Adobe Course

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Course Introduction

Adobe Illustrator is the widely used software for editing vector graphics. Whether you are working in a small studio or a large firm, you can take advantage of this powerful tool to create better artworks. Best Practice Training provides Adobe Illustrator Masterclass course to enable the delegates to gain an understanding of Illustrator features like gradient mesh tool, beautiful strokes, perspective drawing ,and much more. During the course, explore effects, transformations of objects, filters and tools for web exportation that illustrator provides.

  • Learn to use Illustrator interface effectively
  • Work with documents in Illustrator
  • Organise objects, select and edit them
  • Create web graphics, symbols and graphs
  • Course is delivered by well experienced and highly qualified instructors
  • Best Practice Training offers this course at an affordable price


This course is intended for the delegates who already have experience of working with an illustrator and is suitable for the below-mentioned delegates:

  • Graphic designers
  • Artists
  • Aspiring graphic designers
  • Web designers

Skills Gained

  • Learn to customise the brushes and other graphic styles
  • Work with raster effects and transparency
  • Prepare documents for printing purpose
  • Understand the shortcuts that enable you to work effectively
  • Learn to make own symbols and use them properly
  • Learn to re-colour artwork quickly
  • Use Gradient mesh tool for making the artworks more appealing
  • Learn to apply multiple strokes and effects and fills into shapes
  • Understand painting and drawing techniques
  • Create graphs, symbols and objects
  • Efficiently create logos, icons and sketches


To attend this course, the delegates must have basic knowledge of Adobe Illustrator.



  • What is Adobe Illustrator?
  • Download illustrator
  • Benefits of Adobe Illustrator
  • Create new document

Basics of Adobe Illustrator

  • Shapes
  • Brushes
  • Text
  • Guides
  • Text on path
  • Appearance panel
  • Shape builder
  • Grouping
  • Layers
  • Rotate and scale
  • Edit path
  • Pen tool
  • Gradients

More about Illustrator

  • 3D
  • Revolve 3D
  • Feather Blur
  • Pucker bloat
  • Artistic effects
  • Roughness
  • Shadows
  • Scribbles
  • Warp

Illustrator workspace

  • Organise the workspace
  • Master the management of objects
  • Manage multiple art boards
  • Making logo
  • Use template layer
  • Design with guides
  • Arc and pen tools
  • Nested layers
  • Organizing with layers
  • Organise with sublayers
  • Making and applying appearances
  • Auto-scaling art
  • Apply effects

Designing layout and type

  • Different text types
  • Work with threaded text
  • Wrap area around objects
  • Format text
  • Convert type to outlines
  • Use eyedropper
  • Use appearance panel
  • Glyphs panel
  • Work with legacy text
  • Create identity
  • Work with multiple elements
  • Create presentations for art boards
  • Designing book covers

Reanalyse construction

  • Eraser tools
  • Work with live paint
  • Use live trace
  • Aligning
  • Averaging
  • Joining
  • Draw inside and behind
  • Compound shapes
  • Compound Paths
  • Color line art
  • Rapid reshaping
  • Interlock objects
  • Draw inside

Expressive Strokes

  • Symbols
  • Width tool
  • Stroke panel
  • Brushes and washes
  • Pattern brushes
  • Painterly portraits
  • Symbolism basics
  • Color transitions
  • Custom colouring
  • Gradient mesh
  • Color guidance
  • Scripting colours
  • Kuler colours
  • Unified and folding gradients
  • Contouring mesh
  • Reducing colour
  • Transparent mesh

Master complexity

  • Transparency
  • Opacity Masks
  • Blends
  • Roping in paths
  • Floating type
  • Adding highlights
  • Simple masking
  • Blending elements
  • Wrapping blends
  • Moonlighting
  • Creating Dept

Combining apps effectively

  • Moving Illustrator files to other programs
  • Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Illustrator and 3D programs
  • Web graphics
  • With layers create animation

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If you need training for 3 or more people, you should ask us about onsite training. Putting aside the obvious location benefit, content can be customised to better meet your business objectives and more can be covered than in a public classroom. Its a cost effective option. One on one training can be delivered too, at reasonable rates.

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