Illustrator CS2

Course Code: CT12-651

This course is designed for people that have a basic level of understanding in Adobe Illustrator. 

After completing the course, participants will be able to:

  • Cut holes in shapes, outline strokes, offset paths, use Pathfinder

  • use character and paragraph styles

  • Create multiple fills and strokes

  • Transform shapes by using the transformation tools

  • Use Live Trace

  • Create a crop area, print a composite proof of an illustration

  • View artwork in pixel preview

What you will learn
Topics covered by this course include:

Manipulating paths

  • Path commands
  • Masks

Adjusting typography

  • Flow type
  • Format body text
  • Text editing

Creating Web files

  • Slices
  • Export Web graphics

Enhancing fills and strokes

  • Multiple fills and strokes
  • Gradient mesh
  • Brushes
  • Patterns

Transforming shapes

  • Transformation tools
  • Envelopes
  • 3D effects
  • Liquify shapes

Using filters and effects

  • Filters
  • Effects

Converting raster images to vector art

  • Trace raster images

  • Colour artwork by using Live Paint

Printing illustrations

  • Print specifications

  • Colour separations

Illustrator CS2: Basic or equivalent experience.

Dates and times
Please refer to your Fourth R centre for dates and times.

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