Adobe Illustrator CS5 Illustrated

  • AUTHOR: Chris Botello
  • ISBN-13: 9781111221966 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 224 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Teaching your students has never been easier than with ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5 ILLUSTRATED. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps students intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment.

Features

  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • Coverage of the newest Illustrator CS5 design functions helps students get the most from the software.
  • Trouble? and Quick Tips boxes within the step-by-step directions helps users avoid typical errors and pitfalls.
  • End of unit Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops make concepts relevant and gives students extra practice with the skills covered in the unit.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Chris Botello

    Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Table of Contents

Unit A: Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CS5.
Unit B: Performing Essential Operations.
Unit C: Going Beyond the Basics.
Unit D: Created Blends and Complex Objects.
Unit E: Working with Text and Gradients.
Unit F: Drawing in Illustrator.
Unit G: Working with Advanced Techniques.
Unit H: Enhancing Artwork and Creating Web Graphics.
Glossary.
Index.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25

Student Supplements

  • Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25