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Adobe Illustrator Beginner Training - Classroom Facility

Adobe Illustrator Beginner Training - Classroom Facility

Course Date Course Time Price Seats
Apr 12-13 2021 9am - 4pm ET
Jun 7-8 2021 9am - 4pm ET

What You Will Learn in This Illustrator Training Course

From first idea to finished artwork. Learn the world leading illustration software.

Where is this class held?

205 Van Buren Street,

Suite 140

Herndon, VA 20170

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 In this 2-day introductory class you will learn the following:

  • Learn Techniques for Selecting Artwork
  • Learn to locate and manage objects using the selection tools; how to group, hide, lock & arrange objects; control alignment and more.
  • Learn how to using shapes to create artwork for a postcard
  • Learn hot to create a new document with multiple artboards, and then create and edit a series of shapes using the shape tools. Work with the drawing modes; the shaper tool; Live Shapes and Image Trace.
  • Learn editing and combining shapes and paths.Discover how to edit and combine the shapes you learned to draw in the previous lesson using the Scissors, Knife, Eraser tool, Shape Builder and Width tools; along with the Path commands.
  • Learn to transform artwork and explore creating and editing artboards and to precisely control the size, shape, and orientation of objects by mastering move, scale, rotate, reflect, shear and free transform.
  • Learn how to creating an Illustration with the drawing tools
  • Learn to draw precisely—straight lines, curves, and complex shapes—with the pencil, pen, and curvature tools.
  • Learn to add and delete swatches; use the Color Guide panel for inspiration; get organized with color groups and use them to recolor artwork; and more.

About Your Instructors

Kal Hadi is a Certified Adobe Instructor with CompTIA CTT+ credentials. He has over 15 years of experience in the field of computer graphics, imaging and electronic publishing. He was recognized by Adobe as one of the top five trainers worldwide in 2009. He is a graduate of the Rochester Institute of Technology Electronic Publishing graduate program. He is also the author of many books and papers in the fields of graphics and web publishing.

Sean Casella

Luisa Winter

Luisa Winters is a Certified Instructor for Adobe and Apple (ACI and ACT).

She teaches for private clients, consults for organizations, and works at several different training centers all over the United States and abroad. Luisa is one of the few Adobe Premiere Pro Master instructors. A well-known artist, Luisa often speaks at different conferences on topics ranging from video editing to compositing and web.

An accomplished violinist, Luisa was, at the age of 13, a full-time member of the National Symphony Orchestra in the Dominican Republic. While attending the legendary Peabody Conservatory (in Baltimore, MD), Luisa learned from master musicians: Henryk Szeryng, Berl Senofski, Aarond Rosand, Charles Libove, and Leon Fleisher, among others.

Expressing her art in digital form, Luisa became an editor and motion graphics artist in 1985, and has been performing both arts full-time since that point in time.

Throughout her career, Luisa has won several awards, including:

  • Telly Awards
  • Videographer Awards
  • Aegis Awards
  • WEVA Hall of Fame
  • Baltimore Videographers Association Excellence Award

Christine Marsh

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Kevin has an offbeat sense of humor that makes his style effective. He is quite infectious with his enthusiasm. I think the sharing of screens is a good idea...can't imagine anyone was not focused throughout the course.
Todd Bennethum