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Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud 2017 Express Training New Toronto Group

"Adobe Illustrator CC 2017 Express" is 1 day course that covers the Illustrator CC 2017 essentials needed to help you get started with the tool in an effective manner. 

This course includes training on the core introductory Illustrator CC 2017 features and provides a quick but thorough understanding of the product. The class material is delivered at a brisk pace but adequate time is provided for students to follow all instructor walkthroughs and complete all hands-on exercises.

NOTE: At NTG, we always try to teach the latest versions of Adobe software. However, if you haven't upgraded yet, you should know that all of our Creative Cloud Illustrator classes cover features that will work in earlier versions of Illustrator (including CS6, CS5.5, and CS5). The instructor will let you know if you are seeing something that is new to Creative Cloud and will refer to prior versions as well.


$595 CDN / $595 USD


1 Day


There are currently no public training classes scheduled.  Call us to schedule training for you or your team.


Because of the amount of material we cover in this class, we do require students to be comfortable using a mouse, opening and saving files, and the general operations of computers.  We highly recommend working with the application tutorial before coming to the course.


Lesson 1 - Illustrator Essentials

  • The work area
  • The toolbar
  • The palettes
  • Creating a new artboard
  • Creating several artboards
  • Navigating around your artboards
  • Preview vs outline mode
  • Preferences

Lesson 2 - Drawing simple line art and basic shapes

  • Resizing objects
  • Selecting artwork
  • Adding a fill or stroke colour
  • Outline vs preview mode
  • Cloning objects

Lesson 3 - Adding Colour

  • Creating colours
  • Using Live Paint
  • Adding a symbol to your artwork
  • Expanding the symbol
  • Selecting same colour objects
  • Creating a colour group
  • Using the Colour panel
  • Adding Pantone colours
  • Adding effects 

Lesson 4 - Working With and Formatting Text

  • Placing type
  • Formatting type
  • Paragraph and character styles
  • Advanced techniques with text
  • Text on a path
  • Warping text
  • Text in a shape
  • Creating outlines

NTG TV - Illustrator CC Training Video Links

Illustrator CC Training, Illustrator CC Touch Type Tool    Illustrator CC Touch Type Tool - Published on 15 Jan 2014
This video is about Illustrator CC's new Touch Type Tool. Transform, scale rotate individual letters and words without having to resort to converting text to outlines.

Illustrator CC Training, Illustrator CC Live Corners    Illustrator CC Live Corners - Published on 28 Feb 2014
This video is about the new Illustrator CC feature Live Corners.

Illustrator CC Training, Illustrator CC On-Art Free Transform    Illustrator CC On-Art Free Transform - Published on 2 Apr 2014
This video is about Illustrator CC On-Art Free Transform.