Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Baltimore, Maryland, Virginia, Washington D.C., Virtually Online Live & On-Site at Your Location

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Course Information & Why You Should Attend

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Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM ET / 5:30AM-12:00PM PT (30 Minute Complimentary Lunch)

Locations for Training:

Course Description: ThinkB!G’s hands-on, two-day Illustrator Introduction Training is for creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC, the industry standard Vector Graphics application. Get to know Adobe Illustrator basics, and dive into techniques for working with objects, paths and shapes, transforming artwork, drawing with the pen tool, adding type, and using color.

Prerequisites: Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

Job Roles That Use Illustrator:
Artists
Graphic Designers

Projects That Use Illustrator:
Creating Vector Images
Creating Illustrations such as Logos, Charts, Graphs, Diagrams

Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Course Outline

This Adobe Creative Cloud CC Hands-On Training Course covers all previous versions of CC apps (CS6, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2015.5, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020).

1. Getting to Know the Work Area
Introducing Adobe Illustrator
Opening an Illustrator file
Exploring the workspace
Changing the view of artwork
Navigating multiple artboards
Arranging multiple documents

2. Techniques for Selecting Artwork
Selecting objects
Aligning objects
Working with groups
Exploring object arrangement

3. Using Shapes to Create Artwork for a Postcard
Creating a new document
Working with basic shapes
Converting raster images to editable vector using Image Trace
Working with drawing modes

4. Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
Editing paths and shapes
Combining shapes
Using the Width tool

5. Transforming Artwork
Working with artboards
Working with rulers and guides
Transforming content

6. Using the Basic Drawing Tools
Creating with the Curvature tool
Creating dashed lines
Drawing with the Pencil tool
Joining with the Join tool
Adding arrowheads to paths

7. Drawing with the Pen Tool
Understanding curved paths
An introduction to drawing with the Pen tool
Creating artwork with the Pen tool
Editing paths and points

Disclaimer: All course objectives and outlines are used as a guideline and are subject to change to ensure the latest information is covered to support real world use of the technology.

Software Versions: ThinkB!G open enrollment classes are taught on the most current version of software whenever possible. To request a specific version, please Contact Us or call us at 301-362-2250.

What You Get
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer with Software & Class Files (In Person Only)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only)
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training

Commercial Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $795
GSA/Government Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $640.81
Non-Profit/Education Price Per Person 2-Day Class: $745

Dates to Register!

 

Custom Private Training – Onsite at Your Location, Online Live, or at ThinkB!G

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

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Dates to Register

CourseLocationStart DateEnd DateTime
Illustrator - Intro (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jul 06, 2020 Tuesday, Jul 07, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Jul 06, 2020 Thursday, Jul 09, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator - Intro (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Aug 17, 2020 Tuesday, Aug 18, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Aug 17, 2020 Thursday, Aug 20, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator - Intro
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Sep 21, 2020 Tuesday, Sep 22, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Sep 21, 2020 Thursday, Sep 24, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator - Intro
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 02, 2020 Tuesday, Nov 03, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Nov 02, 2020 Thursday, Nov 05, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator - Intro
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Dec 07, 2020 Tuesday, Dec 08, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator BootCamp / ACA Training and Certification
Think B!G. Learn Smart

ThinkB!G (Columbia, MD) - In Person & Online Live (NOT Self-Paced)

Monday, Dec 07, 2020 Thursday, Dec 10, 2020 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register

Certification

An Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Exam is Available for Illustrator!

See Latest Exam Available!

Register for our Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) Training & Certification Pack:

If you choose the Certification Pack option in the pricing dropdown upon checkout, this Includes:

✓ Illustrator Intro–Advanced (4 Day Class, In-Person or Online)

✓ Online Test Prep Tool (Simulates actual test & provides targeted learning based on your assessed needs)

✓ Testing Voucher with 1 Free Retake (In-Person, scheduled at your convenience)

✓ Testing Proctor Fee (Only included if you take your test at ThinkB!G’s office in Columbia, MD)

This course is a stepping stone to becoming an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)!

What is an Adobe Certified Expert (ACE)?

