ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5 (ACE) COURSE
Adobe CS5 Courses (ACA) & (ACE)
Book Based with Free Online Practice Exams
Approximate Study Time
60 Hours (Self Study)
You can spread the payments for this course
over 4 monthly payments.
Initial payment of £50.00
Followed by 3 monthly
payments of £25.00
Approximate Delivery Time
1-2 Working Days (Courier Service)
The Adobe Illustrator CS5 (ACE) Course is designed to help students prepare for the Adobe Certified Expert Illustrator CS5 examination. All course materials are officially endorsed by Adobe.
The course consists of Officially endorsed ACE Courses books, accompanying CD Romís containing exercise files and online CertBlaster Exam Preparation Software.
Please Note: This course is not compatible with Apple Mac Computers.
Adobe Illustrator CS5 Basics Course Book:
This course book covers the fundamentals of Illustrator CS5, which is used primarily to work with vector-based graphics.
After getting familiar with the Illustrator CS5 environment, students will learn how to create a simple illustration by creating and manipulating shapes and by drawing and editing paths. Students will also learn how to apply color, gradients, and transparency. They will then learn how to work with text and layers.
The following topics are covered: The Illustrator environment; Navigation; and Adobe Help.
- Unit 2: Creating a Simple Illustration
The following topics are covered: Create a new document; Basic shapes; Manipulate shapes; and Export an illustration.
- Unit 3: Applying Basic Color
The following topics are covered: Apply color; Stroke options; and The Eyedropper tool.
The following topics are covered: Raster images; Basic drawing; and Select and edit paths.
- Unit 5: Working with Text
The following topics are covered: Adding text; and Altering text.
The following topics are covered: Layers; and Manipulate layers.
- Unit 7: Working with Fills & Colors
The following topics are covered: Swatch libraries; Gradients; and Transparency.
- Unit 8: Adjusting Typography
The following topics are covered: Flow type; Format text; Edit text; and ACE Exam Objectives.
Adobe Illustrator CS5 Advanced Course Book:
Students will learn the more advanced techniques for working with paths, masks, fills, and strokes. Students will also learn how to use transformation tools, envelopes, filters, effects, and graphic styles. In addition, students will learn how to convert raster images to vector art and how to manage color settings, color separations, and print specifications. Finally, students will learn how to work with slices and how to optimize and export images for the Web.
- Unit 1: Manipulating Paths
The following topics are covered: Path commands; and Masks.
- Unit 2: Enhancing Fills & Strokes
The following topics are covered: Multiple fills and strokes; Colors; Patterns; Brushes; and Symbols.
- Unit 3: Transforming Shapes
The following topics are covered: Transformation tools; Envelopes; Liquify shapes; and 3D effects.
- Unit 4: Effects & Graphic Styles
The following topics are covered: Effects; and Graphic styles.
- Unit 5: Converting Raster Images to Vector Art
The following topics are covered: Trace raster images; and Live Paint.
- Unit 6: Printing Illustrations
The following topics are covered: Color management; Print specifications; and Color separations.
- Unit 7: Web Files & Graphs
The following topics are covered: Slices; Web graphics; Graphs; and ACE Exam Objectives.
There are no particular entry requirements as the course is set out for beginners although students will require their own version of Adobe Illustrator CS5 to complete the course.
Course Duration & Support:
Students may register at any time. The courses are designed as self-study courses but if you have any problems you can email our support service. As the course is self study you can complete in as little or as long a time as you prefer, and we do not impose a cut-off date for study.
Assessment is in the form an Adobe Certified Expert Examination. Examinations are in a multiple choice/multiple answer format and are 90 minutes in length each.
On Completion of Course, you can apply for your internationally recognised Adobe Illustrator CS5 9A0-144 Examination.
Examinations must be sat at a registered Pearson VUE testing centre and are currently £104.00 + VAT each. You can locate testing centres and schedule appointments on their Website: Pearson Vue Website.
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