Adobe Illustrator - Level 1


This course focuses on learning the fundamental tools and functions of Adobe Illustrator, the premier vector software for the creation of graphics. Logos, poster, packaging and digital illustrations are all ideal projects for Illustrator. It is also the perfect tool for character design and animation layout. Participants will learn to create graphic images through hands-on projects.

Course content

  • Tools palette and their functions
  • Menus
  • Layers
  • File formats
  • Pen tool
  • Pathfinder
  • Cutting/Averaging/Joining Live Trace
  • Live Paint
  • Clipping Paths
  • Compound Paths
  • Curves and grids
  • Manipulating type and objects
  • Gradient blends
  • Swatches
  • Patterns
  • Brushes Filters and special effects
  • Trapping
  • Preparing for print

Ideal for

This course is designed for anyone who needs to create digital artwork for printing, for graphic artists, textile artists and illustrators and animators. Participants with 'a working knowledge' of Illustrator will also find this course very useful as it aims to go beyond the basics very quickly.

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Participants will have an understanding of the requirements in preparing images and a sound awareness of Adobe Illustrator.


Basic computer skills are essential. Must be comfortable using software, navigating the internet & be able to use file storage networks.
No prior knowledge of this software is required.

Materials supplied

All relevant course materials are included.

Materials to bring

Pen and paper, a flash drive.


Participants will be awarded an RMIT Statement of Participation.

Additional notes

Classes are delivered in a Macintosh environment. Experienced PC users will find the transition easy.

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Available course dates

Saturday 24 February 2018

  • Code S320181
  • Start date 24.02.18
  • End date 24.03.18
  • Hours 17.50
  • Campus Carlton
  • Places remaining 4
  • Fee $620.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Sat 24.02.18 09:00am 12:30pm 3.50
Sat 03.03.18 09:00am 12:30pm 3.50
Sat 10.03.18 09:00am 12:30pm 3.50
Sat 17.03.18 09:00am 12:30pm 3.50
Sat 24.03.18 09:00am 12:30pm 3.50

Tuesday 01 May 2018

  • Code S320181
  • Start date 01.05.18
  • End date 05.06.18
  • Hours 18.00
  • Campus BRUNSWICK
  • Fee $620.00
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Session  Start  End Hours
Tue 01.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 08.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 15.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 22.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 29.05.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00
Tue 05.06.18 06:00pm 09:00pm 3.00

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