Adobe Illustrator CC eLearning Bundle Course



Course Details:

Length: 6 courses

Access Length: 6 months

Price: $250/person (USD)

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Course Features:

Instant Access After Purchase

Lecture by Recorded Video

Stop and Start as Needed

Certificate of Completion

Software Lab Included: Yes
(requires trial or license)

Delivery Method:

Self-Paced Online

Individuals and Groups
@ Your Location

 


Course Overview

This eLearning Bundle includes these Adobe Illustrator courses:

  • Adobe Illustrator CC: Beginner
  • Adobe Illustrator CC: Advanced

Ignite your inner artist with Adobe Illustrator CC: From beginner to master, one course at a time!

This comprehensive bundle unlocks the secrets of Adobe Illustrator CC, guiding you from artistic novice to confident illustration expert. Dive into the program's user-friendly interface and discover the magic of drawing tools that bring your visions to life. Learn to craft shapes, lines, and curves with precision, then breathe vibrancy into your creations with fills, strokes, and captivating text. Master essential techniques like measuring, exporting, and printing to make your masterpieces shine.

But the journey doesn't stop there! Once you've conquered the basics, prepare to elevate your illustrations to new heights. Explore the world of advanced typography, wielding styles, outlines, and creative manipulations to transform your text into stunning design elements. Dive deep into color theory and master the art of palettes and swatches, giving your visuals a powerful voice. Unleash the power of advanced shape building, wielding the Pen tool, Shape Builder, and a plethora of techniques to construct intricate masterpieces. Seamlessly integrate external graphics and trace them with finesse, adding unique layers to your artistic tapestry.

Become a master of masking, utilizing clipping and opacity masks to reveal, conceal, and manipulate your artwork with precision. Conquer the perspective grid, breathing depth and dimension into your illustrations with effortless ease. Boost your workflow with the magic of Actions, automating repetitive tasks and unleashing a treasure trove of productivity hacks.

So, are you ready to unleash your creative potential and paint the digital world with your imagination? Enroll now and embark on your Illustrator journey, one masterpiece at a time!

Also Included - 4 Courses: An Essential Career Skills Pack with 4 courses in key areas for career management and growth, including Time Management, Digital Skills, Creativity and Soft Skills.

 


Course Notes


Important Course Information
Course Taught with: Adobe Illustrator CC.
Versions that Can Attend: Adobe Illustrator CC for Windows () and Macintosh (Mac) - iOS ().

eLearning Training Delivery Method

How It Works

This self-paced online course lets you learn independently at your own pace through Certstaffix Training's easy-to-use platform.

  • Learn at your own pace - Start and stop as it is convenient for you. Pick up where you left off.
  • Lecture utilizing video and recorded screenshots
  • 6-month subscription length
  • Instant Access After Purchase

Have more than 10 students needing this course? Contact Us for bulk pricing.

Target Audience:

The beauty of this comprehensive Adobe Illustrator course bundle is that it caters to a wide range of creative individuals!

  • Aspiring graphic designers: If you've always dreamed of creating eye-catching graphics for websites, social media, or even print materials, this course is your perfect launchpad. You'll master the fundamentals of vector illustration and be ready to tackle real-world design projects.
  • Hobbyists and enthusiasts: Do you love drawing and want to explore the digital realm? This course will equip you with the tools and techniques to bring your artistic vision to life on your computer screen.
  • Students and career changers: Whether you're enrolled in a design program or looking to make a career shift, this bundle provides a solid foundation in Adobe Illustrator, a valuable skill for many creative fields.
  • Artists looking to expand their skillset: Have you been using Illustrator for a while but feel stuck in a rut? The advanced section of this course will introduce you to powerful new features and techniques to elevate your illustrations to the next level.
  • Freelancers and entrepreneurs: Mastering advanced Illustrator skills can open doors to exciting freelance opportunities or enhance your existing design services.
  • Social media content creators: Stand out from the crowd with captivating visuals created using the advanced techniques covered in this course.

