Training for your Group
In this course, students will use painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.
Course Length: 2 days
Prerequisites: Illustrator Level 1
What You're Going To 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
Full Course Outline:
1 – Drawing Complex Illustrations
- Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
- Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
- Organize Artwork with Layers
- Create a Perspective Drawing
- Trace Artwork
2 – Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
- Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
- Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
- Paint with Custom Brushes
- Add Transparency and Blending Modes
- Apply Meshes to Objects
- Apply Patterns
3 – Customizing Colors and Swatches
- Manage Colors
- Customize Swatches
- Manage Color Groups
- Adjust Color
4 – Formatting Type
- Set Character Formats
- Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
5 – Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
- Apply Effects to an Object
- Create Graphic Styles
- Apply a Mask to an Object
- Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
6 – Preparing Content for Deployment
- Prepare Artwork for Printing
- Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
- Create Slices and Image Maps
- Save Graphics for the Web
- Prepare Documents for Video
- Prepare Files for Other Applications
7 – Setting Project Requirements
- Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
- Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
- Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
What to Expect at LeapFox
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