Course Description

Master Adobe Illustrator and expand your professional repertoire with this industry-leading software. Hone your skills and advance your craft with this project-based course, creating complex designs that use Illustrator’s advanced features. Develop your own artistic style and expand your design expertise, building on a strong foundation of technical, conceptual and creative skills. In this course, you’ll apply your knowledge, skills and abilities by completing in-depth graphic design and artwork for print, the web and even apparel. Gain the practical knowledge you need to discover your artistic voice, style, aesthetic and create masterful graphics for a broad range of media with Adobe Illustrator II.

This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of A- (80%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more 

Learner Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
•    prepare and generate complex and advanced designs by extrapolating and enhancing basic creative, conceptual and technical skills
•    work with grids and different view settings to create consistent designs
•    use Adobe Illustrator to produce layers, styles, effects and appearances to develop creative, conceptual and technically-skilled vector designs
•    use transparency and blend modes in Adobe Illustrator to define shapes and add visual complexity
•    apply colour, gradients, gradient mesh and blends to objects to create complex, technically-grounded and visually-engaging designs
•    create and export Illustrator graphs and infographics for professional presentations
•    use Illustrator to create professional visual and printed presentations to enhance your professional communications, branding and marketing.


Strongly Recommended: Adobe Illustrator I (DSGN 007)


Although not required to be successful in this course, we highly recommend using the following to support your learning:

Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book, Brian Wood, 2021, Adobe Press, ISBN-10: 0-13-680553-1, ISBN-13: 978-0-13-680553-3

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

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Section Title
Adobe Illustrator II
Lecture - Online Synchronous
T, Th
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Nov 12, 2024 to Dec 03, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition Fee non-credit $499.00
Potential Discount(s)
Required Software
Adobe Creative Suite. Please proceed to purchase via educational pricing with your SAIT email address as proof of student status. Software must be downloaded prior to start of first class.
Section Notes

Strongly recommended taking Adobe Illustrator I course (DSGN 007).

This course will be delivered virtually using MS Teams & Brightspace/D2L. MS Teams sessions will be held on Tuesdays and Thursdays between November 12 and December 3, 2024 from 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

We encourage you to use your webcam and microphone to contribute to a more collaborative learning experience. 

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