Remember, you don't need any prior design experience to get started! This course is designed to be accessible and engaging for anyone with a passion for creativity and a willingness to learn.

Key Features:
  • Audio Narration
  • Video
  • Inline Activities
  • Post-Assessment
Languages:
  • Audio/Video/Course Text: American English.
  • Subtitles (Closed Caption): American English, Arabic, Brazilian Portuguese, Canadian French, Chinese (Simplified), Chinese (Traditional), Dutch, French, German, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American Spanish, Russian, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, and Vietnamese.
Course Duration:
  • Adobe Illustrator CC: 5 hr 22 min
  • Essential Career Skills Pack: 2 hrs 23 min

 


Course Topics

Adobe Illustrator CC: Beginner

Course Duration - 3 hrs 48 min

Do you want to learn how to create digital illustrations with Adobe Illustrator CC? This beginner-level course will introduce you to the basic functions and features of the program. The course starts by explaining why Illustrator is so useful, before taking you on a tour of its user interface. Then, you'll learn drawing basics like how to create and transform shapes, before delving into other essential techniques like working with fills and strokes, measuring objects, and adding text and effects. Finally, you'll learn how to export and print files from Illustrator to share your work.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Navigate around the Illustrator CC user interface with confidence
  • Familiarize yourself with the program's basic drawing tools
  • Transform and measure your shapes with different tools and controls
  • Add details like fills, strokes and text to your illustrations
  • Master using brushes and effects to add creative flair to your illustrations
  • Share your finished pieces by printing or exporting them
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Introduction to Illustrator
  • Why Adobe Illustrator?
  • Navigating the Interface
  • Managing Workspaces
  • Using Selection Tools
Creating Documents
  • Creating New Documents
  • Saving Illustrator Files
Drawing Basics
  • Creating Shapes
  • Using the Drawing Tools
  • Mastering the Pen Tool
  • Editing Shapes
  • Grouping and Aligning Shapes
  • Understanding Layers
  • Putting it All Together
Measuring and Transforming Objects
  • Working with Rules and Guides
  • Discovering the Transform Panel
  • Using Transform and Distort
Applying Fills and Strokes
  • Editing Fills with the Color Panel
  • Editing Fills with the Swatches Panel
  • Modifying Strokes
  • Creating Gradients
  • Using the Freeform Gradient
Setting Type
  • Using Type Tools
  • Discovering Type Panels
  • Working with Adobe Fonts
Painting with Brushes
  • Discovering the Brush Panel
  • Creating Custom Brushes
  • Using the Blob Brush
Applying Effects
  • Understanding the Effects Menu
  • Using the Appearance Panel
Exporting from Illustrator
  • Creating PDFs
  • Exporting to Other Formats
  • Importing Adobe PDFs
  • Understanding Metadata
  • Printing your Document
  • New Features in Illustrator 2022
Conclusion


 

Adobe Illustrator CC: Advanced

Course Duration - 1 hr 34 min

Once you’ve mastered the basics of using Adobe Illustrator CC, this course will show you how to take your vector images up a notch with the program’s more advanced features. It starts by explaining how to use advanced text options like styles before going into detail on how to work with colors and swatches. You'll learn how to build shapes, import graphics, and use masks and the perspective grid. Finally, you'll discover actions that automate repetitive tasks to save you time, as well as a variety of productivity tools and tricks that can help you work faster.

