Adobe Illustrator CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

Adobe Illustrator CS3 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques

by David Karlins, Bruce K. Hopkins
     
 

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Adobe Illustrator CS3 is more than just the world's most popular and powerful illustration tool: As part of the Adobe's Creative Suite 3, it's a key component of an overall design workflow that lets users work seamlessly among all of their graphics applications to create graphically rich content for print, Web, motion graphics, and mobile devices.

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Overview

Adobe Illustrator CS3 is more than just the world's most popular and powerful illustration tool: As part of the Adobe's Creative Suite 3, it's a key component of an overall design workflow that lets users work seamlessly among all of their graphics applications to create graphically rich content for print, Web, motion graphics, and mobile devices. This info-packed guide lets users get right down to work by focusing on the Illustrator CS3 features they're most likely to use and showcasing each in a stand-alone tip—complete with a relevant hint or two and a graphic example. In this fashion, readers learn just what they need to know, exploring the program in a way that makes sense to them. Before they know it, users will be using the new path eraser tool and making vivid artwork using the new Live Color feature and the updated recolor filters, as well as creating symbols and applying instances and exporting their work to Adobe Flash.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780321508942
Publisher:
Adobe Press
Publication date:
08/22/2007
Series:
How-Tos Series
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
6.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.56(d)

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David Karlins is a digital graphic design author, consultant, and instructor. He has presented seminars on Illustrator for design professionals, among them the Association of Alternative Newsweeklies. David writes about digital graphic design for online and print publications, including Graphics Unleashed, CreativePro, and Macworld magazine. David is the author of over a dozen books on digital graphic design and Illustrator, including Adobe Illustrator CS2 How-Tos: 100 Essential Techniques, Illustrator CS2 Gone Wild, and How to do Everything with Adobe Illustrator. David has taught at the University of California Extension School of Graphic and Interactive Design and for the San Francisco State University Digital Video Intensive program, and he currently teaches Illustrator for the San Francisco State University Multimedia Studies Program. David provides resources for the Illustrator community at www.illustratorgonewild.com.

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