This course is for those new to Adobe Illustrator and offers an introduction to the key concepts of Illustrator. You'll explore the main features of this powerful vector-based graphic design tool, used to produce logos, letterheads, business cards, posters, and websites. Strong general computer skills are needed. Please read more information about suitability below the course dates.
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NOTE: This course is subsidised with funding from the Tertiary Education Commission (TEC) for NZ citizens and permanent migrants. For statistical purposes, some additional information is required as part of the enrolment process.
A condition of enrolment on this course is that you will attend at least 80% of the sessions. The first time you enrol, you'll need to provide evidence of your citizenship or residency by presenting your passport or other documentation. You can present this at the office or email a copy to us.
Adobe Illustrator is vector-based graphic design software that is fun to use and easy to learn. It integrates seamlessly with the other Adobe Creative Suite programmes such as Photoshop and InDesign.
This beginner-level course is designed for those who have no experience of Illustrator and is an introduction to this powerful software. You'll explore the main features of Illustrator, used for creating logos, letterheads, business cards etc and will work on some simple projects during the class.
Please bring a USB stick to take home your work. This course is held in a college computer suite on Windows/PC with Adobe Cloud 2019. Bring your lunch for weekend courses.
Strong general computer skills are required. If you wish to practise overnight, you'll need access to the software at home. Adobe may offer a free trial of their software (adobe.com). At Selwyn College, we are currently using Adobe Cloud 2019 version on our computers.
Class size limited to 10 students.
This course is taught at a level to suit those who are completely new to Illustrator. Please check with the office if you are not a total beginner and want to discuss whether this course could assist you.