Illustrator Quickstart

at Training Connection - The Loop

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$495 5 seats left
Start Date:

Mon, Jun 22, 9:00am - 4:30pm CT

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Location:
The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Description
Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

Flexible Reschedule Policy: This provider has flexible, free rescheduling for any-in person workshop. Please see the cancellation policy for more details

What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

This 1-day beginner class is designed to get you up and running quickly in Adobe Illustrator. You will create icon shapes, learn to use the pen tool and other manipulation tools, incorporate type into your artwork, create an event poster, and prepare your images for the Web and social media.

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. Training available on Mac and PC.

Detailed Course Outline

Introduction: Interface & Navigation
In this lesson, you will explore the interface and navigation of Adobe Illustrator - the World's no. 1 vector editing program.
  • Create a New Document
  • Navigate the Illustrator Interface
  • Get familiar with Panels and Working with Objects
Icon Design
In this lesson, you will create basic icon shapes to begin to master some of the key fundamental features and tools in Illustrator.
  • Work with Various Shapes & Lines
  • Transform Shapes
  • Combine and Manipulate Shapes
The Pen Tool: Tracing & Coloring Artwork
In this lesson, you will use the ultimate precision path creation tool in Illustrator, the Pen Tool.
  • Learn about Vector Paths
  • Learn to use the Pen Tool
  • Other Path Manipulation Tools
Type Basics
In this lesson, you will learn the fundamentals of working with text and text formatting in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Learning about the Type of Text for any Design
  • Working with Fonts
  • Using the Character Panel to Format Text
Rock 'n' Roll Vector Poster Design
In this lesson, you will take what you have learned so far as well as a few new features, to create an event poster.
  • Creating and Arranging Text
  • Work with and Modify Vector Graphics
  • Learn One Way how to Distort Text Creatively
Exporting for the Web
In this lesson, we will be exploring the best way to finish your artwork and export it for websites, social media and beyond.
  • Prepping your Artwork for Export
  • Exporting Ad & Export for Screens
  • Learn about Save for Web Legacy

Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy

Please send all requests to [email protected] .

We are unable to offer refunds for cancellations, however we can issue you a training voucher for the same value that can be used to book any class in the future.

Rescheduling requests made 7 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 7 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

Due to the Coronavirus we are waving the transfer fee when you reschedule your training.

While we make every effort to deliver classes as scheduled, we reserve the right to reschedule previously confirmed classes for a variety of reasons including but not exclusively, the illness of the Trainer. In such cases, we will endeavor to inform the Client as soon as possible of the new training dates. We are not liable for any additional expenses incurred as a result of rescheduling training.

We are not able to offer refunds or training vouchers for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

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Trains CTA - Blue and Red Lines - Monroe Station Walk approximately 4 blocks west on Monroe Street to Franklin Street. CTA - Orange, Pink, Purple and Brown Lines - Quincy station Walk approximately 1.5 blocks north on Wells Street, turn left (west) on Monroe Street, and go to corner of Franklin Street. CTA - Green Line Swap at Clark for Blue line or Roosevelt for Orange line. Metra - Union Station Walk 3 blocks east on West Adams (crossing river). Turn left (North) on Franklin and walk 1 block to Monroe Street.

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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:30pm Central Time TBD 1 $495
9:00am - 4:30pm Central Time TBD 1 $495

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