Date: May 11, 2005
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Spring 2005 CLC schedule
Platforms offered: PC and Macintosh
Course length: 1 day
Overview: In this course, you will
use Adobe® Illustrator® 10 to create dynamic
graphics using advanced drawing and editing tools, path
editing techniques, filter effects, and masks. You'll
take advantage of Illustrator features such as the Transparency
palette, live effects, and the Appearance palette to
create engaging effects.
To ensure your success, we recommend you first
take the Adobe Illustrator Level I class, or have equivalent
knowledge of Adobe Illustrator Level 1.
Benefits: Students will use their knowledge
of Illustrator's basic features, in conjunction with
new, more advanced techniques, to create even more engaging
and dynamic illustrations and graphic effects.
Target student: Anyone who has experience
using Illustrator, but who is looking to learn and employ
new techniques for enhancing their Illustrator drawings,
is an ideal student for this course.
What's Next: Students wishing to continue
their training in Illustrator can cap their skill set
by taking our advanced course, Illustrator® 10:
Lesson objectives help students become comfortable
with the course, and also provide a means to evaluate
learning. Upon successful completion of this course,
students will be able to:
Draw with advanced object drawing tools and
dynamically change their settings.
Use advanced path editing techniques such as
splitting, duplicating, and simplifying.
Create and edit exciting graphics using a gradient
mesh and blends between objects.
Perform exact transformations to move, rotate, reflect,
and shear visually or in precise increments.
Modify compound paths, create compound shapes, and
combine paths with the Pathfinder palette.
Convert vector images to raster and apply specialized
Copy and paste live effects, dynamically edit the
vector images that use them, and use the Appearance
palette to manage the application of effects and styles.
Create layer masks and edit clipping masks.
Illustrator 10 Level 2 Course Content
Lesson 1: Advanced Drawing Tools
Topic 1A: Advanced Drawing Tools
Lesson 2: Advanced Path Editing
Topic 2A: Splitting Paths
Topic 2B: Duplicating Paths
Topic 2C: Simplifying Paths
Topic 2D: Aligning Objects
Topic 2E: Nesting Layers
Lesson 3: Gradients and Blends
Topic 3A: Gradient Mesh
Topic 3B: Blends
Lesson 4: Transforming
Topic 4A: Scaling
Topic 4B: Rotating
Topic 4C: Reflecting
Topic 4D: Shearing
Topic 4E: Transform Each
Lesson 5: Compound Paths and Shapes
Topic 5A: Compound Paths
Topic 5B: Combining with the Pathfinder Palette
Lesson 6: Raster Images and Filters
Topic 6A: Converting Vector Graphics to Raster
Topic 6B: Applying Filters to Raster Objects
Lesson 7: Live Effects and Appearance
Topic 7A: Applying Live Effects
Topic 7B: Editing Live Effects
Topic 7C: The Appearance Palette
Topic 7D: Envelope Distortions
Lesson 8: Masking
Topic 8A: Layer Masks
Topic 8B: Editing Masks
10: Level I
10: Level II
10: Level III ::
Class content may vary dependent on software version
Please call for information on older versions.