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Introduction to Illustrator Taster

Entry level Year 11 and above*
DurationOne day
LocationThe Hub, Hamilton City Campus
Total cost $60 (GST inc) per student


15 March 2024
5 April 2024 
10 May 2024 - textile pathway
17 May 2024
9 August 2024
23 August 2024 - textile pathway
*Students will need to have an understanding and basic knowledge of computers.

What is it all about?

During this course, you will learn how to navigate Adobe Illustrator using industry-standard software (Adobe Creative Suite) in our computer lab. You will develop fundamental skills for creating vector imagery/illustration and typography and gain the ability to use tools including pen, shapes, brush, selection, layers, type, colours, and the pathfinder. By the end, you will be able to create multi-coloured designs using Adobe Illustrator. If you are interested in pursuing a career in design, this course is an excellent starter for you.

Textiles Pathway:
This pathway caters to specific needs for those interested in fashion illustration or laser-cutting textiles with advanced planning and discussion. Please email us to enquire more about this pathway.

What to bring and/or wear?

Please wear comfortable clothing and enclosed footwear. If you wish to keep your work from this course, please bring a USB stick.

Note: We will require student names three weeks before the course start date to create logins for our labs.

Are you ready to book?

Students, please talk to your careers advisor as you need to book through your school.

Careers advisors, please book using this Booking Form.

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