Synopses & Reviews
Designed to meet the needs of users from a broad range of experience levels, ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 - ILLUSTRATED equips you with Illustrator basics--and well beyond--using the signature Illustrated two-page spread format. Covering the nuts and bolts, new cutting-edge features, and everything in between, the text presents each skill on a succinct, easy-to-understand, two-page spread--making for focused and thorough instruction. Detailed coverage and innovative learning tools maximize user success!
Teaching your students has never been easier than with ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5 ILLUSTRATED. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps students intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment.
About the Author
Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft's launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books - including this one - as the text for his classes.
Table of Contents
Unit A: Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CS4. Unit B: Performing Essential Operations. Unit C: Going Beyond the Basics. Unit D: Creating blends and complex objects. Unit E: Working with Type and Gradients. Unit F: Drawing in Illustrator. Unit G: Working with Brushes and Effects.