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Illustrator Introduction

SS Course: 3000144

Course Overview


This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training and Certification Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019). Training includes:

Hands-On Training Led by Certified Instructors

Print and/or Digital Courseware

Certificate of Completion

Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)

Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)

Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)

Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)

Free Parking (In Person Only)


Scheduled Classes

08/29/22 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led
09/26/22 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led
10/31/22 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led
12/05/22 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led

What You'll Learn


ThinkB!Gs hands-on, two-day Illustrator Introduction Training is for creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2019 release), the industry standard Vector Graphics application. Get to know Adobe Illustrator basics, and dive into techniques for working with objects, paths and shapes, transforming artwork, drawing with the pen tool, adding type, and using color.


Viewing outline for:

1. Getting to Know the Work Area
Introducing Adobe Illustrator
Starting Illustrator and opening a file
Exploring the workspace
Changing the view of artwork
Navigating artboards
Arranging multiple documents

2. Techniques for Selecting Artwork
Selecting objects
Aligning objects
Working with groups
Exploring object arrangement

3. Using Shapes to Create Artwork for a Postcard
Creating a new document
Working with basic shapes
Working with the Shaper tool
Using Image Trace
Working with drawing modes

4. Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
Editing paths and shapes
Combining shapes
Using the Width tool

5. Transforming Artwork
Working with artboards
Working with rulers and guides
Transforming content

6. Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
An intro to drawing with the Pen tool
Creating artwork with the Pen tool
Editing paths and points
Working with the Curvature tool
Creating a dashed line
Adding arrowheads to paths
Working with the Pencil tool
Joining with the Join tool

7. Adding Type to a Poster
Adding type to the poster
Formatting type
Resizing and reshaping type objects
Creating and applying text styles
Wrapping text
Warping text
Working with type on a path
Creating text outlines


All course objectives and outlines are a guide for students.  To ensure student satisfaction, these course topics and order may be modified or added to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

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Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend

    • Artists
    • Graphic Designers

    Next Step Courses


    • Illustrator Advanced
    • Photoshop Intro
    • Photoshop Advanced
    • InDesign Intro
    • InDesign Advanced