How do you define a serious Illustrator user? How about one who uses Illustrator to produce robust and professional-looking vector graphics but also needs the program to be flexible and efficient in workflow and production cycles. If this describes you or the user you strive to be, then you need this book Filled with the industrial-strength techniques and best practices required to get you up to speed fast on Illustrator CS2 without missing a beat in your production workflow, Real World Adobe Illustrator CS2 is the definitive reference for the serious Illustrator user. Thoroughly updated for this version of the software, Illustrator pro Mordy Golding offers a complete guide to the new features such as Live Trace, Live Paint, the Control Palette, Custom Workspaces, and expanded support for Mobile devices, to name a few. You'll also find practical insights on creating type, symbols, graphs, color, effects, Web graphics, and more. Along with tips, sidebars, and expert commentary, there are also numerous illustrations and screen shots included to offer readers the most complete coverage on this extraordinary application. Designers from all fields--illustrators, animators, package designers, graphic designers, web designers, and more--will find Real World Adobe Illustrator CS2 their one-stop guide to creating powerful designs in Illustrator CS2.
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Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. A production artist for both print and the web for many years. Mordy, an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist, has served as a hands-on trainer and has spoken at worldwide events and seminars including Macworld, Seybold, NAB, and PhotoshopWorld.
He worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator 10 and Adobe Illustrator CS, and is the founder of Design Responsibly LLC, a company focused on consulting, training and support for designers and printers who are looking to adopt the Adobe Creative Suite.
Mordy was named a Champion of Graphic Design by Graphics IQ and has written and edited numerous books on Illustrator, as well as recorded training DVDs.