Higher Education

The Design Collection Revealed: Adobe InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1133693237  |  ISBN-13: 9781133693239
  • 880 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00
  • Newer Edition Available
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About

Overview

THE DESIGN COLLECTION REVEALED provides comprehensive step-by-step instruction and in-depth explanation for three of today's most widely used design and layout programs: Adobe® InDesign® CS6, Adobe® Photoshop® CS6, and Adobe® Illustrator® CS6. Your students will gain practical experience with the software as they work through end-of-chapter learning projects and step-by-step tutorials. An integration chapter demonstrates how to move from one application to the other. Full-color illustrations and a user-friendly design combine to create a robust learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of Adobe's popular design suite.

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Features and Benefits

  • Contains visually appealing full-color graphics that illustrate key concepts and skills.
  • Includes hands-on projects throughout that puts software knowledge into a real-world design context.
  • Online data files for all exercises in the book will give your students visual step-by-step guidance as they work through the application.

Table of Contents

INDESIGN.
1. Getting to Know InDesign.
2. Working with Text.
3. Setting up a Document
4. Working with Frames.
5. Working with Color.
PHOTOSHOP.
1. Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS6.
2. Learning Photoshop Basics.
3. Working with Layers.
4. Making Selections.
5. Incorporating Color Techniques.
6. Placing Type in an Image.
ILLUSTRATOR.
1. Getting to Know Illustrator.
2. Creating Text and Gradients.
3. Drawing and Composing an Illustration.
4. Transforming and Distorting Objects.
5. Working with Layers.
INTEGRATION.
1. Integrating Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign.

What's New

  • InDesign includes coverage of new CS6 features: Exporting a Grayscale PDF, the Content Collector Tool, and the Alternate Layout utility for working on multiple documents in one file.
  • Photoshop chapters will introduce you to several new and updated features including customizing the UI, MiniBridge enhancements, layer filtering and Character and Paragraph styles.
  • Illustrator chapters cover several new CS6 features, including a dynamic new interface and dramatic upgrades for pattern making and automatic image tracing.

Learning Resource Bundles

Choose the textbook packaged with the resources that best meet your course and student needs. Contact your Learning Consultant for more information.

Bundle: Text + CourseMate Printed Access Card

ISBN-10: 1285269144  | ISBN-13: 9781285269146

List Price = $124.95  | CengageBrain Price = $124.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $93.71

This Bundle Includes:

  • The Design Collection Revealed: Adobe InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6
    List Price = $99.95  | CengageBrain Price = $99.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $75.00
  • CourseMate Printed Access Card
    List Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.00


Bundle: CourseMate Printed Access Card (6)

ISBN-10:  1285269152 | ISBN-13:  9781285269153

List Price = $331.95  | CengageBrain Price = $331.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $248.96

This Bundle Includes:

  • CourseMate Printed Access Card
    List Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $59.00


Supplements

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Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765491 | ISBN-13: 9781133765493)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

List Price = $79.00  | CengageBrain Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765491 | ISBN-13: 9781133765493)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all of the new features and tools of Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

List Price = $79.00  | CengageBrain Price = $79.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $79.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Botello

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.

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.