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Adobe Illustrator



Adobe Illustrator is a sophisticated graphics program capable of creating complex and attractive illustrations and type effects. You may need to create logos, advertisements, and other illustrations in Illustrator. If you have little or no experience with Illustrator, it can be overwhelming to start creating complex illustrations. In this course you will start by drawing and manipulating simple shapes to create logos. You will also combine text and graphics to create advertisements.

Full Cay Course Price: €800

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This course is designed for graphics designers or people transitioning into a design job or taking on design responsibilities, who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents. They may have little or no experience with Illustrator. They may already use Adobe InDesign and Adobe Photoshop.


While no previous knowledge in vector image editing is required, an understanding of the scope of the programme would be desirable. Proficiency in basic file management and general computer usage would also be of advantage.

Note: Intermediate, Advanced and Customised courses are also available, please contact us for details.


Upon successful completion of this course, course participants will be able to:

  • Create a logo using simple shapes
  • Enhance logos
  • Create logos using custom paths
  • Create a logo with type special effects
  • Create an advertisement
  • Import body type
  • Manage creative assets using Adobe Bridge
Course Outline
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Creating Logos Using Simple Shapes
Choosing New Document Settings
Creating a Custom Workspace
Drawing Basic Shapes with the Shape Tools
Drawing Paths with the Pencil Tool

Enhancing Logos
Formatting Objects
Manipulating Objects
Inserting Type

Creating Logos Using Custom Paths
Drawing Paths with the Pen Tool
Modifying Existing Shapes
Creating New Shapes
Duplicating Objects
Appling Graphic Styles

Creating a Logo with Type Special Effects
Appling Gradients to Type
Creating Type on a Path
Appling an Envelope to Type

Creating an Advertisement
Importing a Graphic
Aligning Objects
Appling Spot Colours
Wrapping Text
Exporting a File

Manipulating Body Type
Importing Body Type
Formatting Type with Styles
Fixing Spelling Errors
Finding and Replacing Text
Inserting Typographic Characters

Managing Assets with Adobe Bridge
Exploring the Adobe Bridge Environment
Appling Metadata and Keywords to Assets in Adobe Bridge

Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Objective Mapping

Discussion and Question Time

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