In this updated edition of the Illustrator WOW! Book, users will find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from these top Illustrator artists. Using Adobe Illustrator CS5, Sharon shows how to integrate the new perspective grid, Shape Builder tool, Bristle Brushes, transparency in gradient mesh, new drawing modes, multiple artboards, and more. This edition is loaded with new lessons, galleries, and new artwork that features - Creating artwork with the dynamic Perspective Grid; Fast construction with the Shape Builder tool and drawing modes; Working with the painterly and naturalistic Bristle Brushes; Creating variety in strokes with the new Width tool; Enhanced Web, Flash, and animation workflow; Fast and easy masking using the Draw Inside mode; Layering transparency in photorealistic gradient mesh; Managing multiple artboards with the new Artboards panel; Integrating Blob Brush artwork with Live Paint; Working quickly using the improved Appearance panel. For intermediate through professional-level illustrators.