Synopses & Reviews
Learn Adobe© Photoshop® CS2 for the Web with hands-on exercises and demo movies
Do you like to learn by doing? Do manuals leave you bored and craving realworld examples? Do you want concrete training that goes beyond theory and reference materials? If so, this is the book for you.
These hands-on exercises teach you the latest techniques for designing Web graphics and animations. You’ll learn how to optimize images, slice images, and create interactive rollovers. You’ll also learn how to design effective navigation, including elements such as Web buttons, navigation bars, tabbed navigation, and iconic navigation. Plus, you’ll learn techniques for integrating Adobe Illustrator, Adobe GoLive, Macromedia Flash, and Macromedia Dreamweaver with Photoshop into your workflow. Complete with insider tips, illustrated with detailed graphics, and accompanied by a CD-ROM loaded with classroom-proven exercises and QuickTime movies, this book ensures you’ll master the key features of Photoshop CS2 in no time.
Over 100 Step-by-Step Tutorials
• Organize Assets
• Optimize Images
• Optimize Transparent Images
• Create Web Backgrounds
• Design Navigation
• Create Animations
• Slice Images and Layout
• Create Rollovers
• Create Image Maps
• Create Data-Driven Graphics
• Integrate with Illustrator, GoLive,
Flash and Dreamweaver
Tanya Staples is a freelance author and educator teaching traditional and digital art. She has a bachelor’s degree in fine art and art history and a bachelor’s degree in education. Tanya is the author of Photoshop CS and ImageReady CS for the Web Hands-On Training as well as numerous video-based training titles in the lynda.com Online Training Library, covering Adobe Photoshop, Corel Painter, Jasc Paint Shop Pro, and Keynote. As the former program manager for the Corel Painter product line, Tanya designed, taught, and wrote about graphics software. Tanya lives in Ottawa, Canada with her husband Matt and son Erik.
lynda.com, Inc. specializes in training books and video instruction for creative professionals. Check out the web site at www.lynda.com.
About the Author
Tanya Staples is a freelance author and educator who teaches traditional and digital art. She has a bachelor's degree in fine art and art history, and is currently completing a bachelor's degree in education. For the past five years Tanya has designed, taught, and written about graphics software, most recently as the program manager for the Corel Painter product line. When she's not in front of a computer or a classroom, you can find Tanya in the kitchen cooking up a storm for friends, creating stained glass artwork, or touring the back roads of Ontario on her motorcycle.