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lynda Illustrator CC 2019 One-on-One: Mastery

Video Introducing this tutorial

Welcome to Illustrator One-on-One

31. Shortcuts and Customization:
Becoming a lean, mean illustration machine
Installing dekeKeys shortcuts on the PC
Installing dekeKeys shortcuts on the Mac
Welcome to the dekeKeys PDF docs
Deke's favorite new and remapped shortcuts
Still more time-saving shortcuts
Restoring or customizing shortcuts
Tool, transparency, and panel shortcuts
Creating your own custom toolbox

32. Blend Modes and Opacity Masks:
The many ways to blend colors
Adjusting opacity—now with shortcuts!
The A-list blend modes: Multiply and Screen
The other modes: Overlay through Luminosity
dekeKeys blend mode shortcuts
The effect of color space on blend modes
A few advanced blend mode tricks
Applying blend modes in the Appearance panel
Creating auto-inverting type with Difference
Carving dynamic holes with Knockout Group
Knockout Group and dynamic attributes
Using the Isolate Blending option
Introducing the opacity mask
Putting an opacity mask into use
Applying blend modes to entire layers
Adding Photoshop pixels to an opacity mask
Finishing up the tattooed face
Exporting transparency to Photoshop

33. The Brushes Panel:
Painting with path outlines
Introducing the Brushes panel
Applying and editing a calligraphic brush
Scaling and colorizing art brushes
Applying and customizing scatter brushes
Formatting and editing brush types
Designing your own custom art brushes
Creating and testing your art brushes
Refining a brush to fit ends and corners
Expanding, filling, and stroking a brush
Type on a path vs. text as an art brush
Distorting art type with the Width tool
Infusing your artwork with a pattern
Painting with bristle brushes

34. Seamlessly Repeating Patterns:
Patterns let you be free
Creating a pattern
Introducing the Pattern Editing mode
Saving a copy and undoing a big mistake
The better way to duplicate a pattern
Moving a pattern inside its container
The three tile types: Grid, brick, and hex
Using the Pattern Tile tool
Designing a real-world tessellation
Measuring the exact size of a hex tile
Creating complementary pattern elements
Adding representational pattern elements
Drawing a triangular cartoon eye
Further developing pattern elements
Creating a pattern with a keyboard shortcut
Constructing a seamless denim pattern
Making your denim pattern look like denim
Creating a pattern brush with Auto Corners
Creating custom start and end tiles

35. Gradient Mesh:
Photorealistic painting at its best
Introducing gradient mesh
Using the dedicated Mesh tool
Creating a basic gradient mesh
Isolating a mesh object
Deleting unwanted, invisible mesh points
Releasing a gradient mesh
Converting mesh points from cusp to smooth
Sharpening or smoothing color transitions
Assigning a mesh to a bendy shape
Converting a linear gradient to a mesh
Converting a radial gradient to a mesh
Painting soft objects with a gradient mesh
Combining a mesh with a compound path
Expressing surface contours with a mesh
Painting contoured highlights
Blending multiple mesh objects
Using a gradient mesh to cast shadows

36. The Puppet Warp Tool:
Why redraw when you can reposition?
Introducing the Puppet Warp tool
Setting your own custom pins
Hiding pins, path edges, and the mesh
Warning: All changes are final!
Disabling content-aware pins
Constraining and twisting pins
Using the Expand Mesh value
Puppet warping small, complex objects

37. Charts and Pictographs:
The pleasures and pitfalls of graphs
Graphing numerical data
Importing a tab-limited spreadsheet
Modifying data to create a category axis
Reformatting text and numerical values
Adjusting the graph type settings
Creating and applying a graph design
Setting the Column Type to Repeating
Recreating a graph at the proper size
Customizing your legend

38. Logos and Specialty Text:
Illustrator logo-making features
Making a logo from one character of type
Creating a logo of interwoven rings
Weaving your rings into a larger ring
Whittling your paths with the Scissors tool
Gradient type and dynamic strokes
Using the Touch Type tool
Two ways to warp type
Creating letter-shaped gradients
Painting reflections onto letterforms
Multicolor fonts: Trajan Color Concept
Using stylistic sets

39. Libraries and Actions:
Save more time, be more creative
Introducing the Libraries panel
Managing, restoring, and sharing libraries
Sharing character and paragraph styles
Creating and applying a paragraph style
Placing and editing library assets
Updating a logo across multiple documents
Sharing an asset with InDesign or Photoshop
Creating and using color themes
Introducing the Actions panel
Recording a custom multistep action
Four ways to play back an action

40. Applying 3D Effects:
The five advantages to 3D in Illustrator
Introducing the three kinds of 3D in Illustrator
Working in 3D space: Pitch, yaw, and roll
Lighting and shading a 3D object
Beveling the edges of a 3D extrusion
Creating live, editable 3D type
Adding cast shadows to 3D type
Understanding the 3D Revolve effect
Using 3D Revolve to create a soda can
Mapping a logo or other art onto a 3D object
Enhancing 3D artwork with faux 3D effects
Combining a stroke with 3D Revolve

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