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Table of Contents

Chapter: Introducing Illustrator CS6

What Is Adobe Illustrator?

04m 58s

About This Course

08m 42s

Chapter: What's New in Illustrator CS6

Modernization

04m 40s

Pattern Editing

06m 34s

Gradient Strokes

03m 37s

Image Trace

05m 58s

Gaussian Blur

01m 49s

Chapter: Illustrator Fundamentals

Bitmap vs. Vector

04m 46s

Understanding Paths

06m 11s

Chapter: Exploring the Illustrator Interface

Illustrator's Panels

05m 32s

The Application Bar and Frame

05m 31s

Working with Artboards

08m 14s

Using Workspaces

04m 46s

Chapter: Navigating and Using Views in Illustrator

Navigating Documents

07m 33s

Viewing Modes

04m 10s

Screen Modes

02m 50s

Working with Multiple Views

08m 34s

Hiding Artwork

05m 18s

Chapter: Working with Documents

Creating Documents, Templates, and Document Profiles

09m 42s

Using Template Layers

06m 3s

Working with Grids and Guides

07m 4s

Rectangular and Polar Grids

01m 56s

Saving Illustrator Files

05m 41s

Using Adobe Bridge

10m 52s

Chapter: Creating and Working with Shapes

Using the Shape Tools

11m 31s

Using Line Tools

09m 17s

Width Tool Basics

07m 45s

Using the Width Tool on Artwork

10m 31s

The Pathfinder and Shape Builder Tools

11m 41s

The Scissors and Knife Tools

05m 3s

Joining Paths

03m 0s

Blob Brush Basics

08m 32s

Blob Brush Sculpture

06m 55s

Blob Brush with Calligraphic Brushes

04m 1s

The Eraser Tool

08m 1s

Converting Text to Outlines

03m 42s

Reshape Tools

06m 38s

Creating Compound Paths and Shapes

06m 52s

Blending Shapes

08m 21s

Chapter: Transformations

Transformation Tools

14m 30s

The Transform Panel

07m 0s

Aligning and Distributing

10m 39s

Chapter: Understanding Objects and Layers

Using the Selection Tools

07m 29s

Making and Saving Selections

08m 55s

Understanding Layers and Stacking Order

05m 12s

Working with Groups and Collections

09m 28s

Using Isolation Mode

04m 35s

Chapter: Drawing Paths

Drawing with the Pen Tool

12m 54s

Working with Fill and Stroke Properties

13m 4s

Understanding Drawing Modes

06m 0s

Using the Outline Strokes Function

05m 10s

Offsetting Paths

07m 1s

Chapter: Drawing with Other Tools

Drawing with the Pencil Tool

08m 49s

Drawing with the Smooth and Path Eraser Tools

03m 34s

Chapter: Drawing with the Brush Tools

Applying Brushes

09m 45s

Drawing with the Paintbrush Tool

06m 22s

Creating and Editing Art Brushes

10m 29s

Using the Bristle Brush Tool

05m 23s

Pattern Brushes and Scatter Brushes

05m 35s

Chapter: Perspective Drawing

Perspective Overview

09m 14s

Drawing in Perspective

04m 41s

Placing Artwork into Perspective Grid

10m 21s

Chapter: Using Symbols

Using Symbols

07m 6s

Creating Custom Symbols

02m 28s

The Symbol Tools

07m 55s

Chapter: Color

The Color Panel

09m 8s

Using Spot and Pantone Colors

09m 5s

Working with Swatches

08m 18s

Understanding Gradients

08m 42s

Live Paint

13m 3s

Recoloring Artwork

09m 38s

Using the Color Guide Panel

05m 49s

Chapter: Typography

Point vs. Area Type

05m 45s

Threading Text

05m 56s

Formatting Text

09m 46s

Using Character and Paragraph Styles

09m 57s

Putting Type on a Path

06m 11s

Using Text Wrap

04m 22s

Warping Text with Envelope Distort

08m 51s

Chapter: Working with Images

Importing Bitmaps

04m 45s

Converting Art to Vector with Image Trace

09m 33s

Rasterizing Objects

10m 30s

Using Clipping Masks

04m 52s

Opacity Masks

06m 3s

Expanding Appearances

04m 16s

Chapter: Working with Effects

Applying Illustrator Live Effects

06m 58s

The Appearance Panel

06m 38s

Saving Graphic Styles

07m 29s

Warp Effects

07m 31s

Distort and Transform Effects

10m 37s

3D Effects: Extrude and Bevel

08m 57s

3D Effects: Revolve

09m 43s

Expanding Appearances

11m 2s

Working with Transparency

09m 43s

Photoshop Effects

06m 46s

Chapter: Graphs

Creating a New Graph

08m 4s

Updating and Modifying a Graph

06m 0s

Adding a Design to a Graph

06m 29s

Chapter: Beyond Illustrator

Saving as PDF

08m 13s

Saving for the Web

09m 4s

Outputting Files for Animation

04m 21s

Chapter: Project Explorations

Creating Skin Tones Using Blends

03m 14s

Drawing a Superhero

17m 27s

Filling Text with Graphics

11m 2s

Making a Photo into Art

06m 16s

Chapter: Closing Thoughts

Closing Thoughts

00m 43s