Illustrator Adv

Media Training
Course summary
1 day
349 GBP excl. VAT 199 - 349 GBP excl. VAT
London, Online courses
Professional Training

Course description

Illustrator Adv

Become a master user and harness the full power and productivity of Adobe Illustrator. Create complex artwork and learn more sophisticated ways to work.

This Adobe Authorised course is for those who want to harness the full power and productivity of Adobe Illustrator.

You will learn new techniques for creating complex artwork, explore more sophisticated ways to work with colour and type and radically improve your productivity by using clever ways to integrate Illustrator with Photoshop and InDesign.

This course can also be run as a private course, so if you wish to tailor this outline to your exact requirements, please call or email. You should have attended the Introduction and Intermediate Illustrator course at Media Training or have an equivalent level of experience.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Awards: Certificate of Achievement

What Will I Learn?

  • Advanced drawing techniques
  • Master depth and perspective
  • Advanced colour techniques
  • Advanced pen tool tricks
  • Speed up your workflow

Training Course Content

Advanced use of colour

  • Using the Colour Theme panel
  • Sharing colours between applications
  • Using Recolour Artwork
  • Overprinting colour with the Attributes panel

Creating complex artwork

  • Advanced use of Effects and the Appearance panel
  • Using pattern fills and JPEG images to create texture and transparency
  • Pen and Pencil tool enhancements
  • New ways to join and trim paths
  • Using images in Brushes
  • Introducing Live Shapes
  • Adding new strokes and fills via the Appearance panel
  • Toggling the Transparency Grid
  • Loading new texture into the Texturizer Effect
  • Utilising the magic wand tool

Controlling type

  • Options for auto-sizing Area Type
  • Defining Paragraph and Character styles
  • Saving Styles to the CC Library

Drawing in perspective

  • Drawing new objects in perspective
  • Attaching art to a perspective plane

Integrating Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign

  • Guidelines for creating and sharing artwork between the applications
  • Exporting Assets
  • Packaging a document
  • Preparing layers for After Effects
  • Defining an Illustrator Template
  • Setting Artboard sizes for social media content
  • Productivity enhancements
  • Creating guides from shapes
  • Defining a new Tools panel
  • Setting new views
  • Customising the Keyboard short‐ cuts
  • Building Actions for editing and Exporting
  • Deciding when to Rasterize content
  • Building Graphic Styles

Course delivery details

The following delivery options are available for this course:

  • Classroom at London Bridge
  • Online, live from anywhere

Why choose Media Training

25+ years of experience

Average class size of 6

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Media Training 

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Media Training

Butler's Wharf Building
36 Shad Thames
SE1 2YE London United Kingdom

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Average rating 4.8

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Manageable pacing, small group, informal atmosphere
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Very knowledgable, good at answering unprepared questions etc
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super clear when going through new ideas and really aided me when i needed further help to understand.
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