Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow

Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow

By: Steve Samson (author), Jennifer Alspach (author), Shari Nakano (author)Paperback

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Adobe CS2 makes it easy to work smarter. Why not take advantage of all it has to offer? Odds are you already use Adobe's Creative Suite. Maybe you use some of its features all of the time, but you know it also includes other powerful tools you have yet to explore, because you just don't have the time. The irony is that the whole design of Creative Suite is intended to save you time-the applications and tools included in the product work together seamlessly, making it possible for designers like you to work incredibly efficiently, from file creation to distribution. This book can help you quickly learn how to take advantage of all that CS2 has to offer. By following its concise explanations and step-by-step exercises, you'll soon learn core skills and techniques that will enable you to create an integrated workflow that will not only save you lots of time, but will also give you more flexibility to move between applications to make necessary tweaks, try out new ideas, and create portable files for review. "Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow" will help you: master Version Cue and Bridge: the hub for Creative Suite 2; use CS2 more effectively everyday, on all kinds of projects; know which applications are best to use for specific tasks; learn how to combine applications for peak efficiency; answer the top 15 "How Do I?" questions for every CS2 application. With full-color examples and dozens of practical tips and tricks, this book is the working professional's guide to getting the most out of all of your CS2 tools.

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About Author

Jennifer Alspach is an expert on Adobe technologies and has written and coauthored many books, including Acrobat 7 Visual QuickStart Guide by Peachpit Press, Illustrator CS Bible for Wiley Publishers, Acrobat 6 Visual QuickStart Guide, Teach Yourself Photoshop 5.0/5.5, and Photoshop and Illustrator Synergy Studio Secrets by IDG books, Illustrator 7 Complete by Hayden books, and the upcoming Adobe Creative Suite 2 Workflow, from O'Reilly Media. She is a world renowned artist and has spoken at many conferences and trade shows. Shari Nakano is a web and graphics designer who has been in the computer industry for over 10 years. She uses a variety of applications in her work, including most of the Adobe Creative Suite products (Acrobat, Photoshop, GoLive and Illustrator), Macromedia Dreamweaver, Flash and Fireworks as well as various Microsoft office products. A long-time user of Adobe Acrobat for both personal and business uses, she recently completed her first book, "Adobe Acrobat 7: In a Snap" for Sams Publishing. She is currently the webmaster for a large agricultural firm in California's Central Valley where she uses GoLive to create and maintain the company's internal website. She also does web design and consulting for other Central Valley customers. Steve Samson has 16 years of experience in teaching computer software, and has conducted over a thousand classes and seminars on Adobe creative software, Microsoft Office software and other productivity applications. Past clients include Adobe Systems, Bank of America, McDonnel-Douglas, Aetna, ExecuTrain and the Los Angeles County Office of Education. Steve now serves as a consultant for Adobe Systems's annual Tech Summit, a gathering of 200+ engineers and other technical personnel from all over the world. He has also served as an author, technical writer, and technical editor for a dozen titles, including "Teach Yourself Adobe Creative Suite All-in-One" (SAMS), "Photoshop 5.5 Classroom in a Book" (Adobe Press), and "Kai's Power Tools Studio Secrets" (IDG Books).

Product Details

  • publication date: 10/01/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780596102364
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 634
  • ID: 9780596102364
  • weight: 1007
  • ISBN10: 0596102364

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