Illustrator Advanced

at Training Connection - The Loop

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$895 5 seats left
Start Date:

Thu, Dec 05, 9:00am - Dec 06, 4:30pm (2 sessions)

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Location:
The Loop, Downtown/Loop
230 W Monroe St Ste 610
Btwn S Franklin & Wells Streets
Chicago, Illinois 60606
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Description
Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

This course consists of 6 different projects that cover the more advanced features of Adobe Illustrator.The trainer will show you step-by-step how Professional Illustrators use Adobe Illustrator on these more complex jobs. This approach not only teaches you proper workflow techniques but is also a proven training method for those looking to master Illustrator. Training available on Mac and Pc.

Target Audience: Students should have already completed Illustrator Fundamentals or have the equivalent experience prior to attending this course.

Course Outline

The Power of the Appearance Panel
  • Working with Transformation tools
  • The Layers panel of dynamic attributes
  • Applying attributes in the Appearance panel
  • Creating depth using transculent strokes
  • Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes
  • Duplicating entire groups of attributes
  • Turning stacked strokes into editable paths
  • Simplifying a mulit-stroke effect
  • Dynamic Effects
  • Repeating a series of transformations
  • Adjusting and updating a dynamic effect
  • Improving the performance of drop shadows
  • Applying a single effect multiple times
  • Saving Graphics Style-graphic Syles
  • Working with the Symbol Panel
Advanced Text and Typography Features
  • Applying attributes in the Appearance panel
  • Creating depth using transculent strokes
  • Adding, layering, and offsetting strokes
  • Duplicating entire groups of attributes
  • Turning stacked strokes into editable paths
  • Simplifying a mutli-stroke effect
  • Dynamic Effects
  • Repeating a series of transformations
  • Adjusting and updating a dynamic effect
  • Improving the performance of drop shadows
  • Applying a single effect multiple times
  • Saving Graphics Style-graphic Styles
  • Working with the Symbol Panel
Image Tracing, Type, Special Effects, Symbols & Artboards
  • Choosing typeface and font
  • Creating symbols for the type
  • Placing an image and working with the links panel
  • Working with the Image Trace Panel
  • Saving presets
  • Changing the image in Photoshop
  • Expanding the trace
  • Saving colors in the swatch panel
  • Recoloring artwork using live paint
  • Recoloring artwork using the color guide
  • Presenting the project via Artboards
Painting in Illustrator: Creating Brushes & Patterns
  • Project: Self Portrait
  • Creating Vector Brushes
  • Creating Pixel Brushes
  • Working with the Wacom Tablet
  • Creating Border Brushes and Pattern
  • Working with Photoshop - Linking Images for tracing
  • Creating Pixel based brushes
  • Creating stamps
Prototyping with 3D Effects and the Perspective Tool
  • Project - Product design: Wine bottle, label and package
  • Creating a label
  • Creating a symbol
  • Using the Perspective tool
  • Prototyping with the perceptive tool
  • Designing the bottle
  • Creating a presentation
Blending, Transparency, Opacity Masks, Symbols and Brushes
  • Project - Event Poster: Art in the Park
  • Working with Mask
  • Opacity Masks
  • Blending modes
  • Blends and Gradients
  • Working with Transparency
  • Creating knockabout effects
  • Using special effects and warp tools
  • Width tool
  • Tracing Images
What's included:
  • 8GB Flash Drive with Student Files & Training Manual
  • Adobe Certificate of Course Completion
  • 6 Months Free Repeat Policy

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Refund Policy
Cancellations: 
Cancellations made more than 5 days before the commencement of the training, qualify for a refund less a $100 administration fee. 
Cancellations made 5 days or less before the commencement of the training, will not be eligible for a refund 
We are not able to offer refunds for no-shows or uncompleted courses.

Rescheduling:
Rescheduling requests made 5 days before the commencement of the training are free. Rescheduling that takes place within 5 days of the commencement of the training will incur a $100 administration fee. We do not charge for student substitutions at any time.

If your student wants to confirm her seat on the future class now, then there is a $100 transfer fee payable. Alternatively, as she may not have been aware of our terms, if she is willing to check back with us 2-3 days before a future class, and provided the class is confirmed to run, we will slot her in and waive the cancellation fee.

Money Back Guarantee
We offer a money back guarantee on our public classes.

If the training does not meet expectations, students can leave the class at the end of Day 1 (or by lunchtime in the case of single day courses) and request a refund. Students have to notify the training center manager before they leave and return all the training materials to qualify for a refund.

We are unable to offer a money back guarantee to students who leave a class later than the times noted above. Students can however still repeat the training (often with a different trainer).

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Trains CTA - Blue and Red Lines - Monroe Station Walk approximately 4 blocks west on Monroe Street to Franklin Street. CTA - Orange, Pink, Purple and Brown Lines - Quincy station Walk approximately 1.5 blocks north on Wells Street, turn left (west) on Monroe Street, and go to corner of Franklin Street. CTA - Green Line Swap at Clark for Blue line or Roosevelt for Orange line. Metra - Union Station Walk 3 blocks east on West Adams (crossing river). Turn left (North) on Franklin and walk 1 block to Monroe Street.

Start Dates (3)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Dec 06 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Fri, Jan 17 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD
9:00am - 4:30pm TBD 2 $895
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Fri, Feb 28 9:00am - 4:30pm TBD

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