Adobe® Illustrator® is an essential tool for graphic designers and anyone interested in creating top quality vector artwork. This accessible training title is a comprehensive guide to the CS4 and CS3 versions. It is designed to smooth away any headaches associated with learning new software and let you focus on what you do best – being creative. Illustrator® expert and trainer Mark Schlesinger covers everything you need to know, including the new CS4 interface and enhancements, and helps you master the vast array of drawing, transforming and editing tools, including the new “live” tools.
This DVD saves you the time and hassle often encountered when getting to grips with a new program or learning new features. To make it easy for you to get the most from this vast program as quickly as possible, we’ve broken it down into concise, bite-size chunks such as “Creating Basic Shapes”, “3D” and “Creating For Web”. A clear menu helps you navigate through the entire program in detail – from a basic Introduction to every tool through to advanced features and techniques. You’ll also master every CS4 enhancement, including the “Transparency in gradients” and “In-panel appearance editing” features, and the Blob Brush tool.
The beauty of this format is that it puts you in control of your learning – you can start at the beginning or jump to something that interests you. When you’re ready to test your new skills, the final section of the DVD provides a range of practical exercises covering everything from the use of colour to masks and 3D. Learn from home, at your own pace. Order today to learn how to create stunning artwork using Illustrator’s powerful tools.