<p>At the end of this course you will be able to confidently begin creating new visually compelling design layouts and output them successfully to PDF.</p>


Familiarity with Windows or Mac OS.


<p>Courses are delivered in CS5, CS6, CC.</p>

What will I learn?

  • Getting started

    The Illustrator environment, Navigation techniques and using the help files

  • Creating a simple illustration

    Creating a new document with multiple artboards, modifying the document setup, creating basic shapes, manipulating shapes and exporting an illustration

  • Working with Colour

    Creating and applying colour to artwork, working with colour books, setting stroke options and copying object attributes with the Eyedropper tool

  • Drawing paths

    Exploring the difference between raster and vector images, basic drawing techniques using the Pen tool, selecting and editing paths, using the Blob brush

  • Working with text

    Adding and styling text

  • Layers

    Creating and manipulating layers

  • Working with fills and colours

    Creating swatch libraries, building gradients and employing transparency effects

  • Adjusting typography

    Flowing, formatting and editing type

How We Deliver

We currently deliver all training online to comply with the Government's guidelines.

How we Deliver

Online training works well for businesses whose staff are mainly working from home.

It allows us to train all of your staff with the same training needs at the same time. Your people simply log on from home, using details provided in advance by our team.

Choose from Watch and Learn sessions for larger groups or interactive hands on sessions for smaller groups.

When permitted we also offer face to face training at your offices.

All sessions can be customised to a half day or 90 minute sprint session and tailored to fit your needs, covering the topic(s) within a course that are most important to your business.