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Softek Services, Inc.
1156 15th Street, NW, Suite 100
Washington, DC 20005
(202) 747-5000

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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator

Version CS6 • CC

1 Day, 9:00-4:00, 6 Hours

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, will focus on skills needed for creating advertisements and other graphic items.  It covers tools and features needed to create custom graphics to meet the specific requirements of the work environment.  It is geared for users who are comfortable using their mouse and keyboard, but have little to no experience using graphics applications or Adobe Illustrator.

Course Objectives:

  • Explore the Illustrator interface
  • Select objects using the selection tools
  • Create and modify shapes
  • Create and work with custom paths
  • Build curves and shapes using the Pen and Pencil tools

Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator

  • Explore the Interface
  • Explore the Navigation Tools
  • Customize the Interface
  • Use Illustrator Help
  • Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Explore the Adobe Bridge Workspace

Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Create a Document
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Save a Document

Creating Custom Paths

  • Draw Paths
  • Modify Paths

Working with Text

  • Insert Text
  • Flow Text on a Path
  • Import Body Text
  • Format Text with Styles
  • Thread Text
  • Apply Hyphenation
  • Insert Typographic Characters


Enhancing Documents

  • Format Objects
  • Apply Gradients
  • Apply an Envelope to Text
  • Manipulate Objects
  • Import a Graphic
  • Apply Graphic Styles

Proofing a Document

  • Wrap Text
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Fix Spelling Errors

Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Export Images for Print
  • Export Images for the Web
  • Save Images as PDFs



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Public Class

$325 per student
Or one voucher

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Private Group Classes

Conducted at Your Office

$1400 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1600 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Conducted at Softek’s Facility

$1550 flat fee for up to 8 students
$1750 flat fee for up to 12 students
$100 per additional student

Have more or fewer students? Or, need to schedule more than one training day? Fill out our quote request form for a price quote based on your training needs. 

Why choose Softek?

  • Live, in-person training
  • Instructors with 10+ years of experience
  • Detailed training guide
  • Certificate of completion
  • Money-back guarantee