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Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard vector graphics design tool, useful for corporate identity creation, including company logos and marketing/advertising artwork.

This advanced course will take novices to the next level by exploring new techniques and tools including tracing, 3D, adding effects, and much more

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  I will book and pay 10 business days before the course (less $51.98)


If you are currently resident in South Africa you will need to pay VAT at 15%.


2 Days


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Information may change without notice.

Delivery Method

Instructor Led classroom based training. Scheduled classes are normally held in Woodmead - near to Sandton in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa. Stationary and textbook included. Refreshments, including 2 tea breaks and a cooked meal for lunch are provided. Contact hours are between 9am to 4pm.


Desktop publishers, graphic designers and aspiring digital artists.


Illustrator Basic-Advanced or equivalent knowledge

Course Outline / Curriculum

Working with Transparency

• Opacity & Blending Modes

• Feathers, Drop-Shadows & Glows

• Opacity Masks

• Isolate Blending & Knockout Groups

• Flattening Preview Panel

• Assigning, Exporting & Importing Flattening Settings

Working with Graphs

• Graph Types

• Importing external Data

• Editing Graphs

Appearance Attributes, Graphic Styles, Filters & Effects

• Using, Adding & reordering Appearance Attributes

• Using & Editing Live Effects

• Creating, Saving & Previewing Graphic Styles

• Applying Graphic Styles & Appearance Attributes to Layers

• Warp Effects

• Specifying Resolution of Filters & Effects (Print vs web)

• Raster Effects Settings

Live Trace & Live Paint

• Using Live Trace & Live Paint

• Applying Live Paint

• Editing Live Paint Regions

• Gap Detection

Live Colour, Recolour Artwork

• Live Colour Dialog Box

• Creating & Editing Colour Groups

• Assigning Colours to artwork using Live Colour

• Reducing Colours in artwork for Repro

Working with Meshes

• Create & Apply Mesh

• Editing Meshes

• Warping Mesh

• Adding Transparency to Mesh Object

Working with Brushes

• Working with the Pattern Brush

Perspective Drawing

• Defining Vanishing Points

• Controlling Perspective-defining parameters

• Creating Objects directly in perspective

• Bringing existing objects into perspective

• Transforming objects in perspective (move & scale objects)

3D Effects

• Revolving Effect

• Rotate Effect

• Extrude & Bevel

• Mapping Images

• Adjusting Lighting & Offset

• Adjusting & Editing Final 3D object

Colour Management

• Colour Models & Gamuts

• Setting up Colour Management

• Assigning Profiles

Printing & Colour Separations

• Soft Proofs

• Colour Separations & Separations Preview

• Converting to RGB, CMYK, Greyscale

• Adding Crop Marks

• Saturate & Adjsut colours

• Editing & Separate Spot Colours

• Traps & Overprinting

Web & Flash

• Creating & selecting Slices

• Linking Slices to URL

• Save as HTML

• Save for Web & Devices

• SVG & SVG-t graphics & interactivity

• Exporting for Flash (animations, swf & symbols)

Working with Video

• Action Safe /Title Safe

• Video Export formats

• Animating Layers to Frames 


Schedule Dates and Booking

To apply for a booking, click on the relevant "Book Now" button below.
Note: places are only fully secured once payment has been made.

Start Date Branch Duration  
Thu 26 Mar 2020 Woodmead 2 Days Book Now
Thu 28 May 2020 Woodmead 2 Days
Thu 30 Jul 2020 Woodmead 2 Days
Thu 1 Oct 2020 Woodmead 2 Days
Thu 26 Nov 2020 Woodmead 2 Days