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Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Illustrated with Online Creative Cloud Updates 1st Edition

Chris Botello

  • Published
  • Previous Editions 2011, 2010
  • 224 Pages

Overview

Teaching your students has never been easier than with Adobe Illustrator CS6 Illustrated. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps students intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment. Now, stay current with Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud coverage available online through CengageBrain.com. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud.

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.
  • Coverage of the newest Illustrator CS6 functions brings relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the CS6 software.
  • New! Updated coverage of Adobe Creative Cloud keeps Illustrator CS6 current. Notes for Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course
  • Updated content coverage on the new dark interface design, new Pattern Creation feature, and the ability to create gradient strokes brings the newest features of Illustrator CS6 to the forefront, ensuring student comprehension of the latest software changes.
  • Offers coverage of essential skills for working with Adobe Illustrator from both the design and production perspective, including working with layers and effects, using the Pen tool, and learning how to draw.
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • Case studies provide a variety of interesting and relevant exercises for students to practice their skills, encouraging students to work through each case with confidence and creativity.
  • Clues to Use boxes provide useful information related to the lesson skill, making the learning experience more seamless and engaging.
  • End-of-unit activities, such as Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops, make concepts relevant and give students extra practice with the skills covered in the unit.
**Notes for Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&product_isbn_issn=9781133526407&token=.

A: Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CS6.
B: Performing Essential Operations.
C: Going Beyond the Basics.
D: Creating Blends and Complex Artwork.
E: Working with Text and Gradients.
F: Drawing in Illustrator.
G: Working with Advanced Techniques.
H: Enhancing Artwork and Creating Web Graphics.
Glossary.
Index.

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  • ISBN-10: 1285380738
  • ISBN-13: 9781285380735
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  • ISBN-10: 1133526403
  • ISBN-13: 9781133526407
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781133526384
Now all instructor materials are available on one convenient and easy-to-use CD. Designed to help facilitate classroom instruction, this CD has instructor files unique to the textbook. A variety of ancillaries are included such as data and solutions files, syllabi, and PowerPoint presentations. All of these tools can help motivate students and enhance their knowledge and course appreciation.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526445
All data files necessary to complete lesson activities are included on this CD.

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781285453453

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781133562597
Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text, as well as teaching and testing aids.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526919
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

FOR STUDENTS

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526445
All data files necessary to complete lesson activities are included on this CD.

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781285453453
Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526919
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.