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Learn more at Luminous Works with this 2 Day Introductory course.

Seattle Class: Illustrator CC Essentials

A class at Luminous Works, an Adobe Authorized Training Center in Seattle

meets 9:30am to 4:30pm

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, April 25

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, May 22

$595

Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar

To register for this class, see more dates, and learn more about us, visit:
Illustrator CC Essentials class description

This class includes the long-overdue and very welcome features included in the recent releases of Illustrator CC. As always, we'll let you know which features are new and what users did without them in older versions.

Used by architects, artists, designers, engineers, and Photoshop divas who need some vector graphics power tools, Illustrator has many parts and many ways of creating. Whether one wants to work in a freeform way or with incredible precision, there are tools and features to please--and we teach them. Learn to utilize Illustrator to design logos, create detailed maps, illustrate products, and much more.

What's Covered (always customized for the students in attendance):

Create both basic and complex shapes
  • create simple, "logo-esque" shapes
  • secrets of the "basic" shape tools
  • know when to edit and when to redraw
  • draw both freeform and mathematically precise shapes
Bend and twist graphics with powerful transformation tools
  • the Scale, Rotate, and Reflect tools
  • Free Transform
  • the Bounding Box
  • point by point editing
  • adjust line weight variably for gorgeous, custom calligraphic effects
Control your illustrations with Layers
  • control stacking order of your illustration's parts
  • organize complex illustrations (like maps)
  • learn powerful selecting tools and methods
  • hiding & locking objects
Create and control color swatches
  • the power and pitfalls of Illustrator swatches
  • using color libraries (like Pantone®)
  • the joys of Live Color: recolor whole illustrations elegantly
  • how to share colors between users and applications, including mobile apps
Use Gradients effectively
  • surprising ways to add depth to objects
  • shading and subtlety
Using Type
  • the Adobe type engine
  • font choices
  • controlling typographic features
  • converting type to graphics
  • flowing text along a path
  • flowing text inside a path
  • the perils and joys of getting text from other applications
Adding images from other programs to your illustrations
  • take advantage of Photoshop features in Illustrator
  • linking vs embedding
Tracing images: pros and cons
  • line drawing to vector paths
  • photos to vector forms
  • taming the Image Trace feature
Working intuitively: Live Paint
  • from vector shape quilting to drawing the way you want
  • mind the gap: pitfalls in Live Paint
Transparency
  • transparency risks made clear (puns intended)
  • opacity, blending modes, and output
  • transparency effects
Combining Shapes
  • shape modes
  • using shapes as tools on other shapes
  • join diverse lines into coherent shapes
Basics of Blends
  • morphing of objects
  • using blends to create subtle shading
Graphic Styles
  • saving appearance attributes for later use
  • make major changes globally and efficiently
Saving and Exporting
  • saving for older versions of Illustrator
  • PDF and EPS

Related Classes:

Graphic Design Basics
Illustrator CC Level 2
Building Infographics with Illustrator


All classes at Luminous Works include:

  • All class files and other resources to take home!
  • Experienced, highly rated instructors
  • Post-class email support
  • MAC or WINDOWS, your choice!
  • Retaking the course within 12 months if you need too

Plus...our comfortable class room:
Luminous Works in Ballard, Seattle
(360 view deck outside!)


Our Full Line-up

Classes Listed by Category:

Required Skill Classes
Web and Mobile Classes
Photography and Video Classes
Design Classes and Other Skills
WordPress Classes
Adobe Premiere Pro Classes
Adobe After Effects Classes
Adobe InDesign Classes
Adobe Photoshop Classes
Adobe Lightroom Classes
Adobe Illustrator Classes
Adobe Dreamweaver Classes
Adobe Acrobat Classes
Adobe Muse Classes

Classes Listed by Skill Level:

Prerequistes and other Introductory classes


Photography: Basic Camera Skills (four days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 4 afternoons, meeting weekly, starting Monday, June 5


Graphic Design Basics (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Tuesday, June 13


Desktop Publishing Overview (one-half day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 One–half day: Monday, April 24

 One–half day: Wednesday, May 17

 One–half day: Monday, June 5

 One–half day: Monday, July 17


HTML and CSS Overview (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, July 26


Private Class (one day)

Level 1 Classes


Using and Creating Forms in Acrobat (one day)


Creating and Editing PDFs (one day)


After Effects Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, May 8 (FULL)


Shooting HD Video with your DSLR (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Tuesday, June 27


Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days)


InDesign CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, April 20 (FULL)

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, April 27

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, May 18

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, June 6

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, July 18


Illustrator CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, April 25

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, May 22


Lightroom Photo Workflow (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, June 28


Muse Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, July 13


Video Editing with Premiere Pro CC (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, May 1 (FULL)


Photoshop CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, June 1


WordPress Level 1 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Saturday, April 22

 1 day: Friday, May 5


WordPress Plug-Ins (one day)

Intermediate-Level Classes


Interactive PDFs in Acrobat and InDesign (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, June 23


After Effects Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, May 10


Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, May 12


HTML and CSS Level 2 (one day)


InDesign CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Thursday, June 22


Designing Layouts in InDesign (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Monday, July 31


Illustrator CC Level 2 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, May 24


Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, May 31


Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Wednesday, May 3


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Design & Illustration (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Wednesday, June 14


Photoshop CC Level 2 for Photography (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Friday, June 30



Luminous Works in Seattle also offers other classes for:

Web and Desktop and Mobile Publishing Concepts
Creating WordPress Blogs
Illustrator
HTML and CSS
Photography
Customizing WordPress
Basic Camera Skills
Adobe Acrobat and PDF
Basic Photoshop
Photographic Workflow
Photoshop for Illustration and Design
Digital Video Editing
Lightroom
and many more... see the entire calendar at:
Luminous Works class schedule

Luminous Works has been an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2006
1406 NW 53rd Street
Seattle, WA 98107









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