Adobe® Master Class: Illustrator®: Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists

Book description

This beautiful art showcase book from Adobe Press features 30 established and emerging Illustrator artists, their masterful work, and tutorials demonstrating their techniques for using Adobe Illustrator. Curated by one of Adobe's and the Illustrator community's premiere Illustrator mavens, Sharon Milne, this book features an inspiring collection of innovative Illustrator artists and their amazing artwork. The illustrations represent a mix of techniques and styles and are field-defining works that demonstrate technical excellence and awe-inspiring aesthetics. Readers will also appreciate the artists commentary about their inspiration and philosophy about their art. In addition to the art showcase, this book includes several tutorial projects that teach techniques for working in Illustrator. The how-to content, comprising 25 to 30 percent of the book, is based on general Illustrator features, so this book can be useful for users of recent and future versions of the Illustrator software.

Table of contents

  1. Title Page
  2. Copyright Page
  3. Dedication Page
  4. Contents
  5. Foreword
  6. Introduction
  7. Svetlana Makarova
  8. Bree Léman
  9. Helen Huang
    1. Tutorial: Helen Huang Bunny Girl, from Sketch to Finish
    2. Conclusion
  10. Rian Saputra
  11. Rafael Aguilar Guzmán
  12. Maria Goubar
    1. Tutorial: Maria Goubar Using Opacities in a Creative Illustration
    2. Conclusion
  13. Ekaterina Dedova
  14. Cindel Ribbens
  15. Aedel Fakhrie
    1. Tutorial: Aedel Fakhrie Creating a Sports Shoe Illustration from a Sketch
    2. Conclusion
  16. Justin Currie
  17. Nastasia Peters
    1. Tutorial: Nastasia Peters Creating a Colorful Fantasy Trio Using the Pencil Tool
    2. Conclusion
  18. Charlene Chua
  19. Ashley S. Benson
    1. Tutorial: Ashley S. Benson From Sketch to Finish, Royal Jelly
    2. Conclusion
  20. Grelin Machin
  21. Maria Dimova
  22. Sharon Milne
    1. Tutorial: Sharon Milne Using a Stock Base to Create a Playful Cat Illustration
    2. Conclusion
  23. Junichi Tsuneoka
  24. Rubens Cantuni
  25. Jared Nickerson
    1. Tutorial: Jared Nickerson Using a Limited Palette and Bold Line Art to Create a Character with Attitude
    2. Conclusion
  26. Nabhan Abdullatif
  27. Scott Bartlett
  28. Mary Winkler
    1. Tutorial: Mary Winkler Creating a Cheerfully Colorful Fish Illustration from a Sketch
    2. Conclusion
  29. McKelly
  30. Roberlan Borges
  31. Cristiano Siqueira
    1. Tutorial: Cristiano Siqueira From Photo to Finish, Creating a Stylish Self-Portrait
    2. Conclusion
  32. Beto Garza
  33. Ivan Petrushevski
  34. Michelle Romo
    1. Tutorial: Michelle Romo Recycling Simple Shapes to Create a Fun Camera Illustration
    2. Conclusion
  35. Petros Afshar
  36. Samuel Sinaga
  37. Filip Komorowski
    1. Tutorial: Filip Komorowski Creating the Bulge Effect
    2. Conclusion
  38. Artist Biographies
    1. Nabhan Abdullatif
    2. Petros Afshar
    3. Rafael Aguilar Guzmán
    4. Scott Bartlett
    5. Ashley S. Benson
    6. Roberlan Borges
    7. Rubens Cantuni
    8. Charlene Chua
    9. Justin Currie
    10. Ekaterina Dedova
    11. Maria Dimova
    12. Aedel Fakhrie
    13. Beto Garza
    14. Maria Goubar
    15. Helen Huang
    16. Filip Komorowski
    17. Bree Léman
    18. Grelin Machin
    19. Svetlana Makarova
    20. McKelly
    21. Sharon Milne
    22. Jared Nickerson
    23. Nastasia Peters
    24. Ivan Petrushevski
    25. Cindel Ribbens
    26. Michelle Romo
    27. Rian Saputra
    28. Samuel Sinaga
    29. Cristiano Siqueira
    30. Junichi Tsuneoka
    31. Mary Winkler
  39. About the Curator

Product information

  • Title: Adobe® Master Class: Illustrator®: Inspiring artwork and tutorials by established and emerging artists
  • Author(s):
  • Release date: December 2012
  • Publisher(s): Adobe Press
  • ISBN: 9780133154238