Adobe Illustrator CS6: Part 2

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Summary

You have created simple artwork using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Illustrator. You now want to create complex artwork using advanced tools, options, and effects. 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 using various painting options. You will also use her techniques using painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.

This course also is designed to cover the Illustrator CS6 Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) certification exam objectives.

Outline

  • Lesson 1: Customizing the Illustrator Interface

    • Topic A: Set User Interface Preferences
    • Topic B: Work with the Grid and Guides
    • Topic C: Manage Workspaces
  • Lesson 2: Drawing Complex Illustrations

    • Topic A: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
    • Topic B: Work with Layers
    • Topic C: Create a Perspective Drawing
    • Topic D: Trace Artwork
  • Lesson 3: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

    • Topic A: Paint Objects with Fills, Strokes, and Gradients
    • 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 4: Customizing Colors and Swatches

    • Topic A: Manage Colors
    • Topic B: Customize Swatches
    • Topic C: Manage Color Groups
    • Topic D: Access Pantone Plus Color Libraries
  • Lesson 5: Formatting Type

    • Topic A: Set Character Formats
    • Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
    • Topic C: Adjust Hyphenation
  • Lesson 6: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

    • Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
    • Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
    • Topic C: Apply a Blend to an Object
    • Topic D: Apply a Mask to an Object
    • Topic E: Create Symbols
    • Topic F: Work with Symbol Sets and Symbolism Tools
  • Lesson 7: Preparing a Document for Print Output

    • Topic A: Set Up Artwork for Printing
    • Topic B: Prepare Transparent Artwork for Printing
    • Topic C: Manage Colors in Printing
  • Lesson 8: Preparing Graphics for the Web

    • Topic A: Create Slices and Image Maps
    • Topic B: Save Artwork in the SVG Format
    • Topic C: Save Graphics for the Web

Course Schedule

DATES
LOCATION
START
END
STATUS
10/23/20 October 23, 2020
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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10/27/20 October 27, 2020
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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11/11/20 November 11, 2020
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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11/23/20 November 23, 2020
Louisville
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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11/24/20 November 24, 2020
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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12/14/20 December 14, 2020
Louisville
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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12/18/20 December 18, 2020
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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12/21/20 December 21, 2020
Virtual
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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01/14/21 January 14, 2021
Louisville
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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01/26/21 January 26, 2021
Lexington
9:00 am
4:30 pm
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