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Learning Media Design with Adobe CS5, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Catherine Skintik, Emergent Learning LLC

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Sep 27, 2010

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The DDC Learning Adobe® CS5 program features a full-color, step-by-step format to engage students and help them work independently. Learning Web Design with Adobe® CS5 covers Dreamweaver®, Fireworks®, and Flash®.

Table of Contents

Basics Lesson:

Adobe CS5 Basics................1

Exercise 1

  The Creative Suite Applications....................2

  Start and Exit Adobe CS5 Applications ........2

  The Adobe Design Interface .........................3

  Work with Multiple Documents......................4

  Use Menus....................................................4

  Work with Panels ..........................................4

  Save and Close a Document ........................6

Exercise 2

  Adjust Panel Display .....................................9

  Save and Load a Workspace ......................10

  Change Magnification .................................11

  Toggle Views...............................................11

  Open a Document.......................................12

Exercise 3

  Understand File Formats ............................15

  View Preferences........................................16

  Restore Default Settings .............................16

  Use Adobe Bridge.......................................17

  Get Help......................................................18

PART I:

ADOBE ILLUSTRATOR CS5

Lesson 1: Work with

Basic Graphic Tools in

Illustrator CS5 ...................23

Exercise 4

  About Adobe Illustrator ...............................25

  Create a New Drawing................................25

  Illustrator Tools............................................26

  Basic Drawing Techniques ..........................27

  Display Rulers, Grid, and Guides................27

  Use Smart Guides ......................................28

Exercise 5

  Select Objects.............................................31

  Move and Delete Objects............................32

  More Drawing Techniques...........................33

Ï Display a Tool’s Dialog Box ....................33

Ï Use Modifier Keys to

Constrain Objects...................................33

  About Paths and Anchor Points ..................33

Exercise 6

  Pencil Tool Basics .......................................36

  Paintbrush Tool Basics................................37

  Use the Blob Brush Tool .............................37

  Understand Fill and Stroke .........................38

  Apply Fill and Stroke Color .........................38

Ï Select Fill or Stroke ................................38

Ï Use the Swatches Panel ........................39

Ï Use the Control Panel ............................39

  Change Stroke Weight ................................39

  Adjust a Color Using the Color Panel .........39

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Lesson 2: Work with

Paths and Layers...............69

Exercise 13

  Modify Stroke Attributes..............................71

  Copy Attributes with Eyedropper Tool .........71

  Select Objects from a Group ......................71

  Direct Selection Tool Techniques ................72

  Use the Scale Tool ......................................73

  Work in Isolation Mode ...............................74

Exercise 14

  About the Pen Tool......................................80

  Draw Straight Lines with the Pen Tool.........80

  Draw Curved Lines with the Pen Tool .........80

  Modify Curves and Anchors........................81

  Reflect Objects ...........................................82

  Join Paths ...................................................82

Exercise 15

  More about the Paintbrush Tool ..................87

  Use Brush Libraries ....................................88

  Apply Brush Formats to Paths ....................88

  Modify Brush Formats.................................89

Exercise 16

  Place a File .................................................93

  About Tracing ..............................................94

  Use Live Trace ............................................94

  Offset a Drop Shadow ................................96

Exercise 17

  About Layers...............................................99

  The Layers Panel ......................................100

  Create a New Layer ..................................100

  Name a Layer ...........................................101

  Select Layer Objects.................................101

  Move Objects to a Layer ...........................101

  Move Layers to Change Stacking Order ...102

Exercise 7

  Adjust Shapes While Drawing.....................45

  Copy Objects ..............................................45

  Select Multiple Objects ...............................45

  Align and Distribute Objects .......................46

  Group Objects.............................................46

  Position Objects ..........................................47

  Change Stacking Order ..............................47

Exercise 8

  Work with Multiple Artboards ......................52

  Resize Objects............................................53

  Use Cutting Tools........................................53

  Reshape Objects ........................................54

  Rotate Objects ............................................55

  Insert Text ...................................................55

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 9

