Buy a Gift Voucher

Illustrator for Beginners - Nottingham Trent University

Illustrator for Beginners  - Nottingham Trent University

Duration: Monday evenings, four weeks or Saturdays, two days

Price: £270

Contact: Creative Short Courses at Nottingham Trent University

50 Shakespeare Street

Course Start Dates

Due to the uncertainty caused by COVID-19/Coronavirus, please contact the course organiser before finalising plans to attend this course.
Monday 20th July 2020
Monday 16th November 2020
Saturday 13th March 2021

About the Course

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-standard illustration application for print, multimedia and online graphics.

Whether you’re a designer or technical illustrator producing artwork for print, an artist producing multimedia graphics or a creator of web pages for any online content, Adobe Illustrator offers you all the tools you need to get professional results.

On this Mac-based course, you will:

- complete various exercises using all of the tools available
- create scalable vector artwork
- create professional logos from your own ideas and drawings
- use the Illustrator tracing tools to create vector illustrations from photographs.

What will I gain?

Upon completing the course, you’ll be able to create your own scalable vector-based artwork that can be applied to either print or web outcomes.

Level: Beginner

Entry requirement: There is no requirement to have used Adobe Illustrator before the course begins.

Previous knowledge of any Adobe Creative Suite software is an advantage, but by no means essential.

Knowledge of either Mac or Windows operating systems and being able to handle basic file management and navigation is essential.

Tutor profile (evenings): Mark Williams teaches software skills on the undergraduate programmes at NTU.

He has almost 20 years of experience working with and teaching Adobe products, developing and delivering training courses to large and small businesses all over the UK.

Click through above to book your place online.

If you have mobility issues, please let us know in advance so that we can be sure to accommodate your needs.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

10 hours of quality tuition with experienced tutor.

Certificate of attendance upon completion.

Indicative class size: 10

Review this course


Please note that email addresses added here are not published. Contact information will not be shared or used for marketing unless you opt to receive our monthly newsletter about UK creative courses. You will be notified by email within two weeks if the course provider responds to your review.

  • Accessible by public transport
  • Daytime (weekdays)
  • Evenings
  • Long term / weekly / monthly
  • Suitable for all abilities
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Weekends
  • Wheelchair friendly

Silver Badge
What does this mean?

This craft course provider has been awarded Silver status for receiving 5 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.

The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.

They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.