Illustrator CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

Visual QuickStart Guide–the quick and easy way to learn!

Now revised and updated, this book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Illustrator CS3 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced designers. This edition of the Visual QuickStart Guid e covers Illustrator CS3's newest features, including new tools in Live ...
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Illustrator CS3 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

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Overview

Visual QuickStart Guide–the quick and easy way to learn!

Now revised and updated, this book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Illustrator CS3 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced designers. This edition of the Visual QuickStart Guid e covers Illustrator CS3's newest features, including new tools in Live Color, enhancements to essential drawing tools and controls, improvements to the powerful Control panel, the new Eraser tool and Crop Area tool, and much more. A full-color section of inspiring Illustrator artwork and highly readable text create a winning combination for Illustrator users of every level.
  • Easy visual approach uses pictures to guide you through Illustrator and show you what to do.
  • Concise steps and explanations let you get up and running in no time.
  • Page for page, the best content and value around.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780321648891
  • Publisher: Pearson Education
  • Publication date: 11/28/2007
  • Series: Visual QuickStart Guide
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 480
  • File size: 37 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

In addition to the Illustrator CS3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have also written, designed, and illustrated Visual QuickStart Guide s to Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress. Their books have been translated into 12 languages and have sold more than 2.1 million copies worldwide. They have also taught at Pratt Manhattan, the Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and the Parsons School of Design.
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Table of Contents


At a Glance
Illustrator Interface     1
Create & Save Files     27
Bridge     37
Manage Color     51
Workspace     59
Geometric Objects     69
Select     79
Move, Copy & Align     89
Fill & Stroke     101
Transform     123
Reshape     133
Tracing     153
Live Paint     161
Live Color     175
Pen     185
Layers     193
Create Type     211
Style & Edit Type     225
Acquire     255
Appearances & Styles     265
Effects & Filters     279
Brushes     295
Blends     309
Gradients     317
Combine Paths     325
Clipping Masks     333
Transparency     339
Symbols     345
Preferences     365
Print     377
Export     399
Index     417
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