The ACE Certification validates that professional has demonstrated proficiency with one or more Adobe software products.

Custom Private Training

We offer this course as Custom Private Training or Project Based Training®!

If you have a team of individuals, you can receive bulk discounts by doing your own Private training session & cover your specific learning objectives! We can have the Private Training at ThinkB!G in Columbia, Maryland, Virtually Online Live (Available for Most Courses), or Onsite at Your Location.

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Hands-On Official Authorized Training & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Instructors that are Senior Consultants Certified by Adobe (ACI), Apple (ACT), & Microsoft (MCT)
  • Official Curriculum Courseware
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Computer (Apple Mac or Windows PC) with Software & Class Files (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Continental Breakfast Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Catered Gourmet Deli Lunch Every Day (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Unlimited Snacks and Refreshments (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)
  • Notebook & Pen (In Person Only)
  • Free Parking (In Person Only at ThinkB!G)

Submit details and a formal training quote will be sent to you!

Click to Get a Quote Now!

Policies

Payment Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training class.

 

Payment Policy for Private & Project Based Training® Classes

Payment and/or Purchase Order is required 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to first date of training service.  Pricing provided is firm fixed price based on number of students.  Client is responsible for entire amount regardless of change in number of registrations.

 

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Public Enrollment Classes

  • Classes may be canceled if less than 4 students are registered. We will notify you of cancellations no later than 16 business days prior to class.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling more than 16 business days prior to class: You are eligible for a refund or free reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • Canceling/Rescheduling less than 16 business days prior to class: No refund. No Reschedule. Registration is transferable to another student for the same class & date.
  • No Shows without contact: No refund. No Reschedule.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Custom/Private and On-Site Training Classes

  • No penalty if cancellation/reschedule is 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class.
  • 50% penalty will be incurred if cancellation/reschedule is less than 16 Business Days (Monday-Friday) prior to the first date of class. This fee is to cover instructor expenses, travel, and course materials purchased.

Cancellation/Rescheduling Policy for Individual Students in Custom/Private Training Classes

  • Individual students registered in a private class, who cancel or do not show, are not eligible for a partial refund or reschedule. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel.
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"Incredible facility, knowledgeable instructors, and very interactive." - Arael L., Department of Education (Adobe Illustrator Intro Training)
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Staff & Environment That Helps My Professional Growth
"I always enjoy coming here and having a great staff and environment that helps my professional growth. I just added a huge trick to my toolbox with just 2 days of Adobe Illustrator training. I have taken relative classes in college and did not get this much information." - Rodney R., USCIS DHS (Adobe Illustrator Training Class)
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Nicest Training Facility I've Been To
"We switched over to using Illustrator suddenly & with the training classes we'll be ready to tackle new projects without a massive amount of downtime. This is the nicest training facility I've been to. Everyone was friendly & the experience was top notch." - Amy D., DOD (Adobe Illustrator Intro Course)
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Great Learning Experience for Beginners & Experts Alike
“Even though I came into the course with extensive knowledge of the Adobe Illustrator program, I was able to take away numerous techniques to improve my design. It was a great learning experience for beginners and experts alike.” – Sean M., Department of Defense (Adobe Illustrator Training Course)
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Learned So Much More Than I Expected
"This was a great Illustrator class. I learned the basics and so much more than I expected. This class helped set a base for what I will be able to do when designing posters and business cards, etc. I'm looking forward to take the Advanced Illustrator and also additional Adobe courses. I had an amazing Instructor. Thank you." - Nicole W.,  Capitol Office Solutions (Adobe Illustrator Intro Training)
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"Think BIG provided an excellent training course which is perfect for a working professional. It is extremely informative, personalized training with flexibility needed for student with a full-time career. The equipment is up to date, and work space is wonderful.", Ashley P.(Adobe Illustrator Course)
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"Think BIG has a great training facility with welcoming, friendly staff. The rooms are clean with big monitors, and the instructor was well prepared. Although Adobe has stopped including instructions on graphs in their textbooks, the instructor was able to provide additional information that I was looking for. I will be able to take this specific skill and apply it immediately at work." - Caprice R., APHL (Adobe Illustrator Training Course)
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