Adobe Illustrator CC Introductory – Level 1

You will use Adobe Illustrator CC to create illustrations that include graphics and text. We require participants to BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - to this workshop with Adobe Illustrator


Area of Learning — Adobe Illustrator CC Introductory – Level 1


Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and so on. Familiarity with basic design terminology, such as palette, color mode, shapes, text, and paths is highly recommended. We require participants to BYOD - Bring Your Own Device - to this workshop with Adobe Illustrator

Target Audience

This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people switching to a design job or taking on design responsibilities and who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.


We require participants to BYOD – Bring Your Own Device – to this workshop with Adobe Illustrator

Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CC

  • Examine Imaging Concepts
  • Explore the Interface
  • Customize the Interface

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Create a Document
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Save a Document

Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths

  • Draw Paths
  • Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Working with Text

  • Insert Text
  • Flow Text on a Path
  • Import Body Text
  • Format Text with Styles
  • Thread Text
  • Apply Hyphenation
  • Insert Typographic Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Objects

  • Import Graphics
  • Manipulate Objects

Lesson 6: Enhancing Documents

  • Format Objects
  • Apply Strokes
  • Apply Gradients
  • Apply Graphic Styles
  • Apply an Envelope to Text

Lesson 7: Proofing a Document

  • Wrap Text
  • Find and Replace Text
  • Fix Spelling Errors

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Export Images for Print
  • Save Images for the Web
  • Save Images as PDFs

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, students will be able to:

  • Get acquainted with the Adobe Illustrator CC application.
  • Create shapes in a document.
  • Create custom paths.
  • Work with text in an Illustrator document.
  • Work with objects.
  • Enhance documents.
  • Proof documents to make them more accurate.
  • Save images for web and print

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