Adobe Illustrator Introduction with AI Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class

Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) Access from Anywhere

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Outline & Course Information

Duration & Times: 2 Days – 8:30AM-3:00PM EST

Locations for Training:

Course Description: In this hands-on, two-day Illustrator Introduction with Generative AI training course, learners will master essential skills for designing graphics and working with vector images using Adobe Illustrator. Through interactive tutorials with intelligent guidance, tips, and feedback, participants will gain proficiency navigating the Illustrator interface, transforming objects, drawing precise lines and shapes, working with typography and text effects, using layers and masks, creating complex graphics, and preparing files for print, web, animation, and other applications. Two full days of smart AI-optimized instruction equip beginners with core competencies, while advanced functionality brings even experienced users up to speed with the latest features. Whether looking to brush up on the basics or harness the power of emerging technologies like generative AI, this course provides the perfect blend of hands-on projects and AI-enhanced skill-building.

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.

Required Technical Set-Up:
• Primary computer connected to a second monitor OR second computer to view instructor live
• Reliable High-speed internet connection
• Web Browser: Google Chrome Preferred (Alternative: Microsoft Edge)
• 3-Button Computer mouse
• Audio Speaker/Microphone (built-in to computer or external)

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 Introduction with AI Course Outline

1. Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator
AI-enabled guide to navigating the Illustrator workspace
Intelligent tutorial on opening, saving, and exporting Illustrator files
AI-powered demo of essential panels and tools

2. Illustrator Basics
AI-assisted practice with selection and alignment
Smart guide to transforming and repeating objects
AI tips for efficiently organizing and managing documents

3. Drawing Vector Graphics
AI-powered walkthrough of core Illustrator drawing tools
Intelligent tutorial on drawing precise lines, shapes, and curves
Smart assistance with controlling fills, strokes, and effects

4. Working with Typography
AI-optimized guide to working with text in Illustrator
Intelligent practice with character, paragraph, and area type
Smart tips for formatting, editing, and applying effects to text

5. Advanced Illustrator Techniques
AI-assisted tutorial on layers, masks, paths, and compound shapes
Intelligent guide to gradient meshes and pattern fills
Smart practice with graphs, symbols libraries, and brushes

6. Exporting and Integrating with other Apps
AI optimization for print vs. digital output
Intelligent publishing for web, video, animation, and mobile
Smart assistance preparing files for use in Photoshop, After Effects etc.

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
  • Instructor Led Hands-On Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Digital Official Curriculum Courseware (Not Used During Class) & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training
Pricing

Public Enrollment Training Pricing

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


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Dates to Register

Event Venue Start Date End Date
Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • June 10, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • June 11, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • July 15, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • July 16, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • August 12, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • August 13, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • September 9, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • September 10, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • October 15, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • October 16, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • November 12, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • November 13, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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Illustrator Intro Illustrator Virtual Classroom
  • December 16, 2024 8:30 am EDT
  • December 17, 2024 3:00 pm EDT
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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!

What's Included?

  • Custom Outline to include Targeted Topics Based on Your Learning Needs
  • Instructor Led Hands-On Virtual Online Live Training (VOLT™) & Certification
  • Training Delivered from Certified Instructors that are Senior Consultants
  • Official Curriculum Courseware & Personal Use of Class Recording for Limited Time
  • Certificate of Completion
  • Remote Access to ThinkB!G Class Computer with Software licenses & Class Files Pre-Installed for Use During Training--No Installs or Downloads
  • Instructor's Real-Time View of ThinkB!G Class Computer Screen for Immediate Live Interactive Support
  • If Certification Training is Selected, It May Include a Test Prep Tool, Testing Voucher with Free Retake, and Proctor Fee (if taken with ThinkB!G Virtually)
  • Note: IT Support is Available to Pre-Flight Virtual Class Set Up Before & During Training

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

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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. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 
Reviews

Average Review: 4.7 out of 5 - 20 Reviews

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I Liked The Ability To Take The Class From Home!
I liked the ability to take the class from home, with software pushed to computers. Content was good for a beginner's class. -DOD, Heather (Adobe Illustrator Introduction With AI Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Look Forward To Taking Other Training!
It was a great experience and I look forward to taking other training from this vendor. -USCIS, Henley (Adobe Illustrator Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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This Course Was Informative!
This course was informative and the instructor was excellent, I will immediately be able to use what I learned in the class for my job. -Plains All American, Shannon (Adobe Illustrator Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Excellent Training!
Excellent training. Learned a lot of useful tools the past 2 days. -USDA, Derace ((Adobe Illustrator Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)  
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ThinkB!G is Top Notch!
Customer service, technical support, and instruction are top-notch. -DOD, Karen (Adobe Illustrator Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Great Instructor And Content!
Great instructor and content. I may have learned more in a single 2-day training course than I ever have before! -JHU, Jonny (Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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This Was Perfect For Me As A Complete New Beginner!
The Instructors teaching style was perfect: excellent pacing and cadence of the show and then practice—great patience when we needed to review. I also really appreciate the anecdotes she shares from her own experience. This was perfect for me as a complete new beginner. -Independent, COMM (Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Feel Like I Have A Much Better Command Of Illustrator!
Thank you! The Instructor was great! I feel like I have a much better command of Illustrator. -CARR, Katie (Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Love The Virtual Workspace!
With the Pandemic, ThinkBig has done an excellent job of adapting. I love the virtual workspace. -DINFOS, Sean (Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Very Much Appreciated The Instructor's Flexibility!
I very much appreciated the instructor's flexibility - slowing the class down, as needed. Also, his creativity in troubleshooting our specific publishing/design issues. -USDA, Maria (Adobe InDesign CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Fantastic job
"This is the second Think BIG course I've taken and they've both been great. The instructors are knowledgable and friendly and do a fantastic job." - Cory, DINFOS (Adobe Illustrator Training - Intro)
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This is the second Adobe class I have been through here
"This is the second Adobe class I have been through here. I like the online way. Saves gas and let's me learn in one of my most comfortable environments." - William, DINFOS (Intro to Adobe Illustrator Training)
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I heard how great the training provided was through coworkers
"This is my first Think BIG class. I heard how great the training provided was through coworkers and was excited to take my first class. It is everything they said it was. I feel much better about my skill sets to teach another part of the course I'm on." - Alicia, DINFOS (Adobe Illustrator Intro)
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Like Minded Designers and Instructors
"Really great experience at Think BIG. Enjoyed the training environment with like minded designers and instructors." - Antonio T., DMA (Adobe Illustrator Training)
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Excellent!
"Excellent facilities and knowledgeable instructors." – Megan B., SSA (Adobe Ilustrator Class)
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Loved the Course
"Loved the course. Looking forward to using it at work." -John S., USDA (Adobe Illustrator Intro)
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Always A GREAT Experience!
"Always a GREAT experience with Think BIG. Friendly staff and friendly instructors. Will be back!" - Adam D., FDA (Intro to Adobe Illustrator)
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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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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)