Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced 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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Outline & Course Information

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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 Advanced Training is for creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC, the industry standard Vector Graphics application. Expand your knowledge with Advanced techniques including using color, using Layers to organize artwork, creating gradients, blends, and patterns, using brushes, symbols, and more!

Prerequisites: Students need to have completed our Adobe Illustrator Introduction class or have working knowledge in all topics covered in the Introduction course outline. 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 Advanced 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, 2021).

1. Using Color to Enhance Artwork
Exploring color modes
Working with color
Working with Live Paint

2. Adding Type to a Project
Adding type to the recipe card
Formatting type
Resizing and reshaping type objects
Creating and applying text styles
Wrapping text
Warping text
Working with type on a path
Creating text outlines

3. Organizing Your Artwork with Layers
Creating layers and sublayers
Editing layers and objects
Creating a clipping mask

4. Gradients, Blends, and Patterns
Working with gradients
Working with blended objects
Creating patterns

5. Using Brushes to Create an AD
Working with brushes
Using Calligraphic brushes
Using Art brushes
Using Bristle brushes
Using Pattern brushes
Working with the Blob Brush tool

6. Exploring Creative uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
Using the Appearance panel
Using live effects
Applying a Photoshop effect
Using graphic styles

7. Creating Artwork for a T-Shirt
Working with symbols
Working with Creative Cloud libraries
Working with global editing

8. Placing and Working with Images
Combining artwork
Placing image files
Masking images
Working with image links

9. Sharing Projects
Packaging a file
Creating a PDF
Creating pixel-perfect drawings
Exporting artboards and assets

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 for Use During Training (Online Live Students can LOG ON to ThinkB!G Computers for No Installs)
  • 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

Course Location Start Date End Date Time
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
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ThinkB!G - Online Live ONLY (NOT Self-Paced)

Wednesday, Oct 27, 2021 Thursday, Oct 28, 2021 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Dec 08, 2021 Thursday, Dec 09, 2021 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Jan 05, 2022 Thursday, Jan 06, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Feb 09, 2022 Thursday, Feb 10, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Mar 09, 2022 Thursday, Mar 10, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Apr 13, 2022 Thursday, Apr 14, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, May 18, 2022 Thursday, May 19, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Thursday, Jun 23, 2022 Friday, Jun 24, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2022 Thursday, Jul 28, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Aug 31, 2022 Thursday, Sep 01, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022 Thursday, Sep 29, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Nov 02, 2022 Thursday, Nov 03, 2022 8:30 am - 3:00 pm Register
Illustrator Advanced Illustrator Advanced
Think BIG. Learn Smart https://thinkbiglearnsmart.com

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

Wednesday, Dec 07, 2022 Thursday, Dec 08, 2022 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. Registration is transferable to another student. Please contact your class organizer or manager if you need to cancel. 
Reviews

