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Intermediate Adobe Illustrator
Intermediate Adobe Illustrator

Price: $325.00

Course Code: IV | Hours: 7

Adobe Illustrator Level 2 Training Overview

You have created simple artwork using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Illustrator. You now want to create complex artwork using advanced tools, options, and effects. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and also save it for the Web. In this course, you will draw complex illustrations, and enhance them using various painting options. You will also use her techniques using painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.

You will create complex illustrations, manage color across a range of devices, work with graphs and variables, control how illustrations appear on print and the web, and preview them on mobile devices.

What You'll Learn in this Class:

  • create complex illustrations
  • enhance complex illustrations
  • create a vector version of a raster graphic
  • create special effects
  • work with graphs
  • work with variables
  • prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
  • export graphics for the web and mobile devices


Students are recommended to take the following course or possess equivalent knowledge:

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Students are recommended to take the following course or possess equivalent knowledge:

Next Classes:

Related Classes:

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Adobe Illustrator Training Outline - Level 2

Lesson 1: Customizing the Illustrator Interface

• Topic A: Set User Interface Preferences
• Topic B: Work with the Grid and Guides
• Topic C: Manage Workspaces

Lesson 2: Drawing Complex Illustrations

• Topic A: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
• Topic B: Work with Layers
• Topic C: Create a Perspective Drawing
• Topic D: Trace Artwork

Lesson 3: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

• Topic A: Paint Objects with Fills, Strokes, and Gradients
• Topic B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
• Topic C: Paint with Custom Brushes
• Topic D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
• Topic E: Apply Meshes to Objects
• Topic F: Apply Patterns

Lesson 4: Customizing Colors and Swatches

• Topic A: Manage Colors
• Topic B: Customize Swatches
• Topic C: Manage Color Groups
• Topic D: Access Pantone Plus Color Libraries

Lesson 5: Formatting Type

• Topic A: Set Character Formats
• Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
• Topic C: Adjust Hyphenation

Lesson 6: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

• Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
• Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
• Topic C: Apply a Blend to an Object
• Topic D: Apply a Mask to an Object
• Topic E: Create Symbols

Lesson 7: Preparing a Document for Print Output

• Topic A: Set Up Artwork for Printing
• Topic B: Prepare Transparent Artwork for Printing
• Topic C: Manage Colors in Printing

Lesson 8: Preparing Graphics for the Web

• Topic A: Create Slices and Image Maps
• Topic B: Save Artwork in the SVG Format
• Topic C: Save Graphics for the Web