Adobe Illustrator CS6 Tutorial - Training Taught By Experts

Learn to create stunning art work Adobe Illustrator. A practical hands-on tutorial for Illustrator users of all levels
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Published 7/2012 English

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In this Adobe Illustrator CS6 training course, an expert author and trainer guides you through the tools and techniques that are available to you in this vector graphics editor from Adobe Systems. Used by professionals around the world, Illustrator can be a mystifying program, but this course breaks it down into easy-to-understand sections that even an absolute beginner with Illustrator can understand.

This tutorial starts out with a tour of the Illustrator interface, and an explanation of vector art. Once you have a grounding in the basic navigation, the course quickly takes you into applying Illustrator tools for selections, color management, shapes, fills, strokes, as well as anchors and paths. You will learn about creating and managing vector based shapes, using the pen tool, working with effects and layers, working with masks and images, and much, much more.

By the completion of this video based tutorial for Adobe Illustrator CS6, you will fully understand the difference between vector and raster art, and how to create high-quality vector images using the variety of tools provided to you in Illustrator CS6. Working files are included to allow you to work with the same files that the author uses throughout this video training course.

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Curriculum

Section 1: Introduction
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Introduction To Adobe Illustrator
Preview
03:53
Working With The Exercise Files
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01:56
Section 2: The First Step
Introduction
Preview
01:28
Vector Versus Raster
Preview
04:19
Working Smart With Illustrator Preferences
06:25
A Peek At The Illustrator Interface
05:28
Working With Illustrator Panels
04:59
The Amazing Control Panel
03:31
Creating & Saving Workspaces
04:40
Section 3: Controlling What You Do
Introduction
02:39
Intent To Print
04:35
Intent To Web
03:58
Working With Multiple Documents
02:49
Working With View And Navigation
05:37
Creative Uses Of Grids And Guides
09:02
You Are What You Measure
03:34
Preview Modes
03:59
Controlling The Illustrator Views
02:29
Hiding And Locking Illustrator Objects
03:28
Illustrator Artboards
04:31
Section 4: Selecting And Working With Illustrator Objects
Introduction
01:24
Fine-Tuning Selection
04:58
Group & Direct Selection Techniques
06:23
The Magical Magic Wand
04:09
The Lasso Tool
02:31
Attribute Selection
05:14
Isolation Mode & Group Selection
04:46
Size Matters
05:17
Rotating Illustrator Objects
03:56
Using The Distort Tools
06:59
Making A Kansas Sun Flower
04:39
Section 5: Illustrator CS6 And Color Management
Introduction
01:27
Designing With Intent
03:20
Colorsync Management
04:29
The Global Color Swatch Option
06:17
The World Of Spot Colors
03:35
Gaining Control With Color Groups
02:04
Finding Inspiration With Color Libraries
02:55
Working With ASE And AI Color Files
03:28
Maintaining Harmony With Color Guide, And Kuler
03:54
Section 6: Working With Shapes, Fills, And Strokes
Introduction
01:11
Basic Shapes - Part 2
05:52
Basic Shapes - Part 1
10:34
It's All In The Math
03:31
Working With Fills
05:54
Strokes 101
06:58
Adding Dash Lines & Arrows
07:32
Varying The Width Of A Stroke
07:02
Converting Strokes To Illustrator Objects
03:28
The World Of Illustrator Gradients
07:05
Working With The New Patterns Panel
06:35
Section 7: Understand Anchors And Paths
Introduction
01:08
Paths 101
03:43
Anchors 101
06:20
Working With Open & Closed Paths
03:17
Utilizing The Join & Average Commands
03:40
The Scissors & Knife Tools
05:29
Section 8: Creating And Managing Vector-Based Shapes
Introduction
01:05
Controlling Object Stacking Order
05:51
The Pathfinder Panel - Part 1
10:39
The Pathfinder Panel - Part 2
05:10
Going Beyond The Pathfinder Panel
05:18
The Symbol Sprayer Tool
07:15
Creating Custom Symbols
05:25
Painting In A Vector Application
06:33
Section 9: The Ubiquitous Pen Tool
Introduction
01:36
Pen Tool 101
04:30
Generating Paths With The Pen Tool
06:12
Adding, Deleting & Converting Anchor Points
04:03
It's All About Control
04:35
Working With Smart Guides & The Pen Tool
07:22
Section 10: The Illustrator Type Connection
Introduction
00:59
Point Type Vs. Container Type
09:02
Converting Objects To Type Containers
06:34
Adding Type To A Straight Or Curved Path
05:41
Working With The Character And Paragraph Panels
13:39
Working With Character And Paragraph Styles
06:12
Threading Text Between Paths And Containers
03:53
Controlling Text With The Eyedropper
06:36
Adding Complex Text To A Circle
07:05
Converting Text Into An Outline
04:24
Section 11: Working With Effects Options And The Appearance Panel
Introduction
01:10
Setting Effects Options
04:22
Effects Manipulation
05:34
The Amazing Appearance Panel
04:31
Converting Vector To Raster
05:29
1106 Working With 3D Effects
07:49
Creating Faux Neon With The Appearance Panel
08:37

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