Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (2022 release), 1st edition

Published by Pearson (December 27, 2021) © 2022

  • Brian Wood

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Create artwork from precise drawings to stylistic paintings with Adobe Illustrator. By completing a series of hands-on projects like logos, illustrations, posters, podcast covers, flyers, and more, students will start with a quick tour of Illustrator, then explore selections, shapes, color, and editing artwork. Progressing to freeform gradients and layers, students will build up to working with dynamic symbols, artistic brushes, creative effects, as well as exporting assets. All told, students will create 17 engaging and unique projects, building valuable graphic art skills throughout.

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator

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, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Adobe Illustrator Classroom in a Book (2022 release) contains 17 lessons that cover the basics and beyond, providing countless tips and techniques to help students become more productive with the program. They can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest them.

Purchasing this book includes valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book's "Getting Started" section to unlock access to:

  • Downloadable lesson files needed to work through the projects in the book
  • Web Edition containing the complete text of the book, interactive quizzes, and videos that walk students through the lessons step by step
  • Bonus video content showing nine essential skills not covered in the book and available only in the Web Edition, indicated by video icons in the table of contents
  • Downloadable instructor manual to help guide teaching this text

What students need to use this book: Adobe Illustrator (2022 release) software, for either Windows or macOS. (Software not included.)

Note: Classroom in a Book does not replace the documentation, support, updates, or any other benefits of being a registered owner of Adobe Illustrator software. This book covers Illustrator on desktop only. It does not address Illustrator on the iPad.

  • Includes 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
  • Instructor Notes will be available for this book and can be downloaded from Pearson.com/us


GETTING STARTED

WHAT'S NEW IN ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR (2022 RELEASE)

A QUICK TOUR OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR (2022 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 USING THE BASIC DRAWING TOOLS

7 DRAWING WITH THE PEN TOOL

8 USING COLOR TO ENHANCE ARTWORK

9 ADDING TYPE TO A PROJECT

10 ORGANIZING YOUR ARTWORK WITH LAYERS

11 GRADIENTS, BLENDS, AND PATTERNS

12 USING BRUSHES TO CREATE AN AD

13 EXPLORING CREATIVE USES OF EFFECTS AND GRAPHIC STYLES

14 CREATING ARTWORK FOR A T-SHIRT

15 PLACING AND WORKING WITH IMAGES

16 SHARING PROJECTS

Brian Wood is a speaker, developer and author of dozens of Adobe training books and articles. As an Adobe Certified trainer, Brian has been consulting with teachers, designers, marketing pros, business owners and front end developers—all over the country. He has spoken at several major design conferences, including Adobe MAX, the How Interactive Design Conference, the Web Design Conference and the InDesign Conference. He is currently an Instructional Designer for the graphic design segment on the Learn team at Adobe.

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