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Adobe Illustrator: Fundamentals of Graphic Illustrations

Adobe Illustrator: Fundamentals of Graphic Illustrations

London College of Communication
Taught by
Antonello Romano


Adobe Illustrator is a widely used vector graphics editor commonly used in typesetting and logo graphic areas of design. Illustrator uses points, lines, curves, and shapes to represent images in computer graphics, which gives the freedom to create stunning patterns and artwork.

This course will give you the skills, techniques and confidence to master simple operations in Adobe Illustrator to create your own vector artwork.

Topics Covered

  • Terminology
  • Vectors
  • Toolbar
  • Type tools
  • Principles of aligning
  • Fill and stroke
  • Compound shapes and paths
  • Filters
  • Effects
  • Drawing tools

Course Outcomes

By the end of this course you should be able to:

  • Use techniques such as fill and stroke, compound paths and patterns with confidence
  • Demonstrate an understanding of sophisticated drawing tools such as Gaussian Blur and effects including Drop Shadows and Glows
  • Create beautiful and impressive vector artworks

Who Should Attend
Designers, illustrators, web developers and enthusiasts wishing to use Adobe Illustrator confidently and creatively


Follow Up Courses
After you have completed this course you may want to continue your Adobe education with Adobe InDesign: Beginners or learn Design For Digital Print Production.

Customised Training

We also offer bespoke Adobe Illustrator courses for groups, individuals and businesses. To find out more, visit our Customised Training page.

Tutor Description

Antonello Romano is a marketing professional with more than 20 years experience developing and implementing traditional and digital marketing strategies within both the private and public sectors. Antonello’s main areas of focus include usex experience and digital strategy. 

He takes a user-centric approach to help organizations make ustrategy decisions and has worked with leading brands including the British Council, BBC, Cohn Wolfe, BNP Paribas Real Estate, as well as small organisations, and start-ups.


Please bring a USB stick to save your work

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