Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2019 Release), 1st edition

Published by Adobe Press (March 22, 2019) © 2019

  • Brian Wood

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Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) is the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2019 release). The 15 project-based lessons show users the key techniques for realizing your creative potential with Adobe Illustrator CC. Following hands-on step-by-step projects, users create logos, illustrations, posters, and more. Explore the new streamlined Tools panel and all of the features essential for being creative in Illustrator, including working with the Shaper tool and Live Shapes along with dynamic symbols to streamline graphics creation. Students will create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to free-form painting, they’ll build a strong foundation in Illustrator as they progress through the lessons.

The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: A Web-based version of the complete eBook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes. 

  • Includes 15 hands-on lessons that use clear, step-by-step instructions with screenshots to teach students how to design compelling graphics using Illustrator CC.
  • Online components provided to all students include all lesson files plus video-enhanced Web Edition of the book.
  • Classroom in a Book is the official training series from Adobe Systems Inc., developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
Fully updated for the new features in Illustrator CC 2019 Release

GETTING STARTED

WHAT’S NEW IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC (2019 RELEASE)

A QUICK TOUR OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CC (2019 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

Brian Wood is a web developer, the author of more than a dozen books on topics including Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Muse, and Adobe XD. He is also the author of numerous video training titles covering Muse, Dreamweaver, InDesign, Illustrator, and more. In addition to training many clients, including Nordstrom, REI, Boeing, Starbucks, Nintendo, and many others, Brian speaks regularly at national conferences, such as Adobe MAX, as well as events hosted by AIGA and other industry organizations. He has also written articles for SmashingMagazine.com, Peachpit.com, CreativePro.com, Adobe Inspire magazine, and more. Brian has a YouTube channel at youtube.com/askbrianwood.com and a corporate training site at brianwoodtraining.com.

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