Time to Learn: Adobe Illustrator

, Creative Director

Adobe Illustrator is a program quite often misunderstood; however, it is one of the strongest in the line of Adobe Products right along side Photoshop. This course will last for 1 hr and will cover essential tips, tricks, and must haves in Adobe Illustrator. Expect to learn the true purpose of this program, different techniques to execute work, and various elements of the program suited to meet the needs of the illustrator and typographer as well as how this can enhance your Photoshop development.

It's "Time To Learn", so join us and be prepared to find solutions to your problems during our question and answer period!

Interested in seeing some of 5thGM's work?
Visit here: http://Behance.net/5thGM for several vector work samples! 

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What will you learn?

We will begin with a brief introduction for the beginners focusing on the "purpose of the program" differences between Illustrator and other "editing programs"

We will then reach into an explanation of a few tools and setup of your document.

This will lead us into a few techniques and information to help assist those interested in using illustrator to its fullest potential. Some professional techniques and shortcuts for artwork and typography/layout.

Our session will end in a question and answer period where we will attack any questions you may have.

Additional items may be covered depending on the speed of the class.

Prerequisites
Any learning level is welcome. Bringing a computer is recommended: Mac or PC
Schedule
  • Time to Learn: Adobe Illustrator

    Ripley Grier Studios

    520 8th Avenue 16th Floor
    New York, NY

    Sep
    9
    Sun, September 9th, 2012

    1:00 pm - 2:00 pm EDT

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William Focus

Creative Director

Hello everyone!

My name is William DuBois and I am both Illustrator and Graphic Designer. My work focuses on Illustration, Advertisement, and Branding/Identity. My clients range from that of business start ups to large corporations. I am responsible for developing and implementing unique and fresh identity concepts and systems for various companies. 

My credentials are as follows:

Creative Director of 5thGearMultimedia
Bachelor's of Science in Graphic Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh
Member of the National Technical Honor Society (NTHS)

Artwork Featured in:
Digital Artist/Fantasy Artist Daily
InTandem Magazine
Brooklyn Art Project
Burning Man
MyArtSpace
Black Rockstar
AntBoogieWorld
IllustratorWorld
and more!

A current member of the following Art Collectives/Organizations
Full Blackout Artist
Intrinsic Nature Artist
Designer's Couch Artist
Designspiration Artist

Stock Illustrator for:
Shutterstock
Graphic Leftovers
Vectorstock
BigStock
123RF
Dreamstime
Stockfresh
Can Stock Photos
Fotolia
Crestock
Deposit Photos



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