Basic

Lesson 1: Introducing Illustrator CC

  • Topic A: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
  • Topic B: Evaluate Graphics Scalability
  • Topic C: Navigate the User Interface
  • Topic D: Customize the User Interface

Lesson 2: Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes

  • Topic A: Create Documents
  • Topic B: Save Documents
  • Topic C: Draw Basic Shapes

Lesson 3: Creating Documents Containing Customized Paths

  • Topic A: Draw Paths
  • Topic B: Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text

  • Topic A: Insert Text
  • Topic B: Apply Flow Text Along a Path
  • Topic C: Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
  • Topic D: Apply Text Styles
  • Topic E: Insert Typographical Characters

Lesson 5: Customizing Objects

  • Topic A: Import, Place, and Link Graphics
  • Topic B: Alter the Appearance of Objects

Lesson 6: Customizing Basic Shapes

  • Topic A: Apply Strokes and Brushes
  • Topic B: Fill Shapes
  • Topic C: Apply Graphics Styles
  • Topic D: Distort Text with Text Envelopes

Lesson 7: Preparing Documents for Deployment

  • Topic A: Update Text
  • Topic B: Wrap Text
  • Topic C: Hyphenate Text
  • Topic D: Optimize Content for Print
  • Topic E: Optimize Content for the Web
  • Topic F: Optimize Content for PDF Documents

Advanced

Lesson 1: Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • Topic A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • Topic B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • Topic C: Organize Artwork with Layers
  • Topic D: Create a Perspective Drawing
  • Topic E: Trace Artwork

Lesson 2: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

  • Topic A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • Topic B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Topic C: Paint with Custom Brushes
  • Topic D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Topic E: Apply Meshes to Objects
  • Topic F: Apply Patterns

Lesson 3: Customizing Colors and Swatches

  • Topic A: Manage Colors
  • Topic B: Customize Swatches
  • Topic C: Manage Color Groups
  • Topic D: Adjust Color

Lesson 4: Formatting Type

  • Topic A: Set Character Formats
  • Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type

Lesson 5: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

  • Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
  • Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
  • Topic C: Apply a Mask to an Object
  • Topic D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets

Lesson 6: Preparing Content for Deployment

  • Topic A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Topic B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Topic C: Create Slices and Image Maps
  • Topic D: Save Graphics for the Web
  • Topic E: Prepare Documents for Video
  • Topic F: Prepare Files for Other Applications
  • Lesson 7: Setting Project Requirements

    • Topic A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
    • Topic B: Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
    • Topic C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities