Illustrator: The Basics

Learning Objectives

  • Gain familiarity with Illustrator’s interface
  • Draw, edit, and manipulate art elements
  • Work with the Shape tools
  • Work with the Pen tool
  • Create complex shapes by combining and transforming simple shapes
  • Learn how to save in various formats

Prerequisite Skills

  • Basic computer skills
  • Basic file management and organization skills

For a more in-depth look at the content of Illustrator: The Basics, view the title contents below.

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This course is part of an IT Training Certificate Series, which awards a certificate on successful completion of a final online exam. Learn more about the Media Design Certificate Series.