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Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education

Adobe Illustrator: Intro Course (v.01)

Part of the Professional Graphic Design Certificate I, learn the basics of creating vector images. Gain an understanding of anchor points and paths, and how to manipulate them using the selection tools and modifier keys. Become familiar with work spaces, working with objects, creating and saving swatches, and formatting text. Gain experience using the drawing tools such as the shape tools, transform tools, and the paintbrush and pen tools to create logos, backgrounds and simple illustrations.

Madison College: School of Professional and Continuing Education
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Skills

What it takes to earn this badge

  • Recognize the differences between raster and vector.
  • Select, edit and transform shapes and path objects.
  • Make and apply color and gradient.
  • Create and format text with the Type tools.
  • Draw basic shapes, lines and free form objects using the drawing tools.
  • Save, print and export files for use in other programs.
  • Combine paths and live trace images.
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