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Computer Education at the Science Museum of Minnesota: Class Series Details

Class Series Details

Below are the descriptions, prerequisites, schedule, and cost for the class(es) within this class series.

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Illustrator

Illustrator is the industry leading software for creating illustrations, logos, or other graphics for print media and the web.

Features taught in these classes apply to most versions of Illustrator.


Part 1 - Introduction

Prerequisites: Experience using a computer.

Class Topics:

  • Introduction to vector graphics
  • Changing views and moving around
  • Drawing lines and curves
  • Object and text basics
  • Mastering the pen tool

Date Time Location Fee  
Thu, Jan 10, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul *
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $159.00
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $159.00


Part 2 - Introduction

Prerequisites: Illustrator Part 1 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Drawing shapes
  • Transformations
  • Making colors
  • Gradients
  • Painting tools: blob brush, pencil, smooth

Date Time Location Fee  
Thu, Jan 10, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $159.00
Tue, Feb 19, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $159.00
Thu, Mar 7, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $159.00


Part 3 - Intermediate

Prerequisites: Illustrator Parts 1 and 2 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Productivity tools
  • Appearance panel
  • Artistic text
  • Distortion tools and live effects
  • Live paint
  • Advanced paths

Date Time Location Fee  
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $159.00
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 8:00am - 11:45am St. Paul $159.00


Part 4 - Intermediate

Prerequisites: Illustrator Parts 1, 2, and 3 or equivalent experience.

Class Topics:

  • Precision tools
  • Productivity with layers
  • Introduction to transparency
  • Custom brushes
  • Creating patterns
  • Combining and dividing shapes

Date Time Location Fee  
Mon, Jan 14, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $159.00
Mon, Mar 11, 2019 1:00pm - 4:45pm St. Paul $159.00