How to Wow with Illustrator

How to Wow with Illustrator

by Barbara Obermeier, Ron Chan
     
 

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Wouldn’t it be great if you could have two of the world’s most accomplished and sought-after graphic artists sitting next to you at your computer as you navigate the infinite possibilities of Adobe Illustrator CS2?

How to Wow with Illustrator CS2 is the next-best thing. Two Illustrator powerhouses—Ron Chan and Barbara

Overview

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have two of the world’s most accomplished and sought-after graphic artists sitting next to you at your computer as you navigate the infinite possibilities of Adobe Illustrator CS2?

How to Wow with Illustrator CS2 is the next-best thing. Two Illustrator powerhouses—Ron Chan and Barbara Obermeier—both renowned graphic designers and trainers, have developed an effective way to help you reach your full creative potential.

Ron and Barbara guide you step-by-step through real-world techniques, with an emphasis on uncompromising quality, last-minute flexibility, and go-home-at-night speed! You’ll learn tips and techniques on everything from sophisticated typography to commercial graphics approaches using Illustrator CS2. You’re given the inspiration and know-how at every stage of the creative process in order to learn How to Wow!

This book begins with the essentials of Illustrator, including effectively working with layers and tools and integrating with other applications, and then moves on to innovative ideas for making your graphics and typography dazzle the eye. You’ll encounter fascinating techniques for giving your work that competitive, professional edge.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132705080
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
12/13/2006
Series:
How to Wow
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
176
File size:
34 MB
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This product may take a few minutes to download.

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Meet the Author

Ron Chan has been a prominent illustrator in the digital arts field since the invention of the term. He was one of the first artists to ever touch a drawing application from Adobe. Code-named Picasso, this program later became known as Illustrator. From then on, the computer was Ron’s artistic tool of choice and launched a distinguished career as a freelance illustrator, kicking off with greeting cards and extending into corporate and commercial graphics and magazine and book covers and features. While maintaining an impressive list of world-class corporate clients, he also finds time to share his knowledge with students at institutions worldwide.

Barbara Obermeier is the principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio specializing in print and Web design. Her clients include national companies from a wide variety of industries, including telecommunications, insurance, construction, entertainment, and performing arts. She is also the author or co-author of over a dozen books, including Adobe Master Class: Illustrator Illuminated and Photoshop CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies. Barb is also a Visual Communication faculty member at Brooks Institute in Ventura, CA, and has taught at many other universities and private training facilities. 

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