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Adobe Illustrator CS6 is a leading vector graphics program for graphic arts and is used extensively in the printing and publishing, World Wide Web and graphic design industries.

This course contains 8 lessons, which will cover the basics of learning Illustrator and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program.

You'll learn how to create artwork for illustrations, logos, stationery, page layouts, posters and integrate with Adobe Flash® movies, Adobe InDesign® layouts and more!

The primary audience for this course is Desktop Publishing Artists, Graphic Artists, IT Executive, Designers, Webmaster and Programmers.

This course will go through the foundation to the advance features of Adobe Illustrator CS6. Thus, it is suitable for anyone who is familiar with the Illustrator environment or those who have not had formal training.

  • Participants should be comfortable using a mouse, opening and saving files and the general operations of computers
  • Familiarity to any graphics program would be an advantage
  • Participants should be familiar with the basics of Adobe Illustrator or have attended the “Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CS6" training

This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussion and practical exercise.

Upon completion of this program, participants should be able to :

  • Understand the advanced technical skills required to work with graphics and illustrations in Adobe Illustrator CS6


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  • Creating layers
  • Moving objects and layers
  • Locking and viewing layers
  • Creating clipping masks
  • Merging layers
  • Applying appearance attributes
  • Understanding the Perspective Grid
  • Working with the Perspective Grid
  • Using a preset grid
  • Drawing objects in perspective
  • Selecting and transforming in perspective
  • Attaching objects to perspective

  • Working with gradients
  • Adjusting direction and angle of gradient
  • Adding transparency to gradients
  • Working with blended objects
  • Modifying blends
  • Creating smooth color blends
  • Working with brushes
  • Using Calligraphic brushes
  • Editing a brush
  • Remove brush stroke
  • Using Art brushes
  • Creating an Art brush
  • Painting with Bristle brush
  • Working with the Blob brush
  • Editing with the Eraser tool
  • Using live effects
  • Applying effects
  • Editing effects
  • Styling with effects
  • Editing shapes with Pathfinder effect
  • Applying Photoshop effects
  • Working with 3D effects
  • Creating revolved objects
  • Change lighting of a 3D objects
  • Mapping a symbol to the 3D artwork

  • Using appearance attributes
  • Editing and adding appearance attributes
  • Adding additional stroke and fill
  • Using graphic styles
  • Creating and applying graphic styles
  • Applying appearance to layer
  • Managing graphic styles
  • Working with Symbols
  • Creating and editing symbols
  • Using existing Illustrator symbols
  • Working with Symbolism tools
  • Spraying symbol instances
  • Editing symbols with the Symbolism tools
  • Storing and retrieving artwork with the Symbols panel
  • Mapping a symbol to 3D artwork
  • Symbols and Flash integration
  • Working with Adobe Bridge
  • Combining artwork
  • Vector versus Bitmap graphics
  • Placing Adobe Photoshop files
  • Embedding places image
  • Masking an image
  • Applying clipping mask to an image
  • Editing and releasing a mask
  • Creating opacity mask
  • Sampling colors in placed image
  • Exporting a layered file to Photoshop
  • Illustrator and Adobe InDesign
  • Illustrator and Adobe Flash
  • Illustrator and Adobe Flash Catalyst
  • Illustrator and Adobe Flex


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