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Course Description

This course builds on the skills, creative techniques, and concepts taught in Introduction to Adobe Illustrator. Students will learn more advanced techniques for working with paths, how to manipulate Bezier curves, how to use transparency and opacity masks, graphic styles, brush effects, symbols, pattern creation, and gradient mesh. Students will also learn how to use advanced transformation tools, envelopes, filters, effects, and graphic styles to produce professional-level illustrations and web graphics.

Advanced color, 3D effects, type effects and blending techniques to create isometric views for developing logos, icons, and technical drawings will be discussed. In addition, students will look at managing color settings, print specifications, graphic file formats, pre-press production and high-resolution printing. Students will also learn through presentations, discussions, and critiques.

This course is offered online by Ontario College of Art and Design (OCAD U) School of Continuing Studies; OCAD U course number CSDM-N226.

For online Adobe courses, students are responsible for purchasing their own software.

Learner Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion of this course, students will learn:     

    • Advanced techniques for working with paths, how to manipulate Bezier curves, how to use transparency and opacity masks, graphic styles, brush effects, symbols, pattern creation, and gradient mesh

    • The ability to use advanced transformation tools, envelopes, filters, effects, and graphic styles to produce professional-level illustrations and web graphics

    • Skills in advanced color, 3D effects, type effects and blending techniques to create isometric views for developing logos, icons, and technical drawings will be discussed

    • Skills to manage color settings, print specifications, graphic file formats, pre-press production and high-resolution printing

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Section Title
Intermediate Adobe Illustrator
Type
Online
Dates
Jul 29, 2024 to Aug 25, 2024
Delivery Options
Online-Asynchronous  
Course Fee(s)
Section Fees
Adobe Creative Cloud $250.00 Optional
Section Notes

Online courses are delivered in an asynchronous format through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questioning and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in a Continuing Studies online course at OCAD U.

Important: Online courses have firm start and end dates. Each assignment has its own deadline. Extensions are not granted.

As a continuing Studies student, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at https://canvascloud.ocadu.ca. If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: https://login.ocadu.ca/forgot. If you need further help, please contact us at continuingstudies@ocadu.ca.

After enrolling in a course, please allow up to 5 hours for your student data to migrate to Canvas.

Please note that courses may fill up early or be canceled due to low enrollment. Students are encouraged to register early, at least ten (10) days prior to the start date of the course.