Higher Education

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-10: 1133693199  |  ISBN-13: 9781133693192
  • 720 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.00
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About

Overview

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS6 REVEALED offers your students 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 your students a guided tour of all the program's great features – including an illustrated tutorial on "how to draw with the Pen tool" that they 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.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Contains updated exercises and extensive coverage of new CS6 features, including a dynamic new interface and dramatic upgrades for pattern making and automatic image tracing.
  • 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 Distortion, Gradient Meshes, Envelopes, and Blends.
8. Working with Transparency, Live Color, Effects, and Graphic Styles.
9. Creating Graphs in Illustrator.
10. Creating 3D Objects.
11. Preparing a Document for Prepress and Printing.
12. Drawing with Symbols.
13. Creating Interactive Layouts.

What's New

  • Includes four-color graphics that vividly illustrate key features and concepts.

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Bundle: CourseMate 1-Year Printed Access Card (6)

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  • Adobe Illustrator CS6 Revealed
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Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765378 | ISBN-13: 9781133765370)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software,, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

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CourseMate 1-Year Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765378 | ISBN-13: 9781133765370)

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, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software,, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

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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.