  Summary Exercise......................................61

Exercise 10

  Application Exercise....................................63

Exercise 11

  Curriculum Integration ................................65

Exercise 12

  Portfolio Builder...........................................67

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Exercise 24

  Use Eyedropper to Apply Color ................127

  Modify Colors............................................127

  Adjust Color Opacity .................................128

  Apply a Blending Mode.............................128

  Create an Opacity Mask ...........................129

  Use Swatch Libraries................................130

Exercise 25

  Use Live Paint to Add Color......................133

  Work with the Color Guide Panel..............135

  Use Kuler Colors.......................................136

  Work with Live Color .................................136

Exercise 26

  About Gradients........................................142

  Apply a Default Gradient...........................143

  Create a Custom Gradient........................143

Ï Apply Color to Gradient Stops..............144

Ï Create an Elliptical Gradient ................144

  Adjust Gradients with the Gradient Tool....145

  Outline Stroke or Text................................146

Exercise 27

  About Effects.............................................150

  Apply Illustrator Effects .............................151

Ï Distort & Transform Effects...................151

Ï Stylize Effects.......................................151

  Apply Photoshop Effects...........................152

Exercise 28

  About Graphic Styles ................................157

  Apply a Default or Library Graphic Style...158

  Create and Modify a New Graphic Style...159

  Create Objects for a Rollover....................159

Exercise 18

  Create a Sublayer .....................................105

  Make Global Changes to Layer Objects ...106

  View and Hide Layers ...............................106

  Lock a Layer .............................................106

  Merge and Flatten Layers .........................106

  Other Layers Panel Menu Options............107

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 19

  Summary Exercise....................................111

Exercise 20

  Application Exercise..................................113

Exercise 21

  Curriculum Integration ..............................114

Exercise 22

  Portfolio Builder.........................................116

Lesson 3: Work with Colors,

Effects, and Styles............119

Exercise 23

  Color Models and the Color Panel ............120

Ï Grayscale Model ..................................120

Ï RGB Color Model.................................121

Ï HSB Color Model .................................121

Ï CMYK Color Model ..............................122

  Process and Spot Colors ..........................122

  Add a Custom Color to the

Swatches Panel ........................................123

  Work with the Swatches Panel .................123

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Exercise 35

  Use the Brush ...........................................185

  Use the Airbrush Option ...........................186

  Draw Lines and Shapes............................187

  Undo Changes in Photoshop....................188

  Insert Text .................................................188

Exercise 36

  The Photoshop Layers Panel....................193

  Move a Layer’s Content ............................194

  Fill a Layer with Color, Pattern,

or Gradient................................................194

  Use the Eraser Tools.................................196

Ï Use the Eraser Tool..............................196

Ï Use the Background Eraser .................196

Ï Use the Magic Eraser...........................196

Exercise 37

  About Selecting.........................................201

  Make Rectangular or

Elliptical Selections ...................................202

  Select with the Lasso Tools.......................202

  Move a Selection Marquee .......................203

  Invert a Selection ......................................203

  Deselect a Selection .................................204

Exercise 38

  Delete a Selection.....................................208

  Move or Copy a Selection.........................208

  Transform a Selection ...............................209

  Feather a Selection...................................209

  Fill or Stroke a Selection ...........................210

  Save a Selection .......................................210

  Load a Selection .......................................210

Exercise 39

  Select with the Magic Wand......................215

  Add to or Subtract from a Selection..........215

  Use the Quick Selection Tool ....................215

  Fine-Tune Selection Edges.......................216

Exercise 29

  The Appearance Panel .............................163

  Modify Appearance Attributes...................164

  Reorder Appearance Attributes ................165

  Add Stroke or Fill ......................................166

  Copy an Appearance ................................166

  Apply an Appearance to a Layer...............166

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 30

  Summary Exercise....................................170

Exercise 31

  Application Exercise..................................172

Exercise 32

  Curriculum Integration ..............................174

Exercise 33

  Portfolio Builder.........................................176

PART II:

ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5

Lesson 4: Work with Drawing

and Selecting Tools in

Photoshop CS5.................177

Exercise 34

  About Photoshop ......................................178

  Create a New Image.................................179

  Photoshop Tools .......................................180

  Choose a Foreground or

Background Color .....................................180

  Select a Drawing Mode.............................181

  Commit a Change.....................................182

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Exercise 46

  ______________Apply a Photo Filter ..................................244

  Correct Exposure......................................244

  Adjust Vibrance.........................................245

  Correct Shadows and Highlights ..............245

Exercise 47

  Dodge an Area..........................................248

  Burn an Area.............................................249

  Sponge an Area........................................249

  Blur an Area..............................................249

  Sharpen an Area.......................................250

  Smudge an Area.......................................250

Exercise 48

  Crop an Image ..........................................253

  Rotate the Canvas ....................................254

  Change the Canvas Size ..........................254

  Change Image Dimensions

and Resolution..........................................254

  Use Content-Aware Scaling......................256

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 49

  Summary Exercise....................................220

Exercise 50

  Application Exercise..................................222

Exercise 51

  Curriculum Integration ..............................224

Exercise 52

  Portfolio Builder.........................................226

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 40

  Summary Exercise....................................220

Exercise 41

  Application Exercise..................................222

Exercise 42

  Curriculum Integration ..............................224

Exercise 43

  Portfolio Builder.........................................226

Lesson 5: Correct and

Modify Images..................227

Exercise 44

  About Image Adjustments ........................229

  Use the Adjustments Panel ......................229

  Make an Automatic Correction..................230

  Correct Color Balance ..............................230

  Correct Levels...........................................231

  Correct Brightness and Contrast ..............232

  Correct Hue and Saturation ......................232

Exercise 45

  Fix Red Eye ..............................................236

  Use the Healing Brush Tool ......................237

  Use the Spot Healing Brush Tool ..............238

  Use the Patch Tool ....................................238

  Use the Clone Stamp Tool ........................238

  Use the History Panel ...............................239

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Lesson 6: Explore Advanced

Image Techniques............267

Exercise 53

  Understand Paths .....................................268

Ï Use the Pen Tool ..................................269

Ï Select and Edit a Path..........................269

  Work with the Paths Panel ........................269

  Stroke or Fill a Path ..................................270

  Load a Path as a Selection .......................271

Exercise 54

  Clip an Adjustment Layer..........................275

  Add a Fill Layer .........................................276

  Change Layer Blending ............................278

  Apply Layer Styles ....................................278

  Flatten Layers ...........................................278

Exercise 55

  Understand Filters ....................................282

  Apply a Filter to an Image or Layer...........283

  Apply a Filter to a Vector Object................284

  Apply Smart Filters ...................................284

Exercise 56

  About Masks and Channels......................287

  Create a Quick Mask ................................288

  Use Type Masks........................................289

  Work with Masks in Channels Panel.........289

Exercise 57

  Create a Layer Mask.................................294

  Create a Clipping Mask ............................295

  Create a Vector Mask................................296

  Delete a Mask...........................................296

Exercise 58

  Prepare Images for Web and Devices ......299

  Optimize a GIF Image...............................300

  Optimize a JPEG Image ...........................301

  Use Slices to Organize a Document.........302

Exercise 59

  About Color Management.........................308

  Change Color Profiles...............................310

  Convert RGB Files for Print ......................310

  Proof Colors..............................................311

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 60

  Summary Exercise....................................315

Exercise 61

  Application Exercise..................................317

Exercise 62

  Curriculum Integration ..............................319

Exercise 63

  Portfolio Builder.........................................320

PART III:

