You will be able to use the Eraser Tool to modify a shape
You will be able to use the Blog Brush Tool to create a shape
You will be able to use a Layer Mask
You will be able to apply a filter to your artwork
Read: Chapter 9 & 10 in your book.
Watch: Business Card Tutorial
Watch: Opacity Mask Video
Watch: Eraser, Scissor & Knife Tools Video
Watch: Blog Brush Tool Tutorial
Watch: The Blend Tool Tutorial
Create: Business Card & Post on Canvas under Assignments.
Line and Character artist Al Hirschfeld
Photoshop vs Illustrator filters
Layer Mask can clean up your design by eliminating the spillover on the artboard
Blending is done by creating a Starting object and an Ending object.
Select the two objects and then select Object - Blend - Blend Options.
Choose one of the Spacing (specified steps for color and shape morphing) and Orientation (path or page) Options
Eraser Tool can erase stroke and fill of an object to create seperate objects.
Scissor Tool you delete segments of a path to erase part of an object.
Knife tool seperates the object into different parts (smaller objects).
Eraser Tool, Scissor Tool, Knife tool, Fill, Stroke, Blending, Filters, and Layer Mask