Adobe Illustrator CC-Foundation


Course Objectives

• Have an overview of the workspace.

• Learn how to select objects using both the five selection tools and also with advanced selection techniques. You will understand how to work in groups and with Isolation mode.

• Create and modify basic shapes and join them together to create new shapes using both the classic pathfinder and the new Shape Builder. Learn about strokes and Learn how to change the width, alignment, and create a variable width.

• Use Image Trace to trace raster images and make vector paths.

• Understand how to use artboards, including how to create, resize, rename, reorder, and delete them.

• Learn to scale, reflect, rotate, shear, and position objects with precision.

• Be introduced to the Pen tool to create straight and curved paths.

• Understand how color works in Illustrator, and create solid, pattern, and gradient swatches.

• Create and format basic type.

Target Audience


• Good working knowledge of your computer and its operating system
• Know how to use the mouse and standard menus and commands
• Know how to open, save, and close files, and navigate to other folders

This course is specially designed for Designers and graphic artists of all types who are new to Illustrator or have used it a little bit and want to create digital graphics, illustrations, charts, and flyers for all kinds of media: print, web, interactive, video, and mobile.


This program will be conducted with interactive lectures, PowerPoint presentation, discussions and practical exercise.

Course Modules

  • Module 1 – Getting to Know the Work Area
    • Adjusting the interface brightness
    • Working with panels and panel menus
    • Resetting and saving your workspace
    • Zooming with View commands and the Zoom tool
    • Navigating through a document with artboards
    • Working with multiple documents

  • Module 2 – Selecting and Aligning
    • Selecting objects using the selection tools
    • Using advanced selection techniques
    • Using Preview and Outline modes
    • Aligning objects to each other and to the artboard
    • Aligning anchor points
    • Distributing objects
    • Working with groups
    • Working in Isolation mode
    • Selecting objects behind other objects

  • Module 3 – Creating and Editing Shapes
    • Creating a new document
    • Working with basic shapes: rectangles, rounded rectangles, ellipses, polygons, and stars
    • Understanding drawing modes: Draw Normal, Draw Behind, Draw Inside
    • Changing the stroke width and its alignment
    • Working with line segments and joining paths together
    • Using the Width tool and outlining strokes
    • Working with the Shape Builder, Pathfinder, Eraser, Knife, and Scissor tools
    • Using Image Trace to create vector shapes from images

  • Module 4 – Transforming Objects
    • Adding, editing, renaming, reordering artboards
    • Transforming content: scaling, reflecting, rotating, shearing objects
    • Working with rulers guides
    • Positioning objects precisely
    • Applying multiple transformations

  • Module 5 – Drawing with the Pen and Pencil Tools
    • Using the Pen tool to create straight and curved paths
    • Drawing arrows and creating dashed lines
    • Editing curves, deleting and adding anchor points
    • Converting between smooth points and corner points
    • Using the Scissors, Knife, and Eraser tools
    • Drawing and editing with the pencil tool

  • Module 6 – Color and Painting
    • Understanding color, color modes, and color controls
    • Creating custom color, spot color, and tint swatches
    • Editing a swatch and using Illustrator swatch libraries
    • Creating and editing a Global color swatch
    • Creating and editing color groups
    • Working with the color guide panel
    • Creating, applying, and editing patterns
    • Working with Live Paint

  • Module 7 – Type Basics
    • Creating point type and area type
    • Formatting type

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  • 2 Days - Public Class
  • 26 - 27 Oct 2020
  • 9am - 5pm
  • Training Centre (Petaling Jaya)


  • e-Certificate of Completion
  • Training e-Manual
  • Lunch + Tea Provided (Halal)
  • PC & Software Provided
  • HRDF Certified & Claimable



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