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Howard Simpson

Howard Simpson

Effects, Part 1

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Table of Contents

I. Adobe Illustrator
Workspaces

25m 39s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:05
Preferences
0:23
General
0:24
Selection & Anchor Display
2:09
Type & Units
2:54
Guides & Grid
3:08
Smart Guides
3:35
Slices
3:51
Dictionary & Hyphenation
3:58
Plug-ins & Scratch Disks
4:01
User Interface
4:14
File Handling, Clipboard, & Appearance of Black
4:26
Workspaces
5:01
Workspaces Overview
5:02
Creating Your Own Workspace
6:01
Artboards
8:05
Introduction to Artboards
8:06
Example Artboards
9:17
Rulers and Guides
11:24
Show Rulers and Guides
11:25
Hide, Lock, and Clear Guides
12:25
Make Guides: Turning Vector Art Into a Guide
13:31
Grids
14:38
Customizing Your Grids
14:39
Panels
17:44
Main Control Panels
17:45
Side Panel
18:29
Tools Panel: Selection
19:33
Tools Panel: Drawing and Painting
20:40
Tools Panel: Editing
21:15
Tools Panel: Viewing
22:22
Tools Panel: Fill and Stroke
22:45
Tools Panel: Drawing Mode
23:20
Tools Panel: Full Screen Mode
23:44
Lesson Summary
24:19
Objects

20m 13s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Rectangle Tool
0:16
Rectangle
0:17
Rounded Rectangle
1:55
Ellipse Tool
4:10
Ellipse Tool
4:11
Polygon Tool
4:58
Introduction to Polygon
4:59
Polygon Menu
5:18
Changing The Sides Of Polygon While Dragging
5:37
Draw Inside Mode
6:10
Star Tool
7:56
Default Star
7:57
Different Star Options
8:16
Flare Tool
10:30
Introduction to The Flare Tool
10:31
Flare Tool Options
11:28
Shape Builder Tool
11:54
Shape Builder Tool
11:55
Line Segment Tool
13:14
Line Segment Tool
13:15
Arc Tool
14:00
Arc Tool
14:01
Spiral Tool
14:38
Spiral Tool
14:39
Polar Grid Tool
15:53
Polar Grid Tool & Options
15:54
Rectangular Grid Tool
17:45
Rectangular Grid Tool Overview
17:46
Rectangular Grid Tool Options
18:10
Practice Assignment
19:20
Layers

16m 44s

Intro
0:00
Layers Overview
0:10
Layers Panel
1:05
Layers Panel
1:06
Layer Options
3:03
Working With Layers
4:04
Isolate Layer
4:05
Create Layer
6:18
Select Layer
7:52
Delete Layer
8:39
Select Objects
9:11
Edit Layers
11:57
Template Layer
13:21
Template Layer
13:22
Practice Assignment
15:14
Appearances, Part 1

24m 36s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
Targeting Object Attributes
0:31
Targeting Object Attributes: Square Demonstration
0:32
Targeting Object Attributes: Circle Demonstration
1:22
Targeting Object Attributes: Polygon Demonstration
1:45
Adding Multiple Attributes
2:26
Adding Multiple Attributes Overview
2:27
Adding a New Stroke 1
3:33
Adding a New Fill
5:00
Adding a New Stroke 2
6:06
Adding a New Stroke 3
6:44
Live Effects & 3D Extrusions
7:44
3D Extrude & Bevel: Square Demonstration
7:45
3D Extrude & Bevel: Circle Demonstration
10:03
3D Extrude & Bevel: Polygon Demonstration
10:54
3D Revolves
13:24
3D Revolves
13:25
Stylize Effects
16:35
Reduce to Basic Appearance & Clear Appearance
16:36
Stylize: Drop Shadow
18:11
Stylize: Outer Glow
19:42
Stylize: Round Corners
20:18
Opacity
20:49
Fill Opacity
20:50
Stroke Opacity
21:53
Whole Object Opacity
22:37
Practice Assignment
23:30
Appearances, Part 2

