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Adobe Illustrator Introduction and Intermediate

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Course Type



2 days




Not included

Course Information

This 2 day course is ideal for those who have little or no experience using Adobe Illustrator and who need to learn the basic skills that are necessary to begin using the program effectively.

At the end of the course the students will be able to familiar with the Illustrator working environment and be confident in creating and manipulating basic objects, lines and type.


  • The basic Illustrator interface
  • The Illustrator Preference file
  • The Artboard and it’s components
  • Showing, hiding and rearranging palettes
  • Understanding the toolbox
  • Opening and Saving Illustrator files and Using Zoom


  • Select Objects
  • Select Part of an Object
  • Select Type
  • Use the Navigation Palette
  • Work in Preview and Outline mode
  • Create a Custom View


  • Create a New File
  • Save a File
  • Set Rulers
  • Grids and Guides
  • Set preferences for Grids and Guides
  • Create Rectangles, Ovals, Polygons, and Stars


  • Apply Colour to the Fill and Stroke of an Object
  • Working with the Colour Palette
  • Selecting Colour from preset Colour Swatches such as Pantone™ and Trumatch
  • Creating your own Custom Colour
  • Swatches and Adjust the Stroke Width


  • Drawing Line and Arc Segments
  • Drawing Spirals
  • Using the Pencil Tool and Drawing with the Pen Tool


  • Understand the importance of working with layers
  • Creating new Layers
  • Showing, Hiding and Locking Layers
  • Rearrange Layers
  • Move objects from one Layer to another
  • Delete layers and Setting Layer Options


  • Use the Transform Palette to change an Object by setting Scale
  • Shear and Rotate properties and Using the Transform again Command


  • Add Type to a Document
  • Create columns of Type
  • Change the Character size of Type
  • Set Paragraph Properties for Type
  • Wrap Type Around a Graphic and Set Type Along a Path


  • Output your Artwork to Print and Output for Web

There is no formal assessment for this course. For accredited Adobe courses please contact us. 

  • Day 1 –  09:15am – 16:30pm 
  • Day 2 –  09:15am – 16:30pm 

This course includes:

  • Training from a certified Adobe instructor
  • Computer / Laptop to use for the duration of the course
  • Detailed course notes and sample exercises
  • Refreshments

Dates and Prices for Adobe Illustrator

We currently have no public classroom courses scheduled, but would be more than happy to run this course for you. Please contact us using the form below and we will get back to you with some dates and prices.

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Our registered office and postal address is 50 Commercial Road, Newport, Gwent, NP20 2PE

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