By the end of the course, you should be able to create more complex illustrations and work more confidently and efficiently in Illustrator CC.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Familiarize yourself with Illustrator CC’s advanced type, color and swatch features
  • Create shapes using advanced pen features, the Shape Builder tool, and more
  • Place imported raster images in your document and trace over them
  • Master using clipping and opacity masks and the perspective grid
  • Boost your efficiency by using Actions and other productivity tools
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
Advanced Type Options
  • OpenType SVG and Variable Fonts
  • Converting Type to Outlines
  • Using Type Styles
  • Placing Type from Files
  • Using Find and Replace
  • Working with Area Type Options
  • Threading Type
  • Wrapping Text Around Objects
Advanced Color and Swatches
  • Creating Swatch Groups
  • Using the Color Guide Panel
  • Recoloring Artwork
  • Creating Patterns
  • Using Blends
  • Working with the Gradient Tool
  • Applying a Gradient Mesh
  • Using the Freeform Gradient Tool
  • Using Live Paint
Shape Building
  • Using Advanced Pen Features
  • Transforming Shapes
  • Working with Effects and the Appearance Panel
  • Adding 3D Effects
  • Mapping Artwork Onto 3D Objects
  • Using Graphic Styles
  • Using Envelope Distort
  • Working with Symbols
  • Using Symbol Tools
  • Using the Puppet Warp Tool
Importing Graphics
  • Placing Raster Images
  • Tracing Over Raster Images
  • Using Image Trace
Understanding Masking
  • Understanding Clipping Masks
  • Using Opacity Masks
Understanding the Perspective Tool
  • Creating a Perspective Grid
  • Drawing Shapes on the Grid
  • Adding Illustrations to the Grid
Illustrator Productivity Tools
  • Working with Actions
  • Working with Artboards
  • Mastering the Align Panel
  • Customizing Illustrator Toolbars
  • Using Global Edits
  • Saving and Sharing Sets
  • Layer Tips and Tricks
Conclusion

 


 


Essential Career Skills Pack


Productivity and Time Management

Course Duration - 30 min

It seems that there is never enough time in the day. But, since we all get the same 24 hours, why is it that some people achieve so much more with their time than others? This course will explain how to plan and prioritize tasks, so that we can make the most of the limited time we have. By using the time-management techniques in this course, you can improve your ability to function more effectively – even when time is tight and pressures are high. So, by the end of the course you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence to be an effective manager of your time.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Set your priorities to better manage your time
  • Improve your productivity by sharpening your focus and multitasking effectively
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Productiity & Time Management
  • Prioritization
  • Getting Things Done
  • Procrastination
  • Multitasking & Focus
  • Summary


 

Basic Digital Skills

Course Duration - 13 min

With the rise of digital transformation and technology, having a basic digital literacy is essential for all types of jobs, regardless of the industry. To stay competitive and be successful in the workplace, enhancing your digital skills should be a top priority.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Recall the essential digital skills framework
  • Elaborate on the toolkit of essential digital skills
  • Identify how to develop or improve your digital skills
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • The Essential Digital Skills Framework
  • The Toolkit of Essential Digital Skills
  • Developing Digital Skills
  • Summary


 

4 Ways to Boost Creativity

Course Duration - 30 min

The digital economy is opening up ways for everyone to be creative. It doesn’t just mean being artistic – it’s more about ideas, solutions, alternatives, incremental improvements. Peter Quarry and Eve Ash discuss ways that mental capacity can be developed, perspectives changed, group power leveraged and making things actually happen.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Define creativity
  • Think outside the box
  • Develop the right mental attitude
  • Leverage the power of groups
  • Ensure managers make it happen
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • What is Creativity at Work?
  • Learn to Think Outside the box
  • Develop the Right Mental Capacity
  • Laverage the Power of Groups
  • Ensure Managers Make It Happen
  • Summary


 

The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills

Course Duration - 1 hr 10 min

Soft Skills are the traits, characteristics, habits, and skills needed to survive and thrive in the modern work world. Soft skills aren't usually taught in school, but you will learn them all here in this course. Are you someone that other people in your organization and industry like to work with, collaborate with and partner with? Are you seen as a valuable asset to any new project that comes along?

