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Illustrator

This is the course for students wanting an introduction to the software used for graphic illustration and drawing techniques. Widely used in the typesetting and logo graphic areas of design it is a course of special interest to those interested in graphic design, website development or video and animation production. Students may wish to combine this course with our Photoshop and InDesign courses.

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Who is this course for

Learn the software used for graphic illustration and drawing techniques that is widely used in typesetting and logo graphic areas of design. It is a course of special interest to those interested in graphic design, website development or video and animation production. You may wish to combine this course with our Photoshop and InDesign courses
Please note that if you are more than 30 minutes late for your course the tutor can not let you start as it disrupts the learning of the other students.

What does this course cover

Illustrator environment; Creating Shapes, Control Stroke and Fill; Rotate tool; Reflect tool; Free Transform tool; Clipping Paths; Bezier Pen tool; Create Patterns; Create Gradients; Place Images; Create Brushes - Pattern, Art brush; Type Options - Warp and Filters; Live Trace tool; Design a logo.+ Illustrator environment; Creating Shapes, Control Stroke and Fill; Rotate tool; Reflect tool; Free Transform tool; Clipping Paths; Bezier Pen tool; Create Patterns; Create Gradients; Place Images; Create Brushes - Pattern, Art brush; Type Options - Warp and Filters; Live Trace tool; Design a logo.

What will it be like

Demonstration using Smartboard through computer-linked projectors, exposition and discussion. One-to-one and Group work. Through tutor-guidance and hands-on experience, the completion of the course objectives.+ Ongoing monitoring of students' work including questions, observation and tasks. Start and End of class student self-assessment/achievement tick sheet.

What else do you need to buy or do

Materials are supplied free of charge by the Centre.+ As much practice as possible to reinforce learning. This may be at home or elsewhere or from homework given by the tutor.

What this course could lead to

This is the course for students wanting to learn the software used for graphic illustration and drawing techniques. Widely used in the typesetting and logo graphic areas of design it is a course of special interest to those interested in graphic design, website development or video and animation production.
Students may wish to combine this course with our Photoshop and InDesign courses.
Please note that if you are more than 30 minutes late for your course the tutor can not let you start as it disrupts the learning of the other students.

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This course has concessions available for people who meet certain criteria

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