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Seattle Class: Building Infographics with Illustrator

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

meets 9:30am to 4:30pm

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Tuesday, June 27

$325

Our full calendar of classes: Luminous Works Calendar

To register for this class, see more dates, and learn more about us, visit:
Building Infographics with Illustrator class description

This hands-on class will teach you how to visually tell a story using Adobe Illustrator. Find out more impactful ways to convey your ideas graphically as you progress through structured exercises. We'll conceptualize, plan and create a set of infographics, working though some interrelated projects.

Class participation is mandatory: We'll be looking at and discussing all students' work, creating several layouts for each project and reviewing them as a group on-screen. You'll bring home all of your class files at the end of the workshop. Bring paper and pencil for sketching, plus a willingness to experiment.

an example:

who should take this class?

  • Students who have taken our lecture-based Graphic Design Overview, and are now craving hands-on time with instructor feedback.
  • Those with technical experience in Illustrator who wish to improve the creativity, impact and effectiveness of their infographics.
  • Individuals needing to create more interesting and compelling maps, charts, graphs, icons and logos.

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

Fundamentals
  • The seven basics: line, color, shape, size, space, texture, and value
  • Using color
  • Creating mood and tone through color
  • Applying fills, strokes and shading for visual impact
Typography
  • Kerning, spacing and sizing
  • Selecting fonts that best express the tone, purpose, and readability of the design
Editing shapes
  • Using the selection and direct selection tools, rotate, shear and flip.
  • Using the Pathfinder tool, grouping and arranging functions.
Hands-on projects--Creating:
  • Containers and shapes
  • Borders and strokes
  • Fills, custom lines, patterns
  • Custom shapes, editing existing shapes, adding dimension and shading to objects.
Building the designs
We'll start with some rough sketching to explore and plan out our ideas, eventually creating 4 digital icons/infographics--plus a logo--that convey a visual cohesiveness. We'll then begin incorporating them into a collateral piece (as time allows), adding type and color to convey a clear, easy to read message.

Related Classes:

Illustrator CC Level 2


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, June 5

 One–half day: Monday, July 17

 One–half day: Wednesday, August 16


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, August 7


Dreamweaver CC Essentials (two days)


InDesign CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, June 6

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, June 15

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, July 18

 2 consecutive days, starting Monday, August 14


Illustrator CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Tuesday, July 11


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 Tuesday, August 1 (FULL)

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 10


Photoshop CC Essentials (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, June 1

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, July 27


WordPress Level 1 (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Sunday, August 13


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, August 9


Dreamweaver CC level 2 (one day)


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)


Building Infographics with Illustrator (one day)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 1 day: Tuesday, June 27


Premiere Pro Level 2 (two days)

Choice of Sessions Offered:

 2 consecutive days, starting Thursday, August 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

and many more... see the entire calendar at:
Luminous Works class schedule

Luminous Works has been an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2006
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Seattle, WA 98107









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