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

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


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Leading instructors prepare learners for a career in graphic design and for the Adobe Certified Associate Exam.

  • Covers all of the latest objectives of the Graphic Design & Illustration Using Adobe Illustrator Adobe Certified Associate Exam.
  • Web Edition product uses video instruction with supporting text available in print and digitally.
  • Authors are leading instructors with years of experience preparing students for the ACA.


  • Copyright 2016
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8" x 9-1/8"
  • Pages: 256
  • Edition: 1st
  • Book
  • ISBN-10: 0-13-439778-9
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-13-439778-8

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.

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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



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


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