The Design Collection Revealed: Adobe InDesign CS6, Photoshop CS6 & Illustrator CS6

  • AUTHORS: Chris Botello; Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-13: 9781133693239 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 880 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

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® CS6, Adobe® Photoshop® CS6, and Adobe® Illustrator® CS6. Your students will 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.

Features

  • 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.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • 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

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.

New to this Edition

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