Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

Create branding designs in Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator ClassesAdobe Illustrator Bootcamp will teach you how to create your own designs from Adobe certified experts.  Adobe Illustrator is an industry leader for logo design, branding, and professional vector graphics.  If you are serious about learning all that Illustrator has to offer graphic designers, then this bootcamp is for you.

Inside Our Curriculum

Certificate Programs Skills

Focus on Real-World Skills

Certificate Programs are designed to teach you how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor in a hands-on format.

The challenges you face in class will mimic what you will need to land a job and improve productivity.

To learn more about what to expect & get started, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor or download our welcome guide.

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Support & Mentoring

The classes within the Illustrator Bootcamp are offered at an accelerated pace in an online trade school envrionment.  Bootcamp style classes are balanced by small group sizes.

Your instructor will provide hands-on, experiential style classroom learning for you to learn best practices of applying tech skills in the real-world.

Each class is eligible credit towards a certification program, which includes career counseling and portfolio projects.

Flexible scheduling options allow you to choose what works best for your time.

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Essential Career Skills

The Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp is an immersive dive into this complicated software application. To master your Illustrator skills, you work through 28 hours of Illustrator classes, followed by design fundamentals to teach you how to create visually appealing designs.

Each bootcamp program is hands-on and intensive, but designed to help make difficult topics easier to understand.  Your instructor will work with you closely to make sure that you avoid common mistakes in Illustrator and apply best practices when possible.

Learn the right ways to use Illustrator and start taking your logo designs to the next level.

Financial Aid & Scholarship Options

Scholarships may be available if you are unemployed looking to upskill or re-skill, women pursuing tech careers, and veterans seeking tech skills.  Find out more here.

Flexible payment plans including 0% interest financing are available for those who qualify.  Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more about what options are available.

Career Coaching & Internships

As you approach graduation, you will work closely with our expert career coaches to refine your next steps towards a new job.  Career services provided include one-on-one resume writing, job search, and mock interview workshops. Learn more

DWC partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Program Outline

Upon successful completion of the Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp, students will be:

  • Using analog and digital tools to apply design elements to a composition using solid design principles.
  • Learning to effectively receive and deliver critique with the goal of improving a design’s ability to communicate visually to its audience.
  • Understanding the Illustrator environment
  • Determining Graphic Type and Resolution
  • Working with multiple artboards
  • Techniques for selecting artwork
  • Use existing shapes to create professional designs
  • Transforming artwork
  • Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
  • Using the Pen Tool
  • Blending colors and shapes
  • Using Brushes
  • Exploring Creative Uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
  • Using Symbols
  • Preparing files for the web


  • Design a real-world graphic design project with one-on-one help from a mentor
  • One-on-one job search and resume writing assistance with a career coach

1-on-1 Mentoring

The Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp program includes one-on-one mentoring throughout your classroom training, as well as one month of support after the end of each class  and one year for a free re-take of the same class.

Programs at DWC also include a Capstone project option for additional one-on-one portfolio building opportunities.

Alumni Spotlight

In an effort to gain current insight into UX design, SEO and Analytics, I enrolled in courses at Digital Workshop Center. Their staff consists of individuals currently practicing in the industry, they are engaging and professional – and will go the extra mile to help you reach your professional goals. If you are looking to advance your skill set, I would highly recommend them for your professional development.
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What Skills Will You Learn?

Classes Included in the Adobe Illustrator Bootcamp

You must complete all classes below to earn enough credit towards certification


Capstone Project

Mentored instruction working on a real-world project pertaining to your program.  From project concept to delivery, each student will perform the work to complete the project with your instructor there to help guide you through the process.


  • 39 class hours are required to complete this certificate program.
  • Additional hours outside of class will also be assigned.
  • Manage your own schedule to complete all of the necessary coursework within this program.

Speak to a student advisor to receive a training plan with a customized program schedule.

Payment Options

Affordable payment plan and loan options available

Full Tuition

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Over $750k Awarded in Scholarship Funds

Average award of DWC scholarships is $2,000 for those who qualify.  Apply today for tuition assistance.

Tech Skills Scholarship

For those who are unemployed and looking to get into a career in tech

Women & Tech Scholarship

For women looking to
enter or advance in a technology career

Veterans Skills Scholarship

For active or retired military service members seeking a tech career

Frequently Asked Questions

When can I start?

Program classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis throughout the year, typically every 8-12 weeks. You may start with any program class as long as prerequisites are met.


Basic Digital Literacy is required.

It is required that you have purchased and installed the Adobe Creative Cloud before the start of class.

How long is this program?

The average length to complete the Advanced Graphic Design certificate program is 6 months.  Total length may vary based on the pace in which you schedule your classes.

Each certificate program allows one year to be completed, but, depending on your pace of learning and skill level, you may move as fast or as slow as you like within that time frame.  DWC works on a rolling enrollment system and provides flexible scheduling options so you can choose the classes that best fit your life.

At DWC, each Certificate Program is comprised of many stand-alone classes and a Capstone project.  Once you have completed all the necessary course work, you will earn your certificate.

What's included?

Each Certificate Program is comprised of course work and a comprehensive Capstone Project.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.  Your instructor will be there as your mentor every step of the way through the program.

All materials including textbooks are included in your tuition cost.

All data files will be provided as needed.

Enrollment includes access to tech support via Slack, phone or email.  Additionally, each student has access to career coaching and more.

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of this program.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options including payment plans and traditional loans to help you finance your education.

We partner with Climb Credit to offer several flexible payment plan options that fit your monthly budget.

If you are interested in scholarship or financial aid opportunities, attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more.

Homework expectations

Homework varies from class to class, instructor to instructor.  It is recommended that you set aside 1-2x the class duration for homework/assignments (e.g. if in class 7 hours per week, expect 7-14 hours needed to complete homework/assignments).  

What career services or internships do you offer?

For full length programs, support and mentoring is included and you will be eligible to work one-on-one with a career coach.

Workshops for job search and resume writing are included in the cost of your program.  Our expert career coaches will help you prepare for the next steps of your career path.  Your success is our success.

Click here to learn more about career coaching

DWC also partners with Parker-Dewey to offer micro-internships to our students.  These project-based internships are a great way for students to build real-world experience.  Learn more

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and discuss career coaching & internship options today.

Terms & conditions

Enrollment in all programs requires each student to read and agree to our Terms and Conditions before you register.

Still curious?

If you have more questions, view the full FAQ page or contact us today.

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