Adobe Illustrator Beginners

Level 1 | Target Audience: Beginner | 14 hours

Adobe Illustrator BeginnersAdobe Illustrator Beginners is a four-part series beginner’s course designed to teach you how to create complex and attractive vector designs. This Illustrator training course will help you understand how to get started building your essential job skills within Illustrator, as well as some of the other tools and best practices you need to succeed.

Adobe Illustrator Beginners Classes

  • Start Date

    Adobe Illustrator Beginners (Level 1)

    4 sessions, Tue/Thu 5:00 - 8:30pm MT
    Graphic design starts with hands-on Adobe Illustrator Beginners classes
    • 08/20/2024
    • 08/22/2024
    • 08/27/2024
    • 08/29/2024
    Session information
    Session 1
    Tue, Aug 20 05:00 pm MDT - Tue, Aug 20 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 2
    Thu, Aug 22 05:00 pm MDT - Thu, Aug 22 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 3
    Tue, Aug 27 05:00 pm MDT - Tue, Aug 27 08:30 pm MDT
    Session 4
    Thu, Aug 29 05:00 pm MDT - Thu, Aug 29 08:30 pm MDT
    • $895.00 excl.
  • Start Date

    Adobe Illustrator Beginners (Level 1)

    4 sessions, Tue/Thu 5:00 - 8:30pm MT
    Graphic design starts with hands-on Adobe Illustrator Beginners classes
    • 11/12/2024
    • 11/14/2024
    • 11/19/2024
    • 11/21/2024
    Session information
    Session 1
    Tue, Nov 12 05:00 pm MST - Tue, Nov 12 08:30 pm MST
    Session 2
    Thu, Nov 14 05:00 pm MST - Thu, Nov 14 08:30 pm MST
    Session 3
    Tue, Nov 19 05:00 pm MST - Tue, Nov 19 08:30 pm MST
    Session 4
    Thu, Nov 21 05:00 pm MST - Thu, Nov 21 08:30 pm MST
    • $895.00 excl.

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In Adobe Illustrator Beginners, you will learn this complex software application by drawing and manipulating vector shapes to create logos, as well as combining text and graphics to create advertisements.

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

Class Objectives

Upon successful completion of our Adobe Illustrator Beginners class, students will be able to:

  • Understand the Illustrator environment and vocabulary
  • Review graphic type and resolution for web vs print documents
  • Work with multiple artboards
  • Understand techniques for selecting artwork
  • Use existing shapes to create professional designs
  • Create and transform artwork
  • Use color, type, and patterns to enhance your designs


  • Basic digital literacy including file management is required.
  • Introduction to Design Fundamentals is recommended, but not required.
  • It is required you install the latest Adobe Photoshop & Bridge software before starting class. Learn about Adobe Creative Cloud student rates here.

Talk to a student advisor to ensure you have the right pre-requisites for each class or program.

Alumni Spotlight

“DWC classes have helped me reach my goal of understanding Illustrator to an advanced level.  Both of my instructors are very well educated in the Adobe programs.  I like that they are not only teachers but users of the programs in their professional lives.”

Wade Keith

Brand Manager, Breeze Thru Car Wash

Inside Our Curriculum

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Focus on Real-World Skills

Each of our stand-alone classes is designed to teach how to improve your skills in a real-world setting.  DWC's experiential learning style ensures you will be guided by an expert instructor will performing all of the tasks to help you learn.

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

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Support & Mentoring

All Adobe Illustrator classes are offered in an accelerated workshop format.

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 may be 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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When can I start?

Classes are offered on a rolling enrollment basis multiple times throughout the year, typically once per trimester.

Who teaches these classes?

All classes are taught by industry professionals with 10+ years experience in their field.  Check the specific class offering to learn more about the assigned instructor for each class.

You may also learn more about our team here.

What format are these classes?

Stand-alone classes at DWC are focused skills workshops that teach in a specific area of a high demand career field. 

Often described as a "short course" format, these accelerated workshops can be attended as stand-alone or can be taken as part of a larger certificate program.

Certificate programs offer more comprehensive training to help lead you to employment, support & mentoring, portfolio building, and career coaching.

To find out more about DWC's style of training, talk to a student advisor today.

What if the listed schedule doesn't work for me?

Click to request more information on a private class or contact us to discuss your training options.

What's included?

Certificate Programs & Bootcamps

Each Certificate Program & Bootcamp is comprised of several stand-alone classes, plus additional classes specific to your career field, portfolio building with a comprehensive Capstone Project, and career coaching workshops.

Support and mentoring a huge part of all of our full length programs.

Attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.


Stand-Alone Classes

Every stand-alone class at DWC includes support and mentoring throughout.

Stand-alone classes within your program also include:

  • Professional Textbook(s) or Reference Packet(s)
  • Lesson files
  • One year for a free re-take (for attended students of public classes only)
  • 30 days of technical support
  • Certificate of Completion

If you have questions on stand-alone classes for professional development, contact us or attend an upcoming info session to speak to a student advisor and learn more details of the programs and get your questions answered.

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.

Payment & financial aid options

DWC offers several flexible financial aid options to help you finance your education.  None of our financial aid tools will require a federal student loan or add severe interest penalties.  We have 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.

Click here to learn more about financial aid options and get started.

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