Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Classroom in a Book

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop Elements Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book off ers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Photoshop Elements 7 Classroom in a Book contains 11 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Photoshop Elements and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. TABLE OF CONTENTS: GETTING STARTED 1 A QUICK TOUR OF PHOTOSHOP ELEMENTS 2 BASIC ORGANIZING 3 ADVANCED ORGANIZING 4 CREATING PROJECTS 5 PRINTING, SHARING, AND EXPORTING 6 ADJUSTING COLOR IN IMAGES 7 FIXING EXPOSURE PROBLEMS 8 REPAIRING AND RETOUCHING IMAGES 9 WORKING WITH TEXT 10 COMBINING MULTIPLE IMAGES 11 ADVANCED EDITING TECHNIQUES “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” Barbara Binder Adobe Certified Instructor Rocky Mountain Training   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.  

Adobe Creative Suite 4 Design Premium Classroom in a Book

This thorough, self-paced guide to Adobe Creative Suite 4 is ideal for users who want to learn the key features of Adobe’s stellar collection of professional design tools. Readers are first given a brief program overview of the Design Suite that highlights common features and includes a section on cross-media workflows. Then readers will get up to speed with each software application using step-by-step, project-based lessons, with the lessons in each chapter building upon the reader’s growing knowledge of the programs. Projects include designing a logo and creating basic assets, creating a brochure, prototyping a basic Website, creating interactive Flash and PDF documents, communicating through mobile devices, and submitting work for collaborative reviews. Review questions at the end of each chapter wrap up each lesson to help reinforce the skills learned in each chapter.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Adobe Fireworks CS4 Classroom in a Book

This self-paced guide to Adobe Fireworks CS4 is ideal for beginning users who want to learn key Fireworks concepts and techniques, while readers who already have some experience with Fireworks can use this book to learn Fireworks CS4’s more advanced features and newest tools. Using step-by-step, project-based lessons, each chapter walks readers through the creation of a specific project, with successive chapters building on the reader’s growing knowledge of the program. With Fireworks CS4, users can collaborate with other Adobe Creative Suite applications to design and mockup basic Web pages or interfaces for rich Internet applications. Demo a design live for a client, or export the design as an interactive PDF and email it to them. Fireworks sports a new user interface, shared in common with other applications in Creative Suite 4. Export complete Web page designs as web standards-compliant CSS-based layouts, or as PDF .   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Classroom in a Book

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Adobe Dreamweaver CS4 Classroom in a Book contains 11 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Dreamweaver and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Learn how to create and manage web sites, build rich interactive interfaces, incorporate graphics, text, and video, and use Photoshop Smart Objects. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” –Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe Systems incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.    All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.   

Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Flash CS4 Professional. Adobe Flash CS4 Professional Classroom in a Book contains 10 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Flash CS4 Professional and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Learn how to design Flash projects with sophisticated animation, import video and sound files, and integrate buttons with compelling interactivity using ActionScript 3.0. Powerful features such as the new Motion Editor, inverse kinematics, and support for 3D will make developing your Flash sites fast, easy, and fun. “The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” —Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.  

Adobe InDesign CS4 Classroom in a Book

The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe InDesign CS4 Adobe InDesign CS4 Classroom in a Book contains 14 lessons. The book covers the basics of learning page layout with Adobe InDesign and provides countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with the program. Explore typography and color, and learn more about creating tables and using styles. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. Create layouts for magazines, newsletters, and brochures. Learn how to make Adobe PDF files and rich interactive documents. Prepare files for high-resolution printing and the Web. “Adobe InDesign Classroom in a Book is the best way to learn hands-on with real-world examples. You’ll gain exposure to good print design as well as efficient workflow techniques.” —Michael Witherell, Adobe Certified Expert, Publishing, Training, and Consulting Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does—an official training Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.  

