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Illustrator CC for Beginners

Adobe Illustrator Course

Duration:10 WeeksClasses:Twice a week: 17:30-20:00

Is this for me?

Adobe Illustrator is one of the core software tools used by graphic designers, digital artists, web developers and other creative’s worldwide. This short learning programme will show you what you need to know about Adobe Illustrator and open your mind to the tools and features for creating all kinds of visual media – from digital illustration and drawing to logo design, commercial signage, technical drawings, posters, flyers, document layout and more.

What do I need to get in?

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Windows (Creating folders, copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, etc.)
  • You should also have a fluent knowledge, comprehension and application of English.

What Certification do I get?

On successful completion, you will receive an ELMI Short Learning Programme certificate: Introduction Adobe Illustrator CC.

What’s in the programme?

Getting Started with Illustrator
  • How vectors work
  • User Interface Navigation
  • Tools and Workspaces
Basic Drawing and Shape Building
  • Drawing basic and custom shapes
  • Creating icons and graphics using vector shapes
Working with Colour
  • Mixing, Applying and Managing Colour
  • Colour Modes and Colour Breakdowns for Print and Web output
Creating Vector Artwork
  • Combining and Layering vector shapes to create stylized artwork
  • Tracing and converting Pixel-based images into vector
Creating print-ready documents
  • Working with Type
  • Creating document layouts with vector, text and image elements
Managing Files Formats for Production
  • File Formats
  • Importing, Exporting and Organising Files
  • Exporting for Print and Web

How will I be assessed?

You will be assessed against practical tasks and exercises that will be done during each session. You will achieve a Pass, Merit or Distinction grade for each task. It is critical that at least 90% of the classes are attended as skills are transferred by the lecturer to the student during this contact session time.

What are my options if I want to study further after the course?



Where will the classes be held?

The course will be run at our East London Campus at 231 Upper Oxford Street, Southernwood. Off-street parking is available in the evenings.



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