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ILCS6 : Adobe Illustrator CS6

Adobe Illustrator CS6
ISBN : 978-1-61691-300-7
Gain hands-on expertise in Adobe Illustrator CS6 certification exam with Adobe Illustrator CS6 course. The course focuses on the objectives covered in the Illustrator CS6 exam and provides competence across a spectrum of skills including conceptual design and creation of comps. The Adobe Illustrator CS6 certification is an industry recognized credential.


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Exam Information

The Illustrator CS6 exam is a standalone certification from Adobe with the exam code 9A0-333. The certification is targeted at professionals who are involved with print, Web, and mobile platforms, scanners, tablet input devices, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Bridge.

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Career Prospects

An Illustrator CS6 Certified Professional has several career opportunities open up to them, including:

  • Web publisher
  • Graphics designer
  • Fashion Photographer
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 CS6 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?
The exam consists of liner, fact based, multiple choice, adaptive and simulation.
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

Adobe has the following pre-requisites for Illustrator CS6:

  • The candidate should have at least three years ' experience as a graphic designer or illustrator.
  • Must be familiar with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, and Adobe Bridge.
  • Should have experience in conceptual design and creation of comps, and also familiar with scanners and tablet input devices.

The following are typical tasks that a candidate shouldbe able to perform:

  • Setup multiple artboards
  • Create rough designs for artwork (typically logos)
  • Create multiple comps for a given assignment
  • Understanding of how to work in the Work area
  • Select and customize workspaces
  • Navigate between artboards
How many questions are asked in the exam?
The exam contains 53 questions.
What is the duration of the exam?
60 minutes
What is the passing score?

(on a scale of 0-1000)

What is the exam's retake policy?

In the event that you fail your first attempt at passing ILCS6 examination, Adobe's retake policy is:

  • Candidates will be required to wait for a period of 14 days from the date of the last attempt before they can retake the exam.
  • The candidates who failed their exams 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?
The Illustrator CS6 certification has no expiration. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes their policy.
Where can I find more information about this exam?
To know more about the ILCS6, click here.

Table of Content

Here's What you will Learn

Lesson 1: Getting started

  • Topic A: Exploring the workspace
  • Topic B: Viewing artwork
  • Topic C: Rulers, grids, guides, and crop marks
  • Unit summary: Getting started
  • Review Questions

Lesson 2: Drawing basics

  • Topic A: Creating a document
  • Topic B: Drawing shapes
  • Topic C: Drawing lines
  • Unit summary: Drawing basics
  • Review Questions

Lesson 3: Transforming and combining objects

  • Topic A: Selecting objects
  • Topic B: Transforming objects
  • Topic C: Combining objects
  • Topic D: Creating layers
  • Unit summary: Transforming and combining objects
  • Review Questions

Lesson 4: Working with color

  • Topic A: Selecting color
  • Topic B: Using swatches
  • Topic C: Managing swatches
  • Unit summary: Working with color
  • Review Questions

Lesson 5: Working with paths

  • Topic A: Understanding points and paths
  • Topic B: Drawing with the Pen tool
  • Topic C: Drawing with the Pencil tool
  • Topic D: Editing paths
  • Unit summary: Working with Paths
  • Review Questions

Lesson 6: Creating and formatting text

  • Topic A: Selecting text
  • Topic B: Character formatting
  • Topic C: Paragraph formatting
  • Topic D: Character and paragraph styles
  • Unit summary: Creating and formatting text

Lesson 7: Painting with fills and strokes

  • Topic A: Painting methods
  • Topic B: Creating and using gradients
  • Topic C: Working with Live Paint groups
  • Unit summary: Painting with fills and strokes

Lesson 8: Customizing the workspace

  • Topic A: Using workspaces
  • Topic B: Using multiple artboards
  • Unit summary: Customizing the workspace

Lesson 9: Using symbols

  • Topic A: Understanding pixel-aligned paths
  • Topic B: Working with symbols
  • Topic C: Symbolism tools and sets
  • Unit summary: Using symbols

Lesson 10: Creating Web graphics

  • Topic A: Pixel perfect
  • Topic B: Utilizing slices and image maps
  • Topic C: Utilizing SVG
  • Topic D: Creating animations
  • Unit summary: Creating Web graphics

Lesson 11: Using color tools

  • Topic A: Color groups
  • Topic B: The Kuler panel
  • Topic C: Color adjustments
  • Unit summary: Using color tools

Lesson 12: Painting tools

  • Topic A: Creating and using brushes
  • Topic B: Creating and using patterns
  • Topic C: Transparency and blending modes
  • Topic D: Creating and using meshes
  • Unit summary: Painting tools

Lesson 13: Working with images

  • Topic A: Using Image Trace
  • Topic B: Perspective drawing
  • Unit summary: Working with images

Lesson 14: Type styles and effects

  • Topic A: Creating type on a path
  • Topic B: Scaling and rotating type
  • Topic C: Working with fonts
  • Unit summary: Type styles and effects

Lesson 15: Creating special effects

  • Topic A: Working with effects
  • Topic B: Exploring Stylize effects
  • Topic C: Creating and applying graphic styles
  • Unit summary: Creating special effects

Lesson 16: Printing

  • Topic A: Setting up documents for printing
  • Topic B: Preparing artwork for printing
  • Topic C: Printing transparent artwork
  • Topic D: Overprinting, rapping, and presets
  • Unit summary: Printing

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