Average Review: 4.8 out of 5 - 20 Reviews

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Online Interface Worked So Well!
Great instruction--the online interface worked so well! -JHU, Lael (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Since Completing This Course My Skillset Has Been Elevated!
I took the four-day Illustrator Bootcamp class. I've made logos and graphics in the program before. However, since completing the course, I know my skill set has been extremely elevated, and I can't wait to use it to create more visually pleasing and professional-looking graphics. -DINFOS, Audrey (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Great Training & A Very Knowledgeable Instructor!
Great training, very knowledgeable instructor. I was not afraid to ask for clarification or for her to go over something again. The main interest for them was to ensure I was comfortable with the material. -DINFOS, Michael (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Course Is Overall Excellent!
The course is an overall excellent, wonderful teacher with an in-depth knowledge of Illustrator and a knack for explaining things in the exact right way.-USDA, Bryan (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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By Far My Best Experience!
“What a great experience. I’ve taken training classes at several offsite training places, and this was BY FAR my best experience. The amount that went into making sure everyone was comfortable, fed, happy, etc., was amazing. Will be back for sure in the future!” -FDA. Adam (Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Would Recommend It To Everyone Who Can Attend!
The program is amazing! I would recommend it to everyone who can attend. -DINFOS, William (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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This Class Is For You!
If you want to learn new, detailed, and involved aspects of Illustrator and have them explained in an efficient, effective manner? This class is for you. -DINFOS, Eric (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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I Highly Recommend Think BIG For Your Training Needs!
I highly recommend Think BIG for your training needs! Their highly competent instructors make all aspects of these sometimes challenging programs easy for anyone to understand. Whether in person or remote, their attention to your needs is evident and greatly appreciated. In-person, they also provide a great lunch and snacks! The little things make a big difference during all-day week-long training.-Army, Derek (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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The Instructor Was Very Knowledgeable And Friendly!
Great class! Awesome instruction block. The instructor was very knowledgeable and friendly. 10/10. -DOD, Randy (Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced Live Hands-On Instructor-Led Training Class)
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Think BIG is awesome
"Think BIG is awesome. This is the second course I've taken with them and their instructors are knowledgable, professional, and make the courses fun." - Cory, DINFOS (Advanced Adobe llustrator Course)
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I'd recommend this training to anyone
"Always an excellent experience. The staff is incredibly knowledgeable and helpful. I'd recommend this training to anyone trying to improve their knowledge of Adobe products." - Maeson, DINFOS (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Training)
Great Instructor and great course
"Great Instructor and great course even if you think you know illustrator. There are things the instructor will show that would blow your mind." - Tuan, FBI (Advanced Illustrator Training)
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Think BIG provides an adaptive training environment
"Think BIG provides an adaptive training environment that can adjust to what's needed. They provide great instructors that provides additional learning to classes." - Sean, DINFOS (Advanced Adobe Illustrator CC Training)
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I feel much more confident in my skills
"This training lived up to everything great I heard about it. I feel much more confident in my skills and am excited to use my new knowledge to work on my own projects and eventually teach it." - Alicia, DINFOS (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Training)
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I feel more comfortable using this version of AI
"I feel more comfortable using this version of AI in both function and practical application. One can experience anxiety as we age and programs change, but this class eliminated such feelings by discussing the programs features in a way that seems effortless and comprehensible." - V., DOD (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Training)
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My experience in this class was amazing.
"My experience in this class was amazing. The instructor was very helpful and approachable. There was a variety of people in our class with different levels of knowledge and expertise and the instructor was able to successfully help those of us that needed more help without making it boring and slow for others. The staff was very nice and attentive to anything that we might need. Can't wait to come back for another course." - Almagissel, DMA (Adobe Illustrator Advanced Training)
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I Don’t Think I’ve Ever Been Trained by Someone Quite So Knowledgeable!
“The instructor was extremely knowledgeable, not only about Illustrator CC, but also about all the Adobe products. I don’t think I’ve ever been trained by someone quite so knowledgeable!” – Dianna F. - Chesapeake Employers' Insurance Company (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Training)
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Love the New Facility and the Friendly Staff
"I have had [our instructor] before as a teacher and she always provides the best quality and is very friendly. I loved her Advanced Adobe Illustrator class! Also I love the new facility and the friendly staff!" - Meghan M., Aerotek (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Class)
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Environment for Creative People to be Effective
"A lot of work goes into setting up an environment for creative people to be effective when they do work. Think BIG understands that concept and gives us more than everything we need to help our work and products." - Rodney R., USCIS DHS (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Course)
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Valuable Skills for Graphic Designers
"Over the past two weeks, I took both Advanced InDesign and Advanced Illustrator with this instructor. I was already familiar with each program, but learned many new tips and tricks that I know will be valuable in my day to day work as a Graphic Designer. These courses were extremely helpful and I hope to take more in the future!" - Rebecca O. - DOD (Adobe Illustrator Training - Advanced)