Illustrator CC 2019 One-on-One: Mastery

Illustrator CC 2019 One-on-One: Mastery

Discover how to be the best Adobe Illustrator user you know with industry expert Deke McClelland. In this final installment of his comprehensive three-part One-on-One series, Deke explains how Illustrator works in meticulous detail. Better still, he makes sense of even the most complex topics by linking them to clearly defined tasks. Get around Illustrator more quickly by loading more than 100 new or revised keyboard shortcuts. Experience the power of blend modes, seamlessly repeating patterns, gradient mesh, and the Puppet Warp tool. Deke also covers pictographs, logos, the Libraries and Actions panels, and 3D effects. Each chapter leaves you with a sense of real accomplishment that you can apply to your own marketable, eye-popping artwork.

Note: This course was revised for 2019. As Creative Cloud evolves, the training will be updated. Check back often for new videos, new feature reviews, and new ways to work.

Topics include:

  • Loading dekeKeys, Deke’s custom keyboard shortcuts
  • Customizing the Illustrator toolbox
  • Using Multiply, Screen, and other blend modes
  • How opacity masks work
  • Painting with Art, Scatter, and Bristle brushes
  • Creating seamlessly repeating hex patterns
  • Creating a Pattern Brush with custom corners and caps
  • Creating photo-realistic artwork with gradient mesh
  • Applying custom distortions with the Puppet Warp tool
  • Designing charts, infographics, and pictographs
  • Creating logos and other specialty type
  • Working with multicolor fonts and stylistic sets
  • Using libraries to share assets with Photoshop and InDesign
  • Recording a custom, multistep action
  • Working with dynamic 3D effects
  • Creating live, editable 3D type


  • 英文名称:Illustrator CC 2019 One-on-One: Mastery
  • 时长:14小时59分
  • 字幕:英语


  1. Welcome to Illustrator One-on-One
  2. Becoming a lean, mean illustration machine
  3. Installing dekeKeys shortcuts on the PC
  4. Installing dekeKeys shortcuts on the Mac
  5. Welcome to the dekeKeys PDF docs
  6. Deke's favorite new and remapped shortcuts
  7. Still more time-saving shortcuts
  8. Restoring or customizing shortcuts
  9. Tool, transparency, and panel shortcuts
  10. Creating your own custom toolbox
  11. The many ways to blend colors
  12. Adjusting opacity—now with shortcuts!
  13. The A-list blend modes: Multiply and Screen
  14. The other modes: Overlay through Luminosity
  15. dekeKeys blend mode shortcuts
  16. The effect of color space on blend modes
  17. A few advanced blend mode tricks
  18. Applying blend modes in the Appearance panel
  19. Creating auto-inverting type with Difference
  20. Carving dynamic holes with Knockout Group
  21. Knockout Group and dynamic attributes
  22. Using the Isolate Blending option
  23. Introducing the opacity mask
  24. Putting an opacity mask into use
  25. Applying blend modes to entire layers
  26. Adding Photoshop pixels to an opacity mask
  27. Finishing up the tattooed face
  28. Exporting transparency to Photoshop
  29. Painting with path outlines
  30. Introducing the Brushes panel
  31. Applying and editing a calligraphic brush
  32. Scaling and colorizing art brushes
  33. Applying and customizing scatter brushes
  34. Formatting and editing brush types
  35. Designing your own custom art brushes
  36. Creating and testing your art brushes
  37. Refining a brush to fit ends and corners
  38. Expanding, filling, and stroking a brush
  39. Type on a path vs. text as an art brush
  40. Distorting art type with the Width tool
  41. Infusing your artwork with a pattern
  42. Painting with bristle brushes
  43. Patterns let you be free
  44. Creating a pattern
  45. Introducing the Pattern Editing mode
  46. Saving a copy and undoing a big mistake
  47. The better way to duplicate a pattern
  48. Moving a pattern inside its container
  49. The three tile types: Grid, brick, and hex
  50. Using the Pattern Tile tool
  51. Designing a real-world tessellation
  52. Measuring the exact size of a hex tile
  53. Creating complementary pattern elements
  54. Adding representational pattern elements
  55. Drawing a triangular cartoon eye
  56. Further developing pattern elements
  57. Creating a pattern with a keyboard shortcut
  58. Constructing a seamless denim pattern
  59. Making your denim pattern look like denim
  60. Creating a pattern brush with Auto Corners
  61. Creating custom start and end tiles
  62. Photorealistic painting at its best
  63. Introducing gradient mesh
  64. Using the dedicated Mesh tool
  65. Creating a basic gradient mesh
  66. Isolating a mesh object
  67. Deleting unwanted, invisible mesh points
  68. Releasing a gradient mesh
  69. Converting mesh points from cusp to smooth
  70. Sharpening or smoothing color transitions
  71. Assigning a mesh to a bendy shape
  72. Converting a linear gradient to a mesh
  73. Converting a radial gradient to a mesh
  74. Painting soft objects with a gradient mesh
  75. Combining a mesh with a compound path
  76. Expressing surface contours with a mesh
  77. Painting contoured highlights
  78. Blending multiple mesh objects
  79. Using a gradient mesh to cast shadows
  80. Why redraw when you can reposition?
  81. Introducing the Puppet Warp tool
  82. Setting your own custom pins
  83. Hiding pins, path edges, and the mesh
  84. Warning: All changes are final!
  85. Disabling content-aware pins
  86. Constraining and twisting pins
  87. Using the Expand Mesh value
  88. Puppet warping small, complex objects
  89. The pleasures and pitfalls of graphs
  90. Graphing numerical data
  91. Importing a tab-limited spreadsheet
  92. Modifying data to create a category axis
  93. Reformatting text and numerical values
  94. Adjusting the graph type settings
  95. Creating and applying a graph design
  96. Setting the Column Type to Repeating
  97. Recreating a graph at the proper size
  98. Customizing your legend
  99. Illustrator logo-making features
  100. Making a logo from one character of type
  101. Creating a logo of interwoven rings
  102. Weaving your rings into a larger ring
  103. Whittling your paths with the Scissors tool
  104. Gradient type and dynamic strokes
  105. Using the Touch Type tool
  106. Two ways to warp type
  107. Creating letter-shaped gradients
  108. Painting reflections onto letterforms
  109. Multicolor fonts: Trajan Color Concept
  110. Using stylistic sets
  111. Save more time, be more creative
  112. Introducing the Libraries panel
  113. Managing, restoring, and sharing libraries
  114. Sharing character and paragraph styles
  115. Creating and applying a paragraph style
  116. Placing and editing library assets
  117. Updating a logo across multiple documents
  118. Sharing an asset with InDesign or Photoshop
  119. Creating and using color themes
  120. Introducing the Actions panel
  121. Recording a custom multistep action
  122. Four ways to play back an action
  123. The five advantages to 3D in Illustrator
  124. Introducing the three kinds of 3D in Illustrator
  125. Working in 3D space: Pitch, yaw, and roll
  126. Lighting and shading a 3D object
  127. Beveling the edges of a 3D extrusion
  128. Creating live, editable 3D type
  129. Adding cast shadows to 3D type
  130. Understanding the 3D Revolve effect
  131. Using 3D Revolve to create a soda can
  132. Mapping a logo or other art onto a 3D object
  133. Enhancing 3D artwork with faux 3D effects
  134. Combining a stroke with 3D Revolve
  135. See ya!