This course is designed for those who want to become Graphic Designers in the Print & Web Media. A Graphic Designer is responsible for designing advertisements, posters, brochures, Web Banners, logos, Greeting cards etc.

    Learn Adobe Illustrator CC

    Learning Outcomes

    At the end of the course the participant will:

    • Design layouts, Paper Adverts, CD Covers, Posters
    • Cartoons
    • Brochures
    • Package Design
    • Logo


    • Getting familiar with Illustrator CC interface
    • Introduction
    • Document Setup
    • Working with new Documents
    • Zooming & Panning
    • Placing Files
    • File Browser
    • Shortcuts

    Introduction to Shapes

    • Tool Box & Tool Options Bar
    • Creating Shapes
    • Basic Shapes
    • Rectangle
    • Rounded Rectangle
    • Ellipse
    • Polygon
    • Star

    Modifying shapes

    • Selection Tool
    • Sub Selection Tool
    • Lasso

    Working with Pathfinder

    • Adding shapes
    • Subtracting Shapes
    • Intersecting Shapes
    • Excluding Shapes

    Working with colors

    • Fill Stroke
    • Eye dropper
    • Color Picker
    • Gradients

    Working with Rulers

    • Zero Point
    • Guidelines
    • Safe Margins

    Working with objects

    • Lock
    • Group
    • Path options

    Drawing Tools

    • Brush
    • Brush settings
    • Borders
    • Pencil
    • Smooth
    • Line

    Working with Text

    • Artistic & Paragraph Text
    • Type on Path
    • Area Type
    • Text Effects
    • Paragraph & Character Styles

    Transforming Pictures,Shapes & Text

    • Scale
    • Rotate
    • Skew
    • Flip

    Creating Complex Shapes

    • Working with Pathfinder
    • Working with shape builder
    • Pen tool
    • Spiral, pencil, smooth
    • Working with Blob brush

    Color and Painting

    • Understanding color
    • Creating color
    • Editing a swatch
    • Using Illustrator swatch libraries
    • Using the Color Picker
    • Copying attributes
    • Creating color groups
    • Working with the Color Guide panel
    • Editing colors in artwork
    • Working with the Kuler panel
    • Painting with patterns and gradients
    • Creating your own pattern
    • Working with Live Paint

    Perspective Grid

    • Understanding the Perspective Grid
    • Working with the Perspective Grid
    • Using a preset grid
    • Editing the Perspective Grid
    • Drawing objects in perspective

    Blending Colors And Shapes

    • Working with gradients
    • Changing colors and adjusting the gradient
    • Applying gradients to multiple objects
    • Adding transparency to gradients
    • Working with blended objects
    • Creating a blend with specified steps
    • Modifying the blend
    • Creating smooth color blends

    Applying Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles

    • Using appearance attributes
    • Editing and adding appearance attributes
    • Using graphic styles
    • Creating and saving a graphic style
    • Applying a graphic style to a layer
    • Applying an appearance to a layer
    • Copying, applying, and removing graphic styles

    Working with Symbols

    • Using existing Illustrator symbol libraries
    • Creating and Editing a symbol
    • Working with the symbolism tools
    • Storing and retrieving artwork in the Symbols panel
    • Mapping a symbol to 3D artwork

    Working with Patterns

    Image Tracing

    Working with images and Mask

    • Applying color edits to a placed image
    • Masking an image
    • Applying a clipping mask to an image
    • Masking an object with multiple shapes
    • Release a mask
    • Creating an opacity mask
    • Sampling colors in placed images
    • Replacing a placed, linked image

    Photoshop Connection

    • Placing a Photoshop file
    • Duplicating and editing a placed image
    • Embed a Photoshop image with Layer comps
    • Exporting a layered file to Photoshop