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Computer Class: Illustrator I
Date: 7/29/2014 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Cost: Free
Location: Conference Room
375 Throckmorton Ave
Mill Valley, California 94941
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Tuesday, July 29th, 2014
Mill Valley Public Library
Conference Room
7 PM (doors open at 6:45)

Illustrator I | July 29th, 7:00pm 

In this class, we will explore the basics of Adobe Illustrator CS6. We’ll take a tour of the Illustrator user interface, and look at some of the key drawing tools. We’ll practice drawing with the pen tool, and creating vector graphics with shape tools and the pathfinder. We’ll take a brief look at text in Illustrator, as well as the Live Paint and Image Trace features. The class will also include a discussion of differences between Photoshop and Illustrator, and differences between vector and raster (bitmap) images. This class is geared towards students who have experience working on the Mac OS and are comfortable with computers, however no background in Illustrator is required. 

Instructor: Elaine Gruenke
Elaine Gruenke has worked as a professional graphic designer for over fifteen years. She has a special passion for Photoshop
as well as all of the Adobe Creative Cloud applications. Her experience includes working on fine art for the Venice Biennale using Photoshop, as well as working as a project manager and lesson designer for Adobe Press’ Photoshop and After Effects Classroom in a Book books for the CS6 and CC versions. She has an M.A. in Graphic Design from Savannah College of Art and Design, and is the owner of Smartwork Design.

Pre-requisite: To participate in this course, you must have basic computer skills, using a keyboard and mouse, and preferably have experience with Mac OS

Pre-registration required.  
Click here to register for Illustrator I

If the class becomes full and you would like to be added to our wait list, click here.

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