ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR COURSES DURBAN

Illustrator courses Durban : Learn how use the industry-standard vector graphics application to create logos, icons, sketches, typography and complex illustrations for print, web, interactive, video and mobile.  Pixel Craft’s Illustrator courses (Durban) are designed to open the amazing features and effects of Illustrator to you. You will learn how to use illustrator create vector artwork that prints exactly as you see it on screen. 

Pixel Craft’s Illustrator Courses Durban are Adobe authorised and certified!

ILLUSTRATOR COURSE OUTLINE

overview of the course topics

  • 01. VECTOR GRAPHICS
    Before getting started with Illustrator, we learn all about vector graphics.
  • 02. INTRO TO ILLUSTRATOR
    Get to grips with basics of Illustrator from selecting tools to customising Illustrator for specific uses.
  • 03. DOCUMENTS
    The essentials of creating, opening, saving, modifying, orientating and exporting of artboards.
  • 04. NAVIGATION
    To do detailed work you have to get close to the paths and points - this is where zooming in /out and panning is used.
  • 05. LINES & SHAPES
    In this topic you will learn how to create and transform basic vector objects.
  • 06. MANAGING OBJECTS
    Illustrator documents can get complicated with 100s of objects. We learn how to best manage a lot of objects
  • 07. THE PEN TOOL
    The Pen-tool is an essential tool for freeform vector graphic creation. In this topic you will get to grips with it.
  • 08. STROKES
    Strokes are outlines. In this topic we will learn how to apply and modify stroke attributes.
  • 09. FILLS
    Fills are the colour inside the area of an vector. We learn how to apply colour, gradients, patterns and even images as fills
  • 10. BRUSHES
    Get creative with Illustrator's brush tools to simulate hand-drawn objects, all while retaining control of your objects.
  • 11. TRACING
    We learn how to trace out high quality vector versions of logos and graphics
  • 12. TEXT
    In this topic you will learn how to create and modify text to create appealing design work.
  • 13. COMPOUND PATHS
    In this topic we learn how to create and modify compound paths - which are advanced vector objects in Illustrator
  • 14. FILTERS AND EFFECTS
    Create shadows, blends, masks, stroke and fill effects .with Illustrators in-built effects.
  • 15. OUTPUT FOR WEB
    Learn how to output files optimally for use on web sites and social media using export functions.
  • 16. OUTPUT FOR PRINT
    Learn how to create print-ready images and PDF files for digital and offset printing.

Please note that course content are subject to change.

COURSE MATERIALS

what’s included in the course

instructor led courses

LECTURES

Contact lectures led by certified instructors.

course manuals

MANUALS

Comprehensive course manuals

excerise files

EXERCISES FILES

Skill-building exercise files

software demos

DEMO SOFTWARE

Latest versions of the software for practice

video tutorials

VIDEO TUTORIALS

Video tutorials for certain modules

adobe certificate

CERTIFICATION

Adobe certification of completion

ILLUSTRATOR COURSE SCHEDULE

Provisional dates for our Illustrator courses in Durban

MORNINGS

9am -12

  • 04 September - 17 September
  • 12 November - 16 November
  • 03 december - 07 December
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R 4 900

AFTERNOONS

1pm – 4pm

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SPECIAL : R 3 490*

EVENINGS

5:30 – 7:30pm

  • 10 September - 20 September
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R 4 900

SATURDAYS

9am – 1pm

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R 4 900

Please note that course dates and prices are subject to change.

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

common questions about this course

If you are interested in learning Illustrator then this will be the course for you. It is suited to beginners and self-thought users. You will learn the basics and advanced functions you need to create vector artwork.

  • Grade 11
  • Computer Literacy
  • Fluent in English
  • Interest in Art and Design

It is strongly advised for you to have a computer to practice on. We supply demo software for you to supplement your learning.

No – it is not a requirement. However drawing is a skill which you can learn, and will help you visualise your designs.

No. We start off with the basics and build up your knowledge and skills from there.

Yes. Every lecture builds on the ones before,and introduces new concepts.

If you are absent due to illness or other serious occurance we will endeavour to catch you up as best we can, and if time permits

Yes, this course has been carefully designed to teach you all the essentials you need to begin working in Photoshop.  It was developed from our years of working with, and training staff of design companies. This is focused training that will give you practical skills.

If you do Illustrator as part of our Graphic design programme then you will have to write a test. If it is custom training then no test is required.

  • Adobe Authorised Training Centre
  • Official Corel Training Provider
  • MictSeta Accredited Company

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