Short Course Online

Adobe Illustrator - Beginners

London College of Fashion

2 days
410 GBP/full
410 GBP/full
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Learn from design experts how to use the Adobe Illustrator CC interface, create vector shapes and export files to create outstanding illustrations and graphics in this Adobe Illustrator - Beginners course from London College of Fashion.


This Adobe Illustrator - Beginners course from London College of Fashion will teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator, an industry standard software for vector graphics. On the course you will learn the fundamentals of the software and the skills to create vector illustrations.

Used by designers for creating patterns, Illustrator allows designers to scale up to any size without losing quality. As part of Adobe Creative Suite it integrates seamlessly with InDesign, Photoshop and Flash.

Course Outcomes

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

  • Make a simple and impactful logo design
  • Make a professional looking vector illustration
  • Incorporate bitmap and vector images onto an integrated design

Programme Structure

Topics covered

  • Creating vector shapes
  • Creating and amending a path
  • The pen tool
  • Colours and fills
  • Gradients
  • Strokes and fill effects
  • Basic typography - outlining in text
  • Grouping vector elements
  • Isolation mode
  • Pathfinder and compound shapes
  • Using patterns
  • Symbols and the symbol sprayer
  • Incorporating bitmap images - linking files

Key information


  • Part-time
    • 2 days

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There is no strict deadline, but we take enrolments until each course is full, so we recommend booking early to avoid disappointment.



Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

To take part in the Online sessions you will need:

  • An up-to-date web browser (we recommend Chrome)
  • Microphone and headphones (a headset with a microphone function is recommended. The built-in microphone in your device would also be fine)
  • Webcam
  • Strong Internet connection - we recommend a minimum of 2 Mbps download, and 1 Mbps upload, faster if possible. 
Please bring for the first session:
  • notebook and pen

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    410 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 GBP for the full programme during 2 days.
  • National

    410 GBP/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 410 GBP for the full programme during 2 days.


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