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Illustrator CC : Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud

Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud
ISBN : 978-1-61691-451-6
Gain hands-on expertise in Adobe Illustrator CC exam with Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud course. The course focuses on the objectives of the Illustrator CC exam and helps to create "drawn" graphics while enabling its users to integrate content from other domains. The course not only unlocks the creative impulses in you but also captures those multiple ideas and "what ifs" during the creative process in ways that you never imagined. And for those of you who are just embarking on building your creative skills, you will be surprised at "how good " your work will appear, even at the outset of your exploration of the world of graphic design.


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Exam Information

The Illustrator CC exam is a standalone certification from Adobe. Professionals willing to this certification should be able to efficiently create 2D illustrations, text treatments, and precise vector layouts. Candidates for this exam should also be familiar with tablet input devices, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.

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Career Prospects

An Illustrator CC Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • System Integrator
Exam FAQs
What is the exam registration fee?
USD 180

Pricing and taxes may vary from country to country.

Where do I take the exam?
The Illustrator CC exam is administered by Pearson Vue at testing centers worldwide. Click here to find a testing center near you.
What is the format of the exam?
Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?
Adobe Illustrator CC Certification should have a minimum of three years as a graphic designer or illustrator, with experience in conceptual design and creation of final artwork for print and interactive output. Professionals should be able to efficiently create 2D illustrations, text treatments, and precise vector layouts. You should also be familiar with tablet input devices, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign.
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 53 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
75 minutes
What is the passing score?
What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing the Illustrator-CC examination, Adobe's retake policy is:

  • Candidates will be required to wait for a period of 14 days from the date of their last attempt before they can retake the exam.
  • The candidates, who failed their exam in first attempt, cannot retake it more than three times in a 12 month (1 year) period. They need to wait for 12 months before attempting the 4th retake exam.
What is the validity of the certification?
Adobe's Illustrator CC certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the illustrator-cc, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Introducing Illustrator CC

  • TOPIC A: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
  • TOPIC B: Evaluate Graphics Scalability
  • TOPIC C: Navigate the User Interface
  • TOPIC D: Customize the User Interface
  • Summary

Lesson 2: Creating Documents Containing Basic Shapes

  • TOPIC A: Create Documents
  • TOPIC B: Save Documents
  • TOPIC C: Draw Basic Shapes
  • Summary

Lesson 3: Creating Documents Containing Customized Paths

  • TOPIC A: Draw Paths
  • TOPIC B: Modify Paths
  • Summary

Lesson 4: Creating Graphics Containing Customized Text

  • TOPIC A: Insert Text
  • TOPIC B: Apply Flow Text Along a Path
  • TOPIC C: Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
  • TOPIC D: Apply Text Styles
  • TOPIC E: Insert Typographical Characters
  • Summary

Lesson 5: Customizing Objects

  • TOPIC A: Import, Place, and Link Graphics
  • TOPIC B: Alter the Appearance of Objects
  • Summary

Lesson 6: Customizing Basic Shapes

  • TOPIC A: Apply Strokes and Brushes
  • TOPIC B: Fill Shapes
  • TOPIC C: Apply Graphics Styles
  • TOPIC D: Distort Text with Text Envelopes
  • Summary

Lesson 7: Preparing Documents for Deployment

  • TOPIC A: Update Text
  • TOPIC B: Wrap Text
  • TOPIC C: Hyphenate Text
  • TOPIC D: Optimize Content for Print
  • TOPIC E: Optimize Content for the Web
  • TOPIC F: Optimize Content for PDF Documents
  • Summary

Lesson 8: Drawing Complex Illustrations

  • TOPIC A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • TOPIC B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • TOPIC C: Organize Artwork with Layers
  • TOPIC D: Create a Perspective Drawing
  • TOPIC E: Trace Artwork
  • Summary

Lesson 9: Enhancing Artwork Using Painting Tools

  • TOPIC A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • TOPIC B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • TOPIC C: Paint with Custom Brushes
  • TOPIC D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • TOPIC E: Apply Meshes to Objects
  • TOPIC F: Apply Patterns
  • Summary

Lesson 10: Customizing Colors and Swatches

  • TOPIC A: Manage Colors
  • TOPIC B: Customize Swatches
  • TOPIC C: Manage Color Groups
  • TOPIC D: Adjust Color
  • Summary

Lesson 11: Formatting Type

  • TOPIC A: Set Character Formats
  • TOPIC B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
  • Summary

Lesson 12: Enhancing the Appearance of Artwork

  • TOPIC A: Apply Effects to an Object
  • TOPIC B: Create Graphic Styles
  • TOPIC C: Apply a Mask to an Object
  • TOPIC D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
  • Summary

Lesson 13: Preparing Content for Deployment

  • TOPIC A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • TOPIC B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • TOPIC C: Create Slices and Image Maps
  • TOPIC D: Save Graphics for the Web
  • TOPIC E: Prepare Documents for Video
  • TOPIC F: Prepare Files for Other Applications
  • Summary

Lesson 14: Setting Project Requirements

  • TOPIC A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
  • TOPIC B: Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
  • TOPIC C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Summary

Lesson 15: Appendix A

  • Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC Certification Exam Objectives

Lesson 16: Appendix B

  • Adobe Certified Expert Illustrator CC Exam Mappings

Lesson 17: Appendix C

  • Adobe Illustrator CC: New Features

Lesson 18: Appendix D: Default keyboard shortcuts

  • Keys for selecting tools
  • Keys for viewing artwork
  • Keys for drawing
  • Keys for drawing in perspective
  • Keys for selecting
  • Keys for moving selections
  • Keys for editing shapes
  • Keys for painting objects
  • Keys for working with Live Paint groups
  • Keys for transforming objects
  • Keys for creating variable width points
  • Keys for working with type
  • Keys for using panels
  • Keys for the Actions panel
  • Keys for the Brushes panel
  • Keys for the Character and Paragraph panels
  • Keys for the Color panel
  • Keys for the Gradient panel
  • Keys for the Layers panel
  • Keys for the Swatches panel
  • Keys for the Transform panel
  • Keys for the Transparency panel
  • Function keys

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