Higher Education

Design Collection Creative Cloud Revealed Update, 1st Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1285843347  |  ISBN-13: 9781285843346
  • 912 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2010
  • © 2014 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.50
  • Newer Edition Available

About

Overview

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.

Additional Product Information

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.
  • InDesign includes coverage of 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 features including customizing the UI, MiniBridge enhancements, layer filtering and Character and Paragraph styles.
  • Illustrator chapters cover several CS6 features, including a dynamic new interface and dramatic upgrades for pattern making and automatic image tracing.

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

  • Chapter updates available through CourseMate provide full coverage of new Creative Cloud features.
  • New author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the main title. Select the main title's "About" tab, then select "What's New" for updates specific to title's edition.

For more information about these supplements, or to obtain them, contact your Learning Consultant.

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128584338X | ISBN-13: 9781285843384)

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 = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.00

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 128584338X | ISBN-13: 9781285843384)

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 = $70.00  | CengageBrain Price = $70.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $70.00

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.