Illustrator is used to produce all types of
illustration using its vector based engine that gives clean sharp
images. Illustrator images, unlike those produced by Photoshop, can
be scaled to any size without loss of quality, making it ideal for
originating logos, graphics as well as pure Illustration. Adobe
Illustrator is one of the core skills that professional studios
require for delivering to print.
The trainer will explain the core techniques and the
underpinning concepts that drive Illustrator, along with an
explanation of the fundamental drawing tools. Also taught are uses
of the type tools, the concepts of strokes, fills and the use of
Time is allowed for learners to explore Illustrator
by drawing demonstration pieces, ask questions and explore areas of
particular interest. Notes accompany the course. Learners
completing this two day introductory course will emerge with an
understanding of the core concepts of Illustrator and a good
grounding in the use of the main tools. They will have drawn a
number of images, using different tools and explored techniques
such as layering, grouping, masking to effectively produce artwork
in a timely manner.
Intended for infrequent users or those new to
Illustrator. No drawing ability is assumed. Suitable for
those who have to redraw or generate from scratch company logos and
other graphics; artists who wish to expand into digital media.