23m 42s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:05
Scribble Effects
0:16
Scribble Effects Demonstration 1: Apple
0:24
Scribble Effects Demonstration 2: Appearances
2:45
Warp Effects
8:54
Warp Effects Demonstration: Shapes
8:55
Graphic Styles
13:45
Graphic Styles Demonstration 1
13:46
Graphic Styles Demonstration 2
17:38
Selections

26m 36s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Selections & Selection Tools
1:25
Basic Selection
1:26
Group Selection
5:00
Direct Selection Tool
11:06
Direct Selection Tool
11:07
Magic Wand
15:08
Magic Wand
15:09
Similar Objects
19:58
Similar Objects
19:59
Save and Edit
21:56
Save Selection
21:57
Edit Selection
23:45
Practice Problem
25:44
Paths

30m 48s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Line Segment & Arc Tool
0:42
Line Segment Tool
0:43
Arc Tool
1:46
The Pen Tool & Convert Anchor Point Tool
2:26
Pen Tool & Make Curves
2:27
Convert Anchor Point Tool
5:52
Working With Points
7:46
Add & Remove Points
7:47
Align Points
10:53
Join Points
13:54
Paths
16:12
Smooth Path
16:13
The Scissor Tool & Close Paths
19:44
The Scissor Tool & Open Paths
20:54
Divide & Split Paths
24:15
Simplify Paths
25:28
Color, Part 1

19m 27s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:05
Color Modes
0:14
Color Modes: CMYK vs. RGB
0:43
Create Color
3:37
Stroke and Fill Boxes
3:38
Color Picker
4:17
Color Guide
6:01
Swatches
9:18
Global Option
12:36
Color Books
14:22
Color, Part 2

16m 43s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:08
Apply Color
0:14
Apply Color
0:15
Custom Color
2:21
Recolor Artwork
2:22
Saving Your Custom Color
7:45
Patterns
9:35
Patterns
9:36
Live Paint Bucket Demo
11:52
Live Paint Bucket Demo
11:53
Practice Problem
15:50
Effects, Part 1

17m 38s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Gradients
0:35
Applying Gradient to Shapes
0:36
Applying Gradient to Strokes
7:30
Gradient Mesh Tool
11:33
Create Gradient Mesh
11:34
Adding Colors Demonstration
12:37
Effects, Part 2

22m 57s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
Blends
0:14
Blending Demonstrations
0:15
Blends & Curve
2:10
Transparency
4:25
Transparency
4:26
Pattern Fills
6:03
Creating a New Pattern
6:22
Applying The New Pattern
9:13
Pathfinder Tool
10:21
Unite
11:21
Minus Front
11:40
Intersect
11:56
Exclude
12:05
Divide
12:19
Trim
12:55
Merge
13:10
Crop
13:23
Outline
14:30
Minus Back
14:41
Offset Paths
15:00
Offset Paths Demonstration 1
15:01
Offset Paths Demonstration 2
16:58
Clipping Mask
18:01
Clipping Mask
18:06
Practice Assignment
21:33
Images

26m 7s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:09
Placing Images & Links Panel
0:25
Placing Images
0:26
Links Panel
3:35
Rasterize
7:26
Rasterize
7:27
Clipping Mask
11:05
Clipping Mask
11:06
Image Trace
13:52
Image Trace Part 1
13:53
Image Trace Part 2
22:00
Practice Assignment
23:54
Drawing, Part 1

20m 20s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Pencil Tool
0:12
Introduction to The Pencil Tool
0:13
Smooth Tool
1:38
Path Eraser Tool
1:48
Pencil Tool Options
2:22
Blob Brush
3:03
Blob Brush Overview
3:04
Graphic Styles With Blob Brush
5:32
Different Blob Brush Setting
6:56
Connecting Blob Brush With Objects & Shapes
7:57
Calligraphic
9:28
Calligraphic Overview
9:29
Tablet & Pen Setting For Calligraphy
11:10
Creating a New Brush
13:06
Calligraphic Example
17:03
Practice Assignment
18:25
More On Brushes
18:52
Drawing, Part 2

