Adobe Illustrator CC 2019 Introduction Quick Reference Guide (Cheat Sheet of Instructions, Tips & Shortcuts – Laminated Card)

Four page laminated quick reference guide showing step-by-step instructions and shortcuts for drawing tools, powerful text creation, more advanced shape manipulation and editing, and many more features of Adobe Illustrator CC 2019. Written with Beezix’s trademark focus on clarity, accuracy, and the user’s perspective, this guide will be a valuable resource to improve your proficiency in using Adobe Illustrator CC 2019. This guide is suitable as a training handout, or simply an easy to use reference guide, for any type of user.

The following topics are covered:

Working with Documents; Accessing all Tools in the Tools Panel; Zooming In and Out; Artboards and Canvas; Working with Multiple Artboards; Moving the Artboard in the Window; Making Selections.

Applying Color as a Stroke or a Fill; Choosing Whether to Affect Stroke or Fill; Choosing Colors Using the Color Panel; Choosing Colors Using Swatches.

Changing Stroke Weight (Thickness); Varying Weights on a Single Stroke; Changing Opacity of a Line or Shape; Copying Color, Stroke, Opacity, etc. from One Line or Shape to Another; Applying Brushes to Lines; Drawing Freehand Lines with Brushes with the Paintbrush Tool; Drawing and Editing Freehand with the Pencil Tool; Using the Shape Tools; Using the Eraser Tool; Working with Handles; Changing an Existing Line or Shape using Handles; Deleting a Line, Shape, or Text Box; Drawing Precise Lines and Curves using the Pen Tool; Smoothing a Rough Shape or Line (Smooth, Simplify).

Creating Type; Typing in a Shape or On a Line; Converting Type to Shapes.

Moving Lines, Shapes, or Text Boxes; Cutting a Line; Resizing; Rotating; Reflecting (Flipping); Changing the Stacking Order; Reordering Using the Layers Panel; Duplicating Shapes, Lines, Etc.; Merging and Cutting with the Shape Builder Tool (Merging Overlapping Shapes; Removing Parts of Overlapping Shapes; Removing Parts of Lines); Creating Linear or Radial Gradients (Gradient Panel, Gradient Tool).

Using Outline View; Exporting to other File Types; Creating an Illustrator Package; Printing; Setting a Bleed for Borderless Printing.

Also includes a list of Windows and Mac keyboard shortcuts.

Great companion product to: Adobe Photoshop CC 2019 (ISBN 9781944684570), Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Classic CC (ISBN 9781944684402), Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2019 (ISBN 9781944684204).

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