Introduction to Adobe Illustrator Workshop

January 30, 2018 at 5:00 pm
Till: February 1, 2018 at 8:00 pm
Berytech Fab Lab - Berytech Innovation Park Mar Roukoz

Workshop Details

The workshop will introduce participants to the important tools to produce vector and raster-based graphics through the use of Adobe Illustrator. Projects and assignments will focus on the exploration and understanding of the applications, implementing color, typography, tools and techniques including printing options.


Workshop Objectives

  • Produce vector and raster-based graphics through the use of Adobe Illustrator.
  • Design logos, symbols, and illustrations.
  • Implement typography and apply their understanding of alignment to create expressive designs.
  • Create photo collages/montages to generate appealing compositions.
  • Persuade effectively through imagery.


Workshop Outcome

  • Use the tools and explore many alternative ways of manipulating them.
  • Manipulate projects on the computer using technical tools in Adobe illustrator.
  • Generate graphic compositions, logos, symbols and illustrations.
  • Use type to communicate an idea, select and integrate a variety of sizes and weights as well as typographic elements.



Ala’ Amhaz, Graphic Designer – Lebanese American University


Price: $20.00 for both sessions

Workshop duration: 2 sessions, 3 hours each

* Includes exercises to be done at home


Workshop Schedule

Session 1: January 30, 2018, 5:30pm-8:00pm

  • Organizing the first documents sizes, page setups.
  • The toolbox, tools for selecting, editing, and creating page elements.
  • The necessary tools: shapes, lines…
  • The Bezier tool.
  • The transformation tools.
  • The type tool



Session 2: February 1, 2018, 5;30pm08:00pm

  • Character palette
  • Paragraph palette
  • Justification/hyphenation
  • Colors (CMYK, SPOT)
  • Gradient tools (mesh, blend, gradient tool)
  • Pathfinder
  • Clipping mask
  • Compound path
  • Live trace
  • Live pain


Students will have a tour in the Berytech Fab Lab to discover how they could use their designs and apply it in real life using digital fabrication tools (i.e.; laser cutting, vinyl cutting).


Workshop Registration

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