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Table of Contents

Chapter: Living In A Resolution-Independent World

Introduction

01m 43s

Illustrator CS5 Seeing Is Believing

01m 55s

The Anatomy Of A Vector Illustration

03m 23s

Vector Versus Raster

01m 57s

Chapter: Working With Illustrator Workspaces And Preferences

Introduction

01m 59s

Creating A New Illustrator Document

04m 35s

Setting Up The Illustrator Workspace

02m 41s

Creating Custom Workspaces

02m 8s

Timesaving Shortcuts

02m 54s

Working Smart With Preferences

03m 40s

Chapter: How Illustrator Selects And Aligns Objects

Introduction

01m 7s

Three Ways To Select - It's Black And White

09m 41s

Working With The Wand And Lasso Tools

03m 46s

Aligning Manually And With The Align Panel

06m 26s

Using Smart Guides

02m 54s

Chapter: Back To The Basics: Generating Geometric Shapes

Introduction

01m 8s

Creating Rectangles

07m 23s

Working With Ellipses And Polygons

04m 10s

Tricks With Stars And Flares

03m 38s

Additional Geometric Shapes

08m 2s

Illustrator's Hidden Math Feature

02m 29s

QuickTip: Tricks With The Tilde Key

01m 4s

QuickTip: Creating Rounded Corners

01m 0s

Chapter: Generating Fills, Strokes, Patterns, And Gradients

Introduction

01m 4s

Working With The Illustrator Swatches Panel

05m 48s

Adding Solid-Color Fills To An Object

02m 33s

Cool Color With Kuler

05m 31s

Working With Illustrator Patterns

04m 25s

Creating Custom Patterns

07m 23s

Modifying Existing Patterns

02m 7s

Fun With Illustrator Strokes

08m 20s

Tricks With Illustrator Gradients

05m 51s

Adding Custom Colors To The Swatches Panel

04m 23s

Using Global Colors

02m 49s

Chapter: Transforming An Illustrator Object

Introduction

00m 58s

Transform With Rotate And Scale

07m 49s

Working With The Transform Panel

08m 34s

Understanding The Transform Each Command

04m 10s

Creating A Reflection

04m 45s

Using The Free Transform Tool

05m 10s

Chapter: Working With The Layers Panel

Introduction

01m 45s

The Illustrator Layers Panel

02m 56s

Organizing A Complex Project

04m 23s

Layer Options

02m 14s

Layer Panel Options

06m 31s

Copying Using The Layers Panel

02m 17s

Opacity And Blending Modes

02m 5s

Merging And Flattening Layers

01m 57s

Chapter: Working With Adobe Illustrator Text

Introduction

01m 30s

Creating A Type Container

04m 43s

Working With Point Type

03m 58s

Converting Objects To Type Containers

02m 57s

Creating Type On A Path

04m 14s

Utilizing The Character Panel

06m 47s

Formatting Text With The Paragraph Panel

04m 24s

Getting Efficient With With Styles

05m 23s

Working With Threaded Text

03m 50s

Chapter: More On Text

Introduction

01m 2s

The Magical Eyedropper Tool And Type

05m 3s

Placing Text On A Circle

07m 22s

Working With Tabs And Glyphs

04m 9s

Converting Type To Outlines

04m 25s

Chapter: Working With Pen And Point

Introduction

01m 9s

Pen Tool Fundamentals

06m 10s

Manipulating Pen Objects

08m 52s

Combining Paths To Create Objects

06m 15s

Creating A Mask

05m 54s

Chapter: Working With Illustrators Pencil And Brush Tools

Introduction

00m 53s

The Illustrator Pencil Tool

05m 55s

Using A Calligraphic Brush

04m 4s

Creating A Calligraphic Brush

01m 21s

The Amazing Symbol Sprayer Tool

06m 55s

Illustrator's Scatter Brush

02m 43s

Tricks With Illustrator Brushes

02m 11s

Chapter: Find Your Own Path With Pathfinder

Introduction

01m 0s

Unite And Minus Front

06m 41s

Intersect And Exclude

03m 15s

