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Adobe Illustrator Advanced Training
In this course, you will draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options.
You have created simple artwork by using the basic drawing and painting tools available in Adobe Illustrator. You now want to use advanced tools, options, and effects to create complex artwork. In addition, you want to ensure that your artwork is ready for commercial printing and also save it for the web. In this course, you will draw complex illustrations and enhance them by using various painting options. You will also use painting tools, manage colors, format type, work with effects, prepare artwork for commercial printing, and prepare graphics for the web.This course covers the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC objectives to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) exam. This course is also designed to cover the Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) exam objectives.
After completing this course, you should be able to:• Draw complex illustrations.• Enhance artwork by using painting tools.• Customize colors and swatches.• Format type.• Enhance the appearance of artwork.• Prepare content for deployment.• Set up project requirements.
Using Shapes to Create Artwork for a PostcardWorking with the Shaper toolDrawing shapes with the Shaper toolPunching and combining shapes with the Shaper toolUsing Image TraceEditing and Combining Shapes and PathsCreating a compound pathCombining shapesWorking with the Shape Builder toolCombining objects using Pathfinder effectsCreating the trailerReshaping a pathUsing the Width toolFinishing up the illustrationTransforming ArtworkUsing Puppet WarpCreating an Illustration with the Drawing ToolsCombining curves and straight linesCreating artwork with the Pen toolDrawing a coffee cupDrawing with the Curvature toolEditing curvesReflecting the spoon shapeUsing Color to Enhance SignageCreating and saving a tint of a colorConverting colorsCopying appearance attributesCreating a color groupCreative inspiration with the Color Guide panelEditing a color group in the Edit Colors dialog boxEditing colors in artworkAssigning colors to your artworkWorking with Live PaintCreating a Live Paint groupPainting with the Live Paint Bucket toolModifying a Live Paint groupAdding Type to a PosterCreating columns of textReshaping type objectsCreating and applying text stylesCreating and applying a paragraph styleEditing a paragraph styleCreating and applying a character styleEditing a character styleWarping textReshaping text with a preset envelope warpEditing the envelope warpOrganizing Your Artwork with LayersCollecting into a new layerDuplicating layer contentPasting layersApplying appearance attributes to layersCreating a clipping mask
Gradients, Blends and PatternsStarting the lessonWorking with gradientsApplying a linear gradient to a fillEditing a gradientSaving a gradientAdjusting a linear gradient fillApplying a linear gradient to a strokeEditing a gradient on a strokeApplying a radial gradient to artworkEditing the colors in the radial gradientAdjusting the radial gradientApplying gradients to multiple objectsAdding transparency to gradientsWorking with blended objectsCreating a blend with specified stepsModifying a blendCreating and editing a smooth color blendPainting with patternsApplying an existing patternCreating your own patternApplying your patternEditing your patternUsing Brushes to Create a PosterStarting the lessonWorking with brushesUsing Calligraphic brushesApplying a Calligraphic brush to artworkDrawing with the Paintbrush toolEditing paths with the Paintbrush toolEditing a brushRemoving a brush strokeUsing Art brushesApplying an existing Art brushCreating an Art brush using a raster imageEditing an Art brushUsing Bristle brushesChanging Bristle brush optionsPainting with a Bristle brushUsing Pattern brushesCreating a Pattern brushApplying a Pattern brushEditing the Pattern brushWorking with the Blob Brush toolDrawing with the Blob Brush toolMerging paths with the Blob Brush toolEditing with the Eraser toolExploring Creative Uses of Effects and Graphic StylesStarting the lessonUsing the Appearance panelEditing appearance attributesAdding another stroke and fill to artworkAdding another stroke and fill to textReordering appearance attributesUsing live effectsApplying an effectEditing an effectStyling text with a Warp effectEditing text with a Warp effectApplying the Offset Path effectApplying a Photoshop effectWorking with 3D effectsUsing graphic stylesApplying an existing graphic styleCreating and applying a graphic styleUpdating a graphic styleApplying a graphic style to a layerScaling strokes and effectsCreating Artwork for a T-ShirtStarting the lessonWorking with symbolsUsing existing Illustrator symbol librariesEditing a symbolWorking with dynamic symbolsCreating a symbolDuplicating symbolsReplacing symbolsBreaking a link to a symbolWorking with Creative Cloud librariesAdding assets to CC librariesUsing library assetsUpdating a library assetUsing Illustrator CC with Other Adobe ApplicationsStarting the lessonCombining artworkPlacing image filesPlacing an imageTransforming a placed imageCropping an imagePlacing a Photoshop image with Show Import OptionsPlacing multiple imagesMasking imagesApplying a simple mask to an imageEditing a clipping path (mask)Masking an object with textCreating an opacity maskEditing an opacity maskWorking with image linksFinding link informationEmbedding and unembedding imagesReplacing a linked imagePackaging a fileCreating a PDFExporting AssetsStarting the lessonCreating Pixel-Perfect DrawingsAligning new artwork to the pixel gridAligning existing artwork to the pixel gridExporting artboards and assetsExporting artboardsExporting assetsCreating CSS from your designSetting up your design for generating CSSWorking with character styles and CSS codeWorking with graphic styles and CSS codeCopying CSSExporting CSS
Adobe Certified Associate
To ensure your success in this course, you should be familiar with basic computer functions such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with Windows. You should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.• Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palettes, color modes, shapes, text, and paths, is highly recommended.You can obtain this level of skill and knowledge by taking the following course:• Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction
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