• Objectives

    • Create Graphics design
    • Identify the purpose, audience, and audience needs for preparing graphics
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to create documents
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to use drawing and shape tools
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to use type tools
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to use scanned or photographic images
    • Demonstrate the ability to create realistic graphics
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to modify and transform objects
    • Identifying Design Elements Used When Preparing Graphics
    • Demonstrate knowledge of design principles, elements, and graphic composition
    • Demonstrate knowledge of graphic resolution, graphic size, and graphic file formats for web, video, and print
    • Demonstrate knowledge of typography
    • Demonstrate knowledge of the use of symbols and representative graphics
    • Understand key terminology when working with graphics
    • Understanding Adobe Illustrator
    • Identify elements of the Illustrator user interface and demonstrate knowledge of their functions
    • Use nonprinting design tools in the interface
    • Demonstrate an understanding of and select the appropriate features and options required to manage color, pattern, and gradient swatches
    • Demonstrate an understanding of vector drawing concepts
    • Demonstrate knowledge of how to work with brushes, symbols, graphic styles, and patterns
    • Demonstrate knowledge of layers and masks
    • Import, export, and save files
    • Archive, Export, and Publish Graphics Using Adobe Illustrator
    • Demonstrate knowledge of preparing graphics for web, print, and video