This soft skills training course will teach you how to develop the skills that can make the difference between a lackluster career that tops out at middle management versus one that lands you in the executive suite. Or to wherever you define career success. So many soft skills seem like common sense at first glance, but they are not commonly applied by most workers. This soft skills training course will give you an edge over your competitors. It will also make your job, your career and your life more rewarding and enjoyable.

Course Objectives:
Course Objectives:
  • Understand how to be a great communicator
  • Become a stronger listene
  • Appear professional to co-workers and bosses of all ages
  • Avoid common career blunders that often end careers
  • Manage expectations for bosses and colleagues
  • Position yourself for promotions
  • Make technology your asset, even if you are afraid of technology
  • Avoid the Not My Job Syndrome
  • Develop EQ to Match Your IQ
  • Develop leadership qualities
Detailed Course Outline:
Detailed Course Outline:
  • Introduction
  • The Soft Tech Savvy Way to Always Be Essential
  • Not My Job, And I Am Happy to Do It
  • You Can Become a Master Communicator
  • Feedback Video for The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Become a Leader Without the Title or Formal Authority
  • Your EQ Will Beat a Higher IQ
  • Building Your Winning Team
  • Make Every One of Your Seconds Count
  • Unleash Your Inner Anthony Robbins
  • Avoid Being Uncool
  • Clothes Can Still Make or Break Your Career
  • Conclusion The 11 Essential Career Soft Skills
  • Extra: Developing Your Career Secret Sauce

 



 


Related Adobe Illustrator Information:

How Much Do Adobe Illustrator Training Courses Cost?

Public instructor-led Adobe Illustrator course prices start at $1330 per student. Group training discounts are available.

Self-Paced Adobe Illustrator eLearning courses cost $250 at the starting point per student. Group purchase discounts are available.

What Adobe Illustrator Skills Should I Learn?

A: If you are wondering what Adobe Illustrator skills are important to learn, we've written a Adobe Illustrator Skills and Learning Guide that maps out Illustrator skills that are key to master and which of our courses teaches each skill.

Read Our Adobe Illustrator Skills and Learning Guide

How Can I Learn Adobe Illustrator, and How Can I Get Certified?

A: Learning Adobe Illustrator can be more challenging than mastering Photoshop, but if your goal is to become certified, you need to get training and 150 hours of practical experience using the software. You can learn Adobe Illustrator by taking advantage of educational resources like videos, tutorials, and training programs. The exact amount of time it will take to get certified can vary depending on your experience and existing skills and the length of any courses that you take to prepare.

More Information on How to Learn Adobe Illustrator and Get Certified

Why Should Beginners Learn Adobe Illustrator?

A: Novices to Adobe Illustrator and those familiar with similar graphics programs should consider working with this software for several different reasons. Illustrator is an extremely powerful and versatile graphics program that can be used across several different industries, like graphic design and publishing, to create projects from scratch. While Illustrator is feature-rich, mastering its basic functions can empower beginners with the skills that they need to create professional projects. Signing up for paid training courses specifically developed for novices can be an important investment for anyone interested in creating beautiful and shareable graphics.

More Information on Why Beginners Should Learn Adobe Illustrator

How long will it take to learn Adobe Illustrator?

A: Adobe Illustrator is a powerful vector graphic design tool that can be used for a variety of purposes, from creating simple illustrations to complex infographics. While the learning curve for Illustrator can be steep, there are plenty of resources available to help you get started, including Adobe's own tutorials and other available training courses.

So, how long does it take to learn Adobe Illustrator? That depends on your starting point and how much time you're willing to commit to learning the program. If you're already familiar with other design software or have some basic design knowledge, you can probably pick up the basics of Illustrator fairly quickly. However, if you're starting from scratch, it will take longer to master the program.

In general, you can expect to spend anywhere from a few days to a few weeks learning the basics of Adobe Illustrator. If you want to become an expert, it will take longer, but there's no need to rush - take your time and enjoy exploring all that this program has to offer. With a little practice, you'll be creating beautiful, professional-quality illustrations in no time.