32m 39s

Intro
0:00
Width Tool
0:19
Width Tool Part 1
0:20
Width Tool Part 2
2:59
Width Point Edit
5:39
Scatter Brush
6:38
Scatter Brush
6:39
Art Brush
11:23
Art Brush Part 1
11:24
Art Brush Part 2
14:36
Pattern Brush
16:56
Pattern Brush Part 1
16:57
Pattern Brush Part 2
18:21
Bristle Brush
22:35
Bristle Brush Overview
22:36
Blending With Bristle Brush
25:39
Changing The Size and Opacity Of Bristle Brush
28:20
Saving Brushes
29:31
Practice Assignment
31:42
Symbols

24m 8s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:10
Symbol Sprayer
0:54
Symbol Sprayer Tool
0:55
Symbolism Tools Options
5:05
Break Link To Symbol
7:42
Symbol Shifter Tool
8:33
Symbol Shifter Tool
8:34
Symbol Scruncher Tool
9:44
Symbol Scruncher Tool
9:45
Symbol Sizer Tool
11:03
Symbol Sizer Tool
11:04
Symbol Spinner Tool
13:02
Symbol Spinner Tool
13:03
Symbol Stainer Tool
13:57
Symbol Stainer Tool
13:58
Symbol Screener Tool
16:08
Symbol Screener Tool
16:09
Symbol Styler Tool
17:12
Symbol Styler Tool
17:13
9-Slice
18:59
9-Slice
19:00
Lesson Summary
23:35
Type, Part 1

24m 31s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:07
Type Tools
0:20
Type Tools Overview
0:21
Type Tool
0:53
Area Type
2:58
Area Type
2:59
Area Type Options
4:24
Type On a Path
5:32
Type On a Path
5:33
Type On a Circle Part 1
7:43
Type On a Circle Part 2
12:33
Character Set
17:22
Character Set
17:23
Practice Assignment
23:44
Practice Assignment
23:55
Type, Part 2

14m 21s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:12
Paragraph Set
0:13
Paragraph Set
0:14
Threads
1:27
Threads
1:28
Styles
2:55
Character Styles
2:56
Paragraph Styles
4:22
Smart Punctuation
7:51
Smart Punctuation
7:52
Wrap Text
8:38
Wrap Text
8:39
OpenType Fonts
10:00
OpenType vs Postscript Font
10:01
Glyphs
11:57
Glyphs
11:58
Practice Assignment
13:00
Perspective

21m 46s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:05
Perspective Grid
0:58
Perspective Grid Overview
0:30
Two Points Perspective Grid
2:54
Map Art
6:40
Map Art
6:41
Object and Line
10:45
Object and Line
10:46
Perpendicular
13:48
Perpendicular
13:49
Practice Assignment
20:18
Data

20m 58s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:06
Data Variables
0:18
Data Variables
0:19
Data Set
2:16
Introduction To Data Set
2:17
Preset Data Set Example
3:49
Create Graph
5:13
Creating a Graph in Illustrator
5:14
Modifying Graph
7:49
Decorating Your Graph
7:50
Editing Your Data
10:18
Graph Designs
11:31
Graph Designs
11:32
Graphic Bars
15:02
Creating Graphic Bars
15:03
Templates

18m 47s

Intro
0:00
Lesson Overview
0:04
Templates
0:18
Template Layer
0:19
Templates
3:23
Native Formats
5:32
Native Formats of Illustrator Overview: ai, eps, pdf, fxg, and svg
5:33
EPS
6:43
PDF
7:39
FXG
8:48
SVG
9:07
Export
9:50
Export
9:51
Print & Web
10:52
Print & Web Formats
10:53
Print: TIFF & EPS Overview
11:41
TIFF Options
12:44
Save For Web: PNG
13:59
Save For Web: JPEG
16:54
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Effects, Part 1

  • Gradient is a smooth transition from two or more colors in an object.
  • A Blend are transitional objects between two objects.
  • Transparency refers to the opacity level of the object and path.
  • Combine, delete and intersect objects.
  • A Clipping Mask is an object that hides all except the contents behind the object shape.

Effects, Part 1

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  • Intro 0:00
  • Lesson Overview 0:07
  • Gradients 0:35
    • Applying Gradient to Shapes
    • Applying Gradient to Strokes
  • Gradient Mesh Tool 11:33
    • Create Gradient Mesh
    • Adding Colors Demonstration
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