Adobe Illustrator Course for Beginners
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Adobe Illustrator Course for Beginners

by Elegant Professional & Management Development Training

630 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Adobe Illustrator Course for Beginners

630 AED

(VAT inclusive)

Flexible Dates
Dubai - Al Barsha
Validity Period: All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking
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Wish you could translate your creative ideas into digital art? That’s what Adobe Illustrator is built for! Learn the nitty-gritty of this software and practice how to use it to create logos and attractive graphic designs.

This 20-hour (10 sessions x 2 hours) Adobe Illustrator course will teach you the essential features and the design techniques involved in Adobe Illustrator. You will learn to create, edit, and style different vector-based graphics to create logos, diagrams, charts, and cartooned images, among others. Learning how to draw and create images in Illustrator is most helpful in designing posters, infographics and branded materials for the personal or corporate use.

By the end of this class, you will acquire the basic skills to practice creating professional graphics according to the industry standards. You will be taught by qualified trainers in an interactive way to make sure you have a good understanding of the techniques. Complete beginners or those with basic knowledge of other Adobe programs like Photoshop and InDesign can join this class.

The class size varies between 2-5 persons with students of different skill levels, and the instructor will dedicate individual time for each student to teach them as per their learning requirements and assign them tasks to practice the introduced tools.

Course Outline:

  • The Illustrator workspace
  • Working with color
  • Essential Illustrator tools and panels
  • Using the drawing tools
  • Adding and formatting text
  • Gradients and additional color options
  • Working with layers
  • Placing text on a path

Detailed Course Outline:

  • Using the Illustrator workspace
    • Exploring the interface
    • Choosing a workspace
    • Opening a file
    • Using artboards
    • Changing your view
    • Zooming and scrolling
    • Using tools and panels
    • Exploring the Control panel
    • Working with panels and the dock
  • Learning Essential Skills
    • Using the shape tools
    • Repositioning and resizing shapes
    • The Transform panel
    • Constraining a shape
    • Entering exact dimensions
    • Selecting artwork
    • Using the shape and transform tools
    • Introducing layers
    • Cutting and pasting objects
    • Repeating transformations
  • Adding Color
    • Exploring the Appearance panel
    • Changing colors
    • Adding effects
    • Using Live Paint
    • Adding a symbol
    • Saving swatches
    • Selecting the same color
    • Creating a color group
    • Using the Color panel
    • Adding Pantone colors
  • Using the Drawing tools
    • Understanding the Pen tool
    • Straight, curved and hinged lines
    • Tracing images
    • Creating a tracing template
    • Working with Image Trace
    • Using the Line, Pencil and Eraser tools
    • Editing existing paths
    • Adding and removing points
    • Cutting and joining paths
    • The Shape Builder
  • Additional Color Options
    • Adding tonal values with gradients
    • Customizing an existing gradient
    • Saving a gradient
    • Using the Gradient panel
    • Updating a gradient
    • Creating a pattern
    • Applying a pattern
    • Editing a pattern
    • Locating existing patterns
    • Using the Color Guide
  • Adding and Formatting text
    • Formatting text
    • Paragraph formatting
    • Using paragraph and character styles
    • Editing styles
    • Putting text on a path
    • Warping text
    • Putting text in a shape
    • Creating outlines
    • Checking spelling
    • Using Find and Replace
  • Using Layers
    • Getting to know the Layers panel
    • Using layers to organize an illustration
    • Selecting using the Layers panel
    • Creating new layers
    • Showing and hiding layers
    • Locking and unlocking layers
    • Rearranging layers
    • Moving items between layers
    • Remembering layers when pasting
    • Creating a template layer
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* It is recommended that students bring their own laptops. If unavailable, computers are free for use at the Center

Validity Period:

All sessions are valid for 4 months upon booking

Age Requirements:

18 and older

Additional Info:

* Participants will receive a KHDA-approved professional certificate (if required, KHDA attestation can be arranged for a fee of AED 150, to be paid directly to the institute)
* You must have basic computer skills to join the class


Al Attar Business Centre, 6th Floor, #620
Sheikh Zayed Road
Beside ibis Hotel, Near Sharaf DG Metro Station
Al Barsha

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Each session takes 2 hours

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8 ratings

Verónica Tejero
Wed, 29 Jan 2020, 1:56PM
Tamila Abdulaeva
Thu, 3 Oct 2019, 11:46PM
"It was a great start to my graphic design adventure. The staff is very helpful and always there to guide you with whatever you need. Thanks to my teacher I finally know where and how graphic design starts. Thanks a lot again ELEGANT TRAINING!"
Maha Amer
Tue, 3 Dec 2019, 2:51PM
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