Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Adobe Illustrator Training in NYC

In this 18-hour Illustrator Bootcamp, you'll learn to create vector art for designs and websites, create perspective drawings, and control your brushes to create a more natural brush stroke.

This class is perfect for graphic designers, amateur and professional graphic artists, advertising designers, UI/UX designers, and anyone who wants to see what Illustrator has to offer.

This Illustrator Bootcamp is located at our design school, Noble Desktop, at 594 Broadway in SoHo.

 

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$975 18 Hours 594 Broadway, NYC In-person classroom training

This course is offered at our design school, Noble Desktop, in SoHo. View upcoming dates and register for this course directly on Noble Desktop’s website.

Register at nobledesktop.com 

What You'll Learn

  • How to work with shapes and objects
  • Drawing, color, and painting
  • Types and layers
  • Working with brushes and creating new brushes
  • Creating 3D objects from 2D artwork

Full Course Syllabus

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Section 1

Straight Lines

  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Adjusting the Workspace
  • Arranging Objects
  • Color Fills

Curves

  • Drawing Curves (Pen Tool)
  • Anchor Points and Direction Points
  • Default Fill and Stroke

Corners and Curves

  • Drawing Corners and Curves (Pen Tool)
  • Adjusting Anchor Points

Section 2

No Smoking Sign

  • Fill and Stroke
  • Basic Shape Tools
  • Grouping Objects
  • Layers Panel
  • Working with Templates
  • Saving Illustrator Files: Options

Super Hero

  • Live Trace and Live Paint
  • Tracing Hand-Drawn Images
  • Coloring Live Paint Objects
  • Brushes
  • Flare Tool

Section 3

What’s Behind the Green Door?

  • Compound Paths
  • Group Selection Tool

Mask Till You Drop

  • Clipping Masks (Shapes)
  • Blob Brush Tool
  • Eraser Tool
  • Reflect Tool

Masking with Type

  • Type Tool
  • Clipping Masks (Editable Type)
  • Filling Text with a Photo
  • Placing Linked Images

3D Shape: Milk Duds Box

  • 3D Extrude & Bevel
  • Creating Symbols from Artwork
  • Mapping Symbols onto 3D Objects
  • Lighting and Shadows for 3D Objects

Section 4

Will It Blend?

  • Blend Tool
  • Blending Options

Wavy Line Blend

  • Blending Lines
  • Reflect Tool
  • Rotate Tool

Juggling Colors and Gradients

  • Dashed Lines and Stroke Options
  • Saving Colors as Swatches
  • Blending Modes
  • Gradient Tool
  • Saving Gradient Swatches

Combining Shapes with the Pathfinder

  • Merging Paths (Pathfinder)
  • Transparency Options
  • Grouping Objects

Section 5

Patterns

  • Creating and Applying Pattern Swatches
  • Scaling and Rotating Patterns
  • Working with Layers
  • Align Panel

One-Page Advertisement

  • Working with Type
  • Text and Character Options
  • Adding a Drop Cap
  • Type on a Path
  • Text Wrap
  • Fill Text with a Pattern

Stylin’ Effects

  • Using the Appearance Panel
  • Transparency
  • Blending Modes
  • Drop Shadows
  • Arrowheads

Appearance and Graphic Styles

  • Graphic Styles
  • Appearance Panel
  • Multiple Fills
  • Auto-sizing Text Boxes

Section 6

Illustrating a Shirt Design

  • Using Photoshop and Illustrator Together
  • Creating/Editing Clipping Masks
  • Compound Paths

Layers, Artboards & Recoloring Artwork

  • Adding and Removing Layers
  • Creating and Using Multiple Artboards
  • Recoloring Artwork
  • Converting CMYK Art to Spot Colors

3-day Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp in New York City

The Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp concentrates on the most common topics that you will need to quickly create vector graphics. By the end of this course, you'll be able to create vector art for design and websites, create perspective drawings, and control your brushes to create a more natural brush stroke. This class is perfect for graphic designers, amateur and professional graphic artists, advertising designers, UI/UX designers, and anyone who wants to see what Illustrator has to offer.

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