The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe® Illustrator® (2014 release)
Classroom in a Book, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, 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.
Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book contains lessons that cover the basics, providing countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you.
In addition to teaching the key elements of the Illustrator interface, this completely revised edition covers the new Live rectangle and rounded rectangle functionality, preview a path as you draw with the Pen tool, new workflow for dealing with missing Typekit fonts, anchor point enhancements like repositioning the closing anchor point as you draw, and much more.
Purchasing this book gives you access to the downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book, and to electronic book updates covering new features that Adobe releases for Creative Cloud customers. For access, goto www.peachpit.com/redeem and redeem the unique code provided inside this book.
“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.”
Adobe Certified Instructor
Rocky Mountain Training
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Getting To Know The Work Area
Chapter 2 Techniques For Selecting Artwork
Chapter 3 Using Shapes To Create Artwork For A Postcard
Chapter 4 Transforming Artwork
Chapter 5 Creating An Illustration With The Drawing Tools
Chapter 6 Using Color And Patterns To Enhance Signage
Chapter 7 Adding Type To A Poster
Chapter 8 Organizing Your Artwork With Layers
Chapter 9 Blending Colors And Shapes
Chapter 10 Using Brushes To Create A Poster
Chapter 11 Exploring Creative Uses Of Effects And Graphic Styles
Chapter 12 Creating A Product Mockup In Perspective
Chapter 13 Using Symbols To Create A Map
Chapter 14 Using Illustrator Cc With Other Adobe Applications
Chapter 15 Preparing Content For The Web