Description : In this time-saving guide, design expert Conrad Chavez provides an introduction to the Adobe Creative Cloud. Conrad demonstrates how the Adobe Creative Cloud can enhance your workflows to meet the challenges of today’s creative projects. Coverage includes designing an app for iPad, designing a website without writing code, creating a photography portfolio website and more. Fully updated for the latest release of the Adobe Creative Cloud, this guide covers the latest CC software.
Description : Get ready to jump into the Creative Cloud Adobe Creative Cloud is the most popular suite of tools among creative professionals, and a valuable resource you can use to fulfill all of your design goals. Ready to get started? The only book on the market of its kind, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is written by designers for designers. It will provide you with expert instruction that spans seven mini-books, with helpful information that can grant insight regardless of your current level of knowledge. Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud is a marketable skill, and this all-in-one reference guide will help you add InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat Pro, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Experience Design to your resume. With more than 800 pages of content, this detailed guide will give you confidence you need to use Adobe photography and graphic design tools to edit photos, make original designs and layouts, and let your creativity shine with Adobe Creative Cloud. Learn design basics and utilize more advanced features Protect your documents with Acrobat Pro Find tips and tricks to make each program work better From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to do it all!
Description : THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER’S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition not only introduces students to the essential features of industry-standard software applications, but also gives them an understanding of how to integrate these programs into a seamless whole. Using a highly visual and project-based approach, this fully revised new edition examines Macintosh OS X Maverick, Windows 7 and Windows 8 operating systems, as well the most up to date Creative Cloud features of the “Big 3” digital design programs used in the graphics industry today: Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and Adobe InDesign . After thoroughly examining the features of each application from the designer’s perspective, the author then reveals in practical detail the traditional skills and technology necessary for effective design for print and Web media. Using online project files, students are encouraged to practice what they have learned by tackling design projects throughout the text from concept to completion. Effectively merging theory with practice, THE GRAPHIC DESIGNER'S DIGITAL TOOLKIT, 7th Edition stresses the critical importance of integration in design while meeting design parameters and client expectations. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Description : Foundations of Digital Art and Design, Second Edition Fuses design fundamentals and software training into one cohesive approach! All students of digital design and production–whether learning in a classroom or on their own–need to understand the basic principles of design. These principles are often excluded from books that teach software. Foundations of Digital Art and Design reinvigorates software training by integrating design exercises into tutorials that fuse design fundamentals and core Adobe Creative Cloud skills. The result is a comprehensive design learning experience organized into five sections that focus on vector art, photography, image manipulation, typography, and effective work habits for digital artists. Design topics and principles include: Bits, Dots, Lines, Shapes, Unity, Rule of Thirds, Zone System, Color Models, Collage, Appropriation, Gestalt, The Bauhaus Basic Course Approach, Continuity, Automation, and Revision. This book: Teaches art and design principles with references to contemporary digital art alongside digital tools and processes in Adobe Creative Cloud Addresses the growing trend of compressing design fundamentals and design software into the same course in universities and design colleges Times each lesson to be used in 50 to 90-minute class sessions with additional practice materials available online Includes free video screencasts that demonstrate key concepts in every chapter Download work files and bonus chapters, view screencasts, connect with the author online and more; see the Introduction to the book for details. "This ambitious book teaches visual thinking and software skills together. The text leads readers step-by-step through the process of creating dynamic images using a range of powerful applications. The engaging, experimental exercises take this project well beyond the typical software guide." ELLEN LUPTON, co-author of Graphic Design: The New Basics
Description : The Adobe Creative Cloud is a ‘service-software’ that was designed and first introduced by the Adobe Systems in 2011. The software itself is a compilation of creative tools that provides design, editing, web development, cloud storage and photography services to its subscribers and is hosted by the Amazon Web Services. Using the software requires users to sign up and sect from an annual or monthly subscription package. With the selection complete, the entire software package for which the user signed up is then downloaded via the web and installed to the desktop computer.
Description : Full-color guide and video tutorials make a powerful combo for learning design applications in the Adobe Creative Cloud If you like the idea of tackling the design and web applications in Adobe’s Creative Cloud in smaller bites, then this is the book-and-video training learning combo for you. More than 25 lessons, each including step-by-step instructions and lesson files backed by video tutorials, help you get comfortable with all features and functions. Work at your own pace, while you steadily build skills in InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash, and Fireworks. With this Digital Classroom training package, you have your own private instructor showing you the easiest way to learn the latest Adobe design apps. Combines a full-color, step-by-step instructional book along with lesson files and video training on DVD, to teach users how to use the latest versions of InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Dreamweaver CC, Flash CC, Fireworks CC, and Adobe Bridge Provides thorough training from a team of expert instructors from American Graphics Institute (AGI) Start confidently creating the rich and interactive content viewers demand with this practical learning product, Adobe Creative Cloud Digital Classroom Note: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase.
Description : Your all-in-one guide to Adobe's new Creative Cloud Packed with more than a thousand pages of content, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the Creative Cloud. Written by designers for designers, this book is filled with useful information and expert instruction that spans eight minibooks to help you get started with Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat XI, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and Fireworks CC. You'll learn the latest graphic design and web development tools, tricks, and techniques; watch your productivity explode; and unleash your creative genius with this valuable resource. Helps print, web, and mobile media professionals get the very most out of the latest features and techniques available in Adobe Creative Cloud Provides beginners with design basics while providing the depth of coverage sought by more experienced design professionals Covers the key features and tools in seven of Adobe's most popular Creative Cloud applications (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and Fireworks) plus a minibook dedicated to Creative Cloud basics From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, this comprehensive guide shows you how to do it all!