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We offer a 2-day beginner and a 2-day advanced Illustrator training course

We currently offer public Illustrator training courses and in many cities around the country. Private coures are available on-site, online or at a venue in city near you. Please click on the schedule link above to see a complete list of our Illustrator courses .

You can register for these courses by clicking on the link at the top of this page or by clicking on the register link next to the scheduled dates on the right.

One on OneWould you prefer to take a private Illustrator course at the same cost, with one of our certified instructors on dates suited to your schedule? Click here for more information.

Our Illustrator training and support team have over 10 years experience developing and teaching Adobe applications.

Please contact our Illustrator training and support team at training@americanmediatraining.com for more information regarding our Illustrator courses.

Illustrator Logo   Illustrator Beginner Class

This course is focused on those needing to compose vector and raster elements for print, web and video. This course will get you started with the basic concepts of Illustrator, but give you a path to continue your mastery of the application. This is a great primer for those seeking their Adobe certification.

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Adobe Illustrator Course outline

1. Getting started

  • Topic A: The Illustrator environment
  • Topic B: Navigation
  • Topic C: Adobe Help


2. Creating a simple illustration

  • Topic A: Creating a document
  • Topic B: Creating basic shapes
  • Topic C: Manipulating shapes
  • Topic D: Exporting an illustration


3. Applying basic color

  • Topic A: Applying color
  • Topic B: Stroke options
  • Topic C: The Eyedropper tool


4. Drawing paths

  • Topic A: Raster images
  • Topic B: Basic drawing
  • Topic C: Selecting and editing paths


5. Working with text

  • Topic A: Adding text
  • Topic B: Altering text


6. Using Layers

  • Topic A: Creating Layers
  • Topic B: Manipulating Layers


7. Working with fills and color

  • Topic A: Swatch libraries
  • Topic B: Gradients
  • Topic C: Transparency


8. Adjusting typography

  • Topic A: Flowing type
  • Topic B: Formatting text
  • Topic C: Editing text


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

Illustrator Logo   Illustrator Advanced Class

This course, Advanced Adobe Illustrator, will help you customize your work environment and increase your illustration productivity with great tips and tricks. Projects include advanced selection techniques, perspective grids, using the gradient mesh tool, advanced brush techniques, graphs and patterns. We also recommend this course for those planning to obtain the Adobe Certified Expert status.

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1. Manipulating paths

  • Topic A: Path commands
  • Topic B: Masks


2. Enhancing fills and strokes

  • Topic A: Multiple fills and strokes
  • Topic B: Colours
  • Topic C: Patterns
  • Topic D: Brushes
  • Topic E: Symbols


3. Transforming shapes

  • Topic A: Using transformation tools
  • Topic B: Using envelopes
  • Topic C: Liquifying shapes
  • Topic D: Applying 3D effects


4. Effects and graphic styles

  • Topic A: Effects
  • Topic B: Graphic styles
  • Topic C: Perspective drawing


5. Converting raster images to vector art

  • Topic A: Tracing raster images
  • Topic B: Using Live Paint


6. Printing illustrations

  • Topic A: Colour management
  • Topic B: Print specifications
  • Topic C: Colour separations


7. Web files and graphs

  • Topic A: Slices
  • Topic B: Web graphics
  • Topic C: Graphs


Our outlines are a guide to the content covered on a typical course. We may change or alter the course topics to meet the objectives of a particular course.

Sorry at this time we have no public Level One courses scheduled, please call or email us to see if we can arrange a private course for you. training@americanmediatraining.com

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Illustrator training courses offered all cities

We can offer you customized on-site training courses in Illustrator wherever you are in the USA:

Atlanta, Chicago, Los Angeles, Denver, Miami, Philadelphia, Orlando, Charlotte, Houston, Richmond, Washington DC, New York, Boston, Columbus, Cincinnati, Memphis, Indianapolis, Baltimore, Dallas, Austin, Phoenix, Albuquerque, Las Vegas, Salt Lake City, Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, San Diego, Long Beach, Sacramento, St Paul/Minneapolis

We also provide Illustrator training courses in the following cities:

Illustrator training courses in Los Angeles
Illustrator training courses in Denver
Illustrator training courses in Minneapolis
Illustrator training courses in San Francisco
Illustrator training courses in Phoenix
Illustrator training courses in Boston
Illustrator training courses in Salt Lake City
Illustrator training courses in Philadelphia
Illustrator training courses in Miami
Illustrator training courses in Portland
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Illustrator training courses in New York
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Illustrator training courses in San Diego
Illustrator training courses in Kansas
Illustrator training courses in Cleveland

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