Exploring Adobe Illustrator CS5

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Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid

Author : Annesa Hartman


384 Pages  Paperback 

1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2008, 2006

©2011 , Published


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Now fully updated to the new release of Adobe's Creative Suite, EXPLORING ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5 shows designers how to use this feature-rich software tool to create dynamic design. Written by an author who is an experienced designer and educator known for her user-friendly style, EXPLORING ADOBE ILL... more


A thorough review of Illustrator CS5's tools and capabilities introduces designers to the must-know CS5 features of Adobe's industry-standard digital illustration program including coverage of the new Bristle Brush, Shape Builder tool, Perspective Grid and much more.

The use of client projects allo... more

New to this Edition

Bristle Brush – a new brush type that using opacity variations, creates the effect of using a real brush with bristles.

Opacity/Transparency settings are now available when working with gradient meshes.

Shape Builder tool – a new tool to ease a designer's effort to create complex shapes.

Draw in ... more