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Adobe Illustrator CS4 Essentials Online Course

Adobe Illustrator CS4 Essentials Online Course

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Course Overview


With our Adobe Illustrator CS4 training course, you'll discover a world of amazing tools and commands within the industry standard vector drawing application, Adobe Illustrator. you'll learn tricks, techniques, and go-arounds to achieve brilliant results, artistic effects, and stunning visuals.

Whether you're preparing work for print, the web, or beyond, you'll gain the skills necessary to stay competitive in todays marketplace using Illustrator CS4.

Chapter 1: INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS4 (32 min)

    Setting Up a New Document
    The Toolbox & Menus
    The Application Bar & Panels
    Customizing Workspaces & Keyboard Shortcuts
    Setting Preferences
    Navigating a Document
    Using Rulers, Guides & Grids
    Document Color Modes, Setup & the New Artboard Tool

Chapter 2: DRAWING & TRANSFORMING OBJECTS (29 min)

    Drawing Rectangles & Squares
    Drawing Ovals & Circles
    Drawing Polygons & Stars
    Drawing Lines, Arcs & Grids
    Tracing a Placed Image

Chapter 3: MAKING & SAVING SELECTIONS (24 min)

    Using the Selection Tool
    Using the Direct Selection Tool
    Using the Lasso Tool
    Using the Magic Wand Tool
    Using Advanced Selection Techniques
    Saving & Reloading Selections

Chapter 4: MANAGING SHAPES (32 min)

    Moving & Copying Shapes
    Aligning & Distributing
    Grouping
    Locking & Hiding
    Transforming Shapes

Chapter 5: WORKING WITH COLOR (46 min)

    Applying Fill & Stroke
    Loading Swatch Libraries
    Copying Fill & Stroke Attributes with the Eyedropper
    Mixing & Saving Custom Colors
    Working with Pantone(R) & Web-Safe Swatches
    Using Gradients
    Working with Symbols

Chapter 6: CREATING & MANIPULATING PATHS (37 min)

    Using the Pencil, Eraser & Smooth Tools
    Creating Straight Paths with the Pen Tool
    Creating Curved Paths with the Pen Tool
    Creating Combo Paths
    Inking a Pencil Drawing
    Manipulating Paths & Anchor Points
    Creating Artistic Brush Effects

Chapter 7 ORGANIZING YOUR ARTWORK WITH LAYERS (30 min)

    Setting Up a Layer
    Understanding Layers, Sublayers & Isolation Mode
    Creating Multiple Versions of a Layout
    Moving Content between Layers
    Duplicating Layers
    Applying Transparency & Blending Modes

Chapter 8: WORKING WITH TYPE (53 min)

    Creating Artistic & Paragraph Type
    Importing Text
    Formatting Text
    Creating & Editing Paragraph Styles
    Creating a Bulleted List & Inserting Special Characters
    Wrapping Text around Objects
    Creating Type on a Path
    Type Effects 12:01

Chapter 9: OUTPUTTING YOUR WORK (35 min)

    Saving Your Work
    Exporting Your Work
    Save for Web & Devices
    Printing & Saving to Adobe PDF
    Credits

  •     Length of Subscription: 12 Months Online On-Demand Access
  •     Running Time: 6 Hours
  •     Platform: Windows & MAC OS
  •     Level: Beginner to Intermediate
  •     Project Files: Included

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