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Adobe Illustrator Introduction

Adobe Illustrator


Adobe Illustrator Computer Training Course

Course Overview

Participants on this Adobe Illustrator Introduction 1 day course will gain an understanding of the fundamental principles of Illustrator, including document setup and selection techniques, before working with layering to achieve image effects.

You will gain a solid foundation of skills upon which to build.

The course assumes no prior knowledge of Illustrator, however people with limited exposure to the software or those who are using images created by others will also benefit from this course.

What you need to Bring

  • Laptop with the relevant software installed.

People feel more comfortable using their own laptop, since they will be familiar with its layout and options. Having access to all of your applications and customisations will come in handy through the training.

  • No laptop? Please get in contact with us.

If you don’t have a laptop, please let us know beforehand so we can supply one on the training day.

Am I Ready For This Training?

You don’t need any previous experience with Adobe Illustrator to attend this training.

This course is designed for people who haven’t used the program before.

If you have a solid understanding of how to use computers, and how to navigate the desktop, including opening and saving files, you should be good to go.

Once you’ve completed this course, you may like to progress to our Adobe Illustrator Intermediate course.

Course Details

Course Skill Level


Class Size

Public Courses 6 Students (Max)
Client Site Courses 10 Students

Course Duration

1 Day Training Course

Class Times

9:00am – 4:00pm

Your Course Includes



Upcoming Public Courses

Face to Face Training Delivery
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
Face to Face Training Delivery
Tue, 1st Feb 2022
Face to Face Training Delivery
Tue, 29th Mar 2022
Face to Face Training Delivery
Tue, 29th Mar 2022

Course Delivery Style

Face to Face Training Delivery

Face 2 Face 

Online Training Delivery


Still Need Approval?

Want to reserve a seat but you still need approval?

No problem, simply call us on (03) 9999 7780 and we will hold a seat for you.  There’s zero risk, if you don’t get approval, we’ll cancel the reservation.

Course Content

Illustrator Essentials
  • The Illustrator Interface
  • Navigation Tools
  • Opening illustrations
  • Creating new Documents
  • Exploring Panels & Workspaces
  • Useful Shortcuts
Organising your Artwork
  • Introducing Multiple Artboards
  • Editing the Artboard Size
  • Aligning & Distributing Artwork
Artwork Components
  • Rulers, Guides and Grids
  • Intuitive Smart Guides
  • Paths, Point and Handles
  • Grouping Objects
  • Working in Group Isolation Mode
Creating Basic Shapes
  • Using the Shaper Tool
  • Creating Primitive Shapes
  • Creating Polygons, Stars & Spirals
  • Drawing Lines
  • Storing Assets in Libraries
Applying Colour
  • Colour Modes
  • Applying Colour to Objects
  • Spot vs Process Colour
  • Managing Swatches
  • Creating Colour Groups
  • Loading Swatch Libraries
Drawing in Illustrator
  • Drawing Paths
  • Tips for Drawing Curves
  • Editing, Manipulating and Modifying Paths
  • Adding & deleting Anchor Points
  • Splitting Cutting and Erasing Paths
Working with Layers
  • Creating Layers
  • Using Layers Effectively
Painting in Illustrator
  • Manipulating Stroke
  • Creating Dashed Lines
  • Adding Arrowheads to Strokes
Working with Type
  • Using Type Tools
  • Using the Character and Paragraph Panel
  • Creating Outlines from Text
  • Type on a Path
Saving and Exporting
  • Packaging Files for Hand Off
  • Creating Adobe PDF Files
  • Exporting Files from Illustrator

*Our outlines are a guide to the content covered in a typical class.
 We may change the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular class.

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