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Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC, The

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  • Copyright 2015
  • Dimensions: 7-1/2" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 360
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-13-392850-0
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-392850-1

For decades, Sharon Steuer and her international WOW! team have been showcasing the world’s best artists and designers working in Illustrator. In this expanded edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you’ll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top Illustrator artists. You’ll learn to use new features, discover exciting ways to create complex effects, and find fresh ways to use venerable old tools and¿speed up your workflow. This edition includes coverage of the 2014 release and is loaded with and lessons with stunning new artwork that feature:

  • Painting and generating objects with raster brushes
  • Harnessing Live Corners, Live Rectangles, and new ways to reshape paths
  • Manipulating live type characters with the Touch Type tool
  • Creating airbrush and neon effects with gradients on strokes
  • Building complex styles with multiple lines, fills, and effects
  • Composing complex repeating patterns
  • Auto-generating corners for pattern brushes
  • Incorporating transparency into mesh and gradients
  • Building and modifying scenes in perspective and 3D
  • Transforming raster art to Illustrator vectors
  • Preparing artwork for animation and the web
  • Integrating Illustrator with Photoshop and other apps
  • Creating photorealism in Illustrator

WOW! ONLINE Register the book at peachpit.com/register to access artwork to pick apart and special PDFs from artists to you. Keep up with tips on the latest Illustrator features at WOWartist.com.

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Expressive Strokes in Adobe Illustrator

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Designing Type and Layout in Adobe Illustrator

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Your Creative Workspace
Chapter 2: Designing Type & Layout
Chapter 3: Rethinking Construction
Chapter 4: Expressive Strokes
Chapter 5: Color Transitions
Chapter 6: Reshaping Dimensions
Chapter 7: Mastering Complexity
Chapter 8: Creatively Combining Apps

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