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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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 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).

1. Using Color to Enhance Signage
Starting the lesson
Exploring color modes
Working with color
Working with Live Paint

2. Adding Type to a Poster
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 a Poster
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

8. Using Illustrator with Other Adobe Applications
Combining artwork
Placing image files
Masking images
Working with image links

9. Sharing Projects
Starting the lesson
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 (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 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 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 - Advanced (Online Live ONLY)
Think B!G. Learn Smart

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

Wednesday, Aug 19, 2020 Thursday, Aug 20, 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 - Advanced
Think B!G. Learn Smart

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

Wednesday, Sep 23, 2020 Thursday, Sep 24, 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 - Advanced
Think B!G. Learn Smart

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

Wednesday, Nov 04, 2020 Thursday, Nov 05, 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
Illustrator - Advanced
Think B!G. Learn Smart

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

Wednesday, Dec 09, 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.
Reviews
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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)
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Snacks & Lunch are Great Bonus
"I definitely recommend training at Think BIG to my co-workers. You all teach quality material. The instructors are knowledgeable and personable. I'm not going to lie, the snacks and lunch are a great bonus!" - Melissa T., SSA (Advanced Adobe Illustrator Training)