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

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Intermediate Adobe Illustrator

Version CS6 • CC

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

This instructor-led course, through lecture and hands-on exploration, students will hone their skills using some advanced features and tools.  Students will learn how to create drawings with depth of field, vary the width of strokes, and create naturalistic painting in vector images.  In order to successfully complete this course, we recommend that you first take Softek’s Introduction to Adobe Illustrator course or have equivalent knowledge.

Course Objectives:

  • Create and edit text
  • Apply styles and formatting to text
  • Create and work with layers
  • Draw and transform objects in perspective
  • Add color with gradients and blending

Creating Complex Illustrations

  • Create a Custom Shape Using Simple Shapes
  • Create Perspective Drawings
  • Create Compound Paths
  • Offset Paths
  • Erase Shapes

Enhancing Complex Illustrations

  • Organize Objects with Layers
  • Create Symbols
  • Create a Pattern Swatch
  • Create a Mesh
  • Create Custom Brushes
  • Apply Color Using Live Paint
  • Recolor Artwork

Creating a Vector Version of a Raster Graphic

  • Trace Artwork
  • Adjust the Results of Tracing
  • Create a Custom Preset
  • Convert a Traced Object to Paths

Creating Special Effects

  • Apply Effects
  • Create Masks
  • Simplify Paths
  • Create Blends
  • Share Graphic Styles
  • Create 3D Effects

 

Working with Graphs

  • Create a Graph
  • Format a Graph

Working with Variables

  • Create Variables
  • Create Data Sets

Outputting Documents

  • Set Up Color Management
  • Preview an Overprint
  • Apply Spot Colors
  • Print a Composite Proof
  • Create Color Separations
  • Create an Adobe PDF File

Exporting Graphics for the Web and Mobile Devices

  • Convert Colors to Web-Safe Colors
  • Work with Actions
  • Export a File as an SWF File
  • Create Slices
  • Add Interactivity to an SVG File
  • Preview an Illustration for Mobile Devices

 

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Is this the right course for you? Please contact our office at (202) 747-5000 if you have any questions.

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Investment

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