Synopses & Reviews
Designed to dazzle and inspire but not leave you in the dust, this beautifully designed volume lets you follow along as it dissects real-world projects from some of today’s top Illustrator artists. In the process it teaches you how to use Adobe Illustrator CS2 in ever more creative ways for your own projects. Best-selling author and award-winning artist Sharon Steuer uses lavish, four-color images of real-world Illustrator CS2 projects to show what’s possible and then employs simple, step-by-step instructions to explain the techniques that will produce those effects. You’ll find comprehensive coverage of all of Illustrator CS2’s most important capabilities. Veteran users will be grateful to explore Illustrator CS' new features, including the new drawing tool, Live trace, Live paint, SVG-T and much more. On the CD, you'll find many examples of artwork from the book, third-party software, demos, samples, and more.
About the Author
Award-winning artist, author, teacher and digital art guru, Sharon Steuer has been a major force in the digital art world for more than two decades. Her traditional and digital artwork has been exhibited widely, with awards for painting including the national Faber Birren Color Award and Windsor Newton Painting Award. Sharon is a regular columnist for creativepro.com, and is author of Creative Thinking in Photoshop: A New Approach to Digital Art as well as all editions of the best-selling Illustrator WOW! Book, which has twice received the Ben Franklin Award for best computer book.