Illustrator CC

  • Introduction to Illustrator's environment
    • Working with Menus, Palettes and the Document Window
    • About the Control Palette
    • Using and saving Workspaces
    • Setting preferences
    • Moving around the Artboard
    • Using the Navigator palette
    • Options for viewing artwork
    • Using Illustrator Help
  • Working wit hBasic Tools
    • Using the Toolbox
    • Selection techniques with the Selection and Direct Selection tools
    • Line and Shape tools
    • Modifing tool options
    • Techniques for polygons, rounded rectangles, spirals and stars
    • Defining the Stroke and Fill of shapes
  • Transforming and Controlling Shapes
    • Grouping
    • Work in Group Isolation Mode
    • Understanding nested groups
    • The Group Selection tool
    • Using the Free Transform tool
    • Changing the stacking order of objects
    • Working with the Layers palette
  • Objects
    • Aligning and distributing objects
    • Scaling objects
    • Rotating objects
    • Reflecting objects
    • Distorting objects
    • Shearing objects
    • Position objects precisely
  • Live Paint
    • Create a Live Paint Group
    • Edit Live Paint regions
    • Add objects to Live Paint Groups
    • Use the Live Paint tool
    • Set Gap options
  • Colour
    • Color fundamentals
    • Color Modes (RGB / CMYK)
    • Defining and using Global and Spot Colours
    • Mixing Colours with the Colour Palette and Colour Picker
    • Saving, loading and exporting Swatches
    • Creating, editing and applying Gradients
    • Sampling colours with the
    • Eyedropper tool
  • Live Trace
    • Importing bitmap graphics
    • Converting bitmap art intov ector paths
    • Working with Live Trace presets and options
  • Drawing with the Pencil Tool
    • Create paths with the Pencil tool
    • Pencil, Eraser & Smooth tool options
    • Splitting paths with the Eraser tool
    • Simplifying paths with the Smooth tool
  • Precision Drawing
    • with the Pen Tool
    • Creating paths with the Pen tool
    • Splitting and joining paths
    • Creating and editing
    • Bezier curves
    • Using the Convert Anchor Point tool
    • Adding and removing Anchor Points
    • Adding arrowheads
  • Painting with the Paintbrush
    • Creating paths with the Brushtools (Scatter, Art, Calligraphic and Pattern)
    • Brush tool options and libraries
    • Creating new brushes
    • Applying brush strokes to existing paths
  • Introduction to Filters and Effects
    • Using Filters and Effects
    • Controlling object attributes with the Appearance palette
    • Illustrator's 3D rendering effect
    • Creating a 3D shape using Revolve
    • Modifying the light source
    • Creating 3D Beveled and Extruded Shapes
    • 3D rotated shapes
    • Mapping artwork to 3D shapes
  • Symbols
    • Understanding how Symbols work
    • Creating and editing symbols
    • Adding symbols to a document
    • Modifying symbols sets with the Sumbols tool set
  • Working with Type
    • Creating Point, Path and Area type
    • Importing text
    • Applying character and paragraph formatting
    • Wrapping text around images
    • Threading text
    • Creating and applying Character and Paragraph Styles
    • Creating Outlines
  • Creating Complex Illustrations
    • Creating compound paths with the Pathfinder palette
    • Creating compound shapes using the path finder palette
    • Offset Paths
    • Outline Paths
    • Expanding objects
  • Working with Masks
    • Creating clipping masks
    • Editing clipping masks and masked objects
    • Releasing Clipping Masks
    • Creating Opacity Masks
    • Editing opacity masks and masked objects
    • Understanding Knockout Group and Isolate Blending options
    • Transparency effects
    • Understanding blending modes
    • Preparing documents containing transparency for printing
    • Flattening
    • Documents Raster Effects Settings
  • Working in Perspective
    • Creating illustrations in a one point perspective
    • Understanding Isometrics
    • Precision alignment
  • Creating Graduated Shapes
    • Creating Blends
    • Editing Blends
    • Blend options
  • Graphic Styles
    • Creating Graphic Styles
    • Applying Graphic Styles
    • Editing Graphic Styles
    • Sharing Graphic Styles
  • Creating Seamless patterns
    • Creating Tiling patterns
    • Applying patterns
    • Editing patterns
    • Transforming patterns within objects
  • Working with Gradient Mesh
    • Creating a Gradient Mesh Object
    • Using the Gradient tool
  • Creating Web Graphics
    • Creating Slices
    • Editing Slices
    • Working with the Save for Web dialog box
    • Graphic formats for the web (SVG, SWF, JPG, GIF, PNG 8, PNG 24)
    • Creating an animated Flash banner
  • Saving Options
  • Printing options 


 
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