Like the design professionals who hire us at NBCUniversal, HBO, Estee Lauder Companies, Under Armour, Hearst Corp and Proctor & Gamble, you, as an individual professional can now save time and money enhancing your graphic design skills! We present in a professionally-tailored 4-hour intensive what a University-level course can take months to cover. Time is money and who has time to waste? This is why we've created our unique professionally-tailored intensives. We provide you with an immediate and professional working knowledge of the the most essential tools in audio, video, photography, productivity and design apps like Adobe Illustrator.
Adobe Illustrator provides precision and power with sophisticated drawing tools, expressive natural brushes and a host of time-savers. Learn the fundamentals of this professional software using the standard drawing tools, the Pen tool, type, effects, layers, masks, patterns, blends, colors, and more with 4-hour professional intensive. In the end you’ll be able to use these techniques on any graphic, whether it’s for print or web and start working competitively in the marketplace.
What you will learn:
• Bitmapped vs. vector images
• Interface basics
• Zooming and panning
• Outline view
• Creating and manipulating shapes and objects
• Working with color
• Fills and strokes
• Paths and anchors
• The Pathfinder panel
• Drawing tools
• The Pen tool
• Working with type
• Adding effects
• Creating vectors from bitmapped images
Note: While this is considered an "Intermediate" course, there is no prerequiste. We will be moving at a steady pace, covering Illustrator's most essential tools to ensure a working professional-level knowledge by the end of this course. If needed, registration may include use of a fully-equipped laptop for the duration of this course.
Lead Trainer at Dapper Training
As the co-founder and Lead Trainer of Dapper Training, Leo da Silva is a seasoned ACT in Final Cut Pro, Logic Pro, Soundtrack Pro, iLife and iWork, Leo develops courses to complement software instruction. These customized courses include DSLR production, Grammar of the Edit, Grammar of the Shoot... view full bio