Adobe Illustrator - Introduction

Description:

This course is now NO LONGER AVAILABLE to our campus community. Please use lynda.usask.ca.

Adobe Illustrator is a graphics application that allows the user to create complex and attractive designs with type effects. In this course, you will learn how to use Illustrator to draw and manipulate simple shapes to create logos. You will also combine text and graphics to create advertisements. By learning how to create custom graphics in Illustrator you will hone your skills for many other Illustrator projects.

Prerequisites: Before enrolling in this course, participants should possess basic computer skills including mouse operation, creating folders, creating files and saving files into folders; and some experience with browsing the internet. We offer a basic computer skills course if you require acquisition of these skills.

 

Objectives:


By the end of the course, you will be able to

  • Identify the basic tools of Illustrator;
  • Create simple and freeform shapes;
  • Create logos using simple shapes and custom paths;
  • Enhance logo text;
  • Manipulate body text;
  • Create an advertisment.

Illustrator Resources:

  1. Adobe TV
  2. FREE Vector art
  3. Graphic Design - Top 50 Tips
  4. FREE Icons and Vectors
  5. Live Paint
  6. Minimalistic Logo Design
  7. Movie Poster Design Tutorial
  8. Photoshop Tutorials
  9. Classroom in a Book
  10. FREE Fonts

Prerequisites:

  • Basic computer skills

Other Recommendations:

There are no additional recommendations with this course

Duration:

6 hour Course

Registration Fees:

U of S Students: $200.00
U of S Faculty: $200.00
U of S Staff: $200.00

Required Software:

There is no required software for this course.

Resources:

NOTE: Classes may have limited registration. If an offering is designated as 'Full', please email Training Services in order that we may accommodate your training needs. Due to last minute withdrawls, this class is subject to cancellation on short notice. A customized training solution may be offered in its place.

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