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Illustrator CS5: Take Advantage of New Features

CS5's new features make working in Illustrator even easier

1. Introduction (2:12)

Table of Contents

  1. Introduction (2:12) 2:12 FREE!
  2. New Stroke Controls (6:34) 6:34 FREE!
  3. Artboard Panel (1:15) 1:15 FREE!
  4. New and Refined Brushes (6:51) 6:51 FREE!
  5. Shape Builder Tool (2:29) 2:29 FREE!
  6. Draw Inside/Draw Behind (3:18) 3:18 FREE!
  7. Perspective Grid (5:28) 5:28 FREE!
  8. Conclusion (1:08) 1:08 FREE!

Video Details

CS5's new features make working in Illustrator even easier. Adobe-certified instructor Claudia McCue offers a roundup of her favorite tools in CS5, including the Perspective Grid (which takes the guesswork out of drawing in perspective), beautiful new brushes, and modes that will change the way you work with live, editable text.

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Claudia McCue
Claudia McCue is a nationally recognized consultant, trainer, and graphic arts production specialist. Combining more than 20 years of real-world production experience—from old-style mechanicals through early electronic prepress to today's Mac- and PC-based systems—she specializes in teaching both creative and production professionals.

Claudia is the author of Real World Print Production (Peachpit Press, 2006), a contributor to InDesign Magazine, Dynamic Graphics Magazine, and HOW Magazine, and a frequent presenter at industry conferences. She is the presenter for the video training series "Adobe CS3 Print Workflow" from Total Training. She is an Adobe Certified Instructor for Photoshop, Acrobat, and InDesign. When she's not in front of the computer, she can be found swooping down country roads on her motorcycle.