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Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium [electronic resource]: Digital Classroom

Jennifer Smith, Jeremy Osborn, and the AGI Creative Team
EBook; Book; Online
Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., ©2012.
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9781118461273 (electronic bk.), 1118461274 (electronic bk.), 9781118124055, 1118124057, 9781283927789, 1283927780, 9781118238257 (electronic bk.), 1118238257 (electronic bk.)
Expert book-and-video package gives you complete training on Creative Suite 6 Design Premium! The next best thing to having your own private instructor guiding you through Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design and Web Premium at your own pace is this terrific book-and-video training tool from the expert instructors at AGI. More than 25 self-paced lessons teach you the basics of page layout, vector graphics, photo editing, document management, web design, animation, file management, and much more. Each step-by-step lesson is accompanied by exercises and video tutorials to make the conce.
  • Cover; Contents; Starting up; About Digital Classroom; Prerequisites; Adobe Photoshop CS6 versions; System requirements; Windows; Mac OS; Starting the Adobe Creative Suite 6 Design & Web Premium applications; Resetting Adobe Photoshop CS6 preferences; Steps to reset Adobe Photoshop CS6 preferences; Steps to reset default settings, but keep color settings; A note about color warnings; Resetting the Flash workspace; Resetting Adobe Illustrator CS6 preferences; Steps to resetting Windows preferences; Steps to resetting Mac OS preferences; Resetting the InDesign workspace and preferences.
  • Fonts used in this bookLoading lesson files; Working with the video tutorials; Additional resources; Training from the Authors; Book series; Seminars and conferences; Resources for educators; Lesson 1: Taking Advantage of Adobe Bridge; Starting up; What is Adobe Bridge?; Navigating through Bridge; Using folders in Adobe Bridge; Making a Favorite; Creating and locating metadata; Using keywords; Creating a Metadata Template; Opening a file from Adobe Bridge; Searching for files using Adobe Bridge; Searching by name or keyword; Using the Filter panel; Saving a Collection.
  • Automation tools in Adobe BridgeBatch renaming your files; Additional Photoshop Tools; Automated tools for Photoshop: Web Photo Gallery; Saving or uploading your Web Gallery; Automated tools for Photoshop: PDF contact sheet; Changing the view; Self study; Review; Photoshop Lesson 1: Exploring Photoshop CS6; Starting up; Taking a look at the final project; Experimenting with new Vector capabilities; Filling a vector shape with a pattern; Adding a mask to a Vector layer; Using the new brush tips; Saving the new Brush; Adding strokes to vector images; Cloning your new snowflake.
  • Adding Text layers from another documentUpdating text styles; Cropping an image; Self study; Review; Photoshop Lesson 2: Getting to Know the Workspace; Starting up; Opening an existing document in Mini Bridge; Discovering the Tools panel; Selection, Cropping, and Measuring Tools; Retouching and Painting Tools; Drawing and Type Tools; Navigation Tools; Accessing tools and their options; Using panels; Putting the panel system to use; Choosing other panels; Expanding and collapsing your panels; Customizing your panels; Hidden tools; Navigating the image area; Using the Zoom tool.
  • Using the Hand toolTabbed windows; Maximizing productivity with screen modes; Self study; Review; Photoshop Lesson 3: Photoshop Basics; Starting up; A look at the finished project; Opening an existing document; Understanding document settings; Viewing an image's size and resolution; Combining the images; Using Copy and Paste; Dragging and dropping to copy an image; Transforming and editing combined images; Changing the size of a placed image; Removing a background; Understanding the stacking order of layers; Refining the edges of copied images; Adding text; Saving files.
1 online resource (xxxi, 860 pages) : color illustrations.
Includes index.
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