Pearson Education DVD: Adobe Illustrator CS6: Learn by Video

Pearson Education DVD: Adobe Illustrator CS6: Learn by Video

Pearson Education DVD: Adobe Illustrator CS6: Learn by Video

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Pearson Education DVD: Adobe Illustrator CS6: Learn by Video

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  • Instructors: Chad Chelius & Angie Taylor
  • Runtime: 12 Hours 58 Minutes
  • 48-Page Supplemental Guide
  • Publisher: Peachpit Press
  • Date Published: June 25, 2012
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Combining a DVD-ROM with 12 hours 58 minutes of video and a 48-page full-color printing reference guide, the Adobe Illustrator CS6: Learn by Video published by Peachpit Press and released by Pearson Education is designed to teach users the fundamentals of Illustrator CS6. Put together by Adobe Press and video2brain and instructed by Chad Chelius and Angie Taylor who provide lessons on numerous aspects of the software. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic and also bookmark individual sections for later review. The unique Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window to allow the student to work alongside in Illustrator. Project files used in the lessons are included on the disc so viewers can practice what they learn, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge.

Table of Contents

1 Introducing Illustrator CS6
1.1 What Is Adobe Illustrator?
1.2 About This Course
1.3 What's New In Adobe Illustrator CS6?
1.3.1 Modernization
1.3.2 Pattern Editing
1.3.3 Gradient Strokes
1.3.4 Image Trace
1.3.5 Gaussian Blur
2 Illustrator Fundamentals
2.1 Bitmap vs. Vector
2.2 Understanding Paths
3 Exploring the Illustrator Interface
3.1 Illustrator's Panels T
3.2 The Application Bar and Frame
3.3 Working with Artboards
3.4 Using Workspaces
4 Navigating and Using Views in Illustrator
4.1 Navigating Documents
4.2 Viewing Modes
4.3 Screen Modes
4.4 Working with Multiple Views
4.5 Hiding Artwork
5 Working with Documents
5.1 Creating Documents, Templates, and Document Profiles
5.2 Using Template Layers
5.3 Working with Grids and Guides
5.4 Rectangular and Polar Grids
5.5 Saving Illustrator Files
5.6 Using Adobe Bridge
6 Creating and Working with Shapes
6.1 Using the Shape Tools
6.2 Using Line Tools
6.3 Width Tool Basics
6.4 Using the Width Tool on Artwork
6.5 The Pathfinder and Shape Builder Tools
6.6 The Scissors and Knife Tools
6.7 Joining Paths
6.8 Blob Brush Basics
6.9 Blob Brush Sculpture
6.10 Blob Brush with Calligraphic Brushes
6.11 The Eraser Tool
6.12 Converting Text to Outlines
6.13 Reshape Tools
6.14 Creating Compound Paths and Shapes
6.15 Blending Shapes
7 Transformations
7.1 Transformation Tools
7.2 The Transform Panel
7.3 Aligning and Distributing
8 Understanding Objects and Layers
8.1 Using the Selection Tools
8.2 Making and Saving Selections
8.3 Understanding Layers and Stacking Order
8.4 Working with Groups and Collections
8.5 Using Isolation Mode
9 Drawing
9.1 Drawing Paths
9.1.1 Drawing with the Pen Tool
9.1.2 Working with Fill and Stroke Properties
9.1.3 Understanding Drawing Modes
9.1.4 Using the Outline Strokes Function
9.1.5 Offsetting Paths
9.2 Drawing with Other Tools
9.2.1 Drawing with the Pencil Tool
9.2.2 Drawing with the Smooth and Path Eraser Tools
9.3 Drawing with the Brush Tools
9.3.1 Applying Brushes
9.3.2 Drawing with the Paintbrush Tool
9.3.3 Creating and Editing Art Brushes
9.3.4 Using the Bristle Brush Tool
9.3.5 Pattern Brushes and Scatter Brushes
9.4 Perspective Drawing
9.4.1 Perspective Overview
9.4.2 Drawing in Perspective
9.4.3 Placing Artwork into Perspective Grid
10 Using Symbols
10.1 Using Symbols
10.2 Creating Custom Symbols
10.3 The Symbol Tools
11 Color
11.1 The Color Panel
11.2 Using Spot and Pantone Colors
11.3 Working with Swatches
11.4 Understanding Gradients
11.5 Live Paint
11.6 Recoloring Artwork
11.7 Using the Color Guide Panel
12 Typography
12.1 Point vs. Area Type
12.2 Threading Text
12.3 Formatting Text
12.4 Using Character and Paragraph Styles
12.5 Putting Type on a Path
12.6 Using Text Wrap
12.7 Warping Text with Envelope Distort
13 Working with Images
13.1 Importing Bitmaps
13.2 Converting Art to Vector with Image Trace
13.3 Rasterizing Objects
13.4 Using Clipping Masks
13.5 Opacity Masks
13.6 Expanding Appearances
14 Working with Effects
14.1 Applying Illustrator Live Effects
14.2 The Appearance Panel
14.3 Saving Graphic Styles
14.4 Warp Effects
14.5 Distort and Transform Effects
14.6 3D Effects: Extrude and Bevel
14.7 3D Effects: Revolve
14.8 Expanding Appearances
14.9 Working with Transparency
14.10 Photoshop Effects
15 Graphs
15.1 Creating a New Graph
15.2 Updating and Modifying a Graph
15.3 Adding a Design to a Graph
16 Beyond Illustrator
16.1 Saving as PDF
16.2 Saving for the Web
16.3 Outputting Files for Animation
17 Project Explorations
17.1 Creating Skin Tones Using Blends
17.2 Drawing a Superhero
17.3 Filling Text with Graphics
17.4 Making a Photo into Art
18 Closing Thoughts
18.1 Closing Thoughts
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  • 1Description
Instructor Chad Chelius and Angie Taylor from video2brain
Publisher Peachpit Press
Runtime 12 hours 58 minutes
Pages Booklet: 48 pages
Format DVD-ROM
ISBN Number ISBN-10: 0-321-84068-2
ISBN-13: 978-0-321-84068-4
Date Published June 25, 2012
Packaging Info
Package Weight 0.75 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 9.1 x 7.3 x 1.2"
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