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Adobe Graphic Design

XCAA 1021 - Illustrator Fundamentals - Windows

Become familiar with the Adobe Illustrator environment, and then learn how to create a simple illustration by creating and manipulating shapes and by drawing and editing paths. Explore how to apply color and gradients and work with text and layers. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Design Essentials Certificate and the Adobe Illustrator Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Comfortable using Windows, keyboard, and mouse.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Introducing Illustrator CC
    a.	Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
    b.	Evaluate Graphics Scalability 
    c.	Navigate the User Interface
    d.	Customize the User Interface
2.	Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes
    a.	Create Documents
    b.	Save Documents
    c.	Draw Basic Shapes
3.	Creating Documents Containing Customized Paths
    a.	Draw Paths
    b.	Modify Paths
4.	Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text
    a.	Insert Text
    b.	Apply Flow Text Along a Path
    c.	Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
    d.	Apply Text Styles
    e.	Insert Typographical Characters
5.	Customizing Objects
    a.	Import, Place, and Link Graphics
    b.	Alter the Appearance of Objects
    c.	Customizing Basic Shapes
    d.	Apply Strokes and Brushes
    e.	Fill Shapes
    f.	Apply Graphics Styles
   g.	Distort Text with Text Envelopes
6.	Preparing Documents for Deployment
    a.	Update Text
    b.	Wrap Text
    c.	Hyphenate Text
    d.	Optimize Content for Print
    e.	Optimize Content for the Web
    f.	Optimize Content for PDF Documents
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23293 008 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 10/19/16-10/20/16 RC 245 Faculty 2 of 7
23294 009 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 11/02/16-11/10/16 Off Campus OHEC 141 McAtee R 14 of 14

XCAA 1022 - Illustrator Advanced - Windows

Discover more advanced techniques for working with paths, masks, fills, and strokes in Adobe Illustrator. Explore how to customize colors and swatches, and enhance the appearance of artwork through effects and styles. Work with slices and optimize and export images for the Web. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Illustrator Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Illustrator Fundamentals or comparable knowledge.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Drawing Complex Illustrations
    a.	Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
    b.	Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
    c.	Organize Artwork with Layers
    d.	Create a Perspective Drawing
    e.	Trace Artwork
2.	Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
    a.	Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
    b.	Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
    c.	Paint with Custom Brushes
    d.	Add Transparency and Blending Modes
    e.	Apply Meshes to Objects
    f.	Apply Patterns
3.	Customizing Colors and Swatches
    a.	Manage Colors
    b.	Customize Swatches
    c.	Manage Color Groups
    d.	Adjust Color
4.	Formatting Type
    a.	Set Character Formats
    b.	Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
5.	Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
    a.	Apply Effects to an Object
    b.	Create Graphic Styles
    c.	Apply a Mask to an Object
    d.	Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
6.	Preparing Content for Development
    a.	Prepare Artwork for Printing
    b.	Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
    c.	Create Slices and Image Maps
    d.	Save Graphics for the Web
    e.	Prepare Documents for Video
    f.	Prepare Files for Other Applications
7.	Setting Project Requirements
    a.	Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
    b.	Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
    c.	Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
23295 005 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 10/05/16-10/13/16 RC 245 Knight N 7 of 7
23296 006 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 11/16/16-11/17/16 RC 245 McAtee R 7 of 7

Adobe Graphic Design

XCAA 1021 - Illustrator Fundamentals - Windows

Become familiar with the Adobe Illustrator environment, and then learn how to create a simple illustration by creating and manipulating shapes and by drawing and editing paths. Explore how to apply color and gradients and work with text and layers. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Design Essentials Certificate and the Adobe Illustrator Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Comfortable using Windows, keyboard, and mouse.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Introducing Illustrator CC
    a.	Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
    b.	Evaluate Graphics Scalability 
    c.	Navigate the User Interface
    d.	Customize the User Interface
2.	Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes
    a.	Create Documents
    b.	Save Documents
    c.	Draw Basic Shapes
3.	Creating Documents Containing Customized Paths
    a.	Draw Paths
    b.	Modify Paths
4.	Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text
    a.	Insert Text
    b.	Apply Flow Text Along a Path
    c.	Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
    d.	Apply Text Styles
    e.	Insert Typographical Characters
5.	Customizing Objects
    a.	Import, Place, and Link Graphics
    b.	Alter the Appearance of Objects
    c.	Customizing Basic Shapes
    d.	Apply Strokes and Brushes
    e.	Fill Shapes
    f.	Apply Graphics Styles
   g.	Distort Text with Text Envelopes
6.	Preparing Documents for Deployment
    a.	Update Text
    b.	Wrap Text
    c.	Hyphenate Text
    d.	Optimize Content for Print
    e.	Optimize Content for the Web
    f.	Optimize Content for PDF Documents
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50069 001 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 02/01/17-02/09/17 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
50070 002 MT----- 08:00-03:59 PM 03/13/17-03/14/17 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
50071 003 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 03/22/17-03/30/17 Off Campus OHEC 141 Faculty 14 of 14

XCAA 1022 - Illustrator Advanced - Windows

Discover more advanced techniques for working with paths, masks, fills, and strokes in Adobe Illustrator. Explore how to customize colors and swatches, and enhance the appearance of artwork through effects and styles. Work with slices and optimize and export images for the Web. This class can be taken as part of the Adobe Illustrator Specialist Certificate. Class textbook included in course fee. Textbooks distributed in first course meeting. Prerequisite: Illustrator Fundamentals or comparable knowledge.

CEU Hours: 1.4

Contact Hours: 14

Course Outline

1.	Drawing Complex Illustrations
    a.	Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
    b.	Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
    c.	Organize Artwork with Layers
    d.	Create a Perspective Drawing
    e.	Trace Artwork
2.	Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools
    a.	Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
    b.	Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
    c.	Paint with Custom Brushes
    d.	Add Transparency and Blending Modes
    e.	Apply Meshes to Objects
    f.	Apply Patterns
3.	Customizing Colors and Swatches
    a.	Manage Colors
    b.	Customize Swatches
    c.	Manage Color Groups
    d.	Adjust Color
4.	Formatting Type
    a.	Set Character Formats
    b.	Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
5.	Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork
    a.	Apply Effects to an Object
    b.	Create Graphic Styles
    c.	Apply a Mask to an Object
    d.	Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
6.	Preparing Content for Development
    a.	Prepare Artwork for Printing
    b.	Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
    c.	Create Slices and Image Maps
    d.	Save Graphics for the Web
    e.	Prepare Documents for Video
    f.	Prepare Files for Other Applications
7.	Setting Project Requirements
    a.	Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
    b.	Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
    c.	Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
 
CRN Days Time Date Location Instructor Seats Open
50072 001 --WR--- 06:00-09:29 PM 02/22/17-03/02/17 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
50073 002 --WR--- 08:00-03:59 PM 05/03/17-05/04/17 RC 245 Faculty 7 of 7
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Self-Paced Courses (SEL) and Self-Paced Online (SPO) are offered on a schedule of study that allows students more flexible scheduling options. Course interaction is based upon a contract between student - instructor and in some cases can take up to one calendar year to complete. Some courses may use online delivery to facilitate the learning experience.
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