Illustrator and Design Tutorial for Screen Printers - DVD

Adobe Illustrator has always been a popular artwork program to use for screen printing. This in-depth training series walks you through the methods and techniques that a screen printer needs to know to use Illustrator to its full capacity. The tutorials in this DVD also show how to produce highly creative and professional results whether you are a beginner to intermediate user, covering everything from the basics of how to set up your workspace to clipping masks, blends, wrapping text around objects, preparing files for production and much more. Illustrator for Screen Printers highlights techniques that are used daily in the production of artistically inspired designs and the production process itself. This collection of tutorials will take you from the birth of a creative idea through making your registration marks and producing your films.

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Features:

  • Over 10 hours of instruction spread over 101 individual tutorials
  • Covers CS3 — CS5 version features
  • Includes sample vector artwork from the maximum package to use with selected lessons
  • Covers basic operations, type, creative accelerators and production
  • Recorded in 1920 x 1200 resolution so everything is crisp and clear
  • Meticulously edited so your attention is drawn to the right place and you don't miss anything
  • Keystrokes are identified on screen
  • .MOV format for easy viewing on PC or MAC computers


The Illustrator For Screen Printers DVD covers these topics:



Chapter 1 - Setting Up Your Workspace and Basic Operations


  • 1-01 Setting up your workspace
  • 1-02 How to access the tools
  • 1-03 Working with Images – The Two Basic Ways of Getting Images
  • 1-04 The Selection Tool
  • 1-05 Direct Select Tool, Move Tool and Precision
  • 1-06 The Star Tool Part 1
  • 1-07 The Star Tool Part 2
  • 1-08 The Basic Shape Tools
  • 1-09 Pen Tool and Stroke Panel Part 1
  • 1-10 Pen Tool Part 2
  • 1-11 Pen Tool Part 3 - Tracing
  • 1-12 The CS5 Stroke Panel
  • 1-13 The Pencil Tool and the Blob Tool
  • 1-14 Layers
  • 1-15 Select Underneath CS5 Only
  • 1-16 The Alignment Function
  • 1-17 The Alignment and Distribute Functions in Detail
  • 1-18 The Scissors Tool
  • 1-19 The Knife Tool
  • 1-20 Erasing Things with the Eraser Tool Part 1
  • 1-21 Eraser + Lasso Tool and Breaking Images Apart
  • 1-22 The Free Transform Tool
  • 1-23 Free Transform Tool and Images
  • 1-24 Introducing Live Trace
  • 1-25 Live Trace Options in Detail
  • 1-26 Live Trace and Photo Realism Part 1
  • 1-27 Complex Background Removal in Photoshop
  • 1-28 Live Trace and Photo Realism Part 2
  • 1-29 CS5 Perspective Drawing
  • 1-30 The Symbol Sprayer Tool
Chapter 2 - Working with Text
  • 2-01 Introduction to the Type Tool
  • 2-02 Fonts
  • 2-03 Type on a Path Tool Part 1
  • 2-04 Type on a Path Tool Part 2
  • 2-05 Type on a Path Tool Part 3
  • 2-06 Type on a Path Tool Part 4
  • 2-07 The Vertical Type Tools and Envelope Warp
  • 2-08 The Area Type Tool
  • 2-09 The Text Wrap Tool
  • 2-10 Complex Text Placement Scenarios
  • 2-11 Using the Area Type Tool and Text Wrap Together
  • 2-12 Adding Interest Easily - Outlining Text
  • 2-13 The Envelope Distort Tool and Making Text Arch
  • Chapter 3 - Working with Color
  • 3-01 The Basics of Working with Color
  • 3-02 The Direct Select Tool and Select Similar Tool
  • 3-03 The Direct Select Tool and Select Same Part 2
  • 3-04 The Magic Wand Tool
  • 3-05 The Eyedropper Tool
  • 3-06 Making Simple Silhouettes
  • 3-07 Slightly Complicated Silhouettes
  • 3-08 Complex Silhouettes Part 1
  • 3-09 Complex Silhouettes Part 2
  • 3-10 Complex Silhouettes Part 3
  • 3-11 Complex Silhouettes Part 4
  • 3-12 Creating Image Negatives
  • 3-13 The Live Paintbucket Tool
  • 3-14 Gradients for Screenprinters
Chapter 4 - Using Illustrator to Accelerate Creativity
  • 4-01 Clipping Masks Part 1
  • 4-02 Clipping Masks Part 2
  • 4-03 The CS5 Draw Behind Mode
  • 4-04 The CS5 Draw Inside Mode
  • 4-05 Pathfinder Part 1 - The Exclude Tool
  • 4-06 Pathfinder Part 2 - Divide, Unite and Exclude
  • 4-07 Pathfinder Part 3
  • 4-08 Pathfinder Part 4 - Minus Front
  • 4-09 Shape Builder Tool CS5 Only
  • 4-10 Paintbrush Tool - Calligraphic Brush 8:56
  • 4-11 The Scatter Brush Tool 11:28
  • 4-12 The Art Brush and Scatter Brush 7:03
  • 4-13 Pattern Brush Part 1 5:29
  • 4-14 Pattern Brush Part 2 2:53
  • 4-15 The CS5 Bristle Brush
  • 4-16 Make with Mesh
  • 4-17 Make with Top Object
  • 4-18 Introduction to the Transform Tools
  • 4-19 Shadows
  • 4-20 Rotate Tool and Transform Again
  • 4-21 Warp Tools
  • 4-22 The CS5 Variable Width Tool Part 1
  • 4-23 The CS5 Variable Width Tool Part 2
  • 4-24 Effects from the Drop Down Menu
  • 4-25 Introduction to Halftones
  • 4-26 Introduction to Halftone Gradients
  • 4-27 Mesh Tool, Halftone Gradients and Intersect Tool
  • 4-28 Compound Pathways
  • 4-29 Blends
Chapter 5 - Using Illustrator for Production
  • 5-01 Designing with Templates
  • 5-02 Design Placement on the Shirt
  • 5-03 Basic T-Shirt Design Composition
  • 5-04 Creating JPGs and Using Multiple Artboards to Create a Digital Proof for Your Client
  • 5-05 Recolor Artwork 1
  • 5-06 Recolor Artwork 2
  • 5-07 Transparency
  • 5-08 Resizing Artwork for Production Method 1
  • 5-09 Registration Marks Method 1
  • 5-10 Registration Marks Method 2
  • 5-11 Resizing Method 2 and Registration Method 3
  • 5-12 Color Separations Using Pantone Color
  • 5-13 Creating a Simple Underbase
  • 5-14 Complex Underbase
  • 5-15 Color Separations Without RIP Software

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