Evening Classes

Whitecliffe is hosting a series of evening classes in 2022.

The School of Design Innovation will be offering an Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design

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October 2022 Intake 05 • 10 • 22

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The School of Design Innovation will be offering an Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design

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Design: Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design

Illustrator Essential Short Course – Logo design

  • Start Date: 5th October 2022
  • Duration: 10 weeks. 1 class per week, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm
  • Fees: $400

This Adobe Illustrator essential skills course is a must for those wanting to create and design professional and effective graphics from concept creation to print production. You will develop skills in vector graphic design that can be used to accomplish a broad array of design tasks, from intricate logos to eye-catching billboards. There will be a focus on branding identity and you will create an ordinal logo and brand guide.


  • People wanting to create and design graphics from concept to print production and get familiar with Adobe Illustrator CC.
  • People interested in designing their own logo and brand guide.


  • As this course is for beginners, no prior design knowledge is necessary.
  • A basic knowledge of computer skills is an advantage.

At the end of this course, you will be familiar with this industry-standard vector graphics application and be able to use its tools effectively. This course will be particularly useful to learn step-by-step, how to create an original, recognizable, and modern logo that generates an impactful first impression.

Course Outline
This course will cover:

Technical skills

  • The Adobe Illustrator workspace
  • Drawing shapes and lines
  • Selecting
  • Layers
  • Creating paths
  • Drawing and constructing elements
  • Colour
  • Symbols and icons
  • Text
  • Printing and Exporting

Design skills

  • Brand identity process and function
  • Logo types
  • Colour psychology
  • Typography
  • Using resources for idea generation
  • Basic brand guide

This class is taught by Clayton Elliot who currently teaches at Whitecliffe. He has a diploma in teaching majoring in Art and Physical Ed from the University of Canterbury. He has taught in a range of educational institutions including Primary, Secondary School, and Polytechnics throughout New Zealand.

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