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Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp | September 30

$250 USD each
Thursday, 30 September, 2021
12 7 pm EDT
Online

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

Chana Messer Photo

Fine Artist, Designer, Trainer and Software Evangelist

Chana works independently at her design studio Mac in Art, offering creative consulting, technical skills and art direction. She contributes to the Creative Community with tutorials, advice and resources through her Adobe User Group, Adobe affliated programs, webinars, Online venues and industry events.

Chana is an Adobe Certifed Expert, Adobe Partner, Adobe Community Professional, a member of the Adobe Freelance Team, Adobe Education Leader and an Adobe User Group Manager. As such she has been invited to present at Adobe events across the U.S. and overseas.

Teaching at the university level for 30+ years in the fields of Fine Art and Digital Imaging. Photoshop Mentor at USC School of Cinematic Arts. Adobe ACA instructor at Anneberg School of Journalism, USC.

Chana is an exhibiting artist you can see her art at "Not Digital Spark Presentation."

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