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For years, Sharon Steuer and her international Wow! team have been reaching out to the world of professional illustrators to showcase the range and quality of work these artists are doing in Illustrator. In this revised edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator Wow! Book, you’ll find tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from more than 100 of the world’s top Illustrator artists. Using Adobe Illustrator CS4, Sharon shows you how to integrate projects using multiple artboards, work transparency into gradients, and draw with the new Blob Brush tool. You’ll not only learn how to “think in Illustrator” with the Zen of Illustrator lessons, you’ll be guided in a wide range of techniques essential for mastering Adobe Illustrator. This edition is loaded with new artwork and lessons that cover:
3 Draw & Color
4 Beyond Basics
5 Brushes, Symbols
6 Layers, Appearances
8 Blends, Gradients
10 Live Color
11 Live Effects, Graphic Styles
12 Live 3D Effects
13 Adv Techniques
14 Web & Animation
15 Other programs
On the accompanying CD, go to:
Ch02-Zen > zen_lessons > zen_lessons_Layers_Scale_Rotate > 2a_Zen_Layers_Moving_Pasting.ai
Open this file and note that step #4 is incorrect in the keyboard shortcut for Windows machines. It should read 'CTRL-F', and not 'CTRL-X', in order to correctly paste in front.
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