Adobe Illustrator Workshop for Beginners

, Lead Trainer at Dapper Training

Used by design professionals worldwide, Adobe Illustrator provides precision and power with creative drawing tools, sophisticated vector creation and time-saving functions. Creating and understanding vector images is essential for anyone working with logo design, web graphics or in need of scalable artwork. 

What you will learn:

  • Understand the fundamentals of Illustrator's standard drawing tools, type, and colors
  • Learn to convert standard images into vector graphics
  • Create vector graphics from scratch
  • Use transform tools to create unique vector illustrations quickly

Note: we highly encourage you to BYOL (bring your own laptop) with Adobe Illustrator software in order to follow along with a more hand's-on experience.

  • Illustrator for Beginners

    Dapper Training

    349 Fifth Ave
    New York, NY

    This is an introductory workshop version of Dapper Training's popular 4-hour Intensive (normally $295). In this 75 minute workshop you will gain a basic understand of what Adobe Illustrator software is most ideally used for, how to leverage features like the transform, shape and text tools to immediately create and manipulate vector images and enhance your creative workflow. The skills you learn will be useful in helping you create logos and generate scalable artwork. 

    Sat, August 18th, 2012

    4:00 pm - 5:30 pm EDT

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Leo Da Silva

Lead Trainer at Dapper Training

As the co-founder and Lead Trainer of Dapper TrainingLeo 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, Lighting for Video, Capturing Audio for Video and Timelapse Photography. Leo has specialized in teaching corporate clients like NBCUniversal, HBO, Estee Lauder Companies, Under Armour, Hearst Corp, the Morgans Hotel Group and the BBC, as well as Kanye West, Moby, OneRepublic, Snoop Dogg, Mos Def, Dave Chappelle, Richard Dreyfuss, Rosie Perez and Roberta Flack. Having served as Assistant Manager of Chung King Studios in New York, he brings a real-world perspective for his audio courses that students admire. And when he's not in the classroom, Leo works on various projects ranging from recording, mixing and audio post-production to music videos and high speed video.



"Leo da Silva was my instructor and he was super amazing with the students. Patient and willing to teach. He made learning fun and easy when it comes to things that would've been frustrating to try and understand. Love the class and would totally recommend it!" ~ PD (New York, NY)


"The classroom was set up in a nice office with Mac laptops to work...and note paper to conveniently take notes. The instructor was extremely helpful and engaging and moved at a pace that accommodated everyone's needs. He was very good at answering anyone's questions. I would recommended taking the full classes because you learn so much." ~ Edgar (Brooklyn, NY)


"Dapper Training is awesome.  The learning modules are easy to learn and are very useful for my business.  It has simplified my life and has made using a computer a fun  experience. I highly recommend Dapper Training for any of your computer needs." ~ Roseli (New York, NY)


"I love Dapper training. I found Leo very professional and extremely helpful. He is a great teacher and asks great questions to help you navigate your way in the computer world. Every time I need help I consult Dapper Training." ~ Shelley (Corvallis, OR)


"Dapper Training has changed my life. I was a total Mac newbie in 2007, and after getting hooked on training sessions, and even getting excited about the process of learning on my Mac, I am now a happy and confident Mac user. [My instructor] made sessions both challenging and fun. I could not be more pleased with the results of this training, and will always return with eagerness for more sessions, as new developments in the tech universe occur." ~ Caroline (East Hampton, NY)

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