Adobe Illustrator CC WOW! Book, The

Peachpit Press
Sharon Steuer  
Peachpit Press
March 2019

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The Adobe Illustrator CC WOW! Book shares real-world tips, tricks, and techniques drawn from the work of many of the world’s best Illustrator artists. Through step-by-step exercises, sample full-color galleries, and downloadable files, you’ll learn powerful new ways to:
  • Create complex repeating patterns
  • Apply gradients to a path
  • Edit and apply custom and preset stroke profiles
  • Add custom and preset live arrows
  • Use the latest live trace improvements
  • Work with Bristle and Blob brushes
  • Construct and edit objects
  • Add transparency to mesh and gradients
  • Create 3D with the perspective grid
  • Manage multiple artboards
  • Crop with clipping masks
  • Control transitions with opacity masks
  • Use typography creatively
  • Improve your workflow
  • And much more
This guide’s emphasis on professional projects makes it essential for every experienced Illustrator user who wants to supercharge their skills and creativity: artists, designers, illustrators, photographers, prepress experts, instructors, and students alike.


Sharon Steuer has been teaching, exhibiting, and writing in the digital art world since 1983. Sharon is the originator and lead author of The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book series (this is the fifteenth version of the book), as well as Creative Thinking in Photoshop: A New Approach to Digital Art (no longer in print). In between publishing projects, Sharon is a full-time artist working in traditional and digital media, often posting tutorials about her art practice in her “Digital Art Studio” column on She lives in San Francisco with the love of her life, her sound and radio professor husband Jeff Jacoby ( She is extremely grateful to have this opportunity to get the WOW! team back together, and she thanks the kind folks at Peachpit/ Pearson, Adobe, and of course the amazingly talented WOW! artists for making this book possible. Find links to her online digital art courses at Keep in touch with her via and on social media @SharonSteuer.