Sharpen your Adobe Illustrator skills by tackling more advanced techniques. In this course—the third in a comprehensive training series by industry expert Deke McClelland—learn essential Illustrator concepts, in a logical order, on a schedule that works best for you. In this installment, Deke helps you attain mastery at this powerful vector graphics editor by familiarizing you with some of its more advanced features. Learn new shortcuts, advanced blend mode tricks, how to customize the toolbox, and how to create gradient meshes. Plus, Deke explains how to create symbols and custom arrowheads, graph numerical data, apply cool 3D effects, and much more.