Adobe Illustrator Introduction CC | Training Course

Become skilled with the basic and more commonly used features of Adobe Illustrator.

Adobe Illustrator Introduction will help you discover one of the most popular software programs used to create graphics and type in vector format. This powerful tool effectively creates stunning illustrations for all medias, including print, web and video.

Although the application is complex and requires a significant amount of time to master, it is quite easy to learn the basics and create professional quality designs.

This Adobe Illustrator Introduction will teach you how to use Illustrator’s drawing tool functions to quickly and confidently create high-quality graphic designs and custom artwork.


Before enrolling on this Adobe Illustrator Introduction training:

  • You need to be competent in basic computer usage and terminology.

Why take this Adobe Illustrator Introduction course?

Freely express your ideas – unlock endless possibilities by giving yourself the freedom to easily communicate ideas and create any design from your imagination.

Creatively set yourself apart - break the mold and stand out from the competition by coming up with eye catching visuals.

Build your resume – it is always good to have extra skills when applying for new a job. Give yourself the edge over other applicants by having Adobe Illustrator on your CV.

Build confidence and skill - start with the essential fundamentals and then move on to advanced concepts and techniques.

Who should take this course?

This course is ideal for aspiring graphic artists who wish to learn Adobe Illustrator from scratch. More experienced users who are already familiar with Illustrator can use this course to improve their skills and master the key features of this program.

1-Day Course Content

  • Vector and bitmap
  • Interface overview
  • Creating, editing and saving files
  • Artboard
  • Rulers, grids and guides
  • Print areas and the control palette
  • Toolbox
  • Setting up documents for print
  • Colour palette
  • Adding/editing colour
  • Process, spot and global colours
  • Sampling colour in current artwork
  • Filling and stroking
  • Gradients
  • Scaling
  • Rotating
  • Reflection
  • Free distort
  • Envelope distort
  • Step and repeat
  • Using the pen tool
  • Editing and manipulating the pen tool
  • Slicing paths and anchor points
  • Hints and tips for using the pen
  • Selecting objects
  • Reshaping objects
  • Drawing lines and geometric shapes
  • Applying colour fills and stokes
  • Object transformation
  • Object duplication
  • Adding type
  • Type to outlines
  • Shaped type areas
  • Character formatting
  • Paragraph formatting
  • Text on a path
  • Textbox attributes
  • Using styles to enhance objects
  • Creating, editing, saving and applying styles
  • Creating and editing basic graphs
  • Column and bar charts
  • Graph options
  • Importing data from Excel
  • Understanding layers
  • Layer positioning
  • Shuffling layers
  • Layer order
  • Preview Illustrator documents
  • Output
  • Export to PDF
  • Export artwork in alternative formats
  • File formats
  • Export to Photoshop
  • Print options
  • Print alternatives