Real World Illustrator 7 is a complete introduction to the newest version of Adobe Illustrator. Previously published as The Illustrator 6 Book, the new edition of this entertaining, informative guide examines in detail every tool and feature in Illustrator, providing helpful tips and hints for both novice and experienced users. Dozens of step-by-step techniques are provided and thoroughly illustrated, making it possible for the reader to work along with the book, gaining a better understanding and experiencing features and techniques first-hand. Once a groundwork has been established with Illustrator's basic capabilities, advanced capabilities - patterns, transformations, imported graphics, etc. - plus a plethora of real-world tips and techniques, are fully discussed.