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Chapter 01: Introduction to Adobe Illustrator CS6

Chapter 02: Working with Documents

Chapter 03: Working with selection

Chapter 04: Layers

Chapter 05: Drawing in Illustrator

Chapter 06: Colors and Gradient

Chapter 07: Editing artwork

Chapter 08: Objects and symbols

Chapter 09: Working with images

Chapter 10: Masks

Chapter 11: Text and paragraphs

Chapter 12: Working with Effects

Chapter 13: 3D and drawing in perspective

Chapter 14: HTML5 and SVG

Chapter 15: Saving and Exporting

Chapter 16: Creating web content in Illustrator

Chapter 17: Integration with Adobe CS5 applications