Adobe Illustrator CC for Beginners

Elevate your creative skills with Adobe Illustrator

Secure a competitive advantage in the graphics-intensive digital landscape with Adobe Illustrator CC!

Adobe Illustrator CC for Beginners is a dynamic course designed to immerse you in the world of digital design. Learn the ropes of Adobe Illustrator, the industry's leading vector graphics editor widely used for crafting stunning illustrations, logos, icons, and striking typography.

In this engaging beginner's course, you'll gain a strong foundation in vector-based design, mastering the art of creating and manipulating scalable shapes, paths, and objects for optimal results. Dive into the Adobe Illustrator interface, get comfortable with its toolbox, and discover the effectiveness of keyboard shortcuts.

Your creative ideas find expression as we guide you on how to use tools like Pen, Pencil, and Direct Selection to create tangible artwork. You'll also become proficient in using Illustrator's typography capabilities, creating unique text effects and exploring advanced techniques such as text on a path.

Uncover the power of creative tools like Symbols and graphic styles, which are vital for efficient design output. Crucial technical aspects like file formats, resolution, and color modes won't be a mystery anymore as we delve into these topics, ensuring you have the know-how for optimal design results.

By the course end, you'll confidently export your designs across various digital platforms, maintaining top-notch quality and compatibility. Our beginner's course in Adobe Illustrator CC is your springboard to unlocking your design potential, equipping you with a competitive edge in this visually driven digital landscape.

By the end of this course, students will be able to:

  • Understand the principles of vector graphics for high-quality designs.
  • Learn to create and manipulate scalable shapes, paths, and objects.
  • Become familiar with Illustrator's workspace for efficient navigation.
  • Master the use of Illustrator's tools and keyboard shortcuts.
  • Customize the workspace for improved productivity.
  • Apply creative ideas into action using tools like Pen and Pencil.
  • Discover how to manipulate typefaces in Illustrator.
  • Learn to create unique text effects and outlines.
  • Explore advanced techniques such as text on a path.
  • Utilize creative tools like Symbols and graphic styles for output.
  • Understand the importance of file formats, resolution, and color modes.
  • Learn to export designs for different platforms with optimal quality.

Course Format

  • This is a video-led course. You can preview some videos below.
  • This course includes practice exercises.
  • This course is aimed at PC Excel users.

Course Certificate Included

This course includes an optional online quiz that will generate a course certificate upon completion.

14-Day Guarantee

We offer an unconditional, 14-day, full money-back guarantee, no questions asked. This is our way of ensuring you have complete confidence in your Stream Skill purchase. If you don’t learn, you don’t pay.

Why Trust Us?

Stream Skill is part of the Simon Sez IT family and has been in business 14+ years and taught over 1 million students in that time. We’ve created over 130 software training courses, 8,000+ video tutorials, and we’ve helped thousands of people across the world learn how to use Microsoft Office. We’ve now created Microsoft Excel courses for the last five versions and continue to help people get to grips with this essential tool.

Your Instructor

Simon Sez IT
Simon Sez IT
Simon Sez IT makes business and technical software simple to learn.

Our most important goal is to help learners build and strengthen your software skills. We focus on simplicity but explain things in the detail they deserve. Simon Sez IT subject matter experts bring passion, knowledge and practical insights to video-based courses and practice exercises – all designed to help learners immediately apply your new knowledge and master your learning goals.

This is why more than a million learners have relied on Simon Sez IT since 2008.

Course Curriculum

  Section 2: Creating New Documents
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  Section 8: Working with Strokes and Brushstrokes
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  Section 10: Styles and The Appearance Panel
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  Section 11: Working with Symbols
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  Section 12: Exporting Content
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  Section 13: Course Close
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Frequently Asked Questions

When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
How long do I have access to the course?
How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like - across any and all devices you own.
What if I am unhappy with the course?
We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 14 days and we will give you a full refund.
Can I try a course I'm interested in before I purchase a course or membership?
Absolutely. The first set of videos for each course is free. Our thinking is that this allows you to hear the teacher's voice and see the visuals. To watch a free video, just click onto the course of interest. Then click the video lesson that has the “Preview" button.
What if I have questions or problems while I'm watching my tutorial?
Should you have any problems using the system, we offer free technical support to customers. Just send an email to [email protected] and we will respond promptly.
Can I get my money back if I'm not satisfied?
We offer an unconditional 14-day full money back guarantee – with no questions asked. As a result, you can rest assured that you can make your purchase in complete confidence. Our motto is “If you don't learn, you don't pay." Thanks to our 14 days risk-free offer, you can test-drive a course and make sure it's what you had in mind. We are committed to your total satisfaction!
If I register for a monthly or annual membership, will my credit card get charged automatically at the end of each pay period?
If you sign up for a monthly or annual membership, your subscription will renew automatically. Customers are welcome to cancel their recurring subscription at any time.
Will your videos work with Mac computers?
All of our courses are compatible with both Windows (PC) and Mac computers.
Will your videos work with iPhone, iPads, and Android devices?
All of our courses are compatible with iPhones and iPads and most Android devices. If you are looking to confirm that it works for you, feel free to view the free preview videos offered for each course.
Can I view your online training from any computer?
Any computer or mobile device with an Internet connection can be used for our online training courses.
Do you offer any online quizzes or testing tools?
We offer online testing for over 90% of our courses. Testing is also available with our newly published courses. The course tests can be simply used as testing tools or to earn a Certificate of Completion for a given course. The Certificate of Completion can be earned with a passing grade of 70%.
Do you offer Certificates of Completion?
We offer Certificates of Completion for courses and Test Certificates on courses that offer an online quiz (currently over 80% of our courses). The Certificates of Completion are automatically generated when you complete a course, and the Test Certificates are offered as part of the online test/quiz, which accompanies the course. You will need a passing grade of 70% in order to receive a Certificate. The quizzes are based solely on course content.
Do you offer discounts for non-profits or educational institutions?
Yes, we offer 20% off discounts to non-profit, educational, and government agencies. Contact [email protected] for more information.
Where is Simon Sez IT located?
Simon Sez IT is located in sunny Florida, USA.
How long have you been in business?
We started our company in 2008 with our first course for Excel 2007. Since that time, our company has published over 140 courses. Our training is used in over 180 countries worldwide.
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