Adobe Illustrator CS5 Level 1


TCCIT Solutions provides high quality, affordably priced, training classes in Adobe Illustrator CS5. With experienced instructors and a convenient midtown NYC location, we offer Adobe Illustrator CS5 courses for the corporate community. TCCIT Solutions offers group classes and private tutoring to beginner and more advanced corporate clients in Adobe Illustrator CS5. We offer onsite training or classes at our facility on 34th Street and Madison in New York City.


This course is designed for students who desire the knowledge of the basic skills in Illustrator CS5.

Course Objective:

You will use Adobe Illustrator CS5 to create illustrations that include graphics and text.

Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  • get acquainted with the Adobe Illustrator CS5 application
  • create shapes in a document
  • create custom paths
  • work with text in an Illustrator document
  • work with objects.
  • enhance documents
  • proof documents to make them more accurate
  • save images for web and print


Students should have a basic understanding of Windows, including how to use files and folders.

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The Course Curriculum for Adobe Illustrator CS5 Level 1:

Lesson 1: Getting Acquainted with Adobe Illustrator CS5

  • Topic 1A: Examine Imaging Concepts
  • Topic 1B: Explore the Interface
  • Topic 1C: Customize the Interface

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Topic 2A: Create a Document
  • Topic 2B: Draw Basic Shapes
  • Topic 2C: Save a Document

Lesson 3: Creating Custom Paths

  • Topic 3A: Draw Paths
  • Topic 3B: Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Working with Text

  • Topic 4A: Insert Text
  • Topic 4B: Flow Text on a Path
  • Topic 4C: Import Body Text
  • Topic 4D: Format Text with Styles
  • Topic 4E: Thread Text
  • Topic 4F: Apply Hyphenation
  • Topic 4G: Insert Typographic Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Objects

  • Topic 5A: Import Graphics
  • Topic 5B: Manipulate Objects

Lesson 6: Enhancing Documents

  • Topic 6A: Format Objects
  • Topic 6B: Apply Strokes
  • Topic 6C: Apply Gradients
  • Topic 6D: Apply Graphic Styles
  • Topic 6E: Apply an Envelope to Text

Lesson 7: Proofing a Document

  • Topic 7A: Wrap Text
  • Topic 7B: Find and Replace Text
  • Topic 7C: Fix Spelling Errors

Lesson 8: Saving Images for Web and Print

  • Topic 8A: Export Images for Print
  • Topic 8B: Save Images for the Web
  • Topic 8C: Save Images as PDFs

Appendix A: Organizing Assets Using Adobe Bridge

Appendix B: New Features in Adobe Illustrator CS5


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