Basic Level (IL-BG-2D)
2-day "Comprehensive" £450+VAT (*1-day "Crash" £245+VAT)

InDesign CS5

2-day Course Topics (*Crash course contents vary per client)

Content Summary: Navigation, panels, basic drawing, tools and basic control.
Results: Logo, Corporate Identity
Ideal for: Anyone keen to embark on a graphics career or wanting to get to grips with the basic functions of the program.

Basics

Bitmap vs Vector
Artboards
Viewing / opening documents
Title bar info
New document specifications
RGB v CMYK
Browsing
Navigation
Basic Preferences
Most commonly used panels
Basic Workspace
Rulers
Guides and Grids
Smart Guides

Shape Tools

Tool bar
Drawing simple shapes
Basic bezier work
Path selection
Basic path amendments
Panel options
Editing tools
Selections
Bristle brush
Stroke features

Type Tools

Selecting and creating type
Font usage, Formatting
Type wrapping around objects
Converting to outlines

Transforming shapes

Amending shapes
Multiple transformations: groups

Object Relations

Basic fill
Basic strokes
Positioning
Alignment
Transparency
Object groups

Layers

Placing
Arranging
Moving objects between layers
Layer attributes

Saving and Exporting

Revert
Saving for various software imports
Exporting paths
Drag and dropping
Legacy
Bitmap vs Vector export
Workflow
Saving the Workspace
Hiding edges and guides
View as outline

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NEW VERSION: CC 2015
Released: Summer 2015

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ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC 2015
– STREAMLINED UPGRADE!

Illustrator CS5

New Features Summary:

  • Steamlined User Interface
  • More flexible and interactive panel interface
  • Stroke gradients
  • Improved blur filters
  • More powerful control panel
  • Dockable tool variants
  • Transformation enhancements
  • Colour pael enhancements
  • Type panel enhancements

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"Very good. Traci broke it down into easy sections and by allowing us to use the software ourselves helped with the learning process."

John McAllister
ILLUSTRATOR:
Intermediate, Crash Course,
1 day


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