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- Start to get the most out of this popular vector based drawing tool with the help of this beginners Illustrator CS5 video tutorial. Through over 150 AI CS5 video training movies, expert tutor Andy Anderson explains the important tools and features, helping you take control of Illustrator CS5 in the shortest time possible. Very similar to the later CS5.5 relase, this course can also be used as an Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 Tutorial.

Adobe Illustrator CS5 Tutorial

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Start to use this industry leading vector drawing tool like a true professional with the help of these beginners Illustrator CS5 tutorial videos. Presented by digital design specialist Andy Anderson, he uses step-by-step video training movies to help demonstrate and explain the complete toolset, some great recommended workflow techniques and the innovative new features for CS5. This course has over 10 hours of professionally created video training and includes comprehensive tuition on the Illustrator interface, the selection tools, learning how to draw paths and shapes, integration with the Adobe CS5 suite, lessons on the new perspective tool, bristle brush, and the new drawing modes. There are also practical projects throughout the course that test what you have learnt. This course is also applicable to the new Adobe Illustrator CS5.5 realease. You can view the complete training contents below and start learning right away, click the blue linked lessons to sample the FREE Illustrator CS5 video tutorials...
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Duration: 10 hrs / 159 video lessons
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Living In A Resolution-Independent World
Introduction
Illustrator CS5 Seeing Is Believing
The Anatomy Of A Vector Illustration
Vector Versus Raster

Working With Illustrator Workspaces And Preferences
Introduction
Creating A New Illustrator Document
Setting Up The Illustrator Workspace
Creating Custom Workspaces
Timesaving Shortcuts
Working Smart With Preferences

How Illustrator Selects And Aligns Objects
Introduction
Three Ways To Select - It's Black And White
Working With The Wand And Lasso Tools
Aligning Manually And With The Align Panel
Using Smart Guides

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Back To The Basics: Generating Geometric Shapes
Introduction
Creating Rectangles
Working With Ellipses And Polygons
Tricks With Stars And Flares
Additional Geometric Shapes
Illustrator's Hidden Math Feature
QuickTip: Tricks With The Tilde Key
QuickTip: Creating Rounded Corners

Generating Fills, Strokes, Patterns, And Gradients
Introduction
Working With The Illustrator Swatches Panel
Adding Solid-Color Fills To An Object
Cool Color With Kuler
Working With Illustrator Patterns
Creating Custom Patterns
Modifying Existing Patterns
Fun With Illustrator Strokes
Tricks With Illustrator Gradients
Adding Custom Colors To The Swatches Panel
Using Global Colors

Transforming An Illustrator Object
Introduction
Transform With Rotate And Scale
Working With The Transform Panel
Understanding The Transform Each Command
Creating A Reflection
Using The Free Transform Tool

Working With The Layers Panel
Introduction
The Illustrator Layers Panel
Organizing A Complex Project
Layer Options
Layer Panel Options
Copying Using The Layers Panel
Opacity And Blending Modes
Merging And Flattening Layers

Working With Adobe Illustrator Text
Introduction
Creating A Type Container
Working With Point Type
Converting Objects To Type Containers
Creating Type On A Path
Utilizing The Character Panel
Formatting Text With The Paragraph Panel
Getting Efficient With With Styles
Working With Threaded Text

More On Text
Introduction
The Magical Eyedropper Tool And Type
Placing Text On A Circle
Working With Tabs And Glyphs
Converting Type To Outlines

Working With Pen And Point
Introduction
Pen Tool Fundamentals
Manipulating Pen Objects
Combining Paths To Create Objects
Creating A Mask

Working With Illustrators Pencil And Brush Tools
Introduction
The Illustrator Pencil Tool
Using A Calligraphic Brush
Creating A Calligraphic Brush
The Amazing Symbol Sprayer Tool
Illustrator's Scatter Brush
Tricks With Illustrator Brushes

Find Your Own Path With Pathfinder
Introduction
Unite And Minus Front
Intersect And Exclude
Divide And Trim
Merge And Crop
Outline And Minus Back

Getting Creative With Masks
Introduction
Basics Of Clipping Masks
Clipping Masks And Text
Clipping Masks And Compound Paths
Opacity Masks And Gradients
More On Opacity Masks
QuickTip: Adjusting An Opacity Mask

Working With Warps, Envelopes, And Meshes
Introduction
Working With The Width And Warp Tools
Twirl Pucker And Bloat Tools
Scallop Crystalize And Wrinkle Tools
The Envelope Distort Features
The Amazing Mesh Tool
Controlling A Mesh With Global Swatches
QuickTip: Fine Tuning The Width Tool

Getting Creative With Illustrator Effects
Introduction
Setting Effects Options
Controlling And Moving Effects
Controlling Effects With The Appearance Panel
Converting Effects To Pixels
Svg Effects, And The Effects Gallery

Working With Graphic Styles
Introduction
Graphic Styles
Applying Graphic Styles
Merging Graphic Styles
Creating Custom Graphic Styles
Saving Graphic Style Libraries

Moving Into The Third Dimension
Introduction
Working With Extrude And Bevel
Generating Chrome Text
Working With Revolve
Creating A Revolve Bottle
Generating A D Ribbon
Using The Rotate Option

Adobe Illustrator And Animation
Introduction
Frame-By-Frame Animation
Animation With The Blend Tool
Animations On A Path
Fading Text Animation
Pulsing Text Animation
Creating An Animated GIF

Working With Templates And Actions
Introduction
Working With Illustrator Templates
Creating An Action
Saving Time With Batch Processing

Heading Out To The World Wide Web
Introduction
Web Format Basics
Modifying Color For The Web
Slicing Images For Efficiency And Beyond
Creating A Navigation Bar
Moving From Illustrator To Flash

From Raster To Vector With The Amazing Live Trace
Introduction
Working With Livetrace
Livetrace Features
Editing Livetrace Objects
Creating Custom Presets
Generating Custom Swatch Libraries
A Peek Into The Future

Live Paint, And The Shape Builder Tool
Introduction
Working Through Live Paint
The Shape Builder Tool
Live Trace And Live Paint
Live Paint And Gap Detection
Working With Kuler Color
Modifying A Color Set Using Live Color

Illustrator Integration And Export Options
Introduction
Saving An Illustrator Document
Converting Illustrator To Photoshop
Working With InDesign And The TIF Format
The Universal Portable Document File
Moving Beyond Illustrator With EPS

Printing, Exporting, And Saving Your Illustrator Artwork
Introduction
Working With Bleeds
Text To Outlines, And Other Print Options
Working With Multiple Art Boards
Transparency Flattener Preset Options
Moving To Powerpoint And The WWW
Using Save And Save As
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