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Adobe Illustrator basics (FNWI)

Adobe Illustrator basics (FNWI)

 During this workshop, you will learn the basics of Illustrator and you will make (a start with) your own scientific poster. Prior knowledge on Adobe Illustrator is not necessary! 

NOTE: if you have no experience with Adobe Illustrator and you just want to create a fancy flyer once in a while: consider using Canva! This is a very intuitive, web-based, free tool. Go to to find out more. 


To work with AI on a RU-managed device:
- RU-employees: call ICT (024-3622222). They will add you to the Adobe Creative Cloud so you can download AI and other Adobe products.

Students: Adobe products are available on student workplaces as well as the laptops at the Library of Science. You can borrow a laptop for a day at the service desk  at the Library of Science. Don't forget to bring ID.

To work with AI on a private computer:
- RU-employees can work with remote desktop: (please contact the ICT department if you experience problems).
- Students cannot get it for free. They can buy it with a discount on Surfspot:


We also offer tailor-made workshops. Contact us for the possibilities!  

Tuesday, May 2, 2023
12:30pm - 2:00pm
HG00.218 Library of Science
Library of Science
  Library of Science  
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More information:

Why Adobe Illustrator?
With this program, you create so-called 'vector pictures'. These pictures are not comprised of pixels, like JPG, but of vectors. This means you can blow it up to the size of the Erasmus tower, the quality remains the same! Besides, the possibilities of creating an illustration are endless!

What do we cover?
Layers, vector files, navigation, lay-out
Create shapes, pathfinder, fill&stroke
Text boxes, gradient line, transparency, alignment
Specific topics
Image trace, Excel graphs, questions, requests

Workshop at your department or for your students?
We also offer tailor-made workshops. Contact us for the possibilities!
Library of Science, HG00.011


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Marlijn Vliegenberg

Library of Science, Heyendaalseweg 135
(024) 36 52225
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