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Illustrator CC: Visual QuickStart Guide

By Elaine Weinmann, Peter Lourekas

Published by Peachpit Press

Published Date: Aug 26, 2013

Description

For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter.

 

This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the interface, new unembed an image, multiple file placement, images in Brushes, and touch type and Free Transform tool.   

 

The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text.

 

Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.



Table of Contents

1 Create & Save Files

2 Manage Color

3 Workspaces

4 Panels

5 Bridge

6 Geometric Objects

7 Freehand drawing

8 Select

9 Move, Copy & Align

10 Fill & Stroke

11 Transform

12 Reshape

13 Layers

14 Appearances

15 Effects

16 Graphic Styles

17 Image Trace

18 Live Paint

19 Create Type

20 Style & Edit Type

21 Pen Tools

22 Acquire Images

23 Brushes

24 Gradients

25 Combine Paths

26 Clipping Masks

27 Transparency

28 Symbols

29 Live Color

30 Preferences

31 Print & Export

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ISBN-10: 0-13-343911-9

ISBN-13: 978-0-13-343911-3

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