Adobe Illustrator CC Learn by Video (2015 release)

Video Description

This critically-acclaimed interactive training program from Adobe Press offers exceptional quality high-definition video to teach the fundamentals of Adobe Illustrator CC. Including more than 10 hours of video tutorials, the course comes complete with lesson files. Experienced instructor Chad Chelius presents a comprehensive introduction to InDesign, including best practices as well as fundamental layout and document styling concepts. Topics covered include working with text, graphics, and objects. Chad explores InDesign in a real-world layout workflow that includes assembling books, creating alternate layouts, preflighting files, creating final output as PDFs or ePubs, and much more.

Lesson Files


https://ptgmedia.pearsoncmg.com/digital/learn_by_video/9780134394442/lesson_files.zip

Table of Contents

  1. About Adobe Illustrator
    1. Welcome 00:02:26
    2. What is Illustrator used for? 00:01:48
    3. Understanding the difference between raster and vector 00:01:44
    4. Working with the exercise files 00:01:00
  2. Getting Familiar With Illustrator
    1. The Adobe Illustrator interface 00:04:39
    2. Working with and understanding panels 00:05:58
    3. Creating a custom Tools panel 00:04:15
    4. Defining custom keyboard shortcuts 00:04:42
    5. Work efficiently with custom workspaces 00:03:59
    6. Sharing your settings 00:03:31
  3. Working with Documents
    1. Creating your first document 00:04:20
    2. Using and creating a new document profile 00:06:28
    3. Using and creating Illustrator templates 00:05:04
    4. Working with Artboards 00:05:03
    5. Working With multiple Artboards 00:08:08
    6. Saving an Illustrator file 00:04:35
    7. Using Adobe Comp 00:07:56
    8. Saving for the Web 00:08:06
    9. Using Adobe Bridge 00:05:16
  4. Getting Around in Illustrator
    1. Navigating Illustrator documents with new performance enhancements 00:07:02
    2. Illustrator viewing modes 00:05:26
    3. Using Screen modes 00:03:59
    4. Creating multiple views of artwork 00:05:30
  5. Working with Objects in Illustrator
    1. Selecting objects using the basic Selection tools 00:06:31
    2. Selecting objects using advanced selection techniques 00:07:07
    3. Understanding Isolation Mode 00:04:19
    4. Creating Guides and using Smart Guides 00:07:58
    5. Understanding Stroke and Fill properties 00:04:21
    6. Adjusting Stroke properties 00:06:26
  6. Drawing in Illustrator
    1. Drawing with the Shape tools 00:07:57
    2. Live Shapes and Live Corners 00:07:27
    3. Drawing with the Shaper tool 00:06:58
    4. Reshaping segments with the Anchor Point tool 00:04:06
    5. Exploring the Line tools 00:10:34
    6. Drawing with the new Pencil tool 00:05:39
    7. Drawing straight line segments with the Pen tool 00:08:05
    8. Drawing curved line segments with the Pen tool 00:08:09
    9. Drawing with the Curvature tool 00:06:26
    10. Drawing with the Blob Brush tool 00:07:43
    11. Understanding stacking order 00:04:50
    12. Understanding the Layers panel 00:08:11
    13. Using Drawing modes 00:04:51
  7. Modifying Paths in Illustrator
    1. Splitting paths 00:04:32
    2. Joining paths 00:05:14
    3. Using the Pathfinder panel 00:05:24
    4. Using the Shapebuilder tool 00:05:03
    5. Creating a Compound Path 00:05:26
    6. Creating a Clipping mask 00:06:21
    7. Creating an Opacity mask 00:06:08
    8. Fun with blends 00:08:41
    9. Using Offset Path and Outline Stroke 00:03:44
    10. Transforming objects 00:08:13
    11. The Width tool 00:06:25
    12. Aligning and distributing objects 00:08:37
  8. Working With Color
    1. The Color Panel and Color Picker 00:04:32
    2. Creating swatches 00:08:53
    3. Creating color groups 00:04:16
    4. Working With gradients 00:06:28
    5. Creating a pattern swatch 00:09:15
    6. Recoloring artwork 00:08:25
    7. Using the Edit Colors commands 00:03:44
    8. Adobe Color 00:08:16
    9. Using Live Paint 00:08:30
  9. Working With Type
    1. Type Basics 00:05:09
    2. Taking advantage of TypeKit 00:03:49
    3. Getting to know the Type tools 00:05:41
    4. Formatting type 00:09:04
    5. Working With Area type 00:06:36
    6. Using character and paragraph styles 00:07:47
    7. Using Envelope Distort 00:08:45
    8. Converting text to outlines 00:04:15
  10. Working With Symbols
    1. Understanding how symbols work 00:04:19
    2. Creating and using symbols 00:07:12
    3. Working with dynamic symbols 00:05:02
    4. Using the Symbolism tools 00:07:49
  11. Drawing With Brushes
    1. Drawing with and applying brushes 00:06:05
    2. Creating a Calligraphic brush 00:06:20
    3. Creating a Scatter brush 00:06:27
    4. Creating an Art brush 00:06:03
    5. Creating a Pattern brush 00:05:52
    6. Creating a Bristle brush 00:07:24
  12. Appearance and Effects
    1. Understanding appearances 00:04:53
    2. Effects and the Appearance panel 00:05:51
    3. Creating 3D effects 00:10:05
  13. Creating Charts and Graphs
    1. Creating a graph 00:05:46
    2. Editing a graph 00:05:38
    3. Creating a 3D graph 00:03:07
  14. Working With Images
    1. Placing images 00:05:06
    2. Working with embedded images 00:03:24
    3. Packaging files 00:04:13
    4. Using Image Trace 00:07:44
    5. Using Adobe Stock 00:05:29
  15. Working with Creative Cloud Libraries
    1. Creating a new CC Library 00:03:46
    2. Adding Objects to CC Libraries 00:04:14
    3. Adding Styles to CC Libraries 00:04:42
    4. Adding Colors to CC Libraries 00:03:09
  16. Sharing and Exporting
    1. Sharing Creative Cloud Libraries 00:06:14
    2. Extracting CSS code from your designs 00:10:53
    3. Exporting to SVG 00:04:00
    4. Sharing your artwork on Behance 00:04:03

Product Information

  • Title: Adobe Illustrator CC Learn by Video (2015 release)
  • Author(s): Chad Chelius
  • Release date: November 2015
  • Publisher(s): Peachpit Press
  • ISBN: 9780134394459