In Illustrator CS5 Video QuickStart Guide from Class on Demand, Elaine Weinmann & Peter Lourekas will teach you how to use Illustrator CS5 the quick and easy way, with 3 hours of video lessons covering the most important features of this software. Adobe Illustrator is an essential tool for anyone who designs and creates artwork for use across different media, from print to web.
These engaging lessons show the program's key features and tools in action, with clear demonstrations and tips on how to use various functions, from multiple artboards to creating and styling type. Along the way, the instructors cover Illustrator fundamentals such as an overview of Adobe Bridge, drawing geometric & freehand objects, and exploring tools for fill & stroke, select, move & copy, transform, and reshape. Learn about functions for appearances, effects & graphic styles, gradients, and combine paths, as well as how to use clipping masks.
About the Instructors:
Elaine Weinmann & Peter Lourekas have written, designed, and illustrated Visual QuickStart Guides to Photoshop, Illustrator, Painter, and LiveMotion. Their books have been translated into 12 languages and have sold close to 1.7 million copies worldwide. Additionally, they have taught at Pratt Manhattan, Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and Parsons School of Design.