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Adobe Illustrator CS3: Advanced


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Unlock the secrets of Adobe Illustrator CS3 as you learn advanced tricks and techniques in this video series. Showcasing his sense of design and creativity, your host, Geoff Blake teaches you how to make eye-popping special effects, and how to use modern techniques to produce startling results. Learn about Illustrator's advanced path manipulation commands, and how to use blends and clipping masks for amazing visual effects. You'll also learn about Live Paint, 3D techniques, templates, and Illustrator CS3's new Flash animation and export options.

The student will have access to this course for 1 year. This self-directed course can be completed within 90 days or sooner depending on time and learning capabilities of the student.


By completing this course you will:

    Get up to speed with Illustrator CS3's advanced path manipulation commands and learn how to work with compound paths.

    Find out about Opacity Masks, Knockout Groups, and how to create gradient-based transparency effects.

    Harness the power of Illustrator's Live Effects, Warp commands, and path effects.

    Learn how to create eye-popping effects with Blends and discover the amazing world of Clipping Masks.

    Discover how to get Illustrator content into Flash, including how to handle Illustrator symbols, create animation in Illustrator, and handling text.


Project files are included with this course to aid in your learning. There are no exams or tests.

course quick facts
course code DED1836-A
cost $99.00
estimated time to
complete course
9 Hours
course materials
90 Days