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 CS5, Adobe Photoshop CS5, and Adobe Illustrator CS5. 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 robust learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of Adobe's popular design suite.
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, 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, Massachusetts, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books - including this one, as the text for his classes.
Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored many 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, she spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.
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 CS5. 2. Working with Photoshop. 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.