Academy of Design Hong Kong is a specialized fashion institute covering Fashion Design, Styling and Accessory Design. We also provide short courses for hobbyists in Pattern Making & Sewing, Embroidery & Beadwork, Fashion Illustration, Fashion Modelling and Draping.
Adobe Illustrator Workshop for Beginners

The Illustrator Workshop for Beginners is an intensive one day workshop that will equip our students with the ability to master the software and create vector graphics professionally in a few hours. Through step-by-step instruction, our students will discover the fundamentals of workspace management, tools, rulers and progress into drawing complex vectors with the pen tool.

This workshop is ideal beginners who are looking to advance in designing logos, leaflets, product designs, etc.


The Illustrator Workshop is a one day (6 hours) workshop available in English and Chinese. Students with a good command of English are eligible to apply for the workshop. No previous knowledge in Photoshop is required.

Students are required to bring in their laptop with any version of Illustrator installed. The latest version of Adobe Illustrator or the free 30-day trial can be found here.
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Illustrator 101
  • Workspace Management
  • Understanding Tools and Drawing Aids
  • File Formatting, Cropping and Resolution
  • Working with Layers and Options
  • Adding Text and Character Effects

Drawing Vector Graphics
  • Creating Lines, Shapes and Patterns
  • Drawing with Pen tool
  • Applying 3D and Bevel Effects
  • Photorealism: Adding Shadows and Highlights
Notes: Academy of Design reserves the right to cancel or amend the programme and its content.


  • Adobe Illustrator Workshop for Beginners (English)
  • Workshop Code: WAI15E
  • Course Commencement: (Saturday)
  • Time: - (1 hour lunch break)
  • Duration:
  • Course fees: HK$ 1,000