch Type; styles; text wrap; warp; and type on a path.
Organizing Artwork with Layers
Work with the Layers panel to create, rearrange, lock, merge layers and sublayers; move objects between layers; & make a layer clipping mask.
Gradients, Blends and Patterns
Explore gradient fills and strokes; stepped and smooth color blends; and how to paint with a pattern.
Using Brushes to Create a Poster
Illustrator brushes allow you to create myriad effects. Learn to use the Blob Brush and the Art, Calligraphic, Pattern, Bristle, and Scatter brushes.
Exploring Uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
Change the look of an object without changing its structure with attributes in the Appearance panel. Save the attributes as graphic styles for reuse.
Creating Artwork for a T-Shirt
Explore symbols, the Symbols panel, and the Symbolism tools along with the new Creative Cloud Libraries.
Using Illustrator with Photoshop
Master the Links panel; place, edit & replace images; create clipping masks, opacity masks, and text masks.
Venue: LIVE Online
Live Online Training
Get the same training you expect in the classroom without leaving your office or home. These are NOT recorded classes. They are LIVE sessions with an expert instructor. We use the latest in video conferencing technologies and audio so you can confidently participate in any class just like being right there in person. We guarantee the effectiveness of our online training delivery approach that we will give you your money back if you are not totally satisfied. Ask us for a demo.
Online class requirements:
- Moderate to fast Internet
- A phone or computer headset is required in order to hear the instructor/moderator). You can use Computer Audio (VoIP) or you can dial in from a regular phone. For convenience, we recommend a hands-free headset or phone.
- Training software must be installed on your computer (trial versions are acceptable)
- RECOMMENDED: Dual Monitors or computers. For optimal online learning experience, we recommend participants have dual monitors or two computers. Your online classroom credentials allow you to join multiple times from multiple computers. Participants should use one monitor or computer to view the instructor’s shared screen and another monitor or computer to work with the software.
What happens when you enroll in an online class
When you register for an online class, you will receive a welcome email followed by login access to the Citrix GoToTraining virtual classroom. A workbook (printed copy or eBook) will be sent to you prior to the start of class.
Online Training Advantages
Convenience: You don’t have to travel and can attend from your home, office or anywhere with an internet connection. Our online classes are conducted using GoToTraining, a more robust version of the popular GoToMeeting screen sharing and conferencing platform. To accommodate multiple time zones, courses are typically scheduled from 10am – 5pm Eastern with a one-hour lunch break at 12:30 – 1:30 pm Eastern and a 10-minute break in the morning and afternoon. When conducting custom online course for your group, class times can be modified to accommodate your timezone.
Interactive Learning: Our online training is fully interactive. You can speak and chat with the instructor and classmates at any time. Various interactive techniques are used in every class. Our small class sizes (typically 4 – 8 students), allow our instructors to focus on individual performance and issues and to work closely with you to meet your unique needs. Classes are designed to be a hands-on learning experience, providing opportunities for you to try your new skills while the instructor is available for review, questions, and feedback. You have the option to give the instructor permission to view your computer to provide one-on-one assistance when needed.