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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Introduction

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


COURSE DESCRIPTION:  Illustrator CS6: Introduction covers the fundamentals of Illustrator CS6, which is used primarily to work with vector-based graphics. After getting familiar with the Illustrator CS6 environment, students will learn drawing basics, transforming and combining objects, and work with colors and paths. They will also create and format text and learn painting with fills and strokes.

PREREQUISITES: Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer’s operating system such as creating folders, launching programs, and working with windows. Students should also have the basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, and saving files.


Unit 1: Getting started
Exploring the workspace
Viewing artwork
Rulers, grids, guides, and crop marksUnit 2: Drawing basics
Creating a document
Drawing shapes
Drawing lines

Unit 3: Transforming and combining objects
Selecting objects
Transforming objects
Combining objects
Creating layers

Unit 4:  Working with Color
Selecting color
Using Swatches
Managing swatches

Unit 5:  Working with Paths
Understanding points and paths
Drawing with the Pen tool
Drawing with the Pencil tool
Editing pathsUnit 6:  Creating and formatting text
Selecting Text
Character formatting
Paragraph formatting
Character and paragraph styles

Unit 7:  Painting with fills and strokes

Painting methods
Creating and using gradients
Working with Live Paint groups


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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