Illustrator Advanced

Illustrator Advanced


This course is for those who want to harness the full power and productivity of Adobe Illustrator.


You should consider attending Illustrator Intermediate before taking this course.


1 day. Hands on.

Course Objectives

Become a master user and harness the full power and productivity of Adobe Illustrator. Create complex artwork and learn more sophisticated ways to work.

Delivered by an Adobe Authorised training provider.

What will I learn?

  • Advanced drawing techniques
  • Master depth and perspective
  • Advanced colour techniques
  • Advanced pen tool tricks
  • Speed up your workflow
  • Free digital course assets
  • Free helpdesk support for 28 days

Course Content

Advanced use of colour
• Using the Colour Theme panel
• Sharing colours between applications
• Using Recolour Artwork
• Overprinting colour with the Attributes panel

Creating complex artwork
• Advanced use of Effects and the Appearance panel
• Using pattern fills and JPEG images to create texture and transparency
• Pen and Pencil tool enhancements
• New ways to join and trim paths
• Using images in Brushes
• Introducing Live Shapes
• Adding new strokes and fills via the Appearance panel
• Toggling the Transparency Grid
• Loading new texture into the Texturizer Effect
• Utilising the magic wand tool

Controlling type
• Options for auto-sizing Area Type
• Defining Paragraph and Character styles
• Saving Styles to the CC Library

Drawing in perspective
• Drawing new objects in perspective
• Attaching art to a perspective plane

Integrating Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign
• Guidelines for creating and sharing artwork between the applications
• Exporting Assets
• Packaging a document
• Preparing layers for After Effects
• Defining an Illustrator Template
• Setting Artboard sizes for social media content
• Productivity enhancements
• Creating guides from shapes
• Defining a new Tools panel
• Setting new views
• Customising the Keyboard short‐ cuts
• Building Actions for editing and Exporting
• Deciding when to Rasterize content
• Building Graphic Styles

Overview of recent CC updates

Questions and Answers

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