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 Classroom in a Book

Adobe Photoshop Elements 8 Classroom in a Book is the most thorough and comprehensive way for you to master all the new features in Adobe’s consumer-targeted image editing software. Each chapter in this step-by-step, project-based guide contains a project that builds on your growing knowledge of the program, while end-of-chapter review questions reinforce each lesson. You will learn the basics of editing your images with Photoshop Elements and will learn how best to use the program’s many new features. In this new cross-platform (Mac and Windows) version of the book you will receive complete coverage of all of the new features of Adobe Photoshop 8. Use People Recognition to automatically identify people in your photos, Auto-Analyzer to find your most interesting and highest quality shots, recompose photos to any size or to fit a specific layout without distortion, perform one-step color and lighting adjustments, create perfectly lit shots with Photomerge Exposure, manage your photo library in a single catalog that’s automatically synched across multiple computers, and much more.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Adobe After Effects CS4 Classroom in a Book

Visual effects and motion graphics pros of all stripes – from broadcast professionals to VFX supervisors to Web designers who need to produce occasional video segments – will welcome the dramatically accelerated features provided in the brand-new After Effects CS4. This best-selling book has been revised to cover all that’s new in this upgrade: the ability to import 3D layers from Photoshop; the Cartoon effect that converts live-action footage into stylized imagery; Adobe Device Central CS4, which lets you preview and test animations for mobile devices, and more. Designed around a single complex project that’s broken down into manageable lessons, this book mimics a real-world workflow – but one that readers tackle at their own pace. Contains all the lesson files and footage readers need to complete the lessons.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.

Adobe After Effects CS4 Visual Effects and Compositing Studio Techniques

This is the only book in the After Effects market to focus exclusively on the creation of visual effects, and is a one-stop resource for anyone who wants in-depth explanations that demystify the realm of visual effects and how they were created, thanks to veteran author Mark Christiansen’s friendly and accessible style. A thoroughly packed, informative read, this masterful guide focuses on explaining the essential concepts, features, and techniques that are key to creating seamless movie-quality visual effects. Users who are comfortable with After Effects will find a helpful review of After Effects fundamentals—managing footage, viewing and editing layers, animating type, and more—so they can learn how to work smarter and more efficiently. Readers of all levels will learn core techniques for effects compositing including color matching, keying, rotoscoping, motion tracking, emulating the camera, and concluding with using expressions in After Effects, written by contributor and expert Dan Ebberts. The final section of the book delves into creative explorations, demonstrating professional effects that readers might want to re-create. Readers will also find comprehensive coverage of all that’s new and makes this version of Adobe’s effects program such a boon to video pros of all stripes: searchable timelines and projects, Photoshop 3D layers import, the Cartoon effect, Imagineer Systems’ Mocha for Adobe After Effects, improved workflow for mobile devices, and more.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear. Throughout the book, beautiful full-color examples demonstrate what’s possible, while the companion DVD offers demos of After Effects CS4, sample footage, and software plug-ins.

Creating Hollywood-Style Movies with Adobe Premiere Elements 7

Creating Hollywood-Style Movies with Adobe Premiere Elements 7 is a book that will help users get to the next level in video editing, and that next level goes beyond simply splicing together clips and creating simple titles. In no time readers will be overlaying multiple tracks of videos and adjusting transparency; creating Picture-in-Picture overlays; using key frames and motion paths; setting and refining greenscreens and bluescreens; using color effects for emotional impact; and a whole range of other special effects to help them tell their story. Readers will also discover how to use new features, such as adding Smart Tags, using Adobe Videomerge to place a subject in a new setting, and harnessing the InstantMovie feature for the most creative results. What sets this book apart is the author’s expertise in carefully showing readers how to execute each of these movie-making techniques step-by-step in a clear and friendly writing style. With this book, budding film-makers of all levels will find how to create better-looking movies and have a lot of fun doing it.   All of Peachpit’s eBooks contain the same content as the print edition. You will find a link in the last few pages of your eBook that directs you to the media files. Helpful tips: ·    If you are able to search the book, search for “Where are the lesson files?”   ·    Go to the very last page of the book and scroll backwards. ·    You will need a web-enabled device or computer in order to access the media files that accompany this ebook. Entering the URL supplied into a computer with web access will allow you to get to the files. ·    Depending on your device, it is possible that your display settings will cut off part of the URL. To make sure this is not the case, try reducing your font size and turning your device to a landscape view. This should cause the full URL to appear.