Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite 3 All in One

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In just a short time you can learn how to use all the components of Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Design Premium Edition) to design, create, and edit graphics, publications, and web pages of all kindseverything from simple brochures to entire integrated ad campaigns. Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, and Bridge from the ground up. "This book should be required reading for every introductory digital graphics course. Mordy has packed this book with great information for folks at all levels of expertise!" Sharon Steuer, author ofThe Illustrator CS3 Wow!Book Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. He worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator and is currently a consultant and trainer specializing in Adobe Creative Suite. A production artist for both print and the Web for many years, he is an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist. John Ray is a senior business analyst and developer for The Ohio State University Research Foundation. He provides custom network, security, and programming solutions for clients across the country, including the National Regulatory Research Institute and the Brevard Metropolitan Planning Organization in Florida. Learn how tohellip; Choose the ideal Creative Suite 3 application for the job Make accurate selections Manage complex compositions with layers Apply filters, effects, and transformations Control color and type precisely Manipulate vector objects Paint, draw, and animate objects Prepare images for use on the Web Create websites Display and print your work anywhereexactly as designed Design brochures Develop an entire integrated ad campaign Register your book at www.informit.com/title/9780672329340 for access to source images, updates, and links. Category: Graphics/Web Design Covers: Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium EditionAdobe Bridge CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3, Flash CS3 Professional, Dreamweaver CS3, Acrobat 8 Professional User Level: Beginning-Intermediate

Author Biography

Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. A production artist for both print and the Web for many years, Mordy, an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist, has served as a hands-on trainer and has spoken at worldwide events and seminars including The Creative Suite Conference, Macworld, Seybold, NAB, and PhotoshopWorld.


Mordy worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator 10 and Adobe Illustrator CS, and is currently a consultant specializing in the Adobe Creative Suite through his company, Design Responsibly (www.designresponsibly.com).


You can often find Mordy at his blog (http://rwillustrator.blogspot.com), hanging around the Adobe User to User forums (www.adobeforums.com), or at the Print Planet forums (www.printplanet.com), and you can reach him at mordy@mordy.com. Other books published by Mordy Golding include Real World Adobe Illustrator CS3 (Peachpit Press, 978-0321496218, 2007), Sams Teach Yourself Adobe Illustrator in 24 Hours (Sams Publishing, 0-672-32313-3, 2003), and The Web Designer’s Guide to Color (Hayden Books, 1-5683-0354-8, 1997). Mordy is also the author of several video training titles, which you can find at www.lynda.com.



Table of Contents

The Suite
Overview: The Creative Processp. 3
The Dream Teamp. 4
Adobe Bridge CS3p. 4
Adobe Photoshop CS3p. 4
Adobe Illustrator CS3p. 5
Adobe InDesign CS3p. 6
Adobe Flash CS3 Professionalp. 7
Adobe Dreamweaver CS3p. 7
Adobe Acrobat 8.0 Professionalp. 8
The Different Versions of Adobe Creative Suite 3p. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premiump. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Standardp. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Premiump. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Web Standardp. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Production Premiump. 9
Adobe Creative Suite 3 Master Collectionp. 10
Summaryp. 10
So Many Applications: Which One to Use?p. 11
Adobe Bridge CS3p. 12
Where Bridge Came Fromp. 12
What Bridge Doesp. 12
When to Use Bridgep. 14
Adobe Photoshop CS3p. 15
Where Photoshop Came Fromp. 15
What Photoshop Doesp. 15
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