The Hidden Power of Illustrator CS

Author: Steve Kurth
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780782151305
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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"This book offers most everything the new or intermediate Illustrator user needs to make the most of Illustrator CS web graphics." —Andy Barkl, Technical Reviewer Unleash Illustrator's Power to Make Dynamic Web Graphics—Fast Adobe Illustrator is a powerhouse web graphics tool. The problem is most people don't really know how to use it. That's where this book comes in. Step by step, The Hidden Power of Illustrator CS: Web Graphics Techniques teaches you to use everything Illustrator CS has to offer, helping you understand the new features, stop stumbling over the tools, anticipate problems, and get better, cleaner results. This is a valuable and easy-to-use resource for all Illustrator users ready to take their art to the web. Traditional print designers and students will benefit from its clear explanation of core web concepts while web professionals will soak up the advanced instruction, including in-depth coverage of SVG, web animation, and interactivity. Here's just a little of what you'll learn: Mastering essential Illustrator tools--and choosing the right one for the job Setting up your work environment Integrating your work with other applications, including GoLive, Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and ImageReady Using information in existing web pages to optimize images Building common web buttons and banners Setting up and exporting CSS layers from Illustrator Using Illustrator to build complete web pages Creating and using web page templates Setting up animations in Illustrator Understanding SVG and using it for interactivity Creating 3D animations using new Illustrator features

The Adobe Illustrator WOW Book for CS6 and CC

Author: Sharon Steuer
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133928772
Format: PDF, ePub
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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.

Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2018 release

Author: Brian Wood
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 0134853148
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Illustrator CC (2018 release) choose Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2018 release) from the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks from Adobe Press. The 15 project-based lessons show users the key techniques for realizing your creative potential with Adobe Illustrator CC. Following hands-on step-by-step projects, users create logos, illustrations, posters, and more. Explore the new Essentials workspace that makes learning Illustrator even easier. Learn how to use the Shaper tool and Live Shapes along with dynamic symbols to streamline graphics creation. Create website assets and export them in multiple formats to support modern responsive web designs. From exacting illustration to free-form painting, you’ll build a strong foundation in Illustrator as you progress through the lessons. The online companion files include all the necessary assets for readers to complete the projects featured in each chapter as well as ebook updates when Adobe releases relevant new features for Creative Cloud customers. All buyers of the book get full access to the Web Edition: a Web-based version of the complete ebook enhanced with video and multiple-choice quizzes.

The Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop

Author: Scott Valentine
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 013301486X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This definitive resource on using Adobe Photoshop blend modes, features dozens of hands-on examples to give you an edge in technical, personal, and commercial projects Blend modes are an essential, if somewhat mysterious, tool for photographers and digital artists. They can be used to for a wide range of imaging effects and challenges, such as noise reduction, working with high dynamic range (HDR) images, compositing, graphic design, and digital painting. Although blend modes can be easy to use, they aren’t always easy to understand. Scott Valentine translates the technical elements into every day language and demonstrates techniques using real-world examples. Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, there’s something here for you. Beginning and intermediate users of Photoshop will learn how blend modes work and get up to speed on the most common techniques. The book will also feature power tips and blend mode techniques from industry experts, including Katrin Eismann, Matt Kloskowski, and RC Concepcion. Advanced and technical users will find indispensable references along with powerful enhancements and corrections. More than just a collection of effects and recipes, The Hidden Power of Blend Modes explains why the techniques work and how to tune them for your own specific needs.

3D Photoshop

Author: Steve Caplin
Publisher: Adobe Press
ISBN: 0133572617
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This Guide to all things 3D in Adobe Photoshop will have you creating models and scenes in no time! Filled with rich imagery and fun tutorials, the project-based chapters within build your knowledge of important 3D concepts and show you what is possible in Photoshop. You'll discover ways to push your creative ambitions forward and create eye-catching 3D artwork. The author's companion website, 3DPhotoshop.net, offers downloadable objects and artwork so you can work through the techniques in the book. “Steve Caplin has an incredible depth of knowledge with all of Photoshop. He has been working with the 3D tools from the start and is one of the few experts who understands how to leverage the 3D capabilities” - Zorana Gee, Adobe Photoshop Senior Product Manager

Illustrator CS Killer Tips

Author: Dave Cross
Publisher: New Riders
ISBN: 0132932970
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Over 300 productivity enhancing secrets you need to know about Illustrator CS. Fully illustrated, stand-alone tips reveal the hidden features and productivity-enhancing tricks that allow you to accomplish more in less time with Illustrator cs. Easy-to-browse format lets you find and apply information instantly and includes many tips and techniques that focus on Illustrator cs' new features: 3D extrusion, enhanced type capabilities, expanded print options, and more.