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WE ARE NZ’S ONLY INDESIGN AUTHORIZED TRAINING CENTRE

OVERVIEW

Illustrator Intro

1 DAY  |  $495 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OVERVIEW


At our Illustrator training course you will learn how this corner stone of computer drawing and graphic design can be used to create crisp and clear illustrations, infographics, logos, diagrams and graphs.

We'll break through all the fears around creating visually beautiful icons & graphics, showing you clearly what all the best tricks are.

Our classes have been tested and approved to guarantee you will become confident in using all the tools and features in Illustrator including the pen tool, gradients, transparency and paths.

Our experienced Adobe Certified Instructors will show new users effective ways to design infographcis, brands, icons & flyers. You will know how Illustrator works seamlessly with other products including Photoshop & InDesign.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND


This course is intended for people who are new to Adobe Illustrator before. People who are self taught or who have some ability in these products will also benefit from this class.

No previous design experienced is necessary.

WHAT DO YOU NEED?


  • Illustrator CC installed (Free Demo Available here)
  • You can bring your own laptop. Or you may choose to borrow one of ours at no additional charge - Mac or PC.
DATES

Illustrator Intro

1 DAY  |  $495 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

AUCKLAND
WELLINGTON
CUSTOM COURSE CALCULATOR 

$3000
2 DAYS TRAINING
EX GST

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OUTLINE

Illustrator Intro

1 DAY  |  $495 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

OUTLINE


  • Units and increments
  • Changing page size and format
  • White arrow and black arrow
  • Undo/redo
  • Drawing with shapes and lines
  • Swatches
  • Drawing a shape
  • Applying a curve to a shape
  • Transparency
  • Polygon tool
  • Rotate/scale
  • Fill/stroke
  • Smart guides
  • Zoom in/zoom out
  • Line segment tool
  • Arc tool
  • Selecting multiple items at once
  • Copy/paste
  • Transforming
  • Grouping/ungrouping
  • Isolation mode
  • Selecting all items
  • Scale stroke and effects
  • Shapebuilder tool
  • Align
  • Curvature tool
  • Editing the curves
  • Adding/removing anchor points
  • Curvature tool with straight corners
  • Pen tool
  • Brushes
  • Arrows
  • Dashed lines
  • Dotted line
  • Brushes advanced
  • Width tool
  • Creating a postcard
  • Creating colour
  • Type/fonts
  • Upper/lowercase
  • Leading/line spacing
  • Tracking
  • Typekit
  • Type on a curve
  • Increasing/decreasing text size
  • Type on a curve - advanced
  • Outlining text (Manipulating text)
  • Format types
  • Colour modes
  • Rich black
  • Eye dropper - basic
  • Eye dropper - stealing colour from an image
  • Eye dropper - with text
  • Saving colour swatches
  • Creating a tint
  • Colour theme and combinations
  • Duplicating a page
  • Colours - advanced
  • Gradients
  • Radial gradients
  • Changing gradient direction
  • Gradients on outlined text
  • Cropping an image (masking)
  • Releasing an image from a shape
  • Clipping masks with multiple shapes
  • Clipping masks with text (image inside text)
  • Compound shapes
  • CC libraries
  • Exporting for print
  • Printer marks explained
  • Packaging a file
  • Exporting files for web (jpgs)
  • Saving separate icons
WHAT YOU GET

Illustrator Intro

1 DAY  |  $495 inc gst  |  $799 EARLY BIRD

Adobe certified instructors

ADOBE CERTIFIED INSTRUCTORS

We are NZs ONLY Adobe Authorised training centre & we’re super picky about choosing experienced staff.

Laptop Rental

FREE LAPTOP RENTAL

Many of our delegates don't have a laptop to bring. So... we have a bunch of them here ready to use free of charge.

Email Support

12 MONTH EMAIL SUPPORT

After your class you get your trainers personal email address. So you can ask for help for a whole year. Nice!

Resit your course

REFRESH YOUR COURSE FREE

Popping back in & refreshing your course once within 12 months can be a great help if you’re really new to a topic.

Courseware

EXCLUSIVE COURSEWARE

We have crafted the worlds best support material for your course. We're so proud of our amazing take home notes. You will be too.

Small Classes

SMALL CLASSES (2-12 MAX)

Other training centres run classes of 20 or more! We keep our classes intimate so that your really looked after no matter what your skill level.

Everyone here at BYOL believes in sharing. We ensure part of our profits every month goes to wonderful charities doing amazing things.