The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC

Author: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133928772

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 9989

For decades, Sharon Steuer and her international WOW! team have been showcasing the world’s best artists and designers working in Illustrator. In this expanded edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you’ll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top Illustrator artists. You’ll learn to use new features, discover exciting ways to create complex effects, and find fresh ways to use venerable old tools and¿speed up your workflow. This edition includes coverage of the 2014 release and is loaded with and lessons with stunning new artwork that feature: Painting and generating objects with raster brushes Harnessing Live Corners, Live Rectangles, and new ways to reshape paths Manipulating live type characters with the Touch Type tool Creating airbrush and neon effects with gradients on strokes Building complex styles with multiple lines, fills, and effects Composing complex repeating patterns Auto-generating corners for pattern brushes Incorporating transparency into mesh and gradients Building and modifying scenes in perspective and 3D Transforming raster art to Illustrator vectors Preparing artwork for animation and the web Integrating Illustrator with Photoshop and other apps Creating photorealism in Illustrator WOW! ONLINE Register the book at peachpit.com/register to access artwork to pick apart and special PDFs from artists to you. Keep up with tips on the latest Illustrator features at WOWartist.com.

The Adobe Illustrator Wow! Book for CS6 and CC

Author: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 0133928500

Category: Computers

Page: 360

View: 8085

"Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book is updated to help intermediate through professional artists and designers get up to speed on the more creative features of Illustrator and efficiently integrate workflow updates and improvements. With its practical, yet beautiful examples, this book focuses on real-world tips, tricks, and techniques extracted from the artwork of many of the world's best Illustrator artists.This 14th edition of the book will help you harness the most powerful creative features of Adobe Illustrator CS6 and CC (including the latest 2014 release), from painting and generating objects with raster brushes, to creating complex repeating patterns, and inserting Illustrator objects into an editable 3D perspective grid. You'll learn how to incorporate the vast array of feature enhancements designed to improve object and text creation and editing, including Live Corners, Live Rectangles, the new Path Reshaping functions, and the Touch Type tool. In addition, you'll discover how to add automatic corners to pattern brushes, apply gradients to strokes, prepare artwork for animation and the web, and use Image Trace to transform raster art to vectors. Through real-world step-by-step lessons and stunning artwork, you'll be inspired to master even the most challenging aspects of Adobe Illustrator"--Publisher's description.

Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand

Author: Steve Johnson,Perspection, Inc

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 078975164X

Category: Computers

Page: 540

View: 8152

A guide to operating the graphics program covers such topics as working with objects, color, fills, layers, type, and graphics; manipulating artwork; drawing and painting; designing for the web; and applying different graphic styles.

Illustrator CC

Visual QuickStart Guide (2014 release)

Author: Elaine Weinmann,Peter Lourekas

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0133987272

Category: Computers

Page: 480

View: 7068

For almost two decades, the best-selling Visual QuickStart Guides by Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have been the textbooks of choice in classrooms and the go-to tutorial and reference for art and design professionals. This edition includes their trademark features: clear, concise, step-by-step instructions; hundreds of full-color illustrations; screen captures of program features; and supplemental tips and sidebars in every chapter. This fully updated edition for Illustrator CC (2014 release) covers the new enhancements and features, including significant upgrades to the Pencil tool, Swatches panel, Artboard panel, as well as new Live Corners, reshaping methods, and much more. The new and updated Illustrator CC features are clearly marked with bright red stars in both the table of contents and main text. Readers can follow the steps in a tutorial fashion, or use the book as a reference guide to individual program features. Many of the key illustrations used in the book are available via Web download for practice by readers.

