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  • Copyright 2008
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-672-32934-4
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-672-32934-0

In just a short time you can learn how to use all the components of Adobe Creative Suite 3 (Design Premium Edition) to design, create, and edit graphics, publications, and web pages of all kinds–everything from simple brochures to entire integrated ad campaigns.

Using a straightforward, step-by-step approach, each lesson in this book builds on the previous ones, enabling you to learn the essentials of Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash, Dreamweaver, Acrobat, and Bridge from the ground up.

“This book should be required reading for every introductory digital graphics course. Mordy has packed this book with great information for folks at all levels of expertise!”

 – Sharon Steuer, author of The Illustrator CS3 Wow! Book

Mordy Golding has played an active role in the design and publishing environment since 1990. He worked at Adobe as the product manager for Adobe Illustrator and is currently a consultant and trainer specializing in Adobe Creative Suite. A production artist for both print and the Web for many years, he is an Adobe Certified Expert and Adobe Certified Print Specialist.

John Ray is a senior business analyst and developer for The Ohio State University Research Foundation. He provides custom network, security, and programming solutions for clients across the country, including the National Regulatory Research Institute and the Brevard Metropolitan Planning Organization in Florida.

Learn how to…

  • Choose the ideal Creative Suite 3 application for the job
  • Make accurate selections
  • Manage complex compositions with layers
  • Apply filters, effects, and transformations
  • Control color and type precisely
  • Manipulate vector objects
  • Paint, draw, and animate objects
  • Prepare images for use on the Web
  • Create websites
  • Display and print your work anywhere–exactly as designed
  • Design brochures
  • Develop an entire integrated ad campaign

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Category:  Graphics/Web Design

Covers:  Adobe Creative Suite 3 Design Premium Edition–Adobe Bridge CS3, Photoshop CS3, Illustrator CS3, InDesign CS3, Flash CS3 Professional, Dreamweaver CS3, Acrobat 8 Professional

User Level:  Beginning—Intermediate

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Developing a Workflow to Efficiently Work in Adobe Creative Suite 3

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Download Chapter 3: The Game Plan: Developing a Workflow

Table of Contents

Part I: The Suite

    Chapter 1: Overview: The Creative Process                                               

    Chapter 2: So Many Applications: Which One to Use?                             

    Chapter 3: The Game Plan: Developing a Workflow                                 

    Chapter 4: The Key That Makes It All Work: Integration                         

Part II: The Applications

    Chapter 5: Using Adobe Bridge CS3                                                     

    Chapter 6: Using Adobe Photoshop CS3                                               

    Chapter 7: Using Adobe Illustrator CS3                                                 

    Chapter 8: Using Adobe InDesign CS3                                                  

    Chapter 9: Using Adobe Flash CS3                                                       

    Chapter 10: Using Adobe Dreamweaver CS3                                        

    Chapter 11: Using Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional                                  

Part III: The Projects

    Chapter 12: Creating a Corporate Identity                                              

    Chapter 13: Creating a Brochure                                                            

    Chapter 14: Creating an Ad Campaign                                                   

    Chapter 15: Creating a Web Banner                                                      

    Chapter 16: Creating a Web Page                                                          


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