Adobe Illustrator for Designers & Engineers
Course Duration: 16 hours
Prerequisites: Open mind and an interest to communicate with photoshop more careful renderings. Marker rendering experience or industrial design degree helpful.
Overview: Illustrator is a companion product to Photoshop in Adobe arsenal of software products. Adobe Illustrator offers advanced 2D and 3D graphics manipulation and configuration to increase efficiency in the design workflow. This course shows how to use Illustrator for the marker rendering process, start to finish. Setup realistic 3D renderings using 2D tools such as Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. Add texture and shape, then create realistic images using lighting and shading techniques. Students will learn how to describe shape and form, use shadow, and how to fake reflective surfaces. Additional training on how to prepare an image for print or web can be accommodated. This course can be combined and customized with Photoshop techniques to suit your specific needs.
Note: This course is typically administered to seasoned industrial designers looking to take their current high level image manipulation skills to the next level.