Illustrator CS5 102
Working with Objects & Type
Genre: Graphics
  • 58 Videos
  • 2h 59m
Illustrator excels when it comes to working with Vector objects, but in order to make great art with vectors, you need to understand how to create objects and type in Illustrator. This tutorial shows you how ...
Kelly Murdock is a veteran author of the Illustrator & 3D Studio Max Bibles.
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This comprehensive 3-hour tutorial shows you all aspects of working with vectors in Illustrator CS5. The tutorial starts with an exploration of what objects are, showing you how to group and layer objects to make your graphical items.

Next you'll discover methods for transforming objects to change their appearance in your image. You'll also explore color, gradients, and patterns as you fill your objects to create texture in your graphics.

The tutorial finishes with a detailed exploration of working with tip in Illustrator CS5. You'll learn how to create path text (text around objects) styling and formatting text, and changing text orientation for vertical and off-axis text effects.
Section 1: Section 1: Organizing Objects
Section 2: Section 2: Transforming Objects
Section 3: Section 3: Color, Gradients, Patterns and Transparency
Section 4: Section 4: Using Symbols and Styles
Section 5: Section 5: Working with Type
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