This thorough guide to Adobe Illustrator CS3
is ideal for beginning users who want to master the key features of
Adobe's powerful vector drawing software. Using clear, step-by-step
lessons, each chapter contains a project that builds upon the
reader's growing knowledge of the software, while review questions
at the end of each chapter reinforce key concepts and skills. Adobe
Illustrator CS3 is jam-packed with new features and enhancements,
including Live Color, a new environment that enables users to
explore, apply, and save custom color configurations; improved
integration with Adobe Flash CS3, which ensures that your vector
illustrations import effortlessly to Flash with their anchor point
positions, layers, and paths intact; a new Eraser tool, which lets
users quickly modify objects or create entirely new shapes; a new
Crop Area tool, which lets users set up a workspace so that it's
automatically primed for the type of media that will display their
design, whether it's print, Web, video, or film; new document
profiles, newly improved drawing tools and controls, and much more.
Whether you're brand-new to Adobe Illustrator or are looking for a
project-based tutorial to familiarize yourself with Illustrator
CS3's new features, this book provides you with the key techniques
and tips you need to get the most out of this software.
Educational instructor notes—created to help teachers plan, organize, and time their lessons—are available for this book (and for other Classroom in a Book titles) at www.peachpit.com/instructorresources.