Adobe Illustrator CS5 Level 2


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 advanced skills in Illustrator CS5.

Course Objective:

You will create complex illustrations, manage color across a range of devices, work with graphs and variables, control how illustrations appear on print and the web, and preview them on mobile devices.

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

  • create complex illustrations
  • enhance complex illustrations
  • create a vector version of a raster graphic
  • create special effects
  • work with graphs
  • work with variables
  • prepare documents for composite and commercial printing
  • export graphics for the web and mobile devices


Students are recommended to take the following course or possess equivalent knowledge:

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The Course Curriculum for Adobe Illustrator CS5 Level 2:

Lesson 1: Creating Complex Illustrations

  • Topic 1A: Create a Custom Shape Using Simple Shapes
  • Topic 1B: Create Perspective Drawings
  • Topic 1C: Create Compound Paths
  • Topic 1D: Offset Paths
  • Topic 1E: Erase Shapes

Lesson 2: Enhancing Complex Illustrations

  • Topic 2A: Organize Objects with Layers
  • Topic 2B: Create Symbols
  • Topic 2C: Create a Pattern Swatch
  • Topic 2D: Create a Mesh
  • Topic 2E: Create Custom Brushes
  • Topic 2F: Apply Color Using Live Paint
  • Topic 2G: Recolor Artwork

Lesson 3: Creating a Vector Version of a Raster Graphic

  • Topic 3A: Trace Artwork
  • Topic 3B: Adjust the Results of Tracing
  • Topic 3C: Create a Custom Preset
  • Topic 3D: Convert a Traced Object to Paths

Lesson 4: Automating Tasks

  • Topic 4A: Apply Effects
  • Topic 4B: Create Masks
  • Topic 4C: Simplify Paths
  • Topic 4D: Create Blends
  • Topic 4E: Share Graphic Styles
  • Topic 4F: Create 3D Effects

Lesson 5: Working with Graphs

  • Topic 5A: Create a Graph
  • Topic 5B: Format a Graph

Lesson 6: Working with Variables

  • Topic 6A: Create Variables
  • Topic 6B: Create Data Sets

Lesson 7: Outputting Documents

  • Topic 7A: Set Up Color Management
  • Topic 7B: Preview an Overprint
  • Topic 7C: Apply Spot Colors
  • Topic 7D: Print a Composite Proof
  • Topic 7E: Create Color Separations
  • Topic 7F: Create an Adobe PDF File

Lesson 8: Exporting Graphics for the Web and Mobile Devices

  • Topic 8A: Convert Colors to Web-Safe Colors
  • Topic 8B: Work with Actions
  • Topic 8C: Export a File as an SWF File
  • Topic 8D: Create Slices
  • Topic 8E: Add Interactivity to an SVG File
  • Topic 8F: Preview an Illustration for Mobile Devices

Appendix A: New Features in Adobe Illustrator CS5

Appendix B: Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) Objectives Mapping


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