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Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator

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Graphic Design & Illustration using Adobe Illustrator

Course Overview

Operating System: Windows 

Software Version: Illustrator CC

Adobe Illustrator is a comprehensive vector graphics software that allows anyone to create a sophisticated artwork at their fingertips. For anyone beginning to learn illustrator, this course will be their ideal starting point. This course will impart you the knowledge to create and modify objects and expandable graphical vectors with this powerful drawing software.

Who Should Attend

  • Individuals who are keen to learn and use this graphics designing software to create high-quality prints or vectors which do not compromise in resolution when you expand them
  • Graphic designers, print collaterals designers or anyone who needs image editing for professional results
  • Marketing and advertising professionals who want to add visual impact to their campaigns

Course Duration

3 Days / 21 Hours

Course Outline

Module 1: Project Planning

  • Who Youre Talking for and Who Youre Talking to
  • Discovering Client Goals
  • Finding the Target Audience
  • The Golden Rule for Client Work
  • Make use of the resources
  • Think 
  • Pick and Plan
  • Feedback Loop

Module 2: The Principles of design

  • The Principles of Emphasis or Focal Point
  • The Principles of Contrast
  • The Principles of Unity
  • The Principles of Variety
  • The Principles of Balance
  • The Principles of Proportion or Scale
  • The Principles of Repetition and Pattern
  • The Principles of Movement and Rhythm 
  • Avoid the clichs (copyright issue)

Module 3: Document setup and working with Artboard for design

  • Create a new document
  • Arranging multiple documents
  • Exploring the workspace
  • Changing the view of artwork
  • Navigating multiple artboards
  • Using the artboards panel
  • Working with artboards

Module 4: Working with Layers for design

  • Understanding layers
  • Creating Layers and sublayers
  • Editing Layers and objects

Module 5: Types of drawing tools for design 

  • Drawing with basic shapes tools
  • Drawing lines
  • Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Drawing with the Pencil tool
  • Drawing with the Curvature tool
  • Joining with the Join tool
  • Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
  • Drawing with the Brushes tool
Module 6: Techniques for selecting artwork
  • Selection objects
  • Transforming content 
  • Aligning objects
  • Working with groups
  • Exploring object arrangement

Module 7: Placing raster images and converting raster images into vector artwork for design

  • Placing raster image files
  • Working with image links
  • Masking images 
  • Converting raster images to editable vector using Image Trace

Module 8: Using Colour, Colour Gradients, Live Paint and Patterns to enhance the design

  • Exploring colour modes
  • Working with Colour
  • Working with Live Paint 
  • Creating Patterns

Module 9: Creative uses of Effects, Graphic Styles and apply Symbols for design 

  • Using the Appearance panel
  • Using the Live Effects
  • Applying a Photoshop Effect
  • Using Graphic Styles
  • Working with Blended objects
  • Working with Symbols

Module 10: Working Type for design

  • Adding type
  • Formatting type
  • Resizing and reshaping type object
  • Wrapping text
  • Warping text
  • Working with type on a path
  • Creating text outlines

Module 11: Preparing production design materials or documents for print and web

  • Packaging a file
  • Creating a PDF
  • Creating pixel perfect drawing
  • Exporting artboards


The course assumes that you have completed the Microsoft Windows course or have the following equivalent Microsoft Windows knowledge and experience:

  • start and run Windows,
  • use the taskbar,
  • use the Start button,
  • use the Help feature,
  • use Minimize, Restore Down/Maximize, or Close,
  • use the left and right mouse buttons appropriately,
  • understand file management techniques, and
  • navigate between files, folders, or drives

Zoom requirement:

Note: Trainee does not match the latest Zoom version requirement may generate some inconvenience cause or issues.

Example: Blur screen resolutions, problem into breakout room, etc

Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator CC 2020 requirement:

1. Courses are conducting using a Laptop or Desktop (Mac or PC).

Note: No Tablet or Handphone

2. Courses are conducting using the latest Adobe 2020 version.

a) Trainees are advised to subscribe the 2020 version from Adobe Website or download the 7 days free trial version.

Note: Trial version may not come with the full version

b) Trainee who has the CS (Creative Suite) version or lower than 2020 CC (Creative Cloud) version may apply. 

Note: If they agree to practice without the new function key for 2020 version

Things that trainees to prepare before class:

  • Trainees are advised to subscribe the 2020 version from Adobe Website or download the 7 days free trial version
  • Adobe Photoshop or Illustrator application must be downloaded before class
  • Download free Dropbox application for downloading or sharing files during lessons
  • Download QR Scanner to scan QR code for course evaluation
  • Laptop or PC camera is functioning
  • Headset or earpiece is functioning

Please ensure that you downloaded adobe illustrator free trial on this link before you attend the course: 

Note: Trainee may be re-assign to the next run if things do not work out during the course.


Course Fee:

Full Course Fee

After Cat-C Funding for Company Sponsored

$2/hr Funding

Before GST

With GST

Funding Amount

Payable Fee Before GST

Payable Fee With GST






NTUC LearningHub Course Code: ADOBEIL

SSG SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0032772 

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture credit to offset course fees. (Course ID: CRS-N-0032772)
  • Companies can claim $2/hr funding from SSG (SkillsConnect Reference Number: CRS-N-0032772)
  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) with Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP)

Individual Sponsored

  • Eligible Singapore Citizens can use their SkillsFuture Credit to offset course fee payable
  • NTUC Members can enjoy up to 50% funding (capped at $250 per year) under Union Training Assistance Programme (UTAP).

Company Sponsored

  • # This course is supported by SSG with Cat-C Funding and Company sponsored candidates (Singapore Citizens and PRs) are eligible for $2/hr funding. Price indicated above is after funding.

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