Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2019 release) choose Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2019 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. 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. Create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to free-form painting, you’ll build a strong foundation in Illustrator as you 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.
About the Author
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.
Table of Contents
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