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Adobe Creative Suite CS4 - With CD (09 Edition)by Adobe Press
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This thorough, self-paced guide to Adobe Creative Suite 4 is ideal for users who want to learn the key features of Adobe's stellar collection of professional design tools. Readers are first given a brief program overview of the Design Suite that highlights common features and includes a section on cross-media workflows. Then readers will get up to speed with each software application using step-by-step, project-based lessons, with the lessons in each chapter building upon the reader's growing knowledge of the programs. Projects include designing a logo and creating basic assets, creating a brochure, prototyping a basic Website, creating interactive Flash and PDF documents, communicating through mobile devices, and submitting work for collaborative reviews. Review questions at the end of each chapter wrap up each lesson to help reinforce the skills learned in each chapter.
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No background in Adobe software or design is required to make use of this book/CD-ROM package introducing key elements and applications of Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium edition. After a tour of features of the software, step-by-step directions and color screenshots and examples walk through a set of interrelated self-paced projects, from creating a brochure and building a website through creating interactive Flash documents, communicating through mobile devices, and submitting work for review. One chapter is devoted to each of six lessons; each chapter includes a lesson overview, review questions, and explained answers. The CD-ROM contains lesson files, information on how to become an Adobe Certified Expert, access to numerous instruction films on Adobe TV, and access to an online community forum and help support. Software is not included. Annotation ©2010 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Creative Suite 5 choose Adobe Creative Suite 5 Design Premium Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press.
The 8 project-based lessons show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working with all the applications in the Creative Suite. Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging layouts for print or web publishing.
This completely revised Creative Suite 5 edition covers designing for mobile devices and creating animated Flash documents. The companion DVD includes all the lesson files readers need to work along with the book.
This guide is ideal for beginning to intermediate users and provides countless tips and techniques to help them become more productive.
About the Author
The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real-world knowledge of and expertise in using Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get upto speed quickly on Adobe software products.
Table of Contents
Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium
1 Setting up basic assets
2 Creating a brochure
3 Prototyping and building a website
4 Creating interactive Flash Documents
5 Communicating through mobile devices
6 Submitting work for review
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