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Adobe Illustrator Level 2 (Advanced)

Adobe Illustrator Level 2 (Advanced)

Course Length:

6 hours (1 day)

Learning Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to use Adobe Illustrator CC to create complex illustrations, format illustrations and type, and prepare documents for print and web. You will:


  • Draw complex illustrations
  • Enhance artwork by using painting tools
  • Customize colours and swatches
  • Format type
  • Enhance the appearance of artwork
  • Prepare content for deployment
  • Set up project requirements

Target Student

This course is intended for designers, publishers, pre-press professionals, marketing communications professionals, or people taking on design responsibilities who need to use Illustrator to create illustrations, logos, advertisements, or other graphic documents.

Course Outline

Section 1: Drawing Complex Illustrations

Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel

Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations

Organize Artwork with Layers

Create a Perspective Drawing

Trace Artwork


Section 2: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes

Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups

Paint with Custom Brushes

Add Transparency and Blending Modes

Apply Meshes to Objects

Apply Patterns


Section 3: Customizing Colours and Swatches

Manage Colours

Customize Swatches

Manage Colour Groups

Adjust Colour


Section 4: Formatting Type

Set Character Formats

Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type


Section 5: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

Apply Effects to an Object

Create Graphic Styles

Apply a Mask to an Object

Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets


Section 6: Preparing Content for Deployment

Prepare Artwork for Printing

Prepare Transparency and Colours for Printing

Create Slices and Image Maps

Save Graphics for the Web

Prepare Documents for Video

Prepare Files for Other Applications


Section 7: Setting Project Requirements

Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs

Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use

Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities

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Adobe Illustrator Level 2 (Advanced)

Upcoming Classes

All Public classes are held online
with a live instructor
Dates Price Qty
July 22, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$650.00 Online
November 27, 2024
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$650.00 Online
January 28, 2025
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM ET
$650.00 Online
* Applicable taxes will be applied on checkout

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This course comes with

PDF Reference Guide

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