Session Detail: Classroom, Virtual CC, CS5, CS6 1 Day
You have created simple artwork by using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Adobe® Illustrator® CC. You now want to use advanced tools, options, and effects to create complex artwork. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and also save it for the web. In this course, you will draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options. You will also use painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.
This course is a great component of your preparation for the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Illustrator CC exam and the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator exam.
What You’ll Learn
- Draw complex illustrations.
- Enhance artwork by using painting tools.
- Customize colors and swatches.
- Format type.
- Enhance the appearance of artwork.
- Prepare content for deployment.
- Set up project requirements.
Lesson 1: Drawing Complex Illustrations
Topic A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
Topic B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
Topic C: Organize Artwork with Layers
Topic D: Create a Perspective Drawing
Topic E: Trace Artwork
Lesson 2: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
Topic A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
Topic B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
Topic C: Paint with Custom Brushes
Topic D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
Topic E: Apply Meshes to Objects
Topic F: Apply Patterns
Lesson 3: Customizing Colors and Swatches
Topic A: Manage Colors
Topic B: Customize Swatches
Topic C: Manage Color Groups
Topic D: Adjust Color
Lesson 4: Formatting Type
Topic A: Set Character Formats
Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
Lesson 5: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
Topic C: Apply a Mask to an Object
Topic D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
Lesson 6: Preparing Content for Deployment
Topic A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
Topic B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
Topic C: Create Slices and Image Maps
Topic D: Save Graphics for the Web
Topic E: Prepare Documents for Video
Topic F: Prepare Files for Other Applications
Lesson 7: Setting Project Requirements
Topic A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
Topic B: Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
Topic C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
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