Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book

Series
Adobe Press
Author
. Adobe Creative Team  
Publisher
Adobe Press
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
480
Pub.-date
May 2010
ISBN13
9780321701787
ISBN
032170178X


Product detail

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9780321701787
Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book
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Description

The 15 project-based lessons in this book show students step-by-step the key techniques for working in Illustrator CS5. They learn how to create vector artwork for virtually any project and across multiple media: print, websites, interactive projects, and video. In addition to learning the key elements of the Illustrator interface, they'll learn how to integrate their artwork with Adobe Flash movies, Adobe InDesign layouts, and Adobe Flash Catalyst software to add interaction to their designs. The companion CD-ROM includes sample project files for students to use as they work their way through the lessons in the book.

 

Table of Contents

Getting Started

1 Getting to Know the Work Area

2 Selecting and Aligning

3 Creating and Editing Shapes

4 Transforming Objects

5 Drawing with the Pen and Pencil Tools

6 Color and Painting

7 Working with Type

8 Working with Layers

9 Working with Perspective Drawing

10 Blending Colors And Shapes

11 Working with Brushes

12 Applying Effects

13 Applying Appearance Attributes and Graphic Styles

14 Working with Symbols

15 Combining Illustrator CS5 Graphics with Other

Index

Back Cover

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CS5 choose Adobe Illustrator CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Illustrator CS5.

Readers learn how to create vector artwork for virtually any project and across multiple media: print, websites, interactive projects, and video. In addition to learning the key elements of the Illustrator interface, they'll learn how to integrate their artwork with Adobe Flash movies, Adobe InDesign layouts, and Adobe Flash Catalyst software to add interaction to their designs.

This completely revised CS5 edition covers new perspective drawing tools, variable-width watercolor strokes, multiple artboards with video-specific presets, the new realistic Bristle brush and Shape Builder tool, and the ability to maintain consistent raster effects across media.

“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” -Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does-an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Author

The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.