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FIAA PD Workshop: Introduction to Illustrator
Sat, 22 October 2016, 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
Session Title: Introduction to Illustrator
Instructor: Gillian Goerz, Illustrator/Graphic Designer
Date: Oct 22, 2016 (1:00PM - 4:00PM)
Location: Claude T. Bissell Building, 140 St; George Street, Room 116
Description: Adobe Illustrator is one of the most popular and effective vector-based applications in use today. This industry-standard tool enables an information professional to create info graphics, charts, and illustrations for reports, publications, and presentations. Illustrator also is the cornerstone for many web or video presentations.
Do Microsoft Word’s built-in drawing tools fall short of your visual communication needs? Adobe Illustrator might be the solution.
For an information professional’s print purposes, Illustrator can be useful for the layout of text, shapes, and pictures to create posters, stationery, resumes, and logos.
This workshop will review:
The difference between vector files and raster files
An overview of Illustrator’s basic tools
How to create vectors, integrate type, and import photographs
How to make PDF files for print and web
*This workshop was made possible by the combined efforts of KMDI, Tech Fund, and the Inforum.