Adobe Master Class

Illustrator Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists

Author: Sharon Milne

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133154270

Category: Computers

Page: 216

View: 7719

This beautiful art showcase book from Adobe Press features 30 established and emerging Illustrator artists, their masterful work, and tutorials demonstrating their techniques for using Adobe Illustrator. Curated by one of Adobe's and the Illustrator community's premiere Illustrator mavens, Sharon Milne, this book features an inspiring collection of innovative Illustrator artists and their amazing artwork. The illustrations represent a mix of techniques and styles and are field-defining works that demonstrate technical excellence and awe-inspiring aesthetics. Readers will also appreciate the artists commentary about their inspiration and philosophy about their art. In addition to the art showcase, this book includes several tutorial projects that teach techniques for working in Illustrator. The how-to content, comprising 25 to 30 percent of the book, is based on general Illustrator features, so this book can be useful for users of recent and future versions of the Illustrator software.

Creative Thinking in Photoshop

A New Approach to Digital Art

Author: Sharon Steuer

Publisher: New Riders Publishing

ISBN: 9780735711228

Category: Computers

Page: 224

View: 7087

Readers can flex creative muscles by exploring how Photoshop can unlock their potential. Creative methodology is uncovered as the author explores the marriage of technology and the creative process. Illustrations.

Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration

Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation

Author: Chad Chelius,Rob Schwartz

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 0134878531

Category: Computers

Page: 240

View: 4215

Adobe Illustrator CC is the most popular vector illustration application available. Print and screen designers use it to create powerful artwork composed of shapes, color, and highly styled text. Illustrator is a necessary tool for anyone considering a career in the visual design or illustration field. Learn Adobe Illustrator CC by building cool creative projects that teach you how to: Design and illustrate a promotional postcard Style text to create a logotype for a business Combine illustrations and text to create infographics Trace a photograph to use in an eye-catching concert poster Design icons and graphics for a mobile device interface This study guide uses video integrated with text to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in graphic design using Adobe Illustrator CC 2018 and lays the foundation for taking the Adobe Certified Associate (ACA) certification exam in that field. A mix of 6 project-based lessons, 8 hours of practical videos, and interactive quizzes prepares you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market. Purchasing this book gives you access to valuable online extras. Follow the instructions in the book’s “Getting Started” section to unlock access to: Web Edition containing instructional video embedded in the complete text of the book with interactive review questions along with product updates Downloadable lesson files you need to work through the projects in the book

Exploring Adobe Illustrator CS6

Author: Toni Toland,Annesa Hartman

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1285687213

Category: Design

Page: 416

View: 5491

Packed with vivid illustrations and practical applications, EXPLORING ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS6 delivers a design-driven exploration of the foundation features of the latest version of Adobe Illustrator CS6. Step-by-step tutorials derived from the kind of projects that a graphic designer might typically encounter and profiles of designers and their work in Illustrator are two of the hallmarks of this proven and popular text.The book examines the tools and features of Adobe Illustrator's newest release and shows how to create vector graphics and drawings for both print and the Web with fundamental design elements in mind. Rich pedagogy includes an Exploring On Your Own sidebar that encourages practice beyond the projects and tutorials in the book, and hundreds of new illustrations integrated throughout drives home key design concepts while demonstrating exceptional digital illustration. The Data Files used to complete the projects found in the book are now available online. For access information please refer to the directions available in the preface of the book. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Complete Digital Illustration

A Master Class in Image-Making

Author: Lawrence Zeegen

Publisher: Rotovision

ISBN: 288893096X

Category: Art

Page: 288

View: 9929

Complete Digital Illustration is an informative and practical guide to this in-demand area of design. Alongside step-by step tutorials, top image-makers from around the world provide real and practical advice on setting up a studio, creating a killer portfolio, and winning commissions. The work featured in the book reflects the wide and exciting range of image-making practice that thrives today, from music and fashion to character and toy design. The book reveals the secrets of the industry’s most successful creatives who transfer traditional illustrative skills into digital dimensions, producing the highest quality, most commercially successful animation, three-dimensional, and vector-based illustration. This book offers a master class for students and professional designers and illustrators who want to take their work beyond the constraints of two-dimensions and gain greater commercial success. An inspirational, must-have guide, Complete Digital Illustration is also of real value for professional image-makers.

