Get ready for Adobe Illustrator CS4, the latest version of the popular software and a major upgrade with essential feature changes. "Adobe Illustrator CS4 Revealed, International Edition" offers a smart, thorough, and well-designed guided tour through this new release. The book begins with coverage of fundamental concepts and progresses to in-depth explorations of the software's full set of features, making this a turnkey solution that offers everything you need to know about Illustrator CS4. With added material on all the updates, this edition explores the new while retaining the step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design that made previous editions so successful.
Table of Contents
1. Getting Started with Illustrator. 2. Creating Text and Gradients. 3. Drawing and Composing an Illustration. 4. Transforming and Distorting Objects. 5. Working with Layers. 6. Working with Patterns and Brushes. 7. Working with Filters, Gradient Meshes, Envelopes, and Blends. 8. Working with Transparency, Effects, and Graphic Styles. 9. Creating Graphs in Illustrator. 10. Working with Symbols. 11. Creating 3D Objects. 12. Preparing a Document for Prepress and Printing. 13. Preparing Graphics for the Web.