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Course Code: CEDP 255
In course I, you learned the basics. This course is your chance to learn some more advanced tools and techniques and really develop your creative flair using Adobe Illustrator. Among lots of other awesome things, you'll learn how to create illustrations, text effects and line art. Then you'll dive into some more detailed features like gradient meshes, live trace, live colour and advanced drawing techniques–all taught by an experienced graphic design professional. By the end of this course, you'll be able to take your place in a wide variety of creative fields and set your imagination free. How cool is that!

Your take-away

This course is a great way to help you:
• Review the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator;
• Develop your skill at creating illustrations, text effects and line art;
• Familiarize yourself with more advanced features;
• Improve your digital drawing techniques;
• Increase your ability to express yourself creatively in a digital medium.

Our approach

In this course, you'll gain real-world knowledge, experience and insights through lectures from experienced pros who'll show you the ropes. More excitingly, you'll learn through hands-on projects using the most powerful equipment and the very latest software. You can't get skills like this on YouTube.

Who benefits the most?

• Students who completed CEDP 155 and want to continue their studies.
• Anyone who wants to learn the fundamentals of desktop publishing.
• Students who want to work in advertising, animation, graphic design, illustration, printmaking, page layout and digital publication.
• Anyone interested in updating their professional portfolio with the latest design trends.
• Students looking onward to an academic path in design.
• Employees in marketing, communications or sales who want to refresh their skills or are open new horizons.
• Small business owners or association members who manage their own communications.
• Exhibition designers, fine artists, interior designers, landscape architects, multimedia specialists, photographers and UX designers could also greatly benefit from courses in this program.
• Prerequisite: Knowledge of MacOSX

Concordia CCE Loyalty Discount

All students who meet at least one of the following conditions, will receive a 10% discount on their CCE course or workshop tuition fees:

1)   Have completed a CCE, Undergraduate or Graduate course at Concordia University in a prior academic term;

2)   Have completed a language proficiency test (IELTS) at CCE;

3)   Have completed a CCE Professional Development Seminar/Workshop.

This discount is based on the information maintained in the Concordia University student information system.

NOTE: This discount does not apply to a language proficiency test enrollment (IELTS) nor to application fees for admission to a CCE program of study.



Prerequisite courses

Code Title
CEDP 155 Intro to Adobe Illustrator

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