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Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner

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Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner
Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner


Learn the fundamental features of Adobe Illustrator and start your journey to create wonderful vector images with the Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner course.

At first, you will learn the things you can do with Illustrator and the importance of using Illustrator. The course familiarizes you with the Illustrator interface and shows you some of the basic features of Illustrator.

The techniques of measuring and transforming objects, the use of shape tools, and the procedures of using the keyboards to control the tools fast will be discussed in the course. After that, the course shows you the techniques of applying fills and strokes so that you can fill your objects with colors, and able to put a stroke outside. Then the course explains the setting type and shows you some of the text tools. Next, the course discusses the various types of brushes and how to paint with the brushes. A detailed discussion will be presented on the strategies of applying effects such as shadow, transparency, etc.

Finally, you will learn how to export your files from Illustrator so that you can share your works with others.


This course does not involve any MCQ test. Students need to answer assignment questions to complete the course, the answers will be in the form of written work in pdf or word. Students can write the answers in their own time. Once the answers are submitted, the instructor will check and assess the work.


After completing and passing the course successfully, you will be able to obtain an Accredited Certificate of Achievement. Certificates can be obtained either in hard copy at a cost of £39 or in PDF format at a cost of £24.

Who is this Course for?

Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner is certified by CPD Qualifications Standards and CiQ. This makes it perfect for anyone trying to learn potential professional skills.

As there is no experience and qualification required for this course, it is available for all students from any academic background.


Our Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner is fully compatible with any kind of device. Whether you are using Windows computer, Mac, smartphones or tablets, you will get the same experience while learning. Besides that, you will be able to access the course with any kind of internet connection from anywhere at any time without any kind of limitation.

Career Path

After completing this course you will be able to build up accurate knowledge and skills with proper confidence to enrich yourself and brighten up your career in the relevant job market.

Course Curriculum

Introduction FREE 00:01:00
Introduction to Illustrator
Why Adobe Illustrator? 00:03:00
Using Selection Tools 00:02:00
Creating New Documents 00:08:00
Saving Adobe Illustrator Files 00:06:00
Navigating the Interface 00:08:00
Managing Workspaces 00:05:00
Drawing Basics
Creating Shapes 00:13:00
Using the Drawing Tools 00:10:00
Mastering the Pen Tool 00:09:00
Editing Shapes 00:08:00
Grouping and Aligning Shapes 00:06:00
Understanding Layers 00:06:00
Putting it all Together 00:07:00
Measuring and Transforming Objects
Working with Rules and Guides 00:05:00
Discovering the Transform Panel 00:08:00
Using Transform and Distort 00:04:00
Applying Fills and Strokes
Editing Fills with the Color Panel 00:08:00
Editing Fills with the Swatches Panel 00:09:00
Modifying Strokes 00:09:00
Creating Gradients 00:09:00
Using the Freeform Gradient 00:06:00
Setting Type
Using Type Tools 00:10:00
Discovering Type Panels 00:08:00
Working with Adobe Fonts 00:04:00
Painting with Brushes
Discovering the Brush Panel 00:06:00
Creating Custom Brushes 00:06:00
Using the Blob Brush 00:08:00
Applying Effects
Using the Appearance Panel 00:04:00
Understanding the Effects Menu 00:07:00
Exporting from Illustrator
Creating PDF’s 00:07:00
Exporting to Other Formats 00:08:00
Importing Adobe PDF´s 00:03:00
Understanding Metadata 00:04:00
Printing your Document 00:07:00
Course recap 00:01:00
Resources – Adobe Illustrator CC Beginner 00:00:00

Course Reviews


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  1. Jodie Fitzgerald


    Fills and strokes were my favorite part of this course. I was hooked in the laptop. So excited to get my certificate!

  2. Kiera Rees


    A very clear-cut, to the point course. Awesome!

  3. Mohammad Wilson


    Recently got a job in an Advertising Agency after the completition of this course. They’re super impressed with my work.

  4. Summer O'Brien


    This is a basic illustration course which everyone should learn. I got myself a job as a Graphic Designer!

  5. Daisy Burrows


    Superb course! I learnt about illustration in no time!

  6. Corey Bolton


    I can’t wait to include this skill in my CV. Thank you John Academy for making this possible!

  7. Dominic Morton


    The course covers all the basic and fundamental information during the first few modules making me comfortable. I loved their step by step approach of teaching. Remarkable!

  8. Corey Booth


    I knew nothing about Illustration but seeing the job market, i decided to take up this course. Trust me I don’t regret. It is worth every penny.

  9. Spencer Morton


    Illustration always seemed like a difficult course to me until I got enrolled here. A very simple and understandable course that is worth looking into.

  10. Scott Palmer


    Although I was familiar with Adobe Illustrator before, this course literally showed the techniques that I can implement to make myself efficient and more professional.




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