Illustrator in a Day

Adobe Illustrator Workshop in NYC

This one-day class will quickly get you up and running with the fundamentals of Illustrator: the Pen tool, shapes, and basic drawing. Learn to create, draw vector graphics, and more.

Learn these Illustrator skills through hands-on exercises in small classes. You’ll get a step-by-step workbook with the class and learn from an industry professional instructor.

This Illustrator class is conducted at our affiliate Noble Desktop, a design school in New York, at 594 Broadway, Suite 1202. 

Additional discounts information is available on Noble Desktop’s website.

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Register for a Class 

$325 6 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.

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What You'll Learn

  • Create different types of graphics including a logo
  • Use the Pen tool to create digital drawings
  • Create colorful vector graphics using Shapes, Brushes, and Paint tools  

Full Course Syllabus

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Straight Lines

Using the Pen Tool

Adjusting the Workspace

Arranging Objects

Color Fills


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

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