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Creative Effects with Illustrator

Free Seminar

Adobe Illustrator has some powerful features for creating and enhancing graphics. In this seminar we’ll create a poster by compositing artwork drawn in Illustrator with various effects and photos into a unified color scheme. Numerous techniques and tips will be covered in this free class. Continue learning more in our Illustrator classes or books.

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What You’ll Learn

  • Appearance Panel & Effects
  • Multiple Fills & Strokes 
  • Live Effects (applied to artwork and live type)
  • Transform Effect: used to create a pattern like step and repeat
  • Transparency: Opacity Masks & Blending Modes
  • Scatter Brushes
  • Importing Photos and applying effects to them in Illustrator
Creative Effects with Illustrator
  • Students learning graphic design & coding at Noble Desktop

    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 hands-on at Noble Desktop

    30 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.

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From our hands-on training style to world-class instructors and proprietary curriculum, we deliver a learning experience our alumni can be proud of.