Adobe Illustrator CS2 Level 2

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					Adobe Illustrator CS2: Level 2
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COURSE DESCRIPTION
You have probably used Illustrator to create simple illustrations and logos. However, you may now need
to create complex illustrations, print documents without any errors or color mismatches, or prepare
illustrations for the web. In this course, you will create complex, robust illustrations that go beyond those
you could create using Illustrator's basic tools.
COURSE OBJECTIVE:
You will create complex illustrations, manage color across a range of devices, and control how
illustrations print and appear on the web.
TARGET STUDENT:
Graphic designers or people switching into a design job or taking on design responsibilities. They will
have some previous experience with Illustrator.
PREREQUISITES:
Before taking this course, you should complete the following or have equivalent knowledge: Adobe
Illustrator CS2: Level 1
PERFORMANCE-BASED OBJECTIVES
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
                Create a complex illustration.
                Provide support for PDF and PSD files.
                Convert raster graphics to vector graphics.
                Color an artwork using the Live Paint feature.
                Create a poster.
                Export a graphic for the web.
                Apply color management so that colors match as closely as possible.
                Prepare documents for composite and commercial printing.




                       CALC/Canterbury Corp. ~ 400 Lanidex Plaza ~ Parsippany, NJ 07054
                           P: 973-781-9300 ~ F: 973-781-0939 ~ www.calccanterbury.com
                                                                          Adobe Illustrator CS2: Level 2
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COURSE CONTENT
LESSON 1: CREATING COMPLEX                              LESSON 5: CREATING A POSTER
ILLUSTRATIONS
                                                                    Simplify Paths
         Create Shapes Using the Pathfinder                        Create Clipping Masks
          Commands                                                  Create 3D Effects
         Create Compound Paths                                     Create Blends
         Offset Paths                                              Share Graphic Styles
         Apply Effects
                                                        LESSON 6: EXPORTING GRAPHICS FOR
         Create Symbols
                                                        THE WEB
         Create Custom Pattern Brushes
         Organize Objects with Layers                              Convert Colors to Web-Safe Colors
         Modify Global Colors                                      Create Slices
LESSON 2: PROVIDING SUPPORT FOR PSD                                 Add Interactivity to an SVG File
AND PDF FILES                                                       Export Web Graphics
                                                        LESSON 7: APPLYING COLOR
         Open Layered Photoshop
                                                        MANAGEMENT
          Documents
         Create an Adobe PDF File                                  Decide When to Use Color
LESSON 3: CREATING A VECTOR VERSION                                  Management
OF A RASTER GRAPHIC                                                 Set Up Color Management
                                                        LESSON 8: OUTPUTTING DOCUMENTS
         Manually Trace Raster Images
         Trace Artwork Automatically                               Print a Composite Proof
         Adjust the Results of a Tracing                           Create Color Separations
         Apply a Custom Preset
                                                        APPENDIX A: ADOBE® CERTIFIED EXPERT
         Convert a Tracing Object to Paths
                                                        (ACE) OBJECTIVE MAPPING
LESSON 4: COLORING ARTWORK USING
LIVE PAINT
         Apply Paint Using Live Paint
         Correct Gaps in Objects
         Convert Objects to Live Paint
          Groups




                    CALC/Canterbury Corp. ~ 400 Lanidex Plaza ~ Parsippany, NJ 07054
                       P: 973-781-9300 ~ F: 973-781-0939 ~ www.calccanterbury.com