Illustrator Advanced

Course Content (one day)

Lesson 1: Graphic Formats
• Graphic File Formats
• Importing
• Exporting
• Tracing Raster Images
• Converting Vector Graphics to Raster
• Applying Filters to Raster Images

Lesson 2: Patterns
• Creating Patterns
• Applying Patterns to Objects
• Seamless Patterns
• Transforming Patterns
• Path Patterns
• Editing Patterns

Lesson 3: Efficiency Boosters
• Artboard Size
• Drawing On Angles
• Using Elements in Multiple Documents
• Enhancing Performance

Lesson 4: Advanced Type
• Setting Display Type
• Type Shortcuts
• Importing Text
• Linking Text
• Text Utilities
• Text Flow

Lesson 5: Preparing for Output
• Cleanup Filter
• Banding with Gradients and Blends

Lesson 6: Trapping
• How Does Trapping Compensate?
• How Much Trap Do I Need?
• Should I Choke or Spread?
• Do All Abutting Colors Need Trapping?
• Should I Use Illustrator For Trapping?
• Trapping Filled Objects
• Trapping Lines
• Avoiding Unnecessary Trapping
• Pathfinder Trap Filter
• Trapping Text
• Overprinting Instead of Trapping

Lesson 7: Color Separations
• Output Resolution and Long Paths
• Crop Marks and Trim Marks
• Separation Setup
• Printing Separations

 

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