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Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-10: 1305262611  |  ISBN-13: 9781305262614
  • 720 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2011
  • © 2015 | Published
  • List Price = $ 92.95
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About

Overview

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

Features and 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

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.

What's New

  • Meet your students where they work—in the cloud. Publishing in Fall 2014, ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED has been fully revised to meet Adobe’s most recent Creative Cloud updates.
  • Coverage of the newest Illustrator functions and tools bring relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the Illustrator software and familiarize themselves with Creative Cloud.
  • Newly released Creative Cloud features have been thoroughly integrated into the book, as well as the accompanying CourseMate website, which reinforces new skills and concepts learned in the book.
  • Live corners.
  • Custom tools panel.
  • Touch Type tool.
  • Path segment reshaping.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: LMS Integrated for MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card for Botello’s Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed + LMS Integrated for MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Printed Access Card for Reding’s Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud

ISBN-10: 1305938852 | ISBN-13: 9781305938854

List Price = $248.95  | CengageBrain Price = $248.95


Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

Instructor's Companion Website  (ISBN-10: 1305262662 | ISBN-13: 9781305262669)

Cengage Learning Testing, powered by Cognero Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130539741X | ISBN-13: 9781305397415)

Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero is a flexible, online system that allows you to: author, edit, and manage test bank content from multiple Cengage Learning solutions; create multiple test versions in an instant; deliver tests from your LMS, your classroom or wherever you want. Start right away! Cengage Learning Testing Powered by Cognero works on any operating system or browser. No special installs or downloads needed. Create tests from school, home, the coffee shop – anywhere with Internet access. What will you find? Simplicity at every step. A desktop-inspired interface features drop-down menus and familiar, intuitive tools that take you through content creation and management with ease. Full-featured test generator. Create ideal assessments with your choice of 15 question types (including true/false, multiple choice, opinion scale/likert, and essay). Multi-language support, an equation editor and unlimited metadata help ensure your tests are complete and compliant. Cross-compatible capability. Import and export content into other systems.

TechConnection: The Cengage Community Site for Adobe Educators Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305627253 | ISBN-13: 9781305627253)

Cengage Community for Adobe Educators Join this exclusive community for educators who are teaching Adobe Creative Cloud apps using Cengage learning materials. Cengage has designed this informative, easy-to-navigate community site to improve your teaching experience and your students’ learning experience. We keep you up to date with Adobe product releases. We foster best practice by connecting you with your fellow instructors around the globe. We deliver digital updates to your textbook and helpful instructional video directly to you for classroom use. Enjoy all the benefits of being an engaged member of your community

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305269039 | ISBN-13: 9781305269033)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.

List Price = $74.00  | CengageBrain Price = $74.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.00

MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Botello's Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1337113360 | ISBN-13: 9781337113366)

It’s 1 AM, there are 20 tabs open on your computer, you lost your flashcards for the test, and you’re so tired you can’t even read. It’d be nice if someone came up with a more efficient way of studying. Luckily, someone did. With a single login for MindTap® Media Arts & Design for Botello’s Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed, you can connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and have access to a range of study tools, including e-book and apps all in one place! Manage your time and workload without the hassle of heavy books! The MindTap Reader keeps all your notes together, lets you print the material, and will even read text out loud. Need extra practice? Find pre-populated flashcards and the entire eBook in the MindTap Mobile App, as well as quizzes and important course alerts. Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Botello's Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1305656113 | ISBN-13: 9781305656116)

MindTap Media Arts & Design engages you to produce your best work--consistently. By seamlessly integrating course material with activities, apps, and much more, MindTap creates a unique learning path that fosters increased comprehension and efficiency. You will be motivated with real-world assignments and information that shows where you stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. Be assured you will focus on what’s most important to the instructor with a learning path designed specifically by the instructor and for your course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools that help students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $178.00  | CengageBrain Price = $178.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.00

LMS Integrated MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337113387 | ISBN-13: 9781337113380)

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

LMS Integrated for MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130565613X | ISBN-13: 9781305656130)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Media Arts and Design resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $178.00  | CengageBrain Price = $178.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1305269039 | ISBN-13: 9781305269033)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, watch videos, and take practice quizzes—online with CourseMate.

List Price = $74.00  | CengageBrain Price = $74.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $74.00

MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access for Botello's Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1337113360 | ISBN-13: 9781337113366)

It’s 1 AM, there are 20 tabs open on your computer, you lost your flashcards for the test, and you’re so tired you can’t even read. It’d be nice if someone came up with a more efficient way of studying. Luckily, someone did. With a single login for MindTap® Media Arts & Design for Botello’s Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed, you can connect with your instructor, organize coursework, and have access to a range of study tools, including e-book and apps all in one place! Manage your time and workload without the hassle of heavy books! The MindTap Reader keeps all your notes together, lets you print the material, and will even read text out loud. Need extra practice? Find pre-populated flashcards and the entire eBook in the MindTap Mobile App, as well as quizzes and important course alerts. Want to know where you stand? Use the Progress app to track your performance in relation to other students.

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access for Botello's Adobe® Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed  (ISBN-10: 1305656113 | ISBN-13: 9781305656116)

MindTap Media Arts & Design engages you to produce your best work--consistently. By seamlessly integrating course material with activities, apps, and much more, MindTap creates a unique learning path that fosters increased comprehension and efficiency. You will be motivated with real-world assignments and information that shows where you stand at all times--both individually and compared to the highest performers in class. Be assured you will focus on what’s most important to the instructor with a learning path designed specifically by the instructor and for your course. Master the most important information with built-in study tools that help students stay organized and efficient.

List Price = $178.00  | CengageBrain Price = $178.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.00

LMS Integrated MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 1 term (6 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1337113387 | ISBN-13: 9781337113380)

List Price = $118.00  | CengageBrain Price = $118.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $118.00

LMS Integrated for MindTap® Media Arts and Design, 2 terms (12 months) Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 130565613X | ISBN-13: 9781305656130)

This access code will provide you with seamless access to your MindTap Media Arts and Design resources from within your campus Learning Management System. You will be prompted to enter this access code the first time that you click on a link in your course that includes Cengage content.

List Price = $178.00  | CengageBrain Price = $178.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $178.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Botello

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.