ADOBE INDESIGN CS5

Lesson 7: Work with

Basic Layout Tools in

InDesign CS5....................321

Exercise 64

  About InDesign .........................................322

  Start a New Document..............................323

  InDesign Tools ..........................................324

  About Document and Ruler Guides ..........324

  Insert a Text Frame ...................................325

  Insert a Graphic Frame.............................325

  Draw a Shape ...........................................326

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Exercise 65

  Type Text in a Frame.................................329

  Place Text in a Frame................................330

  Place a Graphic in a Frame ......................330

  Adjust a Graphic in a Frame .....................331

  Delete a Frame or Shape..........................331

Exercise 66

  Apply a Fill Color to a Frame or Object.....335

  Apply Stroke Formats ...............................336

  Apply a Fill Color to Text ...........................336

  Wrap Text Around a Frame .......................336

Exercise 67

  Use the Pages Panel ................................342

  Add and Delete Pages..............................342

  Copy a Frame ...........................................342

  Thread Text from Frame to Frame.............343

  Change Master Page Elements ................343

  Insert Page Numbers................................343

Exercise 68

  The InDesign Layers Panel.......................347

  Move Frames Between Layers..................348

  Reorder Layers to Change

Stacking Order..........................................348

  View in Preview Mode...............................348

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 69

  Summary Exercise....................................351

Exercise 70

  Application Exercise..................................354

Exercise 71

  Curriculum Integration ..............................356

Exercise 72

  Portfolio Builder.........................................358

Lesson 8: Work with Objects,

Colors, and Masters........359

Exercise 73

  Reshape and Transform Objects...............360

Ï Use the Direct Selection Tool ...............360

Ï Use Transform Commands...................361

  Align and Distribute Objects .....................362

  Arrange Objects........................................363

  Group Objects...........................................363

  Rotate the Spread.....................................363

Exercise 74

  Work with Color in InDesign......................369

Ï Review Process and Spot Colors.........370

Ï Color Management in InDesign............370

  Work with the InDesign

Swatches Panel ........................................370

Ï Create a Color Swatch .........................370

Ï Edit a Color Swatch..............................371

Ï Change the Swatches Panel Display....371

Ï Create a Tint Swatch............................372

Ï Create Swatches for All Used Colors....372

Ï Delete Swatches ..................................372

Ï Select Unused Swatches .....................372

  Create a Gradient in InDesign ..................373

Exercise 75

  Apply Transparency Effects to Objects .....377

  Apply Stroke and Corner Formats ............379

  Create and Apply an Object Style.............379

  Find and Change Objects .........................381

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Exercise 76

  More about Master Pages.........................385

  Change the Master Name.........................385

  Create New Master Pages........................386

  Apply a Master to a Page..........................386

  Override Master Page Elements...............387

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 77

  Summary Exercise....................................390

Exercise 78

  Application Exercise..................................393

Exercise 79

  Curriculum Integration ..............................395

Exercise 80

  Portfolio Builder.........................................397

Lesson 9: Work with

Type and Styles ...............399

Exercise 81

  Text Import Options...................................400

  Text Flow Options .....................................401

  Use the Story Editor..................................401

  Find and Change Text ...............................402

  Check Spelling ..........................................403

Exercise 82

  Understand Font Types and Families........408

  Select Fonts, Font Sizes, and

Font Styles ................................................408

  Locate or Change Missing Fonts ..............409

Exercise 83

  Adjust Text Scale.......................................412

  Adjust Tracking..........................................413

  Adjust Kerning ..........................................413

  Adjust Leading ..........................................413

Exercise 84

  Additional Character Formats ...................416

  Use Baseline Shift ....................................417

  Insert Special Characters .........................417

  Use the Glyphs Panel ...............................418

  Use OpenType Features ...........................418

Exercise 85

  Work with Paragraph Tools .......................422

  Change Paragraph Alignment...................422

  Apply Paragraph Indents ..........................423

  Add Space Before and

After Paragraphs.......................................423

  Change Vertical Alignment........................423

Exercise 86

  Create a Drop Cap....................................427

  Apply Paragraph Rules .............................428

  Create Bulleted and Numbered Lists........428

  Control Text with Tab Stops.......................428

Exercise 87

  Work with Multiple Columns in a Frame....434

  Control Paragraph Breaks ........................434

  Control Hyphenation .................................435

  Work with Conditional Text........................435

  Use Smart Text Reflow .............................436

Exercise 88

  Create Character Styles ...........................440

  Create Paragraph Styles...........................441

  Nest Styles................................................442

  Clear Manual Overrides ............................444

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END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 89

  Summary Exercise....................................447

Exercise 90

  Application Exercise..................................449

Exercise 91

  Curriculum Integration ..............................451

Exercise 92

  Portfolio Builder.........................................452

Lesson 10: Work with

Tables and Graphics .......453

Exercise 93

  Create a Table...........................................454

  Select Parts of a Table ..............................455

  Modify Table Structure ..............................456

Ï Insert and Delete Rows

and Columns........................................456

Ï Adjust Cell Heights and Widths............456

Ï Merge and Split Cells ...........................456

Exercise 94

  Table Text Alignment Options....................461

  Apply Table Strokes and Fills ....................462

  Create Table and Cell Styles.....................464

Exercise 95

  Place Multiple Graphic Files .....................468

  Graphic Fitting Options .............................469

  Adjust View Quality ...................................470

  Manage Graphic Links..............................470

Exercise 96

  Import a Graphic with Layers ....................475

  Select an Illustrator Artboard ....................476

  Create Clipping Paths ...............................477

Ï Clip an Image Using a Photoshop

Path or Channel ...................................477

Ï Use Detect Edges to Create a

Clipping Path........................................478

Ï Use the Pen Tool to Create a

Clipping Path........................................478

  Adjust Text Wrap Options..........................479

  Manually Modify Text Wrap Points ............479

Exercise 97

  Type Text on a Path...................................484

  Fill a Shape with Text ................................485

  Convert Text to Outlines............................485

  Fill Outline Text with a Graphic..................485

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 98

  Summary Exercise....................................447

Exercise 99

  Application Exercise..................................449

Exercise 100

  Curriculum Integration ..............................451

Exercise 101

  Portfolio Builder.........................................452

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Lesson 11: Assemble

and Print Publications.....497

Exercise 102

  Rearrange Pages in a Document..............498

  Start a Document on a Verso Page...........499

  Create Sections to Change

Page Numbering .......................................499

  Insert Jump Lines .....................................500

  Use Text Variables.....................................500

Exercise 103

  Create a Book...........................................505

  Synchronize Styles Between

Documents................................................506

  Number Pages Across Documents...........507

Exercise 104

  Create a Table of Contents .......................510

  Update a TOC...........................................512

  Create Hidden TOC Text Markers .............512

Exercise 105

  Control the Appearance of Black ..............517

  About Overprinting and Trapping ..............517

  Preflight a Document ................................519

  Preview Color Separations .......................520

Exercise 106

  Print a Document or Book.........................524

  Print Color Separations.............................528

  Package a Document for Distribution........529

Exercise 107

  Export to an EPS File ...............................533

  Export to PDF Format...............................533

  About Dynamic Documents ......................534

  Insert Hyperlinks and

Cross-References.....................................534

  Insert Rollover Buttons .............................537

  Apply Page Transitions..............................537

END OF LESSON

PROJECTS

Exercise 108

  Summary Exercise....................................543

Exercise 109

  Application Exercise..................................545

Exercise 110

  Curriculum Integration ..............................547

Exercise 111

  Portfolio Builder.........................................549

Index .................................551

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