Higher Education

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

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • Ann Fisher
  • ISBN-10: 1133562582  |  ISBN-13: 9781133562580
  • 586 Pages
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.75

About

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.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • 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.
  • 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

Table of Contents

**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.

What's New

  • 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.

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.

Printed Text + Premium Web Site Instant Access Code: Adobe Creative Suite 6: Introductory

ISBN-10: 1285583833 | ISBN-13: 9781285583839

List Price = $115.95  | CengageBrain Price = $115.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $86.00

This Bundle Includes:

  • Adobe CS6 Design Tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign Illustrated with Online Creative Cloud Updates
    List Price = $128.95  | CengageBrain Price = $128.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $96.75
  • Premium Web Site Instant Access Code
    List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00


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

Instructor's Resource  (ISBN-10: 1133562590 | ISBN-13: 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-10: 1133526918 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $15.95  | CengageBrain Price = $15.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.50

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133936342 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $90.00  | CengageBrain Price = $90.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00

Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314821 | ISBN-13: 9781133314820)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | CengageBrain Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Adobe® InDesign® CS5 Video Companion DVD  (ISBN-10: 1133314848 | ISBN-13: 9781133314844)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Student Supplements

Review Pack  (ISBN-10: 1133526918 | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $15.95  | CengageBrain Price = $15.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $11.50

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133936342 | ISBN-13: 9781133936343)

Cengage Learning's Computers and Technology CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. Access an integrated eBook, learning tools including flashcards, quizzes, and more, all designed specifically to work with ADOBE CS6 DESIGN TOOLS: PHOTOSHOP, ILLUSTRATOR, AND INDESIGN ILLUSTRATED, 1st Edition.

List Price = $90.00  | CengageBrain Price = $90.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $90.00

Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 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.

List Price = $44.00  | CengageBrain Price = $44.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $44.00

Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314821 | ISBN-13: 9781133314820)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | CengageBrain Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Adobe® Illustrator CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 113331483X | ISBN-13: 9781133314837)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

Adobe® InDesign® CS5 Video Companion DVD  (ISBN-10: 1133314848 | ISBN-13: 9781133314844)

The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!

List Price = $64.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $48.25

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.

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.