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Adobe Illustrator Essentials for Textile Designers

Computer Graphics Training


What will I learn?

This is a comprehensive introduction to Adobe Illustrator. The course has been designed to enable anyone new or starting with Illustrator to produce professional graphics, designs and illustrations.

The course covers Illustrator’s sophisticated drawing and text controls, creating complex shapes, using adjustable strokes, using painterly effects and the Image Trace and LivePaint features allowing you to create beautiful, professional artwork and designs.

Throughout the two days the emphasis is on practical, hands-on learning with a series of exercises designed to consolidate new skills and build confidence.

You Will Learn

  • To Use the Graphic Tools and Panels
  • To Create Shared Libraries & Assets
  • Use Artboards and Layers
  • Create Colour Swatches and Schemes
  • Use and Manipulate Type Effectively
  • Draw and Paint Brushes, Symbols
  • Working with Graphs
  • Place and Export Files
  • Create Stunning Scaleable Graphics
  • Create Infographics

What is Illustrator used for?

  • To Create Logos
  • Illustrations and Maps
  • Infographics
  • Exhibition Graphics
  • Pop-Up Stands
  • For Creative Typography
  • Technical Drawings
  • For Packaging and Labelling
  • For Fashion Textile Design
  • For Wallpapers Designs

and much more...

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Illustrator
  • Getting Started
  • Creating New Documents
  • Exploring Panels & Workspaces
  • Essential Shortcuts
  • Artwork / Object Features
  • Illustrator Panels
  • Creating Shapes
  • Drawing with Illustrator
  • Painting with Illustrator
  • Using Colour & Colour Themes
  • Using Libraries & Assets (CC only)
  • Using Layers
  • Typography & The Type Tool
  • Using Fonts from Typekit (CC only)
  • Importing graphics
  • Transforming objects
  • Using Artboards
  • Using Effects & Applying FX
  • Using LiveTrace
  • Using LivePaint
  • Creating Infographics
  • Saving and Exporting
  • Printing Illustrator Files
  • Adobe Draw & Line - Design on the Go

Who Should Attend?

Anyone who wants to create stunning vector graphics that will scale to any size and who would like to convert their designs to a digital format including;

  • Graphic Designers
  • Branding Designers
  • Illustrators
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Packaging Designers & Artworkers
  • Textile & FashionDesigners
  • Exhibition Designers
  • Marketing Professionals
  • Anyone wanting to Create Infographics

Illustrator can be combined with companion programs such as Adobe InDesign, Quark XPress and Adobe Photoshop which forms part of most designers creative armoury.

What do I need to know?

As this course is aimed at beginners no previous experience is required.

Course info


Certificate of Attendance/Completion/Achievement (no assessment element)

Study Hours

12 hours

Study mode




Total time for completion

2 weeks

More info on price

GROUP TRAINING For two or more attendees from the same company, please call for special pricing from £150 per person per day.

Who runs this course?



Learn Professional Skills from Industry Experts Your creativity has the power to transform, improve, and revolutionize.  Whether you imagine creating tomorrow's branding or web design, video and audio production or special effects, Computer Graphics Training can help you turn your talent and energy into a career that lets you help shape the future. Computer Graphics Training  offers tutor-led, creative skills  training courses  for the creative, media and design industries, as well as for those SME's wishing to produce professional looking marketing material for web and print. Our creative skills training courses are delivered by experienced tutors in our air-conditioned training

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