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Adobe Illustrator CS6 Tutorial

A professionally created, self-study video training course
Includes 10 hours of easy to follow Adobe Illustrator CS6 video tutorials presented by an industry expert.
The training is delivered to your desktop allowing you to learn at a time that suits you and at your own pace.
You can start learning online right away. Sample Adobe Illustrator CS6 tutorial videos by clicking a blue link below:
  • Tutor: Andy Anderson
  • Duration: 10 hours
  • Video lessons: 115
  • Product code: 01704
  • In stock: YES
  • Available on: DVD & Download
  • Work files included: YES
  • Works on: MS Windows PC & Mac
  • Later course available: Yes, Illustrator CC Tutorial
Learn how to use this popular vector graphics editor to achieve amazing results with the help of these Adobe Illustrator CS6 tutorial videos.

Commencing from the absolute basics, expert Illustrator tutor Andy Anderson uses step-by-step training videos that help explain and demonstrate the complete toolset, the powerful new features for this CS6 release and some great workflow techniques that will boost your skills and productivity.

Through over nine hours of professionally created video training, the tuition includes a tour of the interface, working with views, lessons on colour management, learning the pen tool, paths explained, working with images and masks, using the brushes and so much more.
Throughout this training video, Andy uses and makes reference to various Illustrator files that is included with the DVD / download purchase helping you to effortlessly follow along with his on-screen instructions and actions.

The complete training course contents are listed below and you can start learning this industry leading vector drawing tool right away, click any of the blue linked lessons to sample FREE Illustrator CS6 video tutorials and discover how effective this teaching method is...
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COMPLETE COURSE CONTENTS
We hope you enjoyed the free lessons. To view the complete contents, including all lessons below & above, please purchase the course via DVD or Download.
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Introduction
Introduction To Adobe Illustrator
Working With The Exercise Files

The First Step
Introduction
Vector Versus Raster
Working Smart With Illustrator Preferences
A Peek At The Illustrator Interface
Working With Illustrator Panels
The Amazing Control Panel
Creating & Saving Workspaces

Controlling What You Do
Introduction
Intent To Print
Intent To Web
Working With Multiple Documents
Working With View And Navigation
Creative Uses Of Grids And Guides
You Are What You Measure
Preview Modes
Controlling The Illustrator Views
Hiding And Locking Illustrator Objects
Illustrator Artboards

Selecting And Working With Illustrator Objects
Introduction
Fine-Tuning Selection
Group & Direct Selection Techniques
The Magical Magic Wand
The Lasso Tool
Attribute Selection Techniques
Isolation Mode & Group Selection
Size Matters
Rotating Illustrator Objects
Using The Distort Tools
Making A Kansas Sun Flower

Illustrator CS6 And Color Management
Introduction
Designing With Intent
Colorsync Management
The Global Color Swatch Option
The World Of Spot Colors
Gaining Control With Color Groups
Finding Inspiration With Color Libraries
Working With ASE And AI Color Files
Maintaining Harmony With Color Guide, And Kuler

Working With Shapes, Fills, And Strokes
Introduction
Basic Shapes - Lesson 1
Basic Shapes - Lesson 2
It's All In The Math
Working With Fills
Strokes 101
Adding Dash Lines & Arrows
Varying The Width Of A Stroke
Converting Strokes To Illustrator Objects
The World Of Illustrator Gradients
Working With The New Patterns Panel

Understand Anchors And Paths
Introduction
Paths 101
Anchors 101
Working With Open & Closed Paths
Utilizing The Join & Average Commands
The Scissors & Knife Tools

Creating And Managing Vector-Based Shapes
Introduction
Controlling Object Stacking Order
The Pathfinder Panel - Lesson 1
The Pathfinder Panel - Lesson 2
Going Beyond The Pathfinder Panel
The Symbol Sprayer Tool
Creating Custom Symbols
Painting In A Vector Application

The Ubiquitous Pen Tool
Introduction
Pen Tool 101
Generating Paths With The Pen Tool
Adding, Deleting & Converting Anchor Points
It's All About Control
Working With Smart Guides & The Pen Tool

The Illustrator Type Connection
Introduction
Point Type VsContainer Type
Converting Objects To Type Containers
Adding Type To A Straight Or Curved Path
Working With The Character And Paragraph Panels
Working With Character And Paragraph Styles
Threading Text Between Paths And Containers
Controlling Text With The Eyedropper
Adding Complex Text To A Circle
Converting Text Into An Outline

Working With Effects Options And The Appearance Panel
Introduction
Setting Effects Options
Effects Manipulation
The Amazing Appearance Panel
Converting Vector To Raster
Working With 3D Effects
Creating Faux Neon With The Appearance Panel

Working With The Illustrator Panel
Introduction
Layers 101
Creating Layers And Moving Objects
Controlling Layer Options
Managing Layer Panel Options
Opacity And Blending Modes

Working With Images And Masks
Introduction
Importing Images Into Adobe Illustrator
Modifying Images In Adobe Illustrator
Defining A Clipping Path
Importing A Clipping Path
Creating A Clipping Path From Text
Generating An Opacity Mask
Creating Masks With Compound Paths

Down And Dirty Illustrator Tricks
Introduction
Using Illustrators Improved Tracing Features
Working With Live Paint
Understanding Envelope Distort
Illustrator And Flash Animation
Creating Custom Illustrator Brushes
Cool Blending Option Tricks
The Amazing Mesh Tool

Beginning With The End In Mind
Introduction
From Adobe Illustrator To The Web
The World Of Portable Document Files
From Computer To Paper
Tips And Tricks On Saving
Purchase Info
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For both purchase options you receive 115 Adobe Illustrator CS6 training videos (listed left), lasting a total of 10 hours and the working files.

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The movies are viewed using Adobe Flash (same method as YouTube) and are slightly compressed in order to not clog the network.
All advanced and the "for dummies" courses are available via this multi user solution and can be copied directly to a hard disk for faster access and the access page may be customized, if needed, using a html editor.

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More than one title can exist on your server and the supplied player will automatically show titles that are available.
Simply purchase more user licences (supplied as files) and drop them into the folder. This will automatically increase the number of users allowed onto the system. All purchases are backed up by excellent after-sales support team and easy to follow instruction manual.
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(Per 10 user concurrent licence)
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This certifies that you have started from the beginners level, have now viewed all instruction. The certificate advises you now possess essential skills and an in-depth knowledge of Adobe Illustrator CS6. Show your boss or potential employer!
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