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Illustrator Intermediate

Illustrator Courses in New York City

This class is for students who took our Illustrator in a Day class, and wish to upgrade to the full Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp. Become proficient with Illustrator and its powerful vector capabilties, by learning to create logos, patterns, and packaging. You’ll learn continue to use the standard drawing tools, the Pen tool, type, compound paths, effects, layers, masks, patterns, blends, colors, and more.

Continue to master Illustrator’s vector Pen tool while we show you ways to easily create complex shapes out of easy to draw basic components. In the end you’ll be able to use these graphics and techniques on any graphic, whether it’s for print or web.

  • Small Classes
  • Computer Provided
  • Book included
  • Free Retake
  • NYC colorful bike poster using Live Color

    Use Layers and Live Color to quickly make big changes.

  • Car ad using Illustrator styles

    Use styles to keep your designs consistent and flexible.

  • Learn to use Colors, Gradients, Blend Modes, and Strokes.

  • Plane logo using Illustrator's clipping masks

    Get going with Clipping Masks and Blob Brushes.

  • Milk Duds 3D packaging created with Adobe Illustrator

    Master package design with 3D Effects.

  •  Door artwork created with Illustrator's compound paths

    Learn Compound Paths and Group Selection.

  • Shirt pattern using Adobe Photoshop & Illustrator

    Learn to use Photoshop and Illustrator together to get the best of both worlds.

Learn Adobe Illustrator in Hands-on Courses

In this class, you’ll create numerous graphics in class, using the standard drawing tools, the Pen tool, type, compound paths, effects, layers, masks, patterns, blends, colors, and more! Master the Pen tool, as well as learn to easily create complex shapes out of easy to draw basic components. In the end you’ll be able to use these graphics and techniques on any graphic, whether it’s for print or web.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Are there prerequisites for this course?

    Be comfortable with the basics of Illustrator. This class builds on our Illustrator in a Day class, so you should have equivalent knowledge.

  • Do I need to bring anything to the class?

    No. We provide computers (Mac or PC) with Illustrator installed. Choose your operating system at checkout.

  • Do you offer discounts or a payment plan for this course?

    Discounts

    Shorter courses such as this are already affordably priced and are not eligible for discounts.

    Payment Plan

    This course is not eligible for a payment plan, which is only available for programs priced at $2,495 and above. Read our Payment Plan FAQ for more details.

  • Can I take this course online (remote learning)?

    You may attend this training virtually (online) at the scheduled time the course is offered (New York, Eastern Time).

    How does attending “live online” work?
    • Students can attend this training remotely through screen sharing software (we use Zoom).
    • Participants can hear the instruction, ask questions, and even share their screen with the instructor.
    • For audio you can use your computer’s microphone/speakers or call a phone number that we’ll provide.
    • Classes are activity-based and taught by a live instructor, so we strongly encourage students who are local to the area to attend in person!

Learn Real-World Design & Coding Skills

“Noble Desktop is far and away the most efficient way of gaining computer graphics skills. They give real-world exercises to work on, teach best practices, and inspire many an ‘aha!’ moment. Highly recommended.”
Joanne Hu

Students learning graphic design & coding at Noble Desktop

29 Years of Experience

Since 1990 we have perfected the craft of teaching. If students get hung up on an issue, we tweak the class to make it better. We’re the longest running independent training center for code and design in NYC.

Students learning hands-on at Noble Desktop