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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2017 release) choose Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2017 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons in this book show users step-by-step the key techniques for working in Illustrator. Build a strong foundation for working with Adobe Illustrator CC by following hands-on projects for creating logos, illustrations, and posters. Learn how to use the Shaper tool and Live Shapes along with dynamic symbols to streamline graphics creation. Create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to more free-form painting, you’ll gain vital Illustrator skills as you progress through the lessons.
The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and interactive multiple-choice quizzes. As always with the Classroom in a Book, Instructor Notes are available for teachers to download.
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WHAT’S NEW IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC (2017 RELEASE
A QUICK TOUR OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC (2017 RELEASE)
1 GETTING TO KNOW THE WORK AREA
2 TECHNIQUES FOR SELECTING ARTWORK
3 USING SHAPES TO CREATE ARTWORK FOR A POSTCARD
4 EDITING AND COMBINING SHAPES AND PATHS
5 TRANSFORMING ARTWORK
6 CREATING AN ILLUSTRATION WITH THE DRAWING TOOLS
7 USING COLOR TO ENHANCE SIGNAGE
8 ADDING TYPE TO A POSTER
9 ORGANIZING YOUR ARTWORK WITH LAYERS
10 GRADIENTS, BLENDS, AND PATTERNS
11 USING BRUSHES TO CREATE A POSTER
12 EXPLORING CREATIVE USES OF EFFECTS AND GRAPHIC STYLES
13 CREATING ARTWORK FOR A T-SHIRT
14 USING ILLUSTRATOR CC WITH OTHER ADOBE APPLICATIONS
15 EXPORTING ASSETS