The Adobe Illustrator CS6 Wow! Book

Hundreds of Tips, Tricks, and Techniques from Top Illustrator Artists

Author: Sharon Steuer,Illustrator WOW! Team

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321841766

Category: Computers

Page: 284

View: 7672

Presents time-saving techniques and tips for users of Adobe Illustrator CS6, exploring the software's basic tools and latest features with full-color examples and samples from leading Illustrator artists and designers.

How to Cheat in Adobe Flash CS4

The art of design and animation

Author: Chris Georgenes

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136137904

Category: Art

Page: 368

View: 351

Need to solve problems quickly to develop creative projects to time and to budget? Want to hone your Flash skills so you can concentrate on your animation? Then How to Cheat in Flash is for you! Chris Georgenes shows how to work from the problem to the solution - from the viewpoint of an animator who has been commissioned to create a job and is working to a deadline. With his in-depth knowledge of the little-known secrets used by the pros to produce creative, professional animations, Chris is THE go-to guru for designers and animators who want to create great animation, applications or motion design with Flash. This accessible, practical book and CD package is such a goldmine of artistic inspiration, timesaving practical tips, tricks and step-by-step walkthroughs that you'll wonder how you survived without it.

Interactive InDesign CC

Bridging the Gap between Print and Digital Publishing

Author: Mira Rubin

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1135943931

Category: Computers

Page: 608

View: 5302

With a growing focus on digital destinations, the publishing landscape is evolving at a dizzying speed and InDesign CC is at the forefront of the digital frontier. Known as the premiere layout application for magazine and print collateral, InDesign is also a powerful creation tool for both static and interactive PDF, Flash SWF, EPUB, and apps that can be published for sale in various app stores. This tutorial-based guide to InDesign CC provides you with a hands-on experience of the EPUB creation process, InDesign animation, Digital Publishing Suite app creation, creation of interactive PDFs, and a host of techniques that serve equally well in both print and digital production. This extensively detailed book is filled with over 700 screenshots, explicit diagrams, and step-by-step real-world exercises to get you up and running with: *InDesign Animation *Buttons, forms, and other interactive elements *Interactive PDFs *EPUB *App building with DPS *The fundamentals of HTML, CSS, and GREP *A treasure trove of trips and techniques that will forever transform your work with InDesign.

Vector Basic Training

A Systematic Creative Process for Building Precision Vector Artwork

Author: Von Glitschka

Publisher: New Riders

ISBN: 013416508X

Category: Computers

Page: 272

View: 2575

Attention, designers, it’s time to get serious about your creative process. For too long you’ve allowed yourself to go soft, relying on your software to do all of your creative work at the expense of your craftsmanship. This book will NOT show you how to use every tool and feature in Adobe Illustrator. This book WILL, however, teach you the importance of drawing out your ideas, analyzing the shapes, and then methodically building them precisely in vector form using the techniques explained in this book. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition acclaimed illustrative designer Von Glitschka takes you through his systematic process for creating the kind of precise vector graphics that separate the pros from the mere toolers. Along the way, he’ll whip your drawing skills into shape and show you how to create elegant curves and precise anchor points for your designs. In addition to new illustrative examples throughout the book, this edition includes an all-new chapter on how to apply color and detail to your illustrations using tried-and-true methods that you’ll use over and over again. You’ll also get access to over seven hours of all-new HD video tutorials and source files so you can follow along with Von as he walks you through his entire process. Whether you’re creating illustrations in Adobe Illustrator, Affinity Designer, CorelDRAW, or even Inkscape, you’ll be able to use Von’s techniques to establish a successful creative process for crafting consistently precise illustrations every single time you pick you up your pen, stylus, or mouse. In Vector Basic Training, Second Edition, you’ll learn: The tools and shortcuts that make up a design pro’s creative arsenal How to use “The Clockwork Method” to create accurate curves every time When and where to set just the right number of anchor points for any design How to build shapes quickly using basic Illustrator tools and plug-ins Techniques for art directing yourself to get the results you desire Fundamental methods for applying color and detail to your illustrations

