Adobe Illustrator CC


Adobe Illustrator CC is a self-paced 6 week, online programme that explores the explores the use of the popular graphic design software. The course uses practical projects to demonstrate the content areas. As a participant, you will cover a number of professional concepts to help you get started in the field, or provide new insights that can help you to grow your skills!

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Course Content:

  • Professional Project Setup
  • Logo Creation
  • Create Maps with Objects and Layers
  • Using Brushes and Colours
  • Background Symbols and Patterns
  • Trace and Paint
  • Design 3D Objects

Next Start Date: October 1st, 2021

Meeting Times: This Class is Fully Online. Upon enrollment, you will receive log-in details for our Virtual Classroom within 24 hrs.  You can access the online platform at any time that is convenient to you over the period of the course.

Hardware Requirements: Participants should have access to a reliable broadband internet service for the best experience on this course.

Software Requirements: Participants should have the latest version of the Google Chrome Browser installed. For the Adobe Illustrator aspect of the class you can use the trial software version to practice the concepts.

Meeting Times: This Class is Fully Online. Upon sign-up, you will receive log-in details for our Virtual Classroom within 24 hrs. You can submit your assignments anytime during the 6 week period, but you MUST complete and pass all assignments with a minimum score of 50% to be awarded the Certificate of Completion.

Each student that completes our training and assignments receives a Certificate of Completion from our institution. The certificate is awarded when all module quizzes are completed by the participant.

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A Closer Look at What You Will Learn

In this module, you learn many powerful tips and tricks to save you time and increase your productivity as you work on your Illustrator projects.

  • Preliminary Setup and the info layer
  • Panel and Workspace Setup
  • Using actions
  • Repeating Patterns
  • Setting Up Brushes
  • Colourization Methods, Shape Modes etc
  • Much more concepts

The tutorial begins by showing you how to work with basic Lines and Shapes, but quickly delves deeper by demonstrating the advanced attributes of Strokes, Fills and Gradients. In a very short time, you will have a thorough understanding of the intrinsic power of these components. It then moves on to show you the power of the Pen tool. Along the way, he also shares many of his special Pen tricks on how to best modify B.

  • Fills, Strokes and Gradients
  • The Pen Tool
  • Working with layers
  • Transforming with Tools/ Advanced Transforms
  • Working with Texts
  • Much More Concepts
  • Layer basics and tricks
  • Placing other artwork
  • Links and embedding
  • Isolation Mode
  • Artboards
  • The Path Finder
  • The Shape Builder
  • Clipping Masks
  • Much More Content
  • When designing repetitive objects in Adobe Illustrator, there’s a palette of techniques you can use to enhance your creative process. Whether you’re working with a simple pattern or even a complex tessellation these tools, when used to their full potential, are designed to save you a lot of time while simultaneously expanding your creative potential! This course shows you how to deploy both the Symbols and Pattern tools to do just that!
  • Learn how powerful Symbols are in Illustrator CC! You’ll see everything from the very basics of symbol creation to the advanced techniques you can employ to transform what may have started out as a simple object into a vast array of complex interrelated objects of varying shapes, sizes, colours and styles… all with just a few simple clicks and drags!
  • Next up, you’ll learn the power of Patterns. You’ll learn the pattern building process, step by step, showing you all the options and illustrating some of his favourite pattern creation techniques.
  • Look at a variety of different tracing types and techniques for digitising different kinds of real-world media. The course also highlights the exciting automatic tracing functions that Illustrator offers, but and shows you the special tricks that are still needed to give your illustrations that human touch!You then see how to colour your new digital tracings. The exciting new Live Paint features which make colouring a snap is covered! See how fast and fun it is to colour artwork in Illustrator CC!Experience how artwork cleanup can be fun with so many “power tools” at your fingertips- numerous ways of ensuring that your artwork is in its cleanest form before and after you bring it in to Illustrator. Finally you see how to build Brushes, Patterns and even 3D Objects from your freshly coloured digital tracings!

There is an inherent excitement when taking 2D objects and making them 3 Dimensional. It’s as if you are somehow bringing them closer to real-life. In this course, see the excitement around Creating 3D objects in Illustrator CC.

Explore how easy it is to create a 3D solid shape by performing a Revolve with a 2D outline in 3D space. Once you’ve created the 3D shape, you then see how intuitive it is to edit the 2D object, which automatically updates its 3D form! Fantastic!

You’ll then explore the classic technique of creating extruded 3D Text… the Illustrator way. Accelerate your learning into other kinds of 3D extrusions and shows you advanced methods on how to edit and map artwork onto these objects. Along the way, the trainer shares numerous additional pro tips, packing more value into this already action-packed course.

Next, venture into the area of Perspective Planes and their associated tools.See how by making full use of the Perspective tools available in Illustrator CC, you can effortlessly add attractive artwork to existing photographs… while easily maintaining one, two or more perspective points!

By the end of this inspiring course, you’ll be excited by the possibilities of using all 3 dimensions to their fullest in your professional Illustrator projects. What’s more… Illustrator might just become your new favorite 3D program!

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DianJen A nationally recognized Arts Education Organisation, registered with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture & the Arts in Trinidad and Tobago
Founded in 2012, DianJen (Dye-an-Jen) is a Music Industry Training, Production and Management Consulting Firm, based in Gasparillo, Trinidad and Tobago. The company was formed in response to the need for high quality training for stakeholders in the Caribbean Music and Entertainment Industry and to provide upcoming artists with recording and international promotional opportunities.
DianJen has a track record of excellence, working with hundreds of young persons and competently delivering several camps in partnership with the Ministry of Community Development, Culture and the Arts since 2013!

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This course is open to everyone with an interest in the content. There are no formal age or academic requirements for entry!

Yes! All participants completing the programme and coursework assignments receive a Certificate of Completion from our school.

This is a 6-week professional development programme for persons wanting to gain a solid understanding of the content areas. As a ‘short course’, this programme has not been accredited by any state or thrid-party body at this time.

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Tuition Fees & Payment Plans

For Trinidad & Tobago Residents

$350 TTD Full Payment
  • Full Course Tuition
  • DianJen Certificate of Completion

For Caribbean and International Residents

$55 USDFull Payment
  • Full Course Tuition
  • DianJen Certificate of Completion