Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud

Category: Adobe Training
Course duration: 2 days

Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud

Course Number:ADILL-CC
Duration:2 days

Illustrator CC Training Overview

Accelebrate's Illustrator CC Training: Introduction to Illustrator Creative Cloud training class teaches attendees the key elements of the Illustrator®interface and how to create vector artwork across multiple media: print, websites, and interactive projects.

Location and Pricing

Most Accelebrate courses are delivered as private, customized, on-site training at our clients' locations worldwide for groups of 3 or more attendees and are custom tailored to their specific needs. Please visit our client listto see organizations for whom we have delivered private in-house training.These courses can also be delivered as live, private online classes for groups that are geographically dispersed or wish to save on the instructor's or students' travel expenses. To receive a customized proposal and price quote for private training at your site or online, pleasecontact us.

Illustrator CC Training Prerequisites

No prior experience is presumed.

Hands-on/Lecture Ratio

This Illustrator CC training class is 60% hands-on, 40% lecture, with the longest lecture segments lasting for 20 minutes.

Illustrator CC Training Materials

All students receive a copy ofAdobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book.

Software Needed on Each Student PC

  • Illustrator CC or later (for Windows or Mac)
  • Windows 7 or later, or Mac OS X 10.7 or later
  • At least 3 GB of RAM; 4GB or more recommended
  • Optionally, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, Fireworks, and/or Flash, if you are interested in learning how one or more of these products integrate with Illustrator
  • A recent version of Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer, or Safari web browser
  • Related lab files that Accelebrate will provide
  • Note:This class can be taught for Windows or Mac audiences

Illustrator CC Training Objectives

  • Create vector artwork
  • Use the tracing engine with shape and color recognition
  • Create, edit, and transform shapes
  • Draw with the Pen and Pencil tools
  • Creatively work with type
  • Work with symbols for reusable content
  • Use layers
  • Work with perspective drawing
  • Integrate Illustrator CC graphics with Other Adobe applications

Illustrator CC Training Outline

  • Transforming Artwork
    • Working with artboards
    • Transforming content
    • Creating a PDF
  • Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
    • Getting started with the Pen tool
    • Creating the ice cream illustration
    • Drawing and editing with the Pencil tool
  • Using Color and Patterns to Enhance Signage
    • Understanding color
    • Working with color
    • Painting with patterns
    • Working with Live Paint
  • Working with Type
    • Working with type
    • Formatting type
    • Creating and applying text styles
    • Warping text
    • Working with type on a path
    • Wrapping text around an object
    • Creating text outlines
  • Organizing Your Artwork with Layers
    • Understanding layers
    • Creating layers and sublayers
    • Editing layers and objects
    • Pasting layers
    • Viewing layers
    • Applying appearance attributes to layers
    • Creating a clipping mask
  • Blending Colors and Shapes
    • Working with gradients
    • Working with blended objects
  • Using Brushes to Create a Poster
    • Using Calligraphic brushes
    • Using Art brushes
    • Using Bristle brushes
    • Using Pattern brushes
    • Working with the Blob Brush tool
  • Exploring Creative Uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
    • Using live effects
    • Applying Photoshop effects
    • Working with a 3D effect
  • Applying Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles
    • Using the Appearance panel
    • Using live effects
    • Applying a raster effect
    • Using graphic styles
  • Creating a Product Mockup in Perspective
    • Understanding the perspective grid
    • Working with the perspective grid
  • Using Symbols to Create a Map


  • Working with symbols
  • Working with the Symbolism tools
  • Using Illustrator CC with Other Adobe Applications
    • Getting started
    • Combining artwork
    • Placing image files
    • Masking images
    • Sampling colors in placed images
    • Working with image links
    • Packaging a file
  • Conclusion

Guaranteed to Run

2018-03-20 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)
2018-03-19 09:00 to 2018-03-23 17:00
Secaucus, New Jersey (Virtual Instructor-Led)
2018-03-01 09:00 to 2018-03-02 17:00
Palm Beach County Florida (Instructor-Led)

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