Adobe Illustrator 10

Intro

Intro
Whats New
Vector vs. Raster
Artboard
Menu / Window Basics
Navigating Palettes
Tools Palette

Pen Tool Techniques

Pen Tool / Anchor Points
Creating Basic Shapes
Direction Lines / Handles
Convert Anchor Point Tool
Finishing and Selecting Paths
Direct Selection Tool

Basic Concepts & Techniques

Selecting Objects
Lasso Tool
Assigning Fill and Stroke
Assigning Colors
Preferences
Keyboard Shortcuts
Stacking Order
Group Selection Tool
Magic Wand Tool
Bounding Box

Shape & Line Tools

Shape Tool Basics
Rounded Corner Rectangle
Polygon and Stars
Flare Tool
Line and Arc Tools
Grid Creation Tool
Paintbrush Tool
Pencil & Smoothing Tool

Transform Tools

Rotate Tool
Reflect Tool
Twist Tool
Shear & Scale Tools
Reshape Tool
Liquify Tools
Free Transform Tool

Creative Tools

Symbol Basics
Symbolism Tool Controls
Symbolism Tools
Creating Symbols
Graphs
Mesh Tool
Gradient Tool
Paintbucket & Eyedropper
Blend Tool & Options
Knife & Scissors Tool
Auto Trace Tool
Using the Art Brush
Creating Custom Brushes
The Scatter Brush

Layers & Appearance

Layer Basics
Layer Options
Selecting Objects / Layers
Appearance Basics
Assigning Appearance
Managing Appearances
Styles Palette
Filter Effects

Transparency

Transparency Palette
Isolating Blending Modes
Opacity Masks
Transparency Options
Compound Path

Stroke / Gradient / Color

Stroke Palette
Stroke Options
Gradient Palette
Color Palette Basics
Swatches
Custom Swatch Libraries
Overprint Option
Color Filters

Effects and Filters

Hatch Effects
Photo Cross Hatch
Roughen / Scribble
Transform, Twist, Zigzag
Stylize Options
Warp
Pathfinder
Rasterize
Bitmap Filters

Object Menu

Arrange & Transform
Group/Hide/Expand
Path Options
Envelope Distort

Type and Text

Text Tool
Area Type Tool
Text on a Path
Blocks & Wraps
Manipulating Containers
Rows & Columns
Paragraph Palette
Create Outlines

Productivity

View Menu
Ruler & Guides
Grids
Snap to Point
Links
Actions
Align Palette
Exporting to .psd
Slice Tool

Saving / Printing

Flattening
Separation Setup
Illustrator Format
Saving PDF
EPS and SVG
PSD and SWF