Adobe Illustrator CC 2020

(Illustrator-2020) / ISBN : 9781644592106

This course includes

Pass the Adobe Illustrator certification exam with Adobe Illustrator CC 2020 course and lab. The lab provides a hands-on learning experience in a safe, online environment. The Adobe Illustrator course focuses on the objectives of the Illustrator exam and provides skills in creating and editing vector graphics including graphics for print, Web, and mobile platforms. The course also helps to create "drawn" graphics while enabling its users to integrate content from other domains. 

Here's what you will get

The Adobe Illustrator CC exam is a standalone certification from Adobe. The Adobe Illustrator-certified candidate will be able to efficiently create 2D illustrations, text treatments, and precise vector layouts. Candidates for the Adobe Illustrator CC certification exam should also be familiar with tablet input devices, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign.


18+ Lessons | 70+ Quizzes | 124+ Flashcards | 124+ Glossary of terms


32+ Pre Assessment Questions | 2+ Full Length Tests | 32+ Post Assessment Questions | 64+ Practice Test Questions

Hand on lab

50+ LiveLab | 50+ Video tutorials | 03:14+ Hours

Video Lessons

10+ Videos | 28+ Minutes

Here's what you will learn

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  • Course Description
  • How to Use This Course
  • Course-Specific Technical Requirements
  • Setting Up the Course
  • Install the Course Data Files

  • Topic A: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
  • Topic B: Evaluate Graphics Scalability
  • Topic C: Navigate the User Interface
  • Topic D: Customize the User Interface
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Create Documents
  • Topic B: Save Documents
  • Topic C: Draw Basic Shapes
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Draw Paths
  • Topic B: Modify Paths
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Insert Text
  • Topic B: Apply Flow Text Along a Path
  • Topic C: Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
  • Topic D: Apply Text Styles
  • Topic E: Insert Typographical Characters
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Import, Place, and Link Graphics
  • Topic B: Alter the Appearance of Objects
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Apply Strokes and Brushes
  • Topic B: Fill Shapes
  • Topic C: Apply Graphics Styles
  • Topic D: Distort Text with Text Envelopes
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Update Text
  • Topic B: Wrap Text
  • Topic C: Hyphenate Text
  • Topic D: Optimize Content for Print
  • Topic E: Optimize Content for the Web
  • Topic F: Optimize Content for PDF Documents
  • Summary

  • Course Description
  • How to Use This Course
  • Course-Specific Technical Requirements
  • Setting Up the Course
  • Install the Course Data Files

  • Topic A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • Topic B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • Topic C: Organize Artwork with Layers
  • Topic D: Create a Perspective Drawing
  • Topic E: Trace Artwork
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • Topic B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Topic C: Paint with Custom Brushes
  • Topic D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Topic E: Apply Meshes to Objects
  • Topic F: Apply Patterns
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Manage Colors
  • Topic B: Customize Swatches
  • Topic C: Manage Color Groups
  • Topic D: Adjust Color
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Set Character Formats
  • Topic B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Apply Effects to an Object
  • Topic B: Create Graphic Styles
  • Topic C: Apply a Mask to an Object
  • Topic D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • Topic B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Topic C: Create Slices and Image Maps
  • Topic D: Save Graphics for the Web
  • Topic E: Prepare Documents for Video
  • Topic F: Prepare Files for Other Applications
  • Summary

  • Topic A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
  • Topic B: Determine and Evaluate Standard for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
  • Topic C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Summary

Hands-on LAB Activities

  • Navigating the User Interface
  • Customizing the User Interface

  • Creating Documents
  • Saving a Document as a Template
  • Drawing Basic Shapes

  • Drawing Paths
  • Modifying Paths

  • Inserting Text
  • Applying Flow Text Along a Path
  • Insert Bounded Text
  • Applying Text Styles
  • Inserting Typographical Characters

  • Placing the Imported Graphics
  • Altering the Appearance of Objects

  • Applying Strokes and Brushes
  • Filling Shapes
  • Applying Graphic Styles
  • Distorting Text with Text Envelopes

  • Updating Text
  • Wrapping Text
  • Hyphenating Text
  • Optimizing Content for Print
  • Optimizing Content for the Web
  • Optimizing Content for PDF Documents

  • Setting Guides and Grid Preferences
  • Creating Complex Illustrations
  • Organizing Artwork with Layers
  • Creating a Perspective Drawing
  • Tracing a Photograph

  • Painting Objects with Gradients and Filled Paths
  • Painting Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • Painting with Custom Brushes
  • Adding Transparency and Blending Modes
  • Applying Meshes to an Object
  • Applying Patterns

  • Managing Colors in Artwork
  • Customizing a Swatch
  • Managing a Color Group
  • Adjusting Color

  • Setting Character Formats
  • Applying Advanced Formatting Options to Type

  • Applying Effects to an Object
  • Creating a Graphic Style
  • Applying Masks to an Object
  • Applying Symbols and Symbol Sets

  • Preparing Artwork for Printing
  • Preparing Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • Creating Slices and Image Maps
  • Saving Graphics for the Web
  • Preparing a File for Use in Other Adobe Applications

Exam FAQs

There are no official prerequisites for the certification exam.

  • Student price: USD 65
  • Commercial suggested retail price: USD 80

The exam contains 32 questions.

50 minutes


(on a scale of 300-700)

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  • Test results found to be in violation of this retake policy will result in the candidate not being awarded the attempted credential, regardless of score.