Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp
30

Wednesday, 30 June

12 7 pm EDT

$250 USD
Cost
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp | June 30

Brockett Horne Photo


Chair of Graphic Design, Maryland Institute College of Art

30

Wednesday, 30 June

12 7 pm EDT

Online

Anywhere
Online
$250 USD
Cost
$250 USD
Total

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Workshop

Bring your creative ideas to life with Adobe Illustrator, the industry-standard vector graphics software, used by designers and illustrators who want to create digital graphics, logos, illustrations, and original typography. This workshop is designed to get you up and running with Adobe Illustrator in just one day. The focus will be on step-by-step instruction leading students through the most important tools and concepts in Illustrator.

General Assembly’s classes, workshops & events are for recreational purposes and are not regulated by the bureau of proprietary school supervision.

If this class is recorded, students will be sent the recording link within 7 days after class completion by email. Students are encouraged to download and save any shared materials (worksheets, deck if applicable) during class for later reference as they are not be shared by email.

Takeaways

  • Learn the basics: how to open a file, image trace, add text, create patterns, use layers and different brushes.
  • Learn to create vector line art illustrations using the pen tool and custom brushes.
  • Design an original vector logo or icon using Illustrator's essential tools.

Preparation

  • This is an introductory course designed for first time and beginner Illustrator users. No prior experience with Illustrator is required for this class.
  • Participants should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer, such as launching programs, creating folders, copying and pasting objects, downloading images, formatting text, finding and saving files.
  • The full version of Adobe Illustrator CC or the free 7-day trial version of it can be found here.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection (Mac preferred). You will need to have Adobe Illustrator version 2018 or higher already downloaded on your laptop at the start of class.
  • You will need access to a laptop or computer with a working webcam and microphone as well as a strong internet connection.
  • This class will occur completely online using Zoom.
  • Class setup information will be emailed to all students signed up around 24 hours before (and again an hour before) your class launches.
  • Each individual class participant must have purchased a ticket

About the Instructor

Brockett Horne Photo

Chair of Graphic Design,
Maryland Institute College of Art

Brockett Horne is a graphic designer who first learned of typography when examining billboards from the backseat of her parents station wagon along I-95 just outside of her hometown. She serves as chair of graphic design at Maryland Institute College of Art in Baltimore.

Her creative work is inspired by a desire to encourage the spectator to look intensely. She holds a B.F.A. from Carnegie Mellon University, an M.F.A. from Rhode Island School of Design (with double thesae in art history and graphic design), and is an active member of the AIGA, SEGD, and CAA.

She is a past Rotary International Scholar, has been exhibited and honored with multiple design awards, and has work in the permanent collection of the RISD Museum of Art. Her extensive client list as principal of eyedear studio includes: Baltimore Museum of Art, Johns Hopkins University, Taproot Foundation, Polaris Project, and First Night/First Works. She holds pride in her extraordinary stamina for visiting museums.

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