Adobe Illustrator CS for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide / Edition 1

Adobe Illustrator CS for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide / Edition 1

by Elaine Weinmann
ISBN-10:
0321199553
ISBN-13:
2900321199552
Pub. Date:
04/01/2004
Publisher:
Peachpit Press
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Adobe Illustrator CS for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide / Edition 1

Ready to use Illustrator cs' new Scribble Effect to lend a loose, hand-drawn look to your artwork? Eager to take advantage of its more than 200 professionally designed templates to jump-start your own projects? If so--or if you simply need to get up to speed on every aspect of Illustrator cs now--you need this guide! As the standard Illustrator text in many design schools, this popular task-based guide has taught a generation of users how to make the most out of Adobe's graphics powerhouse. Now it's back--revised and updated--to teach the next. Using simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, this volume represents the quickest route to Illustrator cs proficiency. Clearly marked locators to new and improved features (such as enhanced type capabilities, powerful 3D graphics tools, enhanced PDF support, and more), a 24-page color section, and highly readable text create a winning combination for every level of Illustrator user.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 2900321199552
Publisher: Peachpit Press
Publication date: 04/01/2004
Series: Visual QuickStart Guide Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 656
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 1.25(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

1: Illustrator Interface.

2: How Illustrator Works.

3: Startup.

4: Views.

5: Objects Basics.

6: Select/Copy.

7: Transform.

8: Reshape.

9: Fill & Stroke.

10: Pen.

11: Layers.

12: Create Type.

13: Style & Edit Type.

14: Acquire.

15: Brushes.

16: Symbols.

17: Combine Paths.

18: Gradients.

19: Appearances/Styles.

20: Masks/Transparency.

21: Distort.

22: Effects and filters.

23: Precision Tools.

24: Actions.

25: Preferences.

26: Output/Export.

27: Web.

28: Separations.

Appendix A: Keyboard Shortcuts.

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