Adobe Illustrator CS4 Classroom in a Book (Google eBook)

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Peachpit Press, Apr 22, 2010 - Computers - 480 pages
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The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CS4

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Classroom in a Book contains 15 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Illustrator and provides 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.

Learn how to create artwork for illustrations, logos, stationery, page layouts, posters, and integrate with Adobe Flash® movies, Adobe InDesign® layouts, and more!

“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.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book 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.

 

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User Review  - ssonke - Overstock.com

The book is a great tool for learning Illustrator, it has step by step instructions and illustrations on how to use the program. Read full review

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User Review  - Gerold - Goodreads

...good intro with lots of guided tutorials - illustrator is the essential tool for any serious infographic Read full review

Contents

GETTING STARTED
1
A QUICKTOUR OF ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR
10
GETTING TO KNOWTHE WORK AREA
26
SELECTING AND ALIGNING
60
CREATING AND EDITING SHAPES
78
Lesson overview
108
5
132
COLOR AND PAINTING
164
WORKING WITH BRUSHES
284
APPLYING EFFECTS
320
APPLYING APPEARANCE ATTRIBUTES AND GRAPHIC STYLES
346
WORKING WITH SYMBOLS
368
COMBINING ILLUSTRATOR CS4 GRAPHICS WITH OTHER ADOBE
390
OUTPUT
418
What is color management?
424
Working with twocolor illustrations
437

WORKING WITH TYPE
202
WORKING WITH LAYERS
234
BLENDING SHAPES AND COLORS
258

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About the author (2010)

The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.

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