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Learn the world of logos, illustrations and graphic artwork with Illustrator!

If you are interested in learning about the creation and editing of vector artwork such as logos, illustrations and graphic artwork then we recommend you complete this course. Students will start at the beginning and learn the basics of Adobe Illustrator. On completion users will be able to create artwork for commercial use in magazines, business stationery, brochures and posters.

Course content includes (but is not limited to) the following:

  • Illustrator’s interface - the work area, tools panel, application bar and Illustrator’s preferences
  • artwork creation - the use of vector drawings and bitmap images, opening a file, changing the Illustrator artboard and/or page size, zooming in and out, undo and redo, using rulers, guides and grids
  • drawing vector art - using the pen tool, drawing shapes, adding or deleting anchor points and an introduction to the pathfinder tool
  • object selecting and arranging
  • selecting objects, moving and duplicating objects, the align panel and grouping objects
  • transforming objects - using the transform panel to transform, scale, rotate, reflect and shear objects long with using warp effects
  • using colour in your graphics - using the colour panel, the swatches panel, creating spot colour swatches, using pantone colours, fills and strokes
  • layers - the layers panel, locating an item in the layers panel, using template layers to redraw artwork and locking and unlocking objects
  • clipping masks, transparency and gradients - creating clipping masks, editing a clipping mask, transparency and gradients
  • use of type - adding type, creating area type, creating text along a path, importing text, kerning, tracking and converting text into graphic objects

This short course is non-accredited therefore is not registered with the National Training Register. Course details

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LOCATION/S

Gold Coast - Coomera

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DURATION

Part time: 5 sessions / 1 day per week

Course details

COST

  • Full Fee $310

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 Tahnee Dunn 

An open learning style that broadens your career horizons

I was really taken by the level of detail and the the number of exciting job opportunities that studying the Diploma of Screen and Media provides. I have long had a passion for script writing, however the example work our teachers provided us with opened my eyes to other areas of interest such as lighting and screenplay. Furthermore, studying alongside like-minded people and the way in which TAFE Gold Coast facilitates a more open style of learning, has broadended my horizons and strengthened my options within the industry.

Tahnee Dunn 
Diploma of Design, Media and Screen

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A thank you to all our amazing students. We are so glad you enjoyed your time with TAFE Queensland Gold Coast.

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE WORKLOAD DELIVERY
Gold Coast - Coomera 28 Oct 2017 Part time / 1 day per week Classroom

Entry requirements

  • Course prerequisites are that you have previous experience using applications on a PC or Mac and are capable of navigating around your computer, saving files and have an understanding of folder structure.
  • This course requires a solid understanding of computers, importing, locating and opening files on a PC platform.
  • It is also required that students have a working knowledge of the internet.
  • Students must have intermediate computer skills using Windows before enrolling in this course as they will use computers running Windows in class.

Location/s

Gold Coast - Coomera
198 Foxwell Road
Coomera QLD 4209

Resources required

  • Please bring a USB to save your work and a pen and paper for note taking.
  • Students will receive a comprehensive manual with the course.

Please note:  There are no canteen facilities at Coomera over the weekend so students are advised to bring their own refreshments.

Timetable

Classes are held on:

  • Saturday 28 October - Saturday 25 November 2017 from 8.30am-12.30pm (5 sessions) at Coomera, A Block, Level 4, Room A.04.024

Please note - This course is offered once a week on a specific day each week. Throughout the year we vary the day that each delivery package may be offered to suit students’ needs and availability. Students are enrolling in a specific day for the duration of the course. Refer to the dates on your Confirmation of Enrolment.

Important Information

Course commencement is subject to minimum enrolment numbers.

Units

Disclaimer

Not all electives available at all campuses

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland Gold Coast has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 07 5581 8300. We're here to help.

$310

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Subsidised

The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Concession

You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

On completion users will be able to create artwork for commercial use in magazines, business stationery, brochures and posters.


 Tahnee Dunn 

An open learning style that broadens your career horizons

I was really taken by the level of detail and the the number of exciting job opportunities that studying the Diploma of Screen and Media provides. I have long had a passion for script writing, however the example work our teachers provided us with opened my eyes to other areas of interest such as lighting and screenplay. Furthermore, studying alongside like-minded people and the way in which TAFE Gold Coast facilitates a more open style of learning, has broadended my horizons and strengthened my options within the industry.

Tahnee Dunn 
Diploma of Design, Media and Screen

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  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
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  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 20 September 2017

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