Adobe Illustrator CS6 - Create Vector Images

An introduction to this vector graphics software will give you new creative freedom, letting you realise your ideas quickly and powerfully. Adobe Illustrator uses intelligent palettes and optimises workspaces, plus has tight integration with other software to produce extraordinary graphics for print, video, the web and mobile devices.

Basic computer knowledge required

In this course you will learn:

  • How to use Illustrator and how to understand vector graphics
  • How to create a new, or open an old, document and save and navigate
  • How to create shapes and move, re-size and position them accurately
  • How to select shapes and use direct selection
  • How to apply stroke settings and add colour/gradient
  • How to understand colour: CMYK, RGB, spot colours, rich black and printing requirements
  • How to use layers panel
  • How to enter text, apply character and paragraph formatting
  • Copy and paste options, text and objects
  • How to step and repeat
  • Compound paths
  • How to use the pen tool
  • About bleed and crop marks
  • How to use appearance panel for multiple fills and strokes

The Next Step:

Keen to learn more? We recommend Adobe Photoshop & Adobe InDesign

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.