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Adobe Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator helps you to take advantage of the precision and power of sophisticated drawing tools. This course provides you with an introduction to Adobe’s popular vector drawing application Illustrator CS6.

Your tutor John Gridley will show you how to create professional quality illustrations for print and digital output. During this course you will be guided through the basics of setting-up art boards, formatting type, drawing vector paths, understanding anchor points, curves and applying dynamic effects. Boost your productivity with the use of multiple art boards, symbols, and the ability to edit object characteristics in the appearance panel.

To support your learning you will learn how to integrate your work in Adobe Illustrator with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Digital Manufacturing (Laser Cutting).

Entry Requirements

All students attending this Illustrator course must be confident with Windows or Macintosh environments, including creating, moving and deleting files and folders.

What you need to bring

A pen and notebook, or iPad or similar tablet device if preferred and a USB memory stick (8GB minimum recommended)


Spring Term

  • Wednesday 25th January – 29th March 2017

Class size

Maximum 14 students


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