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Adobe CS6 Design Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Illustrated with Online Creative Cloud Updates 1st Edition

Chris Botello, Ann Fisher

  • Published
  • 586 Pages

Overview

Teaching your students has never been easier than with ADOBE CS6 DESIGN TOOLS: PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AND INDESIGN ILLUSTRATED. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps students intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment. Now, stay current with Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Creative Cloud coverage available online through CengageBrain.com. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Chris Botello, Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts

Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Ann Fisher,

Ann Fisher is a freelance writer and developmental editor who has worked on many Course Technology titles over the last ten years, including Adobe titles, such as InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Dreamweaver. She has also co-authored Adobe Premiere Pro 2.0. Ann brings her experience in software training to her clear, effective style of writing and editing.
  • Coverage of essential skills for working with Adobe InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6, and Illustrator CS6 brings relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the software.
  • New! Updated coverage of Adobe Creative Cloud keeps Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CS6 current. Notes for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Creative Cloud Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • Case studies provide a variety of interesting and relevant exercises for students to practice skills, allowing students to independently work through cases with confidence and creativity.
  • Trouble and Quick Tip boxes within the step-by-step exercises help users avoid typical errors and pitfalls, creating a seamless and user friendly learning experience.
  • End-of-unit activities, such as Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops, bring relevancy to concepts and give students extra practice with the skills covered in the unit.
  • Clues to Use boxes provide useful information related to the lesson skill.
**Notes for Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&product_isbn_issn=9781133562580&token=.

Photoshop A: Getting Started with Photoshop CS6.
Photoshop B: Selecting Pixels.
Photoshop C: Working with Layers.
Photoshop D: Improving Images with Adjustment Layers.
Photoshop E: Working with Type and Gradients.
Photoshop F: Working with Brushes and Color Effects.
Photoshop G: Creating Special Effects.
Illustrator A: Getting Started with Adobe Illustrator CS6.
Illustrator B: Performing Essential Operations.
Illustrator C: Going Beyond the Basics.
Illustrator D: Creating Blends and Complex Artwork.
Illustrator E: Working with Text and Gradients.
Illustrator F: Drawing in Illustrator.
Illustrator G: Working with Advanced Techniques.
InDesign A: Getting Started with InDesign CS6.
InDesign B: Working with Text.
InDesign C: Working with Objects.
InDesign D: Working with Graphics.
InDesign E: Using Master Pages.
InDesign F: Working with Layers.
Integration: Adding Interactivity.
Glossary.
Index.
Index.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781285380834
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  • ISBN-13: 9781133562580
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Cengage provides a range of supplements that are updated in coordination with the main title selection. For more information about these supplements, contact your Learning Consultant.

FOR INSTRUCTORS

Instructor's Resource

ISBN: 9781133562597
Go beyond the book with Instructor Resources to help you make the most of your classroom and lessons. Here you will find additional information on how to use our text, as well as teaching and testing aids.

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526919
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133936343

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781285453453

FOR STUDENTS

Review Pack

ISBN: 9781133526919
All data files and data file grids necessary to complete chapter projects are conveniently located on this CD for students who do not have reliable internet access.

CourseMate Instant Access

ISBN: 9781133936343
Cengage Learning's CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Maximize your course success with the integrated eBook and chapter-specific learning tools that include flashcards, quizzes, videos, and more in your CourseMate. Key Features: Interactive eBook, Engagement Tracker, Learning Objectives, Tutorial Quizzes, Glossary and Flashcards, and Web Links and References.

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code

ISBN: 9781285453453
Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.