Higher Education

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

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-10: 1133526403  |  ISBN-13: 9781133526407
  • 224 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.25
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About

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.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • 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.

Table of Contents

**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.

What's New

  • Coverage of the newest Illustrator CS6 functions brings relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the CS6 software.
  • 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.
  • 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

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.

ePack: Text + Premium Web Site Instant Access Code: Adobe Creative Suite 6: Introductory

ISBN-10: 1285583825 | ISBN-13: 9781285583822

List Price = $116.95  | CengageBrain Price = $116.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $87.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • Adobe® Illustrator® CS6 Illustrated with Online Creative Cloud Updates
    List Price = $78.95  | CengageBrain Price = $78.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.25
  • Premium Web Site Instant Access Code
    List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00


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 Resource  (ISBN-10: 1133526381 | ISBN-13: 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-10: 1133526446 | ISBN-13: 9781133526445)

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

List Price = $16.95  | CengageBrain Price = $16.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $12.75

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00

Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1133526918 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $15.95  | CengageBrain Price = $15.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.50

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1133562590 | ISBN-13: 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.

Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1133526446 | ISBN-13: 9781133526445)

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

List Price = $16.95  | CengageBrain Price = $16.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $12.75

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00

Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1133526918 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $15.95  | CengageBrain Price = $15.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.50

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.