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Adobe Illustrator CS2 Gone Wild
     

Adobe Illustrator CS2 Gone Wild

by David Karlins, Bruce K. Hopkins (With)
 

Hang on tight Illustrator is about to blow you away. In fact, using the advanced techniques in this book, you could transform a photo of yourself to look as if that was literally happening. Achieve over-the-top visuals including type on a 3D spiral, exaggerated dot patterns that create comic book characters inspired by Roy Lichtenstein, Escher-esque shapes in

Overview

Hang on tight Illustrator is about to blow you away. In fact, using the advanced techniques in this book, you could transform a photo of yourself to look as if that was literally happening. Achieve over-the-top visuals including type on a 3D spiral, exaggerated dot patterns that create comic book characters inspired by Roy Lichtenstein, Escher-esque shapes in simulated 3D, hip-hop type, amazing animation,effects that would make Andy Warhol proud—more than fifty in all, and each one described step by step and illustrated in breathtaking color. Build upon what you already know about Illustrator to:

  • See how exotic effects can be modified and applied in various situations
  • Learn to map artwork onto 3D illustrations, a process that can be used in architectural renderings or newsletters
  • Discover Illustrator's almost limitless fill options and ways to use them
  • Create liquid type, a wide variety of photographic effects, and fantasy automotive detailing
  • Render complex illustrations from traced photos using Live Paint

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780764598593
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
10/10/2005
Pages:
255
Product dimensions:
8.04(w) x 9.98(h) x 0.68(d)

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Meet the Author

David Karlins is a graphic and interactive design consulting, teacher, and author. His books include Digital Sports Photography: Take Winning Shots Every Time by Serge Timacheff, Total Digital Photography: The Shoot to Print Workflow Handbook, and PC Magazine Printing Great Digital Photos.
David teaches Illustrator, web design, and digital video at San Francisco State University Multimedia Studies Center. Visit him at www.davidkarlins.com, as well as this book’s web site, www.illustratorgonewild.com.

Lead illustrator Bruce Hopkins has been working as a freelance illustrator since 1989. His illustration work has worked has morphed over time from textile design to digital illustration for technical manuals. Bruce has pioneered the use of Illustrator in fine artwork, ranging from “Space” series (done with Adobe Illustrator) to landscapes (both real and imaginary), and traditional figure studies. Check out his site, www.bkhopkins.com.

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