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Well, since so many people were coming just for the Tutorials, and to make them easier to find and to review, I decided to put this page up. Enjoy
Entering Text | Point text and Area Text | Basic Font Settings | Leading | Kerning and Tracking | Extra Character Settings | Paragraph Settings | Warp Tools | Modify Warp | Outlines | Direct Selecting Tips | Tweaking Paths | Line Segments and Stroke | Arcs | Swirls | Grids | Fill and Stroke | Rectangle| Round rectangles and Circles | Ninja shapes | Arranging Objects | The Power of Pathfinders | Tweaking Tools | Eye Guy Example | Cheesy Cartoon Guy Example
Roughen | Expand strokes | Line ideas | Transform trick | Warps | More line tricks | Tweaking objects | Pathfinder & liquify | Basic color | Hilight |Shadow | Transparent hilights | Grid tool | Wrap-up scene
Illustrator 5- Intro to the Pen Tool – (download work files here!)
Intro | Using the Worksheets | Straight Lines | Wax On, Wax Off | Use Save As | Constraining Lines | Creating Shapes | How the Pen Tool Works | CMYK WARS!!! (get the file here– Right-click and “Save target As…”) | Curved Paths | Bouncing Paths | Luck and Love | The Maze | Mangaman Intro | Mangaman Face and layers
intro | create and setup document | trace your head | neck_and_layers | ears | shadow_trick | mouth | teeth |layer tips | eyes | eyelashes (girly eyelashes) | nose | short hair/goatee | medium_hair_with_strands | new hair trick |eyebrows | shirt wrinkles | face shadows and wrapup |