Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2019 release


Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book 2019 release

Contents at a glance
1. Cover Page
2. Title Page
3. Copyright Page
4. Where are the Lesson Files?
5. Contents
6. Getting Started
1. About Classroom in a Book®
2. Prerequisites
3. Installing the program
4. Fonts used in this book
5. Online content
6. Restoring default preferences
7. Additional resources
8. Adobe Authorized Training Centers
7. What’S New in Adobe Illustrator CC (2019 Release)
1. Global edit
2. Freeform gradients
3. New Tools panel
4. Enhanced visual font browsing
5. Enhanced linear and radial gradients
6. Other enhancements
8. A Quick Tour of Adobe Illustrator CC (2019 Release)
1. Starting the lesson
9. 1 Getting to Know the Work Area
1. Introducing Adobe Illustrator
2. Starting Illustrator and opening a file
3. Exploring the workspace
4. Changing the view of artwork
5. Navigating artboards

6. Arranging multiple documents
10. 2 Techniques for Selecting Artwork
1. Starting the lesson
2. Selecting objects
3. Aligning objects
4. Working with groups
5. Exploring object arrangement
11. 3 Using Shapes to Create Artwork for a Postcard
1. Starting the lesson
2. Creating a new document
3. Working with basic shapes
4. Working with the Shaper tool
5. Using Image Trace
6. Working with drawing modes
12. 4 Editing and Combining Shapes and Paths
1. Starting the lesson
2. Editing paths and shapes
3. Combining shapes
4. Using the Width tool
13. 5 Transforming Artwork
1. Starting the lesson
2. Working with artboards
3. Working with rulers and guides
4. Transforming content
14. 6 Creating an Illustration with the Drawing Tools
1. Starting the lesson
2. An intro to drawing with the Pen tool
3. Creating artwork with the Pen tool
4. Editing paths and points
5. Working with the Curvature tool
6. Creating a dashed line

7. Adding arrowheads to paths
8. Working with the Pencil tool
9. Joining with the Join tool
15. 7 Using Color to Enhance Signage
1. Starting the lesson
2. Exploring color modes
3. Working with color
4. Working with Live Paint
16. 8 Adding Type to a Poster
1. Starting the lesson
2. Adding type to the poster
3. Formatting type
4. Resizing and reshaping type objects
5. Creating and applying text styles
6. Wrapping text
7. Warping text
8. Working with type on a path
9. Creating text outlines
17. 9 Organizing Your Artwork with Layers
1. Starting the lesson
2. Creating layers and sublayers
3. Editing layers and objects
4. Creating a clipping mask
18. 10 Gradients, Blends, and Patterns
1. Starting the lesson
2. Working with gradients
3. Working with blended objects
4. Creating patterns
19. 11 Using Brushes to Create a Poster
1. Starting the lesson
2. Working with brushes

3. Using Calligraphic brushes
4. Using Art brushes
5. Using Bristle brushes
6. Using Pattern brushes
7. Working with the Blob Brush tool
20. 12 Exploring Creative Uses of Effects and Graphic Styles
1. Starting the lesson
2. Using the Appearance panel
3. Using live effects
4. Applying a Photoshop effect
5. Using graphic styles
21. 13 Creating Artwork for a T-Shirt
1. Starting the lesson
2. Working with symbols
3. Working with Creative Cloud libraries
22. 14 Using Illustrator CC with Other Adobe Applications
1. Starting the lesson
2. Combining artwork
3. Placing image files
4. Masking images
5. Working with image links
6. Packaging a file
7. Creating a PDF
23. 15 Exporting Assets
1. Starting the lesson
2. Creating Pixel-Perfect Drawings
3. Exporting artboards and assets
4. Creating CSS from your design
24. Index
25. Contibutors


Fonts used in this book
The Classroom in a Book lesson files use fonts that are part of the Adobe Portfolio plan included
with your Creative Cloud subscription, and trial Creative Cloud members have access to a
selection of fonts from Adobe for web and desktop use.
For more information about fonts and installation, see the Adobe Illustrator CC Read Me file on
the web at
Online content
Your purchase of this Classroom in a Book includes online materials provided by way of your
Account page on
Lesson files
To work through the projects in this book, you will need to download the lesson files from You can download the files for individual lessons, or it may be possible to
download them all in a single file.
Web Edition
The Web Edition is an online interactive version of the book providing an enhanced learning
experience. Your Web Edition can be accessed from any device with a connection to the Internet,
and it contains the following:
The complete text of the book
Hours of instructional video keyed to the text
Interactive quizzes
In addition, the Web Edition may be updated when Adobe adds significant feature updates
between major Creative Cloud releases. To accommodate the changes, sections of the online
book may be updated, or new sections may be added.