This course aims to equip you with the digital skills to successfully use the fundamental components of Adobe Illustrator. This course is perfect for those whose Adobe Illustrator knowledge is outdated and are wanting to gain current knowledge and skill to keep up with industry demands as well as those who are wanting to start up their own businesses and need the technical skill to develop their own marketing material. It is also ideal for those who want the technical skills to be able to design logos, posters and custom illustrations for either artistic output or for advertising purposes.
By the end of this course, you should be proficient in Adobe Illustrator with new-found skills to illustrate and layout artwork in a technically sound way.
Mandy Roberts is a graphic designer and illustrator based in Cape Town. She learned graphic art and printmaking techniques as a teenager and continues to be fascinated with this form of visual expression. Her playful and innovative design signature combines technical expertise with artistic flair. She has been a teacher in the field of graphic design for a number of years and continues to work as a graphic designer and illustrator in the industry.
In order to get the full benefit from this course, you require the following:
Our online short learning programmes are broken into self-paced manageable modules designed to be interactive and engaging:
Upon successful completion of your course, you will be awarded a CityVarsity Online certificate.
Adobe Illustrator: Adobe Illustrator interface and layers
Adobe Illustrator: Objects, transforming and arranging
Adobe Illustrator: Typography and colour
Adobe Illustrator: Tips, tricks and exporting
Adobe InDesign: Adobe InDesign interface and panels
Adobe InDesign: Importing image assets, managing links, creating type
Adobe InDesign: Designing to a grid and designing with styles
Adobe InDesign: Tips, tricks and exporting
Adobe Photoshop: Adobe Photoshop interface and layers
Adobe Photoshop: Key tools, transforming, arranging, blending modes
Adobe Photoshop: Image editing and manipulation
Adobe Photoshop: Tips, tricks and exporting
With the freedom that online education brings, CityVarsity Online students can upskill in their own time, from almost anywhere on earth. Well, anywhere where the internet is accessible, that is. But although our students may roam far and wide, they are never far out of our minds.
Each course is assigned its own Online Academic Tutor, who is ready and waiting to guide and assist their learners throughout their learning experience. The Online Academic Tutor, who is assigned to your course, is trained to build each student up to reach their fullest potential. Students can expect their Online Academic Tutor to answer questions, offer advice and provide further clarification on any academic aspects.
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