Intro to Adobe Illustrator

Illustrator Graphic Design Workshop NYC
Illustrator Graphic Design Workshop NYC

Intro to Adobe Illustrator

600.00

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Workshops will resume in December 2018. Private Online Training will be offered at a reduced rate in the meantime.

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Description

This hands-on introductory course details the most essential Adobe Illustrator features for beginner level users. Students will learn how to create and manipulate vector shapes with a variety of tools. The course also covers text, color, effects, and layers.

 

Topics

  • Understanding Vector Graphics
  • Creating & Transforming Paths
  • Working With Color, Fills & Strokes
  • Applying Patterns & Gradients
  • Applying Effects
  • Basic Pen Tool Techniques
  • Creating Text
  • Managing Layers
  • Silhouetting Bitmaps With Image Trace
  • Exporting For Print & Web

Why students love this class:

This course was great I was able to learn a lot of tricks I was not aware of in Adobe Illustrator. It was a really great beginner course.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Very helpful!! A lot of great take aways in a short class. I definitely feel more comfortable using Illustrator.
— Jamzin, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Great class! Lots of material covered.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Clear and concise. Super helpful! Thank you!
— Ariel, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The course was great. We learned so much in one day. This is my third class with Laura and she always teaches in a thorough, patient and fun style. The exercises are always clear and easy to follow.
— Reuben, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The instructor had a really good pace and shared some very useful and easy to remember tips on how to use the software. I’d recommend it, for sure!
— Gisele G., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
This course put in simple terms how to better handle Illustrator and get it to work for me. I’d always looked at it the other way around where Illustrator was a mountain I needed to get over. It is a great tool and a great course. Thanks!
— Will, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The class was small enough to cover a lot of material and have questions answered.
— Eleanor, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Very easy to follow, clear and concise, I really nice approach to learning illustrator.
— Clara, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Great course, super easy to follow along and Laura is extremely clear and helpful as well as hands on when you need it.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
I liked small class size, instructor answered all questions i had and was very clear.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Very thorough—tailored to students’ needs for the final hours. Definitely walked away feeling confident.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Excellent instruction. Well paced and comprehensive. Would definitely recommend.
— Fielding H., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
This was my second course with Spectrum Creative Consulting and won’t be my last! No frills- super straightforward, basic introduction that sets you up to exceed with Illustrator.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Laura was awesome at providing examples and step by step instruction so you could easily follow. I highly recommend if you’re interested in getting started with Illustrator.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The teacher was very helpful and the material was very well prepared. I am learning illustrator just for fun, but it was a great introduction for me, it was just what I needed.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The class covered a wide variety of skills for Illustrator. This is an excellent beginners course. I highly recommend for anyone starting out.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Great teacher! Slowly and clearly explained.
— Laura G., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Fantastic in-person teacher. Great ability to read the classes pace and cruise there. I learned everything I desired.
— Carl C., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Pretty steep learning curve but I feel like I now understand the basics! The class moved at a good pace. If one of us didn’t understand something, Laura walked us back through the steps. She explained things in a clear way that made sense. Will definitely consider doing the intermediate class. Thank you!
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
This was my second class with Laura at Spectrum and it was terrific. Very comprehensive and detailed approach. I feel like I now have a strong foundation to use Adobe Illustrator.
— David R., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Instructor is super helpful and patient, especially if you haven’t used design programs before. The time flies by, and you’ll get familiar quickly with the program throughout the day. Would recommend to anyone working in the digital field, especially since a lot of professionals have Illustrator as an added skill.
— Ali F., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The Class was a great intro to illustrator. Just the right amount of information to help understand how illustrator works but not so much that it felt overwhelming.
— Justin R., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The class was taught by a knowledgeable instructor who took time to answer any questions along the way. Exercises were useful with wide applications. Highly recommended!
— Doug K., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Concepts were presented in a clear and easy to understand manner. Very hands on for participants to apply materials and ask questions.
— Georgia F., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Well-rounded knowledge for the starter. I am definitely leaving with a great understanding.
— Jacqueline M., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Individual attention and the instructor was very good about repeating and explaining every step. She made it very accessible and approachable. Thanks!
— Skye M., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Practical application of basics. Good structure and opportunities to practice.
— Stevie G., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Amazing class. Learned so much! Teacher is awesome and the location is so easy to get to!
— Ghita, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
The course was extremely helpful. I learned beyond the basics of Adobe Illustrator, and understood how these new skills may apply to creating my own artwork.
— Shelby S., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
A good teacher who was able to communicate a complex program in simpler terms.
— Deborah, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Great class, very informative and detailed enough to provide students with essential information to continue the learning process. The instructor was extremely knowledgeable and answered all our questions. The class was also very well structured, which prevented the confusion and frustration that can happen for entry-level students. Thank you very much, I’ve learned a lot.
— Marianna K., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Overall experience was great - it was really fun and I feel confident with the program now. Enjoyed the comfortable environment & small class size. Learned a lot. Goals were ultimately flyer design & artwork and I do think I have a good foundation to accomplish them now. Really liked that direction was given as far as submitting stuff for print/explaining sizing, colors, rasterizing etc... overall holistic view.
— J.V., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
I had a wonderful experience with this class learning the basics of Illustrator. Laura was very generous about answering questions specific to my own projects… it was a very individualized experience. She is extremely knowledgable and it helps to have someone so confident with technology and all programs in the Creative Suite.
— Sally, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
Perfect introduction! And the teacher was very precise!!
— Jazmin D., Introduction to Adobe Illustrator
I liked that the class was hands on. It really helped seeing how the tools could be applied to real life projects.
— Student, Introduction to Adobe Illustrator