This step-by-step tutorial uses a friendly, conversational, and non-condescending approach to teach readers the basics of Adobe Illustrator.
The book's tone is one of a teacher sitting with you explaining how to use the program. With examples from both the Macintosh and Windows platforms, Sams Teach Yourself Illustrator in 24 Hours covers the following topics and more: the interface, tools, and palettes; setting preferences; drawing and editing objects; layers; working with selections; Bezier paths; and masks, transformations and color.
|Series:||Sams Teach Yourself Series|
|Product dimensions:||7.30(w) x 8.90(h) x 1.20(d)|
About the Author
Peter Bauer is a computer graphics writer and consultant. He is the author of Special Edition Using Adobe Illustrator 10, and has written documentation and user guides for a variety of Illustrator-related software and plug-ins. Pete serves as the Help Desk Director for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), and is a Contributing Writer for Mac Design and Photoshop User magazines. He also writes a weekly column for the Web portal PlanetPhotoshop.com. He and his wife, Professor Mary Ellen O'Connell of the Moritz College of Law at Ohio State University, live in the historic German Village area of Columbus, Ohio.
Mordy Golding is the Product Manager for Adobe Illustrator. Mordy has also written The Web Designer's Guide to Color. With a strong technical background, Mordy has been a designer and production artist for both print and the Web, and has been a featured panelist at Macworld.