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Table of Contents

Chapter: Getting Started

Introduction - Chapter 1

01m 36s

About Andy

02m 58s

How You Will Learn And Working Files

03m 53s

Top Ten Hits From Andy

07m 49s

Chapter: The First Step

Introduction - Chapter 2

01m 20s

Illustrator Versus Photoshop

05m 55s

Controlling Illustrator Through Preferences

11m 3s

The Illustrator User Interface

05m 28s

The Illustrator Control Panel

03m 29s

Generating User-Defined Workspaces

05m 54s

Chapter: Controlling Adobe Illustrator

Introduction - Chapter 3

01m 7s

Working Toward Printing

04m 42s

Working Toward The Web

03m 7s

Controlling Multiple Documents

02m 49s

Using View And Navigation Features

07m 46s

Object Control With Grids And Guides

10m 59s

Controlling What You See

04m 48s

Defining Default Measuring Systems

04m 9s

Creating Multiple Views

03m 33s

Hiding And Locking Illustrator Objects

03m 12s

Generating Multiple Illustrator Art-boards

05m 31s

New Tricks With Guides

03m 42s

Chapter: Selecting And Manipulating Illustrator Objects

Introduction To Selection

00m 57s

Controlling Selection With Preferences

05m 49s

Group And Direct Selection Tips

06m 48s

Using The Lasso Tool

02m 52s

Selection With The Magic Wand Tool

04m 10s

Selection Via Attributes

03m 57s

Working In Isolation Mode

04m 32s

Resizing Tricks

05m 51s

Object Rotation And Smart Guides

05m 16s

Working With Distort Tools

07m 4s

Creative Uses Of Duplicate Options

04m 38s

Chapter: Adobe Illustrator And Color Management

Introduction - Chapter 5

01m 8s

Designing With The End In Mind

06m 10s

Managing ColorSync Settings

06m 10s

Creating Process And Global Colors

06m 59s

Defining Spot Colors

03m 27s

Organizing Colors Using Groups

03m 8s

Using Illustrator Color Libraries

03m 29s

Saving Custom Color Libraries

04m 25s

Getting Inspiration With Color Guide And Kuler

06m 7s

Chapter: Working With Shapes, Fills, And Strokes

Introduction To Shapes, Fills, And Strokes

00m 55s

Creating Basic Shapes

10m 42s

More On Basic Shapes

08m 15s

It Is All In The Math

03m 57s

Working With Object Fills

06m 7s

The Basics Of Object Strokes

08m 17s

Converting Strokes To Objects

03m 44s

Working With Gradient Fills

07m 2s

Modifying And Creating Patterns

06m 44s

Chapter: Working With Anchors And Paths

Introduction - Chapter 7

00m 52s

Paths Versus Strokes

05m 2s

Controlling Paths With Anchors

06m 25s

Open Versus Closed Paths

04m 18s

Using Join And Average On Open Paths

05m 57s

Getting Creative With The Scissors And Knife Tools

08m 39s

Chapter: Creating And Managing Vector Shapes

Introduction - Chapter 8

00m 54s

Switching Drawing Modes

08m 46s

Working With Pathfinder Tools

10m 5s

Using Shape Mode Tools

05m 20s

Understanding The Shape Builder Tool

03m 12s

Using The Symbol Sprayer

07m 37s

Creating Custom Symbols

05m 8s

Using The Paintbrush And Pencil Tool

05m 35s

Touch Type And Free Transform

05m 16s

Chapter: The Illustrator Pen Tool

Introduction To The Pen Tool

01m 43s

Pen Tool Basics

06m 26s

Generating Simple Paths

07m 23s

Adding, Deleting, And Converting Anchor Points

04m 48s

Gaining Control

05m 33s

Smart Guides And The Pen Tool

05m 23s

Project: Creating A Telephone From Basic Shapes

11m 30s

Chapter: Adobe Illustrator And Type

Introduction - Chapter 10

01m 9s

Container And Point Type

11m 10s

Creating Custom Type Containers

07m 14s

Working With Straight And Curved Text

04m 22s

The Character And Paragraph Panels

09m 2s

Creating Character And Paragraph Styles

07m 42s

Text Threading

03m 19s

Text And The Eyedropper Tool

05m 18s

Adding Text To A Circle

06m 52s

Converting Type To Outlines

06m 28s

Chapter: Effects And The Appearance Panel

Introduction - Chapter 11

01m 1s

Controlling Effects With Options

06m 38s

Transferring Effects To Multiple Objects

07m 2s

The Appearance Panel

05m 9s

Rasterizing Vector Objects

05m 51s

Moving Into The World Of 3D

09m 3s

Project: Creating Faux Neon

05m 58s

Chapter: Layers 101

Introduction - Chapter 12

00m 51s

Layer Basics

04m 31s

Generating Layers And Moving Objects

05m 34s

Layer Panel Options

04m 26s

Managing Layer Panel Options

10m 23s

Project: Working With Opacity And Blending Modes

04m 5s

Chapter: Working With Images And Masks

Introduction - Chapter 13

00m 59s

Linking And Embedding Placed Images

04m 50s

The Links Panel

05m 57s

Non-Destructive Photoshop Editing In Illustrator

04m 16s

Generating A Basic Clipping Mask

03m 47s

Creating A Clipping Mask From A Raster Image

06m 33s

Working With Opacity Masks

07m 47s

Project: Creating A Complex Clipping Mask

04m 10s

Chapter: Tips, Tricks And Techniques

Introduction - Chapter 14

00m 54s

Working With Envelope Distort

09m 5s

Creating An Animation In Illustrator

06m 12s

Generating Customized Brushes

10m 57s

Creative Blending Options

04m 20s

Project: Growing A Gradient Mesh Tomato

09m 9s

Using Auto Generated Corners

02m 9s

Chapter: Moving From Raster To Vector

Introduction To Raster And Vector

01m 28s

Understanding Image Trace

07m 48s

Tracing Line Art

03m 13s

Working Through Image Trace Options

07m 30s

Understanding Live Paint

07m 49s

Colorizing Artwork With Live Paint

04m 20s

Working With Live Paint Gap Detection

04m 37s

Chapter: Saving And Printing Based On Intent

Introduction To Saving And Printing

01m 10s

Saving For The Web And Beyond

10m 14s

Tweaking The Final Product

10m 48s

Saving An Illustrator Document

04m 29s

Outputting Directly To Print

07m 57s

Generating A Document Package

02m 40s

Final Thoughts

02m 51s