No previous Illustrator knowledge is required. A working knowledge of the Mac (as you will be learning in a Mac suite) plus keyboard and mouse skills. A keen interest and a willingness and commitment to practice between lessons. Access to Illustrator 2020 CC, many (but not all) of the techniques used will be achievable in older versions of Illustrator, but a current subscription is advised.
Having successfully completed the course, learners can go on to study:
This is a beginners course ideal for learners looking to expand their knowledge and skills and those pursuing job roles in design, illustration, typography and more.
You will learn the key tools, techniques and skills within Adobe Illustrator. This is a beginner’s course so you will learn the programme from scratch, this will include setting up artboards, creating shapes and images, adding and transforming text, and adding effects to enhance your designs. This will all culminate in creating a final piece of design, allowing all the skills learnt over the 6 weeks to be utilised in a contextual setting.
Learners should bring a USB drive (minimum 500Mb) to save work.
Following the latest Government announcement of a full national lockdown in England, this course has been postponed until further notice.