Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand

ISBN-10: 078975164X

ISBN-13: 9780789751645

Edition: 2014

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This book is built from the ground up for today's beginning-to-intermediate-level graphic designer. Like every book in the On Demand Series, this book teaches visually, using an easy, friendly, full-color format designed to "show how," instead of "telling how."But that's not all. This book:Combines step-by-step training with quick-reference material users can rely on long after they've mastered the core skills they needProvides easy-to-follow task-based coverage, in which most tasks are presented in only one page or a two-page spreadOffers in-depth coverage of all new Adobe Certified Expert (ACE) certification objectives, so readers can use it as a study guide to enhance their job prospects or current careersProvides additional end-of-chapter workshops and online resources for readers who like to learn through hands-on projectsHelps upgraders by presenting a detailed list of new features, indexed to the pages where these features are coveredThis book offers tightly focused coverage of the techniques Illustrator users will need most on a day-to-day basis - including all the most valuable new features Adobe is introducing with Illustrator. Simply put, no other book offers beginning-to-intermediate-level Illustrator users this much simplicity, usable content, flexibility, and value.
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List price: $39.99
Copyright year: 2014
Publisher: Pearson Education
Publication date: 7/5/2013
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 560
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 2.046

Getting Started with Illustrator CC
Installing Illustrator
Getting Started
Viewing the Illustrator Window
Showing and Hiding Panels
Working with Panels
Using the Tools and Control Panel
Opening a Document
Opening a Document with Adobe Bridge
Inserting Images in a Document
Using the Status Bar
Working with Document Windows
Checking for Updates Online
Getting Help While You Work
Saving a Document
Finishing Up
Creating and Viewing a Document
Creating a New Document
Creating a New Document Using Presets
Creating a New Document from a Template
Setting Up a Document
Using Multiple Artboards
Working with Multiple Artboards
Changing the Display View
Changing the View with the Navigator Panel
Customizing the Navigator Panel
Changing the Screen Display Mode
Changing the View with the Zoom Tool
Viewing and Using Rulers
Using the Guides
Using Smart Guides
Using the Grid
Moving Around with the Hand Tool
Using Crop Marks
Working with the Info Panel
Using Undo and Redo
Creating and Selecting Workspaces
Working on Touch Screens
Working with Objects
Understanding Vector and Raster Graphics
Understanding Paths
Selecting a Drawing Mode
Creating Pixel Aligned Objects
Creating Rectangles and Ellipses
Creating Polygons and Stars
Creating Line Segments
Creating Arcs and Spirals
Creating Grids
Using the Shape Builder Tool
Creating Perspective Objects
Working with Perspective Objects
Customizing a Perspective Grid
Understanding Selections
Using the Selection Tool
Using the Direct Selection Tool
Using the Lasso Tool
Using the Magic Wand Tool
Selecting and Grouping Objects
Selecting Similar Objects
Saving and Editing Selections
Moving Objects
Duplicating Objects
Aligning and Distributing Objects
Transforming Objects
Using the Free Transform Tool
Rotating and Scaling Objects
Reflecting and Shearing Objects
Applying Multiple Transformations
Reshaping Objects with Envelopes
Using the Transform Panel
Working with Color
Changing Color Settings
Changing Color Profiles
Working with Color Modes
Changing Color Modes
Applying Colors
Working with the Color Panel
Working with the Swatches Panel
Creating Groups in the Swatches Panel
Working with Swatch Libraries
Adding Colors Using the Kuler Panel
Replacing Colors
Inverting Colors
Using the Color Guide Panel
Applying Color with the Color Guide Panel
Editing Colors with Live Color
Proofing Colors on the Screen
Applying Fills, Strokes, and Gradients
Applying Fill and Stroke Colors
Changing Stroke Attributes
Changing Stroke Style
Creating Variable Stroke Widths
Using the Eyedropper Tool
Creating Patterns for Fills
Editing Patterns
Using Patterns as Fills
Blending Fill Colors
Creating Blends Automatically
Applying Blend Options
Creating Blends with the Blend Tool
Modifying Blend Objects
Setting Transparency Options
Controlling Transparency Effects
Creating Transparency Masks
Flattening Object Transparency
Using the Transparency Grid
Applying Gradients
Using Gradients Libraries
Creating Gradients
Editing Gradients
Using the Gradient Tool
Creating a Gradient Mesh
Working with Points and Paths
Drawing with the Pen Tools
Setting Anchor Point Preferences
Moving Points and Segments
Converting Points
Adding and Deleting Anchor Points
Aligning and Joining Anchor Points
Reshaping Paths
Erasing to Reshape Paths
Smoothing Paths
Simplifying Paths
Dividing Paths
Splitting Paths
Merging Paths
Working with Shape Mode
Working with Pathfinder
Creating a Compound Path
Creating a Clipping Set
Editing a Clipping Set
Working with Layers
Understanding the Layers Panel
Setting Layers Panel Options
Creating Layers
Selecting Layers
Deleting Layers
Selecting Objects with Layers
Arranging Layers and Objects
Duplicating Layers and Objects
Locking Layers and Objects
Showing and Hiding Layers and Objects
Merging Layers and Groups
Moving Objects to a Layer
Flattening Layers
Locating Objects in the Layers Panel
Creating a Template Layer
Viewing Layers as Outlines
