9780134397788

Learn Adobe Illustrator CC for Graphic Design and Illustration Adobe Certified Associate Exam Preparation

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    9780134397788

  • ISBN10:

    0134397789

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2/18/2016
  • Publisher: Peachpit Pr

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Summary

This study guide uses text integrated with video to help you gain real-world skills that will get you started in your career in graphics, design, or illustration, and lays the foundation for taking the Illustrator ACA exam. A mix of project-based lessons, practical videos, and regular assessments throughout prepares you for an entry-level position in a competitive job market.

 

Adobe conducted research to identify the foundational skills students need to effectively communicate using digital media tools. Based on feedback from educators, design professionals, businesses, and educational institutions around the world, the objectives cover entry-level skill expectations for each topic. The ACA exams have proved to be highly successful; Adobe reports that the total number of exams taken worldwide has reached one million since 2008.

 

To create this new product, Peachpit and Adobe Press have joined forces with team of outstanding instructors who have a great track record getting students certified: Rob Schwartz and his colleagues at BrainBuffet.com.

Author Biography

Dena Wilson teaches Graphic Design & Illustration at the LaGrone Advanced Technology Complex in the Denton (TX) Independent School District. She holds ACA certifications in Photoshop and Illustrator and a T&I Teacher Certification from the University of North Texas. She is also an Adjunct Professor at North Central Texas College and is an alumna of the Adobe Education Leader program.

 

Rob Schwartz is an award winning teacher with over 15 years experience in Technical Education. Rob opened the first Technical High School in the county, McFatter Technical High School, and his teaching is very influenced by that experience. He is a popular speaker at state, local, and national conferences, and often presents for Adobe on Photoshop, Illustrator, and teaching strategies. His focus on Industry Certifications and Problem-Based Learning strategies are the secrets to his success. Rob is also an Adobe Certified Instructor, Adobe Education Leader, and won the prestigious Impact Award from Adobe as well as the #1 Educator World Wide award from Certiport. Find out more about Rob by taking a peek into his online curriculum website at brainbuffet.com. Rob lives and works in South Florida.

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CC
  2. Working with Documents
  3. Creating Basic Shapes
  4. Fill, Stroke, and Color
  5. Reshaping Objects
  6. Create a Logo
  7. Complexity via Combination and Effects
  8. Hand-drawn Look Applied to Shapes
  9. Live Paint
  10. Cut Objects and Apply Gradients
  11. Creating Blends
  12. Symbols
  13. Pen and Pencil Tools
  14. Brushes
  15. Type
  16. Advanced Drawing
  17. Output
  18. Working with Outsiders

ACA Objectives Covered

Glossary

Index

 

19. Leveling Up with Design (included in ebooks and Web Edition)

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