Browse our available Illustrator training classes or contact us for more information today.

Which is the best way to learn Adobe Illustrator?

A: There are a few different ways to learn Adobe Illustrator. You can take eLearning self-paced classes online or live instructor-led classes, or you can try to learn it on your own. Each method has its advantages and disadvantages.

Taking eLearning classes online is a great option if you want to learn at your own pace. You can usually find very affordable courses, and you can work at your own pace. However, you may not have the opportunity to ask questions or get feedback from an instructor.

Taking classes from a live instructor can be a great way to learn Adobe Illustrator. You will have the opportunity to interact with an instructor and other students. This can be a great way to get feedback and ask questions. However, it can be more expensive than taking self-paced eLearning courses.

Trying to learn Adobe Illustrator on your own can be a challenging task. There are a lot of resources available online, but it can be difficult to know where to start. You may also not have anyone to ask questions or get feedback from.

No matter which method you choose, you can learn Adobe Illustrator. It just depends on what works best for you. Consider your learning style and your budget when deciding which option is right for you.

Certstaffix Training offers both eLearning and live instructor-led classes to learn Adobe Illustrator. Browse our offerings or contact us today for more information.

Is it better to learn Illustrator or Photoshop?

A: If you're wondering whether it's better to learn Illustrator or Photoshop, the answer depends on what you want to use the software for. If you're interested in graphic design, Illustrator is the better choice. Photoshop is more suited for photo editing and manipulation. However, both programs have a wide range of features and capabilities, so it's ultimately up to you to decide which one you want to learn.

Whichever program you choose, Certstaffix Training can provide you with the classes you need to get started. Browse our Adobe training course options or contact us today to get started.

What are the top Adobe Illustrator skills?

A: Adobe Illustrator is a powerful vector-based program that enables users to create sophisticated artwork for both digital and print media. While the software has a steep learning curve, those who are willing to invest the time and effort can develop a wide range of skills that can be used in a variety of creative fields.

Top Adobe Illustrator Skills

1. Creating Vector Graphics: One of the most popular uses for Adobe Illustrator is creating vector graphics. Vector graphics are made up of mathematical curves and objects, which makes them ideal for use in logos, illustrations, and icons. Those with experience in this area can create highly detailed and resolution-independent graphics that can be scaled up or down without losing any quality.

2. Working with Layers: Layers are an important part of any digital artwork, and Adobe Illustrator is no exception. By creating and manipulating layers, users can more easily control the overall composition of their work. Experienced Adobe Illustrator users will be able to utilize layers to create complex graphics with ease.

3. Applying Effects: Adobe Illustrator provides users with a wide range of built-in effects that can be used to add interest and depth to vector artwork. Everything from shadows and glows to 3D effects can be achieved with a few clicks of the mouse. Those who are skilled in this area can produce stunning results that really make their work stand out.

4. Designing for Print: While Adobe Illustrator is primarily used for digital artwork, it can also be used to create designs for print. Those with experience in this area will be able to utilize the software’s powerful tools to create high-quality prints that are sure to impress.

There are many other Adobe Illustrator skills that users can develop, but these are some of the most popular. Those who are willing to put in the time and effort can become experts in this software and use it to create amazing artwork.

Where Can I Learn More About Adobe Illustrator?

Adobe Blogs

Adobe User Groups

Adobe Online Forums

Explore Illustrator Training Classes Near Me:

Certstaffix Training provides Adobe Illustrator classes near me or online, depending on the number of students involved. We offer online courses for individual learners, as well as in person classes at your office for corporate groups. Our trainers are highly experienced professionals with the expertise necessary to help you gain a thorough understanding of Adobe Illustrator concepts and tools. With our courses available online for individuals or in person for corporate groups, it's easy to develop your Adobe Illustrator skills. Start learning today and see how Certstaffix Training can help you reach your goals.







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