Illustrator Quickstart

at Training Connection - The Loop

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Mon, Oct 21, 9:00am - 4:30pm

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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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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 14 and older
Average Class Size: 5

What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

This 1-day beginner class is designed to get you up and running quickly in Adobe Illustrator. You will create icon shapes, learn to use the pen tool and other manipulation tools, incorporate type into your artwork, create an event poster, and prepare your images for the Web and social media.

This course is ideal for designers, marketers and anyone who is pursuing a career in graphic design. Training available on Mac and PC.

Detailed Course Outline

Introduction: Interface & Navigation
In this lesson, you will explore the interface and navigation of Adobe Illustrator - the World's no. 1 vector editing program.
  • Create a New Document
  • Navigate the Illustrator Interface
  • Get familiar with Panels and Working with Objects
Icon Design
In this lesson, you will create basic icon shapes to begin to master some of the key fundamental features and tools in Illustrator.
  • Work with Various Shapes & Lines
  • Transform Shapes
  • Combine and Manipulate Shapes
The Pen Tool: Tracing & Coloring Artwork
In this lesson, you will use the ultimate precision path creation tool in Illustrator, the Pen Tool.
  • Learn about Vector Paths
  • Learn to use the Pen Tool
  • Other Path Manipulation Tools
Type Basics
In this lesson, you will learn the fundamentals of working with text and text formatting in Adobe Illustrator.
  • Learning about the Type of Text for any Design
  • Working with Fonts
  • Using the Character Panel to Format Text
Rock 'n' Roll Vector Poster Design
In this lesson, you will take what you have learned so far as well as a few new features, to create an event poster.
  • Creating and Arranging Text
  • Work with and Modify Vector Graphics
  • Learn One Way how to Distort Text Creatively
Exporting for the Web
In this lesson, we will be exploring the best way to finish your artwork and export it for websites, social media and beyond.
  • Prepping your Artwork for Export
  • Exporting Ad & Export for Screens
  • Learn about Save for Web Legacy

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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.

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