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XChange Training Location London

Use AI to create stunning Digital illustrations User Interfaces 3D printing designs Motion graphics Branded designs

Adobe Illustrator CC Advanced 2 Days - London

Key Course Details:




- 10am to 5pm


£450 + vat

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading vector-graphics program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of Illustrator's advanced tools and help you to become a more proficient and confident digital artist.

With our help, you will take your existing Illustrator know-how and enhance it as you learn how to master paths, points, and curves. You will learn advanced techniques for adding transparencies and special effects. This course is a great way to step up to expert level, helping you produce pin-sharp, scalable graphics for the web and for print.

Join the professionals in getting the best out of the world's leading vector-graphics program. Our course will show you how to unlock the power of Illustrator's advanced tools and help you to become a more proficient and confident digital artist.

With our help, you will take your existing Illustrator know-how and enhance it as you learn how to master paths, points, and curves. You will learn advanced techniques for adding transparencies and special effects. This course is a great way to step up to expert level, helping you produce pin-sharp, scalable graphics for the web and for print.

  • Illustrator Advanced 2 Days

    Course Details

    This 2-day Advanced course will help to develop your skills as you explore the advanced features of Adobe Illustrator CC. We will help you understand how this industry-leading program takes graphical design to a new level. You will already understand the basics of the program, and we will show you how to take that knowledge to the next level. We will cover advanced topics such as enhanced control of Bézier curves, creating custom brushes, and automating workflows.

    Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

    • Enhance control of Bézier curves by creating compound paths
    • Apply gradients and patterns
    • Edit paths and anchor points
    • Set attributes in the Appearance panel
    • Measure objects and place them with precision
    • Trace and colour your hand-drawn artwork with Live Trace, Live Paint, and Live Colour
    • Define custom brushes and graphic styles
    • Add transparencies, drop shadows, and other effects
    • Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
    • Automate your workflow with other Creative Cloud programs

    Our goals are for you to understand the advanced features of Illustrator and for you to become a confident power user.

    Course Target Audience and delegate prerequisites:

    This course is intended for those who wish to enhance their existing knowledge of Illustrator and who work as graphic designers and textile/fashion designers. The course will also suit anyone else who has visual-design responsibilities.

    You will need basic experience in using Illustrator. Ideally, you will have taken our Adobe Illustrator CC Introduction 2 Day course.

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  • Full Course Outline

    The following is a general outline. The range of topics covered during your training is dependent upon student level, time available and preferences of your course booking.

    Creating Complex Illustrations
    • Make use of Outline Strokes technique
    • Explore Shape Modes and Pathfinder palette - create Compound Paths for trendy grunge effects
    • Use Expand Appearance to modify individual elements
    • Create your own Custom Brushes: Calligraphy Scatter or Art, to place objects along a path
    • Keep your paths Simple & Cleaned Up
    • Graphs - use your own artwork instead of a simple bar
    Modifying Artworks
    • Envelope Distort & other forms of Warping objects
    • Clipping Mask for advanced design
    • Transparency for more polished look
    • Create drop shadows, glows and more using the Stylise Live Effects
    • Share the appearance attributes with Graphic Styles
    • Explore Gradient Mesh & its ability to add realistic 3D shading and highlights to 2D graphics
    • Learn the difference between Filters & Live Effects
    • Blend shapes or groups for advanced compositions
    Advanced Typographical Features
    • Character Palette - adjust the kerning, baseline shift, horizontal & vertical scaling
    • Paragraph Palette - Justification and Hyphenation options
    • Use the 3D feature to extrude text and other Illustrator objects
    Printing your Artwork
    • Simulate multiple pages in Illustrator using the artboard and document setup
    • Flattening Transparency for raster effects like drop shadows, glows and blurs
    • Creating separations with Spot colour vs. Process colour
    Enhancing your workflow
    • Explore Links & Actions palettes
    • Export to Flash (SWF)
    • Use Symbols to create elements used repeatedly in animations and complex artworks
    • Use the Release to Layers command to distribute all of the objects on a layer onto separate, individual layers for quick web animations
    • Creating Smart objects, Dragging-and-dropping and exporting layers into Photoshop
  • Location Details

    This course is provided at the XChange Training London training centre based at:

    5 St John’s Lane
    EC1M 4BH

    St John’s Lane is located in the heart of Clerkenwell close to the junction of Farringdon and Clerkenwell Road. Farringdon tube & train station is just a few minutes away and the training centre can also be accessed from Chancery Lane and Barbican tubes in about 10 minutes. There is also easy direct access by bus from Waterloo (243) and West End (55) with nearby stops.

    Daily course times run between 10am and 4:30pm with an hour break for lunch and both mid morning and mid-afternoon refreshment breaks. We recommend arrival at 9.45am for registration on the first day of the course.

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  • Illustrator Advanced 2 Days - Upcoming London Course Dates

    Next 24 Jul - 25 Jul Special Offer! £395 + vat
    Next 25 Sep - 26 Sep £450 + vat
    Next 20 Nov - 21 Nov £450 + vat
  • Client Reviews

    "Hugely helpful and really appreciated the amount of tailoring and personalisation of the content of the course to what I would be doing in my role. Will definitely recommend. "

    Emily Radforth, Octopus Healthcare, Adobe Illustrator - One Day Introduction

    "A great session, covering some fantastic tools and knowledge about the product. The trainer was excellent, and was great at tailoring the course to my specific needs, and explained and demonstrated things in a well executed manner - thank you so much!"

    Lauren Orange, The Freeston Academy, Adobe Illustrator - 1 Day Introduction

    "Excellent, as always! Great teaching methods, fun and interesting, easy to follow. Always a great experience!"

    Richard Littler, Brother, Illustrator - One Day Intermediate

    "Very well presented course, delivered at the right pace for for both beginners and those with a bit more knowledge. I feel much more confident to use this product now. "

    Michael Knight, Offshore Marine Safety, Adobe Illustrator - Two Day Introduction

    "I found this course to be extremely helpful. I now feel like I have a lot more confidence using the software and have a much better knowledge."

    Abi Griffin, 2 Day Illustrator Advanced

    "Knowledgable, small class made it easy to ask questions and get feedback within the time limit. Friendly people, plenty of tea, coffee etc, comfortable surroundings."

    Claire Huntley, Ryman, Adobe Illustrator - 1 Day Introduction

    "The trainer was very good indeed. We got a lot out of the experience and will book again for more training in the future."

    Neil Cleverley, TTS Group, Illustrator - 2 Day Migration

    "Had an absolutely fantastic tutor and session - covered everything I asked and didn't know to ask!! So happy with the aftercare support as well and would love the opportunity for another relevant course in future."

    Emily Theodore, Catersales, Illustrator - 1 Day Advanced

    "This is my third class, they have all been excellent. Earning my Adobe Illustrator qualification with you has made a big difference in my job hunting. Thank you."

    Velo Mitrovich, Illustrator - 1 Day Introduction

    "Very accommodating environment, friendly staff, excellent instructor and added extra benefits from the course i.e food vouchers, resource books and contact information."

    Abbie Hulson, 2 Day Illustrator Advanced