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Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Instructor: Jasmine Greer University of Central Arkansas Community Education Course Syllabus Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Wednesday Evenings 6:00 – 8:00, September 14 – October 19, 2011 Instructor Information: Jasmine Greer Email: jgreer@pulaskitech.edu

Required Items: 1 flash drive for saving files (1 gigabyte or larger) Course Objectives and Course Content: 
The successful student will: • Learn the fundamentals tools of Adobe Illustrator • Learn a brief history of design and typography • Use Adobe Illustrator to complete a finished digital illustration, logo, or design Course Schedule: Week 1: • Brief history of design and typography • The Elements of Art and Principles of Design • Learning the interface Week 2: • Raster vs. Vector • Basic shape manipulation • Pen Tool and Brushes • Stroke/Fill • Transparency and Color Week 3: • Creating swatches • Symbols • Type • Blending Shapes Week 4:


Community  Education  Program,  Outreach  and  Community  Engagement,  UCA   501.450.3118  |  uca.edu/outreach  |  outreach@uca.edu     facebook.com/ucaoutreach    |  @ucaoutreach    |  flickr.com/ucaoutreach  |  youtube.com/ucaoutreach      

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Filters and Effects Working with photos Live paint

Week 5: • Gradients • Meshes • Preparing files for print or web Week 6: • Review • Final project help and critique  


illustrator  

Week 2: • Raster vs. Vector • Basic shape manipulation • Pen Tool and Brushes • Stroke/Fill • Transparency and Color Required Items: 1 flash...

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