Workshop: Adobe Illustrator Course 02

27/01/2021 | News

How to create a science figure?

Illustrator Festival

Good vector-based images are essential for scientific publications.
Adobe Illustrator is the best tool for creating vector graphics.

Adobe Illustrator is a powerful vector graphics application for the production of compu­ter graphics. It is therefore perfectly suited as a tool for creating graphics for printing and on the screen. In biosciences, Adobe Illustrator is perfect when it comes to resizing life science graphics without sacrificing quality. This makes Adobe Illustrator the stan­dard application in the field of vector graphics and also for creating posters.

In two courses, participants learn how to use Adobe Illustrator from a professional gra­phic designer, with tips and tricks from the field.

Course 02: Create a sience figure
In this Illustrator seminar the participants plan and create a figure.

  • Technical requirements, like resolution and color mode
  • Set up a file
  • Surface and Tools in Illustrator
  • Prepare an individual Workspace
  • Plan a Figure
  • Start with simple Shapes
  • Lines, Strokes, arrowheads
  • Combine to more complex Shapes and add Effects
  • Import images
  • Edit graphs
  • Tools for drawing
  • Text
  • Manage Colors
  • Clever transforming and arranging elements
  • Work with Layers
  • Save for print and presentation

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