Divide And Trim

03m 13s

Merge And Crop

03m 11s

Outline And Minus Back

02m 33s

Chapter: Getting Creative With Masks

Introduction

01m 10s

Basics Of Clipping Masks

03m 3s

Clipping Masks And Text

01m 55s

Clipping Masks And Compound Paths

03m 49s

Opacity Masks And Gradients

04m 18s

More On Opacity Masks

02m 34s

QuickTip: Adjusting An Opacity Mask

00m 45s

Chapter: Working With Warps, Envelopes, And Meshes

Introduction

00m 56s

Working With The Width And Warp Tools

09m 15s

Twirl Pucker And Bloat Tools

05m 41s

Scallop Crystalize And Wrinkle Tools

03m 13s

The Envelope Distort Features

07m 23s

The Amazing Mesh Tool

04m 19s

Controlling A Mesh With Global Swatches

02m 29s

QuickTip: Fine Tuning The Width Tool

00m 40s

Chapter: Getting Creative With Illustrator Effects

Introduction

01m 20s

Setting Effects Options

04m 59s

Controlling And Moving Effects

04m 0s

Controlling Effects With The Appearance Panel

03m 43s

Converting Effects To Pixels

03m 35s

Svg Effects, And The Effects Gallery

03m 32s

Chapter: Working With Graphic Styles

Introduction

01m 35s

Graphic Styles 101

03m 27s

Applying Graphic Styles

01m 51s

Merging Graphic Styles

02m 51s

Creating Custom Graphic Styles

05m 39s

Saving Graphic Style Libraries

02m 49s

Chapter: Moving Into The Third Dimension

Introduction

00m 55s

Working With Extrude And Bevel

05m 7s

Generating Chrome Text

03m 28s

Working With Revolve

04m 23s

Creating A Revolve Bottle

05m 21s

Generating A 3D Ribbon

05m 50s

Using The Rotate Option

03m 48s

Chapter: Adobe Illustrator And Animation

Introduction

01m 7s

Frame-By-Frame Animation

04m 31s

Animation With The Blend Tool

04m 21s

Animations On A Path

05m 7s

Fading Text Animation

03m 51s

Pulsing Text Animation

03m 31s

Creating An Animated GIF

03m 2s

Chapter: Working With Templates And Actions

Introduction

01m 22s

Working With Illustrator Templates

03m 17s

Creating An Action

04m 11s

Saving Time With Batch Processing

02m 49s

Chapter: Heading Out To The World Wide Web

Introduction

00m 55s

Web Format Basics

04m 47s

Modifying Color For The Web

04m 23s

Slicing Images For Efficiency And Beyond

06m 7s

Creating A Navigation Bar

05m 29s

Moving From Illustrator To Flash

04m 20s

Chapter: From Raster To Vector With The Amazing Live Trace

Introduction

01m 14s

Working With Livetrace

05m 37s

Livetrace Features

03m 23s

Editing Livetrace Objects

04m 5s

Creating Custom Presets

06m 52s

Generating Custom Swatch Libraries

02m 30s

A Peek Into The Future

03m 36s

Chapter: Live Paint, And The Shape Builder Tool

Introduction

01m 6s

Working Through Live Paint

05m 30s

The Shape Builder Tool

08m 12s

Live Trace And Live Paint

02m 6s

Live Paint And Gap Detection

03m 10s

Working With Kuler Color

05m 19s

Modifying A Color Set Using Live Color

04m 4s

Chapter: Illustrator Integration And Export Options

Introduction

00m 56s

Saving An Illustrator Document

05m 13s

Converting Illustrator To Photoshop

02m 16s

Working With InDesign And The TIF Format

02m 36s

The Universal Portable Document File

02m 38s

Moving Beyond Illustrator With EPS

03m 32s

Chapter: Printing, Exporting, And Saving Your Illustrator Artwork

Introduction

01m 2s

Working With Bleeds

04m 38s

Text To Outlines, And Other Print Options

02m 58s

Working With Multiple Art Boards

03m 21s

Transparency Flattener Preset Options

04m 49s

Moving To Powerpoint And The WWW

01m 42s

Using Save And Save As

03m 35s

Goodbye

01m 59s