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Tue, Feb 14, 6:30pm - Feb 16, 9:30pm Central Time ( 2 sessions )

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Schaumburg, Suburbs
1821 Walden Office Sq Ste 400
At Arbor Dr
Schaumburg, Illinois 60173
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Class Level: Beginner
Age Requirements: 18 and older
Average Class Size: 10

What you'll learn in this illustrator class:

You will learn to draw shapes, manipulate paths, and use color. This class also covers grouping content, basic typography, object stacking order, layers, print considerations, and exporting your work for both print and web.

Course Outline

Lesson 1: Getting started

• Design Principles, Elements and Graphic Composition

• Raster vs. Vector Graphics

• Navigating & Customizing the Illustrator Interface

Lesson 2: Creating Documents containing Basic Shapes

• Creating and Saving a Document

• Artboards

• Drawing Basic Shapes

Lesson 3: Working with Paths

• Drawing and Modifying Paths

Lesson 4: Creating Graphics containing Customized Text

• Inserting Text

• Flowing Text Along a Path

• Bounded and Threaded Text

• Text Styles

• Typographical Characters

Lesson 5: Customizing Objects

• Import, Link, and Place Graphics

• Transforming and Aligning Objects

Lesson 6: Customizing Basic Shapes

• Fills and Strokes

• Gradients

• Graphic Styles

• Text Distortion

Lesson 7: Preparing Documents

• Update, Wrap, and Hyphenate Text

• Optimize content for Print, Web, and PDF

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Refund Policy
In order to receive a refund for a class, you must notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date of your intention to cancel. 

To reschedule a class, notify us at least four business days in advance of the first class date.


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Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:30pm - 9:30pm Central Time TBD 2 $399
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
9:00am - 4:00pm Central Time TBD 1 $649

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Illustrator Part 1
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