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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Advanced

May 27, 2016 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


COURSE DESCRIPTION: In this second level course, students will learn more advanced techniques for working with workspaces, artboards, using symbols, creating web graphics, using color and paint tools. They will also work with images, type styles and effects, creating special effects and printing.

PREREQUISITES: Before taking this course, students should have taken Illustrator CS6 Introduction.


Unit 1:  Customizing the Workspace
Using workspaces
Using multiple artboardsUnit 2:  Using symbols
Understanding pixel-aligned paths
Working with Symbols
Symbolism tools and setsUnit 3:  Creating Web graphics
Pixel perfect
Utilizing slices and image maps
Utilizing SVG
Creating animations

Unit 4:  Using Color tools
Color Groups
The Kuler panel
Pantone Plus libraries
Color adjustments

Unit 5:  Painting tools
Creating and using brushes
Creating and using patterns
Transparency and blending modes
Creating and using meshes

Unit 6:  Working with Images
Using Image Trace
Perspective drawingUnit 7:  Type styles & effects
Creating type on a path
Scaling and rotating type
Working with fontsUnit 8:  Creating special effects
Working with effects
Exploring Stylize effects
Creating and applying graphic styles

Unit 9:  Printing
Setting up documents for printing
Preparing artwork for printing
Printing transparent artwork
Overprinting, trapping, and presets


May 27, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sarah Juenemann


Capitol Computers
151 Water Street
Augusta, ME 04330 United States
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(207) 623-2700