Illustrator: The industry-standard for creating artwork, corporate identity, logos and drawings/illustration for web, print, mobile and motion designs.

Our certified trainers will: Cover all major Illustrator features in a bright, intuitive environment providing an easy learning curve to master the world´s leading illustrating program. By the end of this Adobe Illustrator training course, you will discover new ways to draw and create artwork, increase your creative potential and work faster with sophisticated control tools on this highly effective course.

Course Dates & Pricing

Duration: 1 Day


(Sale) Price: was £469 (ex. vat) NOW £295 (ex. vat)

This course is also available as a private/bespoke course that can take place at your premises or at ours. Click for more information on our: private courses.

Course outline for Illustrator Cc & Cs6 Level 1

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  • Professional Workflows
  • Optimising Palettes
  • Productivity Secrets
  • Optimum Preferences
  • Essential keyboard shortcuts

Colour Characteristics

  • The Illustrator Enviroment
  • About Vectors and Bitmaps
  • Toolbar and Palettes and Navigation
  • Outline & Preview modes
  • The Illustrator interface
  • The Artboard
  • CMYK vs. RGB

Creating New Illustrations

  • Anchor points and paths
  • Fill and Stroke
  • The selection tools
  • Creating shapes
  • Grouping shapes


  • The rules
  • Creating primitive objects
  • Combining objects
  • Creating Symmetry
  • Inputing numerical data
  • Constraining proportions


  • Using the Transform tool
  • Grouping/Ungrouping transformations
  • Points of transformation
  • Free transformations Guides & Grids
  • Using rulers, guides and grids
  • snapping and Smart guides
  • Introducing the Liquify tools

Bezier Curves

  • About the pen tool
  • Straight and curved paths
  • Anchors and handles
  • Converting anchor points
  • Drawing mixed paths
  • Editing paths
  • Using the cutting tools
  • Using the Average and Join commands

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Working with Type

  • Typograpy theory
  • Creating type and Text boxes
  • Using the Character palette
  • Using the Paragraph palette
  • Type along/within a path
  • Converting type to paths
  • Fill, Stroke and Colour

Colour Models (Cmyk & Rgb)

  • Applying colour to objects
  • Spot and global process colours
  • Working with swatches and gradients
  • Using the Eyedropper and fill patterns
  • Colour swatches across applications

Using LiveTrace

  • Using the live trace tool
  • Controlling LiveTrace results
  • Applying Threshold
  • Reviewing LiveTrace options
  • Converting LiveTrace objects
  • Saving presets

Stroking and Painting

  • Stroke and fill options
  • Modifying/Arranging Object strokes
  • Using the Paintbrush
  • Creating a fill Pattern
  • Using the Gradient mesh
  • Creating multiple fills and strokes

Organising Your Artwork

  • Using The bridge
  • Sorting and Batch Renaming files
  • Using guides and smart guides
  • Using the Align palette
  • Using layers
  • Creating complex shapes
  • Creating compound shapes and paths

Importing, Saving & Exporting

  • Photoshop import options
  • Displaying layer comps
  • Saving vs. exporting
  • Saving Illustrator files
  • Creating Adobe PDF files
  • Exporting files from Illustrator


For more information or to book a place on this course please email us at or phone us on: 0203 488 1538


LondonTech Training
Training Location: 16 Hoxton Square, London, N1 6NT
Telephone : 0203 488 1538
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Head Office : 78 Phillip Street, London N1 5RT


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Londontech Training

Telephone : 0203 488 1538

Training Location: 16 Hoxton Square N1 6NT
Head Office: 78 Phillip St. N1 5RT

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