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Scientific illustration workshop with Adobe Illustrator
Provider: Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences

Activity no.: 3781-22-00-04There are 19 available seats 
Enrollment deadline: 29/09/2022
Date and time27.10.2022, at: 09:00 - 16:00
Regular seats20
Course fee1,200.00 kr.
Contact personVibeke Petersen    E-mail address: vibeke.petersen@sund.ku.dk
Enrolment Handling/Course OrganiserPhD administration     E-mail address: phdkursus@sund.ku.dk

Aim and content
This is a generic course. This means that the course is reserved for PhD students at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences at UCPH.

Anyone can apply for the course, but if you are not a PhD student at the Graduate School, you will be placed on the waiting list until enrollment deadline. After the enrolment deadline, available seats will be allocated to the waiting list.

The course is free of charge for PhD students at Danish universities (except Copenhagen Business School), and for PhD students at NorDoc member universities. All other participants must pay the course fee.

This Illustrator workshop does not grant ECTS credits

Adobe Illustrator is a standard tool at many institutions, used for drawing figures, designs and layouts for posters etc. This workshop is for beginners, having their first experience with the program.

At the workshop you will be introduced to:
• The basic overview of the program.
• How to handle and use ‘Workspaces’ and ‘art boards’.
• Learn how to handle the "Pen Tool" to be able to create the shapes you want.
• How to create exciting shapes with Illustrator's normal geometric shapes by assembling them into finished artwork.
• How to get a grip on the panel ‘appearance’ so you can give your shape just the "look" you are going for.
• How to give your shapes a 3D look with Gradient Mesh and 3D resolve.
• Introduction to shape design of cells, cancer, virus and other relevant shapes like HPV etc.
• Use of masks
• Be effective and have the opportunity to be super creative with the text tool.

Relevance to graduate programmes
The course is relevant to PhD students from the following graduate programmes at the Graduate School of Health and Medical Sciences, UCPH:

All graduate programmes.


27 October 2022
Time: 09:00-16:00

Panum 13.2.62

The workshop is instructed by Jimmy Machon. Jimmy is Adobe certificated expert and instructor and one of the few Apple certified trainers in Denmark. Jimmy also has experience in teaching in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, After Effect, Animate CC and Final Cut Pro.

Course requirements
Participants are expected to bring their own laptop with Illustrator Cs6 or Illustrator. The Graduate School cannot provide you with any assistance acquiring the programme.

Reading material and links to videos will be distributed to the participants from the instructor upon admission to the course.

Please register before 29 september 2022

Seats to PhD students from other Danish universities will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis and according to the applicable rules.
Applications from other participants will be considered after the last day of enrolment.

Note: All applicants are asked to submit invoice details in case of no-show, late cancellation or obligation to pay the course fee (typically non-PhD students). If you are a PhD student, your participation in the course must be in agreement with your principal supervisor.

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