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Illustrator CC Essentials

Video Description

Master Illustrator CC on your terms with this one-of-a-kind video training course Adobe Illustrator is the leading drawing and illustration software used to create artwork for a variety of media, and Illustrator CC is packed with the tools you need to create stunning images and fun artwork for print and online projects. Now, you can learn the ins and outs of maximizing Illustrator CC - from using basic drawing tools to adding special effects and beyond - with Illustrator CC Essentials. Our instructors provide expert, straight-forward, user-friendly training to help you tackle new topics the way you want to learn. Master basic skills, boost your creativity, and challenge yourself in bold new directions. Work with pencil, type, liquefying, painting, and other Illustrator tools Explore different effects, utilize layers, and unleash your creative side Save, organize, and share your projects with the world Includes over 6 hours of Illustrator CC video training If you're looking for real-world Illustrator CC instruction, you'll find it here. Lesson files for this course can be found here http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/Section/id-826150.html

Table of Contents

  1. Lesson 1
    1. Setting up the Artboard 00:04:06
    2. Working with Shapes 00:07:21
    3. Working with the new Kuler panel 00:05:15
    4. Applying Effects 00:08:08
    5. Adding Text with Touch Type Tool 00:07:00
    6. Importing Images in Illustrator CC 00:06:20
  2. Lesson 2
    1. Managing the Workspace 00:06:09
    2. Creating a Custom Workspace 00:08:45
    3. Syncing Settings 00:12:55
    4. Navigating the Workspace 00:07:58
    5. Customizing Illustrator CC Preferences 00:06:46
  3. Lesson 3
    1. Working with Artboards 00:12:06
    2. Creating and Resizing Shapes 00:09:29
    3. Selecting Artwork 00:07:57
    4. Transforming Artwork 00:07:34
    5. Using Layers in Illustrator CC 00:10:08
  4. Lesson 4
    1. Changing Objects Using the Appearance Panel 00:07:23
    2. Using Live Paint 00:06:59
    3. Working with the Swatches Panel in Illustrator CC 00:08:03
    4. Working with Gradients in Illustrator CC 00:06:33
  5. Lesson 5
    1. Using the Pen Tool 00:19:40
    2. Tracing Scanned Images 00:12:24
    3. Using the Image Trace Feature 00:07:22
    4. Additional Drawing Tools in Illustrator CC 00:17:48
    5. Combining Shapes with the Shape Builder Tool 00:09:05
  6. Lesson 6
    1. Creating and Applying a Pattern Using Live Paint 00:06:26
    2. Editing and Sizing a Pattern 00:04:46
    3. Rotating a Pattern 00:02:09
  7. Lesson 7
    1. Formatting Text in Illustrator CC 00:06:36
    2. Using Paragraph and Character Styles 00:08:14
    3. Advanced Type Techniques 00:08:47
    4. Correcting Spelling and other Typographic Errors 00:07:08
  8. Lesson 8
    1. Layer Controls and Concepts 00:07:07
    2. Using Template Layers in Illustrator CC 00:08:29
    3. Copying Artwork Between Documents 00:06:25
  9. Lesson 9
    1. Creating and Editing Symbols 00:04:57
    2. Importing Symbols in Illustrator CC 00:03:37
    3. Using the symbolism Tools 00:12:23
    4. Resizing and Replacing Symbols in Illustrator CC 00:06:39
  10. Lesson 10
    1. Applying and Editing Effects 00:06:27
    2. Using Graphic Styles 00:03:16
    3. Creating and Saving Graphic Styles 00:04:33
    4. Working with Transparency and Blending Modes 00:06:58
  11. Lesson 11
    1. Saving a Native Adobe Illustrator (.ai) File 00:07:24
    2. Saving Illustrator Files for Microsoft Office 00:01:38
    3. Saving a Layered PDF File 00:10:04
    4. Saving Files for Web and Devices 00:09:53
    5. Saving as EPS and Placing Files into Adobe InDesign 00:08:06
  12. Lesson 12
    1. Fixing Font Problems in Illustrator CC 00:11:48
    2. Creating a Spiral Design in Illustrator CC 00:06:28
    3. Creating an Animation in Illustrator CC 00:06:07
  13. Lesson 13
    1. Building a Luggage Tag Project in Illustrator CC 00:05:43
    2. Placing Multiple Images, and Using the Links Panel 00:06:03
    3. Using the TouchType Tool 00:03:06
    4. Creating an Image Brush 00:03:29
    5. Packaging Your Illustrator Artwork in Creative Cloud 00:02:48