ISBN 9788126514274,Illustrator Cs3 Bible

Illustrator Cs3 Bible


Ted Alspach



Wiley India Pvt Ltd

Publication Year 2007

ISBN 9788126514274

ISBN-10 8126514272


Number of Pages 744 Pages
Language (English)


Illustrator is a powerful tool with the potential to intimidate, but in this comprehensive guide Adobe product manger Ted Alspach reveals the secrets so you can harness the amazing power of Illustrator. This new edition includes new chapters on exciting new Illustrator features. It also includes a special chapter on What's new in Illustrator. Part I on Illustrator Basics will introduce readers to the Illustrator interface and the ABCs of working with Illustrator documents. Part 2 on Putting Illustrator to Work shows readers how to manipulate type, distort artwork, and apply strokes and fills. Part 3 on Mastering Illustrator explains transparency, how to work in 3D and how to use styles, effects, and filters. Finally, Part 4 shows readers how to output their work. About The Author Ted Alspach is the author of more than 30 books on graphics and publishing, including Illustrator For Dummies and previous editions of the Illustrator Bible. Ted spent eight years at Adobe on the Illustrator and Creative Suite product management teams, enabling him to provide a unique perspective on getting the most out of Adobe Illustrator CS3. Table Of Contents Preface Acknowledgments Part I: Illustrator Basics What's New in Illustrator CS3? Understanding Illustrator's Desktop Working with Illustrator Documents Understanding Drawing and Painting Techniques Creating Objects, Graphs, and Symbols Learning How to Select and Edit Understanding Color, Gradients, and Mesh Part II: Putting Illustrator to Work Using Illustrator to Organize Objects Working with Type Using Creative Strokes and Fills with Patterns Applying Transformations and Distortions Using Path Blends, Compound Paths, and Masks Using Live Trace Using Live Paint Part III: Mastering Illustrator Working with Graphic Styles, Filters, and Effects Creating 3-D in Illustrator Customizing and Automating Illustrator Part IV: Getting Art Out of Illustrator Understanding PostScript and Printing Creating Web Graphics Appendix: Shortcuts in Illustrator CS3 Index