The Design Collection Revealed: Adobe InDesign CS5, Photoshop CS5 and Illustrator CS5

  • AUTHORS: Chris Botello; Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-13: 9781111130633 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 800 Pages  Hardcover 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010
  • ©2011     Published
  • Level(s): Flesch-Kincaid
  • 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® 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.

Features

  • InDesign chapters include coverage of myriad new features, including the Gap Tool, Live Distribute, Content Indicator, and Multiple Page Sizes.
  • Photoshop chapters cover all of the latest Photoshop CS5 tools—including using the Context-Aware Spot Healing Brush tool, Repoussé, MiniBridge, Configurator, and Layer Groups.
  • Illustrator chapters include full coverage of the new Perspective Grid feature, the new Shape Builder tools, Bristle Brush and "Beautiful Strokes."
  • All new features are highlighted throughout the text with a new features icon.
  • Eye-popping integration chapter lets you work seamlessly with all three CS5 applications while a back-of-book CD contains the data files needed to complete the book's projects.

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 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.

New to this Edition

  • InDesign chapters include coverage of myriad new features, including the Gap Tool, Live Distribute, Content Indicator, and Multiple Page Sizes.
  • Photoshop chapters cover all of the latest Photoshop CS5 tools—including using the Context-Aware Spot Healing Brush tool, Repoussé, MiniBridge, Configurator, and Layer Groups.
  • Illustrator chapters include full coverage of the new Perspective Grid feature, the new Shape Builder tools, Bristle Brush and "Beautiful Strokes."