Adobe Illustrator

Call 1-800-358-6389 Why would anyone need Adobe Illustrator Training? Adobe Illustrator is primarily used to create what is called ďoutline artĒ. Outline art, often referred to as a vector graphic, is called such because the user simply draws and outlines a shape, assigns it a fill and the graphic design application fills in the shape as a solid. These features provide graphic artists in marketing or advertising what they need to design and publish motivating graphical enhancements to any ad or logo. You can find examples of art designed using Adobe illustrator by just looking around - think of a typical company logo, a starburst shape in an advertisement or customized lettering on virtually any commercial product. Due to its flexibility and customizable features, Adobe Illustrator has become the de-facto standard for illustration design for all avenues Ė marketing, web graphics and print design.

Whether you are a graphic artist creating multimedia graphics for web pages, a marketing mastermind developing new graphical fonts or pamphlet publisher designing new layouts for future publications, learning the features of Adobe Illustrator will bring you to dizzying heights in graphic design!

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Benefits of CBT Directís Online Adobe Illustrator Training

CBT Direct boasts the most beneficial online training on the market. With CBT Directís online training, you have the flexibility to study on your schedule, and with the speed and reliability of the internet, CBT Directís Adobe Illustrator training course is accessible anywhere you have an internet connection. Convenience finally costs less with CBT Direct - the most affordable online training solution today.

The unique design of CBT Directís Adobe Illustrator training course emphasizes learner initiative, self-management and experiential learning. CBT Directís online course design begins with the definition of user-focused performance objectives and then proceeds to the selection and implementation of instructional strategies and learning activities appropriate for those objectives. This effective instruction model for CBT Directís Adobe Illustrator training course ensures the greatest level of comprehension and retention.

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Who Benefits from CBT Directís Adobe Illustrator Training?

Artists, designers and IT professionals looking into Adobe Illustrator training for furthering their skill in graphic design

What Professionals Will Learn from CBT Directís Adobe Illustrator Training

Students will begin Illustrator training with an overview of the main components and characteristics of Adobe Illustrator, learning how to change the view of artwork, as well as the creation and saving of an Illustrator document. Users will be shown how to draw lines and shapes with the Line Segment and Shape tools, in addition to the use of the Pen and Pencil Tools. The program will show how to draw and edit basic objects by selecting, aligning and joining points as well as the methods for basic modifications of an object by positioning and reshaping. Click here to see a detailed curriculum outline.

The program will show users how to color artwork using the Color Panel and Live Paint as well as utilize the Color Guide and Swatches panel to select and store colors. Students will be shown how to create, edit, save and apply pattern fills and color gradients in addition to being shown how to change or modify colors in a graphic design. Pupils will be provided information on the customization of brushes and taught the characteristics of Art, Scatter, Calligraphic and Pattern brushes to provide a broader base of patterns for utilizations.

Learners will be to shown how to arrange and manipulate objects using the Transform tool to reshape and the Liquefy tool to distort the object. The illustrator training will help students recognize the functions of mesh object components in creating and editing a mesh object as well as the results of using cutting commands, Pathfinder effects, and compound shapes. Furthermore user will learn to reshape, blend, distort, and create compound objects for further diversity in graphic design.

Graphic designers will be provided instruction on creating type and modifying the area it occupies, as well as the editing, formatting and application of multiple attributes of type. In addition, users will come to understand how to arrange and flow text within and between areas, as well as understanding the key concepts relating to the application and editing of symbols in Adobe Illustrator.

Artists will learn the intricacies of importing, tracing and applying effects to images, using Live Trace and Live Paint to convert bitmap images to vector graphics. Students will be given lessons in working with Graphics Styles, demonstrating the use of filters and effects as well the creation of 3-D objects and the use of symbol to map to it.

In closing, the training for graphic design will demonstrate the export and printing of artwork, showing students the four native formats of Illustrator, their characteristics and uses as well as providing instruction on the optimization of files sizes. Students will be shown how to recognize key image component functions when exporting to Adobe Flash, as well as providing the instruction into the necessary preparation needed before an object should be sent for export or printing.

Let CBT Directís Online Illustrator training teach you the skills you need to handle this hotrod of a graphic design program!

Adobe Illustrator CS4
This online course in Adobe Illustrator CS4 will introduce you to Illustratorís key features, including improved interface, strokes and fills in vector illustration as well as painting and drawing. Youíll also learn how to transform, rotate and scale your work in layers and arrangement stacks as well as how to cut illustration time and add punch to your projects using styles and effects.

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Adobe Illustrator CS4

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