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The Design Collection Revealed, Softcover: Adobe Indesign CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe Illustrator CS4, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1435441907
  • ISBN-13: 9781435441903
  • 720 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2008, 2006
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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Overview

About the Product

The Design Collection Revealed provides comprehensive step-by-step instruction and in-depth explanation on three of today's most widely used design and layout programs: Adobe® InDesign® CS4, Adobe® Photoshop® CS4, and Adobe®Illustrator® CS4. Readers 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 solid learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of this popular design suite.

Features

  • InDesign chapters include coverage of new preset workspaces and new layout features including smart guides and smart spacing.

  • Photoshop chapters include coverage of Kuler, ConnectNow, the Connections panel, Adobe Device Central, Adobe Bridge enhancements, spring-loaded keyboard shortcuts, and the Workspace Switcher.

  • Illustrator chapters include full coverage of the new and exciting multiple artboards feature.

  • This edition also includes an all new integration chapter that lets you work seamlessly with all three CS4 applications.

  • Back-of-book CD contains the Data Files needed to complete projects within the book.

  • Visually stimulating four-color graphics clearly illustrate key concepts and skills.

About the Author

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.

Table of Contents

Adobe InDesign
1. Exploring the InDesign Workspace
2. Working with Text
3. Setting Up a Document
4. Working with Frames
5. Working with Color
Adobe Photoshop
1. Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS4
2. Working with Layers
3. Making Selections
4. Incorporating Color Techniques
5. Placing Type in an Image
Adobe Illustrator
1. Getting Started with Illustrator
2. Creating Text and Gradients
3. Drawing and Composing an Illustration
4. Transforming and Distorting Objects
5. Working with Layers
1. Integrating Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

Instructor Supplements

The Design Collection Revealed: Adobe Indesign CS4, Adobe Photoshop CS4, and Adobe Illustrator CS4  (ISBN-10: 1435482700 | ISBN-13: 9781435482708)

The Design Collection Revealed provides comprehensive step-by-step instruction and in-depth explanation on three of today's most widely used design and layout programs: Adobe® InDesign® CS4, Adobe® Photoshop® CS4, and Adobe®Illustrator® CS4. Readers 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 solid learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of this popular design suite.