Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed 1st Edition

Chris Botello

  • Copyright 2015
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Overview

ADOBE® ILLUSTRATOR® CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED offers your students comprehensive coverage in all areas of Adobe® Illustrator®. Beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to in-depth explorations of features, these step-by-step lessons offer your students a guided tour of the program's full set of features -- including an illustrated tutorial on "how to draw with the Pen tool" that they won't find in any other similar resource. This edition highlights extensive coverage of Illustrator's important and exciting new features, including dramatic improvements to its built-in tracing utility and a major upgrade for creating patterns.

Meet the Author

Chris Botello, Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts

Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

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Features & Benefits

  • Contains updated exercises and extensive coverage of Creative Cloud features.
  • Includes four-color graphics that vividly illustrate key features and concepts.
  • Written by an expert author with more than 20 years of graphic design experience and offers tips and techniques from the user's perspective.
  • Includes online source files for all exercises in the book and gives your students visual step-by-step guidance when working through the application.
  • Your students are encouraged to build a portfolio by completing the projects at the end of each chapter, many of which give them the opportunity to explore and express their unique creative talents.
  • Offers tips and techniques from your student’s perspective as user.

Table of Contents

Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed

TABLE OF CONTENTS

1. Getting to Know Illustrator.
2. Creating Text and Gradients.
3. Drawing and Composing an Illustration.
4. Transforming and Distorting Objects.
5. Working with Layers.
6. Working with Patterns and Brushes.
7. Working with Distortions, Gradient Meshes, Envelopes, and Blends.
8. Recoloring Artwork and Working with Transparency, Effects, and Graphic Styles.
9. Creating and Designing Graphs.
10. Creating 3D Objects.
11. Preparing a Document for Prepress and Printing.
12. Drawing with Symbols.
13. Preparing Graphics for the Web.
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