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Intermediate Adobe Illustrator (Online)


This course builds on the skills, creative techniques, and concepts taught in Introduction to Adobe Illustrator course. In this course, students should learn more advanced techniques for working with paths, how to manipulate Bezier curves, how to use transparency and opacity masks, graphic styles, brush effects, symbols, pattern creation, and gradient mesh. Students should also learn how to use advanced transformation tools, envelopes, filters, effects, and graphic styles to produce professional-level illustrations and web graphics. Advanced colour, 3D effects, type effects and blending techniques to create isometric views for developing logos, icons, and technical drawings will be discussed. In addition, students will look at managing colour settings, print specifications, graphic file formats, pre-press production and high-resolution printing.


 Registration Status


Summer 2020: Online: Thursday July 23, 2020 to Thursday August 13, 2020

Course Completion

$345.00 + HST

Required Software/Supplies:

Regular access to a computer with a high speed broadband internet connection is required. For online Adobe classes, students are responsible for purchasing their own software for class. Trial versions of the software are sometimes available on the company website


Online courses are delivered through a series of tutorials and related assignments which students may complete at their own pace on our Learning Management System, Canvas. The instructor is available throughout the course time period for questions and discussions. Learn more about what to expect in an online course at OCAD U

Once your registration is processed, you will receive an OCAD U user account, which will grant you access to Canvas, and our on-campus WiFi network. Your Canvas account will be enabled one week prior to the start date of your course. Please log in at If you do not know your OCAD U User ID, please check your registration confirmation email. You can reset your password here: If you need further help, please feel free to contact OCAD U at

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This course is offered in partnership with OCAD University to offer a wide range of lifelong learning opportunities.