Notes on Adobe Illustrator
Notes on Adobe Illustrator ART 109
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This 2 page Class Notes was uploaded by Natalie Land on Monday October 5, 2015. The Class Notes belongs to ART 109 at University of Miami taught by Eddy Lopez in Fall 2015. Since its upload, it has received 26 views. For similar materials see Introduction to Electronic Media in Art at University of Miami.
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Introduction to Electronic Media Vector Basics Softwares include Corel Draw Inkscape Omnigraf e Vector Basics geometric mathematical expressions Line and curves text is an example of something that is vector based Adobe Illustrator Vector graphics program Suitable for creating editing and laying out vector graphics Pictograms symbols and logos le Luba Lakova and her maps Kevin Husley is the master illustrator Vector Basics Steps Anchor Points vector points that will help de ne and draw a line or shape Also know as Bezier points Pierre Bezier is the vector inventor Segment a line that connects two anchor points segments that can be straight or curved lines Path a sequence of vector points and segments 0 Paths can contain straight or curved lines Object form made of vector paths Fill inside content of an object can be at colors patterns Stroke outline around a path width is known as the weight File Formats Native is the Al like psd in photoshop it preserves all the layers EPS is output format so is DDF or SVG Bitmap Vector o Maximize the screen 0 Reset essentials 0 Window application frame turned on make sure Command 0 ts image to screen Command or is for zoom in or out In Illustrator the work space is called art board and its usually the size your printing so 85 by 11 Area outside the art board is the paste board and you can move elements in and out Art Boards 100 documents and the max size is 19ft by 19ft Click View Command Y will show the outline vector and stuff To preview your work as bitmap click view menu pixel preview Overprint preview way colors will look when printed Layers line art and color are the two basic layers we need to use To change color of one thing click black arrow and select area you want to change then on the upper left corner use the ll and stroke to change colors Selection Tools black arrow lasso tool click one thing and hold shift will select all other ones with same color Magic Wand can also be a select tool based on similar properties White Arrow used to work with parts of an object