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Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Course Outline

 (2 days)

** This class is taught on PC running Windows **

Illustrator CS5: Advanced, ACE Edition, is part of a two-course ILT series, which is designed to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert exam for Illustrator CS5. In this course, students will learn more advanced techniques for working with paths, masks, fills, and strokes. Students will also learn how to use transformation tools, envelopes, filters, effects, and graphic styles. In addition, students will learn how to convert raster images to vector art and how to manage color settings, color separations, and print specifications. Finally, students will learn how to work with slices and how to optimize and export images for the Web.

Two days

Table Of Contents

Unit 1: Manipulating paths
Topic A: Path commands
Topic B: Masks

Unit 2: Enhancing fills and strokes
Topic A: Multiple fills and strokes
Topic B: Colors
Topic C: Patterns
Topic D: Brushes
Topic E: Symbols

Unit 3: Transforming shapes
Topic A: Using transformation tools
Topic B: Using envelopes
Topic C: Liquifying shapes
Topic D: Applying 3D effects

Unit 4: Effects and graphic styles
Topic A: Effects
Topic B: Graphic styles
Topic C: Perspective drawing

Unit 5: Converting raster images to vector art
Topic A: Tracing raster images
Topic B: Using Live Paint

Unit 6: Printing illustrations
Topic A: Color management
Topic B: Print specifications
Topic C: Color separations

Unit 7: Web files and graphs
Topic A: Slices
Topic B: Web graphics
Topic C: Graphs

Appendix A: ACE exam objectives map
Topic A: ACE exam objectives
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Fee:  $750

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