Illustrator CS4 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

Illustrator CS4 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide

By: Elaine Weinmann (author), Peter Lourekas (author)Paperback

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Description

Adobe Illustrator is the indispensable vector drawing tool used by digital artists around the world. Illustrator CS4 provides those artists with powerful drawing tools, unparalleled typographic controls, and much more. With a slew of new features and tighter-than-ever integration with the rest of Adobe Creative Suite 4's design, graphics, and publishing tools, Illustrator CS4 promises to make designers' lives a whole lot easier, especially if they have this task-based guide! Now revised and updated, and in 4 COLOR this book uses simple step-by-step instructions, loads of screen shots, and an array of time-saving tips and tricks, serving both as the quickest route to Illustrator CS4 mastery for new users, and a handy reference for more experienced designers. This edition of the Visual QuickStart Guide covers Illustrator CS4's newest features, including the much anticipated multi art board feature and much more.

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About Author

In addition to this book, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have also written, designed, and illustrated Visual QuickStart Guides to Adobe Photoshop and QuarkXPress. Their books have been translated into 12 languages and have sold more than 2.1 million copies worldwide. They have also taught at Pratt Manhattan, the Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and the Parsons School of Design.

Contents

1 Create & Save Files 2 Manage Color 3 Workspaces 4 Panels 5 Bridge 6 Geometric Objects 7 Select 8 Move, Copy & Align 9 Fill & Stroke 10 Transform 11 Reshape 12 Trace 13 Live Paint 14 Live Color 15 Pen Tool 16 Layers 17 Create Type 18 Appearances & Styles 19 Style & Edit Type 20 Acquire 21 Effects & Filters 22 Brushes 23 Blends 24 Gradients 25 Combine Paths 26 Clipping Masks 27 Transparency 28 Symbols 29 Preferences 30 Print 31 Export Index

Product Details

  • publication date: 21/04/2009
  • ISBN13: 9780321563453
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 456
  • ID: 9780321563453
  • weight: 821
  • ISBN10: 032156345X

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