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Adobe Illustrator Cs5: Learn by Video (Learn by Video)by Chad Cheilus
Synopses & Reviews
This complete training program from Adobe Press and video2brain combines over 17 hours of exceptional video training with a full-color 120-page guide to teach you the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator CS5 as well as the basic principles of vector-based graphics.
Expert authors and trainers Chad Chelius and Russell Viers demystify the interface and show you how to create original artwork. You’ll learn to use essential tools to draw in perspective, set sophisticated type, work with multiple artboards, and create resolution-independent raster effects.
• Making complex paths
• Painting watercolor strokes
• Customizing panels and workspaces
• Using Pathfinder effects and the Shapebuilder tool
• Vectorizing line drawings
• Delivering files to print, the web, or virtually any device
The lessons are wrapped in a feature-rich interface that lets you jump to any topic and bookmark individual sections for later review. Full-Screen mode provides a hi-def, immersive experience, and Watch-and-Work mode shrinks the video into a small window so that you can play the videos alongside Adobe Illustrator CS5.
As with all titles in the Learn by Video series, the project files used in the lessons are included with the course, and interactive review questions help reinforce what you're learned. Selected videos are also provided ready to be downloaded for viewing on your iPhone, iPod, or other compatible mobile device.
Book News Annotation:
Two Adobe experts present a complete guide to the latest version of Adobe Illustrator, including both a book and over 17 hours of video training on CD-ROM. The package explains the new CS5 interface and teaches the basic principles of vector-based graphics. Readers will learn how to use Illustrator's tools to draw in perspective, set sophisticated type, work with multiple artboards, and create resolution-independent raster effects. Project files used in the lessons are included with the course. Annotation ©2011 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
This innovative product from Adobe Press combines interactive video and a full-color printed reference to teach the fundamentals of Illustrator CS5
Experienced instructors present 10 hours of high quality HD video, complete with lesson files, assessment quizzes and review materials. 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've learned, and interactive review questions help reinforce freshly gained knowledge. The DVD-ROM is bundled with a printed book that provides supplemental material to enhance the video training. Selected videos can be downloaded for viewing on iPhones, iPods, and other compatible mobile devices.
About the Author
Video2Brain, located in Graz, Austria, is a company focused on producing high-quality video training content for software, photography and programming topics. Crucial to the flexible training are optimized teaching methods, practical tips from well-known industry experts and the focus on learning-by-doing with project files. Video2Brain is an Adobe Certified Training Provider.
Adobe-certified instructors Chad Chelius and Russell Viers present this engaging video training with an easy-to-follow style that makes it fun to learn.
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