Working with Type
Using Type Tools
Creating Point Type
Creating Point Type in a Text Box
Creating Area Type
Modifying Area Type
Converting Point and Area Type
Creating Path Type
Modifying Type on a Path
Importing Text
Selecting Type
Copying or Moving Type
Working with Overflow Type
Changing Fonts
Finding and Changing Fonts
Changing Font Size
Leading Type
Kerning Type
Tracking Type
Scaling Type
Rotating Type
Touching Up Type
Formatting Type
Anti-aliasing Type
Aligning Paragraphs
Indenting and Spacing Paragraphs
Setting Tabs
Working with Hyphenation
Working with Different Languages
Working with Type Styles
Using Smart Punctuation
Working with Glyphs
Working with OpenType Fonts
Working with Justification
Wrapping Type Around an Object
Creating Type Outlines
Applying Color and Stroke to Type
Working with Graphics
Opening Graphics
Placing Graphics
Placing Graphics from Adobe Bridge
Linking or Embedding Graphics
Change Linked or Embedded Graphics
Managing Linked or Embedded Graphics
Tracing Raster Graphics
Adjusting Tracing Options
Converting Tracing to Paths
Applying Graphic Styles
Creating Graphic Styles
Editing Graphic Styles
Applying Appearance Attributes
Creating a Mosaic Graphic
Manipulating Artwork with Effects
Applying Illustrator Effects
Applying the Convert to Shape Effect
Applying the Scribble Effect
Applying the Inner or Outer Glow Effect
Applying the Drop Shadow Effect
Applying 3D Effects
Applying Warp Effects
Applying Distort & Transform Effects
Changing Raster Effects Settings
Working with the Effect Gallery
Applying Multiple Effects
Controlling Effects Using Selections
Using Blur Effects
Viewing Various Effects
Drawing and Painting
Using the Pencil Tool
Creating Live Paint Groups
Setting Live Paint Bucket Tool Options
Using the Live Paint Bucket Tool
Using the Live Paint Selection Tool
Modifying Live Paint Groups
Selecting Gap Options
Using the Brushes Panel
Using the Paintbrush Tool
Creating and Editing Scatter Brushes
Creating and Editing Calligraphic Brushes
Creating and Editing Art Brushes
Creating and Editing Pattern Brushes
Creating and Editing Bristle Brushes
Working with Brushes
Working with Liquify Tools
Using Symbols
Using the Symbols Panel
Using Symbol Libraries
Working with Symbols
Duplicating and Editing Symbols
Breaking Symbol Links
Using the Symbol Sprayer Tool
Setting Symbolism Tools Options
Using the Symbol Shifter Tool
Using the Symbol Scruncher Tool
Using the Symbol Sizer Tool
Using the Symbol Spinner Tool
Using the Symbol Stainer Tool
Using the Symbol Screener Tool
Using the Symbol Styler Tool
Expanding Symbol Instances
Using 9-Slice Scaling for Symbols
Aligning Symbols to the Pixel Grid
Setting the Symbol Registration Point
Automating the Way You Work
Examining the Actions Panel
Building a New Action
Controlling the Playback of a Command
Adding a Stop to an Action
Inserting a Non-Recordable Command into an Action
Adding a Command to an Action
Deleting a Command from an Action
Working with Batch File Processing
Opening and Using Scripts
Defining and Editing Data Variables
Creating and Formatting a Data Graph
Adding Graph Designs to a Graph
Cleaning Up Unneeded Elements
Proofing and Printing Documents
Using Spell Check
Using Custom Dictionaries
Finding and Replacing Text and Elements
Finding and Changing Fonts
Printing a Document
Printing with Presets
Setting General Print Options
Setting Marks and Bleed Options
Setting Graphics Options
Previewing Color Separations
Setting Output Options
Setting Advanced Options
Setting Color Management Options
Checking for Print Problems
Inserting File Information
Using the Document Info Panel
Exporting a Document
Packaging a Document
Exporting a Document
Understanding Export File Formats
Exporting as a Bitmap
Exporting as a TIFF
Exporting as a PNG or JPEG
Exporting to Photoshop
Exporting as an AutoCAD
Exporting as a Flash Movie
Generating and Exporting CSS
Saving as an Adobe PDF
Saving as an EPS
Saving as a SVG
Saving a Document for Microsoft Office
Saving as a Template
Saving Time with Presets
Designing for the Web and Devices
Saving for the Web
Working with Save For Web Options
Working with Web File Formats
Optimizing a JPEG Document
Optimizing a GIF Document
Optimizing a PNG-8 Document
Optimizing a PNG-24 Document
Optimizing an Image to File Size
Slicing Images the Easy Way
Working with Slices
Adding HTML Text or an URL Link to a Slice
Arranging Slices
Combining or Dividing Slices
Saving Slices for the Web
Saving Selected Slices
Previewing in a Browser
Sharing on Behance
Customizing the Way You Work
Setting General Preferences
Changing Sync Settings Preferences
Changing Selection & Anchor Display Preferences
Setting Type Preferences
Changing Units Preferences
Setting Slices Preferences
Setting Hyphenation Preferences
Selecting Plug-ins
Selecting Scratch Disks
Setting User Interface Preferences
Setting File Handling & Clipboard Preferences
Working with Appearance of Black Preferences
Defining Keyboard Shortcuts
Using Drawing Tablets or Screens
Working Together with Adobe Programs
Exploring Adobe Programs
Exploring Adobe Bridge
Getting Started with Adobe Bridge
Getting Photos from a Digital Camera
Working with Raw Images from a Digital Camera
Modifying Images in Camera Raw
Working with Images Using Adobe Bridge
Setting Preferences in Adobe Bridge
Applying Image Adjustments
Automating Tasks in Adobe Bridge
Using Mini Bridge
Scripting with Adobe ExtendScript Toolkit
Working with Adobe Media Encoder
Working with Adobe Extension Manager
Using the Adobe Exchange Panel
Accessing Adobe Creative Cloud
New Features
Adobe Certification
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