Adobe Illustrator CS6 Revealed

Author: Chris Botello

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133693199

Category: Computers

Page: 720

View: 707

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS6 REVEALED offers you comprehensive coverage in all areas of Adobe Illustrator. Beginning with fundamental concepts and progressing to in-depth exploration of the software's full set of features, these step-by-step lessons offer you a guided tour of all the program's great features - including an illustrated tutorial on how to draw with the Pen tool that you won't find in any other book. This new edition highlights extensive coverage of important and exciting new features, including dramatic improvements to Illustrator's built-in tracing utility and a major upgrade for creating patterns. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

UI Design with Adobe Illustrator

Discover the ease and power of using Illustrator to design Web sites and apps

Author: Rick Moore

Publisher: Adobe Press

ISBN: 0133038378

Category: Computers

Page: 256

View: 1485

Create high fidelity prototypes for complex websites and applications with the easy-to-learn and super-efficient vector capabilities of Illustrator and make the fear of client changes a thing of the past. Whether you’re a seasoned Photoshop veteran, a budding designer, or someone who simply has a good eye and artistic vision, this book will show you how to produce mockups and UI elements in a creative and productive way. Strongly of the opinion that design should not happen solely in a browser, Rick Moore demonstrates how to design mockups and UI elements with Illustrator in a way you may not have realized was possible. Learn which tools are best suited to a UI design workflow and how to customize Illustrator in a way that fits your style and flow. Rick provides expert guidance throughout the process from the initial planning stages to finalizing and sharing your work with clients and others.

Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Digital Classroom

Author: Jeremy Osborn,AGI Creative Team

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118238281

Category: Computers

Page: 496

View: 3825

Learn Dreamweaver CS6 at your own speed with this complete training package Dreamweaver is the industry standard software for professional website design, with more than 90 percent of the market. In this book-and-DVD package, expert instructors provide a complete course in basic Dreamweaver that you can access at your own speed. Step-by-step instructions in the book are supported by lesson files and video tutorials on the DVD, presenting the newest version of Dreamweaver in 16 self-paced lessons. You'll learn to use style sheets, dynamic HTML, multimedia, databases, and much more to design, develop, and maintain your website. Newcomers to website development will learn to design and maintain fully functioning sites using the newest version of Dreamweaver with this book-and-DVD package The self-paced lessons cover applying style sheets, using dynamic HTML, adding style with images and multimedia, publishing and maintaining a website, and using databases to create dynamic websites Shows how to use hyperlinks to navigate throughout a website or link to other sites on the Internet and how to format web pages and forms Created by a team of Adobe experts who have developed training programs for Adobe Systems Dreamweaver CS6 Digital Classroom is the next best thing to having a personal tutor teach you this award-winning software. Note: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.

How to Wow with Illustrator

Author: Barbara Obermeier,Ron Chan

Publisher: Peachpit Press

ISBN: 9780132705080

Category: Computers

Page: 176

View: 2076

Wouldn’t it be great if you could have two of the world’s most accomplished and sought-after graphic artists sitting next to you at your computer as you navigate the infinite possibilities of Adobe Illustrator CS2? How to Wow with Illustrator CS2 is the next-best thing. Two Illustrator powerhouses—Ron Chan and Barbara Obermeier—both renowned graphic designers and trainers, have developed an effective way to help you reach your full creative potential. Ron and Barbara guide you step-by-step through real-world techniques, with an emphasis on uncompromising quality, last-minute flexibility, and go-home-at-night speed! You’ll learn tips and techniques on everything from sophisticated typography to commercial graphics approaches using Illustrator CS2. You’re given the inspiration and know-how at every stage of the creative process in order to learn How to Wow! This book begins with the essentials of Illustrator, including effectively working with layers and tools and integrating with other applications, and then moves on to innovative ideas for making your graphics and typography dazzle the eye. You’ll encounter fascinating techniques for giving your work that competitive, professional edge.

The Painter 8 Wow! Book

Author: Cher Threinen-Pendarvis,Carol Benioff,Linnea Dayton

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780321200075

Category: Computers

Page: 410

View: 9534

Explores the graphics program's tools, functions, and preferences; demonstrates commercial applications; and offers tips and techniques for optimizing the program.