Illustrator CS6: Video QuickStart

Illustrator CS6 Easy steps to work on and get going
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  • Lectures 20
  • Length 2.5 hours
  • Skill Level All Levels
  • Languages English
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Published 11/2012 English

Course Description

Illustrator CS6 offers a large array of tools for creating, manipulating, and adjusting your graphics. One of the most challenging aspects of using Illustrator can be figuring out where to begin.

This video is perfect for new users to Illustrator or designers would like to learn the new features of CS6. These concise, engaging lessons show the program’s key features and tools in action, from creating multiple artboards to printing or posting your final work.

What are the requirements?

  • Illustrator CS6

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Learn Illustrator fundamentals such as creating shapes, selecting objects, using layers, applying gradients, tracing images

Who is the target audience?

  • Web Designers and Developers

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

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Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

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Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Illustrator CS6 Workshop: Start here
Create a Document with Multiple Artboards
Draw Different Geometric Shapes
Select Artwork and Edit Paths
Create Artwork by Combining Simple Shapes
Transform Artwork
Apply Stroke and Fill Colors to Selected Objects
Create a Pattern
Apply a Gradient to a Fill or Stroke
Apply Colors from a Swatch Group to a Cartoon Using Live Paint
Work with Layers
Use Appearances to Create Cool Image Effects
Turn Scanned or Digital Images into Illustrator Vector Artwork
Place Type Inside an Object Shape and Along a Path
Build a Pattern Brush

Create and Reuse a Symbol
Assign New Colors to Your Artwork with Recolor Artwork
Understand Transparency in Your Files
Print your Illustrator Files
Save Illustrator Files for Use in Other Applications

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Instructor Biography

Peachpit Press, Books, eBooks and Videos for Creative People produces top-notch videos, books and ebooks on the latest in graphic design, Web design and development, digital photography, multimedia, video, and general computing. Our award-winning products are authored by the creative industry's top professionals and feature step-by-step explanations, timesaving techniques, savvy insider tips, and expert advice. Peachpit is the home of Peachpit Press, Adobe Press, Apple Certified and New Riders and is the publishing partner for The National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP), and others.

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