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Design with Adobe Creative Cloud Classroom in a Book: Basic Projects using Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, and More, CourseSmart eTextbook

By . Adobe Creative Team

Published by Adobe Press

Published Date: Aug 31, 2013


Students seeking the fastest, easiest way to learn design with Adobe Creative Cloud choose Design with Adobe Creative Cloud: Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team. Project-based lessons show students, step-by-step, the key techniques for working with multiple Adobe applications.


They learn what they need to know to create engaging layouts for print and web publishing. This completely revised edition covers new tools and essential performance and workflow enhancements, including how to set up assets in Bridge CC, use Content-Aware tools on images and edit video in Photoshop CC, create accurate image tracings in Illustrator CC, design print layouts and documents for mobile devices in InDesign CC, and build a website that works across desktop and mobile devices in Muse CC without writing code. Students download the lesson files from the Peachpit website, so they can work along, step-by-step, with the book.


Instructor Notes for this title will be available soon on the Pearson Higher Ed site.

Download a copy of Adobe Creative Cloud PTG Product Guide from the PTG Academic Sales NEO group:

It includes a complete list of PTG CC products by application and user level and includes bestseller information.


Table of Contents

1 Creating Visual Identity Materials

         Print materials

         Online materials

2 Creating a Print Magazine

         Inspecting and selecting documents with Adobe Bridge

         Modifying an InDesign document

         Preparing for printing

         Exporting to PDF

3 Creating a Mobile-Friendly Website

         Gathering assets from Photoshop and Illustrator files

         Storing and sharing files with Creative Cloud

         Designing a website with Adobe Muse

         Publishing to Business Catalyst

4 Creating a Video with Photoshop

         Organizing and preparing video clips

         Editing video in Photoshop

         Exporting finished video

5 Creating an Interactive App for iPad

         Setting up a document

         Adding interactive elements

         Adding a video to InDesign

         Setting up layout rules

         Creating a horizontal layout

         Previewing the updated document

         Submitting to the App Store

6 Creating an eBook

         Mobile publishing with Adobe InDesign

         Converting a print publishing to ePub format

         Understanding more details about exporting to ePub

7 Creating Interactive PDF Forms

         Creating PDF forms in Adobe InDesign

         Getting Started

         Using the sample buttons and forms panel

         Checking your work so far

         Adding text fields

         Creating combo boxes

         Finishing the form objects

         Cleaning up the table containing the form

8 Using High-Quality Type for the Web

         Finding commercial fonts for the web

         Adding web fonts to a site

9 Creating Images for Different Media

         One image, multiple paths

         Image resolution and media

         Image color and media

         Preparing graphics for the web and mobile devices

         Preparing graphics for print

         Wrapping up

10 Managing Color Across Adobe Applications

         Understanding color management

         Choosing a color settings preset

         Converting to, assigning, and embedding profiles

         Setting up a color-managed print workflow

         Setting up a web color workflow

         Resolving color space mismatches

         Wrapping up

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Design with Adobe Creative Cloud Classroom in a Book: Basic Projects using Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, and More, CourseSmart eTextbook
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$29.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-347767-2