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Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud

ISBN : 9781616914516

Gear up to prepare for the Adobe Illustrator CC exam with Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud course. The course focuses on the objectives of the Illustrator CC exam and provides skills in creating and editing vector graphics including graphics for print, Web, and mobile platforms. The course also helps to create "drawn" graphics while enabling its users to integrate content from other domains. The course not only unlocks the creative impulses in you but also provides multiple ideas during the creative process.

The Adobe Illustrator CC exam is a standalone certification from Adobe. Professionals preparing for this certification should be able to efficiently create 2D illustrations, text treatments, and precise vector layouts. Candidates for this exam should also be familiar with tablet input devices, Adobe Photoshop, and InDesign.

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What is the exam registration fee? USD 180
Where do I take the exam? Pearson VUE
What is the format of the exam? Multiple choice questions
What are the pre-requisites of the exam?

Adobe has the following pre-requisites:

  • Candidate has over three years experience as a graphic designer or illustrator, with experience in conceptual design and creation of final artwork for print and interactive output.
  • Candidate can efficiently create 2D illustrations, text treatments, and precise vector layouts.
How many questions are asked in the exam? The exam contains 60 questions.
What is the duration of the exam? 90 minutes
What is the passing score? 550

(on a scale of 0-700)

What is the exam's retake policy?

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

  • Candidates will be required to wait for a period of 14 days from the date of their last attempt before they can retake the exam.
  • The candidates, who failed their exam 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 fourth retake exam.
What is the validity of the certification? Adobe's Illustrator CC certification does not expire. The certification holder is certified for life unless the vendor changes its policy. Click here for more information.
Where can I find more information about this exam? To know more about the illustrator-cc, click here.
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What are the career opportunities after passing this exam?
  • Developer
  • Web Designer
  • Digital Designer
  • Graphic Designer
  • System Integrator
  • TOPIC A: Apply Design Principles, Elements, and Graphics Composition
  • TOPIC B: Evaluate Graphics Scalability
  • TOPIC C: Navigate the User Interface
  • TOPIC D: Customize the User Interface
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Create Documents
  • TOPIC B: Save Documents
  • TOPIC C: Draw Basic Shapes
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Draw Paths
  • TOPIC B: Modify Paths
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Insert Text
  • TOPIC B: Apply Flow Text Along a Path
  • TOPIC C: Insert Bounded and Threaded Text
  • TOPIC D: Apply Text Styles
  • TOPIC E: Insert Typographical Characters
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Import, Place, and Link Graphics
  • TOPIC B: Alter the Appearance of Objects
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Apply Strokes and Brushes
  • TOPIC B: Fill Shapes
  • TOPIC C: Apply Graphics Styles
  • TOPIC D: Distort Text with Text Envelopes
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Update Text
  • TOPIC B: Wrap Text
  • TOPIC C: Hyphenate Text
  • TOPIC D: Optimize Content for Print
  • TOPIC E: Optimize Content for the Web
  • TOPIC F: Optimize Content for PDF Documents
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Apply the Grid, Guides, and Info Panel
  • TOPIC B: Combine Objects to Create Complex Illustrations
  • TOPIC C: Organize Artwork with Layers
  • TOPIC D: Create a Perspective Drawing
  • TOPIC E: Trace Artwork
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Paint Objects Using Fills and Strokes
  • TOPIC B: Paint Objects Using Live Paint Groups
  • TOPIC C: Paint with Custom Brushes
  • TOPIC D: Add Transparency and Blending Modes
  • TOPIC E: Apply Meshes to Objects
  • TOPIC F: Apply Patterns
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Manage Colors
  • TOPIC B: Customize Swatches
  • TOPIC C: Manage Color Groups
  • TOPIC D: Adjust Color
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Set Character Formats
  • TOPIC B: Apply Advanced Formatting Options to Type
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Apply Effects to an Object
  • TOPIC B: Create Graphic Styles
  • TOPIC C: Apply a Mask to an Object
  • TOPIC D: Apply Symbols and Symbol Sets
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Prepare Artwork for Printing
  • TOPIC B: Prepare Transparency and Colors for Printing
  • TOPIC C: Create Slices and Image Maps
  • TOPIC D: Save Graphics for the Web
  • TOPIC E: Prepare Documents for Video
  • TOPIC F: Prepare Files for Other Applications
  • Summary
  • TOPIC A: Identify the Purpose, Audience, and Audience Needs
  • TOPIC B: Determine and Evaluate Standard Copyright Rules for Artwork, Graphics, and Graphics Use
  • TOPIC C: Determine and Evaluate Project Management Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Summary
  • Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator CC Certification Exam Objectives
  • Adobe Certified Expert Illustrator CC Exam Mappings
  • Adobe Illustrator CC: New Features
  • Keys for selecting tools
  • Keys for viewing artwork
  • Keys for drawing
  • Keys for drawing in perspective
  • Keys for selecting
  • Keys for moving selections
  • Keys for editing shapes
  • Keys for painting objects
  • Keys for working with Live Paint groups
  • Keys for transforming objects
  • Keys for creating variable width points
  • Keys for working with type
  • Keys for using panels
  • Keys for the Actions panel
  • Keys for the Brushes panel
  • Keys for the Character and Paragraph panels
  • Keys for the Color panel
  • Keys for the Gradient panel
  • Keys for the Layers panel
  • Keys for the Swatches panel
  • Keys for the Transform panel
  • Keys for the Transparency panel
  • Function keys

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