Graphic Design Portfolio CS5: Adobe InDesign Illustrator & Photoshop

Adobe Graphic Design Portfolio CS5 Textbook Cover
$59.99
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Table of Contents1.04 MB
Sample Project10.7 MB
ISBN: 
978-1-936201-07-5
Page Count: 
610
Publication Date: 
8/15/10
Price: $59.99

The seamless interaction between the various applications in Adobe Creative Suite 5 makes it easier than ever to create professional designs. This book provides a solid foundation in the three most popular software titles – Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. The ten projects in this book were designed to represent the range of jobs likely to be encountered during a professional career in graphic design. The step-by-step exercises are intended to simulate a realistic workflow while you learn to:

  • Customize workspace settings to enhance your productivity regardless of the job specifications.
  • Define appropriate file dimensions, resolution, and compression settings for a variety of file types.
  • Use Photoshop’s powerful controls for correcting colors, adjusting lighting, and repairing other types of visual damage in your images.
  • Use Illustrator’s toolset to combine, edit, and transform primitive shapes to create complex vector-based illustrations.
  • Add unique, eye-catching, colorful effects by compositing and manipulating raster images, vector objects, and text elements to create unified, cohesive designs.
  • Create unique artistic effects using a variety of filters, adjustments, brushes, patterns.
  • Save files with appropriate settings and formats for various distribution methods.