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This is a bundled training package. It contains training for each of the bundled items below:

Course Price
Adobe Fireworks CS4: Fundamentals $74.95
Illustrator CS4: Getting Started $74.95
Illustrator CS4: Beyond the Basics $74.95
Adobe InDesign CS4: Fundamentals $74.95
Photoshop CS4: Getting Started $74.95
Photoshop CS4: Beyond the Basics $74.95

Bundle Price: $219.00
Total Savings: $230.70

Adobe Fireworks CS4: Fundamentals

Adobe Fireworks CS4 is a robust graphics editor primarily used for prototyping web sites and creating and optimizing images for the Web. This course explores the Fireworks interface and the robust toolset offered within the application, including selection, bitmap, and vector tools. The course also explains concepts used in prototyping web sites, such as wireframing. Other graphic manipulation concepts, such as layering and slicing as well as optimizing images for the web are also covered.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how to configure the Fireworks interface
  • Recognize how image views are used in Fireworks CS4
  • Use selection tools in Fireworks CS4
  • Use the Brush tool in Fireworks CS4
  • Create vector paths in Fireworks CS4
  • Recognize how vector graphics can be reshaped
  • Add colors to the Colors panel
  • Apply a color to an object
  • Open a file in Fireworks
  • Modify bitmap images in Fireworks
  • Modify vector images in Fireworks
  • Format text in Fireworks CS4
  • Work with layers
  • Recognize how web sites can be prototyped in Fireworks CS4
  • Create hotspots from text or images
  • Slice and export sliced artwork
  • Optimize images for web publication
  • Formatting text in Fireworks
  • Work with layers in Fireworks CS4
  • Slice and export an image
  • Export images from Fireworks CS4

Illustrator CS4: Getting Started

Adobe Illustrator CS4 has become one of the most recognized names in the world of vector graphic design. This application allows you to intuitively illustrate everything from small business logos to commercial-scale art projects. This course introduces you to Illustrator's basic features including the improved interface, general concepts behind vector illustration such as strokes and fills, and essential drawing and painting tools. Among these tools is the new Blob Brush tool, producing a more natural vector brush stroke. The course also explores the new multiple artboards feature and gradient enhancements.

Learning Objectives
  • Create a new Illustrator CS4 document
  • Identify the areas of the workspace
  • Recognize the common features of the Tools panel
  • Configure and save the workspace
  • Distinguish between the selection tools in Illustrator CS4
  • Create basic shapes in Illustrator CS4
  • Recognize the features of the different view modes
  • Match ways of using view options in Illustrator with appropriate uses
  • Manage the workspace in Illustrator CS4
  • Use Adobe Bridge from within Illustrator CS4
  • Draw shapes and use different views
  • Recognize how to use anchor points in Illustrator CS4
  • Use the Pen tool
  • Recognize how to use the Pencil tool in Illustrator CS4
  • Create a new brush in Illustrator CS4
  • Use the Blob Brush tool in Illustrator CS4
  • Use strokes and fills in Illustrator CS4
  • Apply gradient and pattern fills in Illustrator CS4
  • Draw paths in Illustrator CS4
  • Apply fills and strokes in Illustrator CS4
  • Use the brush tool in Illustrator CS4

Illustrator CS4: Beyond the Basics

Of the many digital illustration applications available on the market, few have robust vector manipulation toolsets equal to that of Illustrator CS4. This course explores ways of transforming and arranging elements in your artwork from rotating and scaling to organizing artwork in layers and arrangement stacks. The course also describes how to use reusable symbols to speed illustration time, how to add and manipulate type in an Illustrator project, and how to add wow to your projects using styles and effects.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how to use the Transform panel
  • Distinguish between the various transform tools in Illustrator CS4
  • Group objects in Illustrator CS4
  • Use the Layers panel in Illustrator CS4
  • Combine objects using the Pathfinder panel
  • Use the symbol sprayer
  • Edit symbols
  • Manipulate shapes, objects, and symbols in Illustrator CS4
  • Arrange objects in Illustrator CS4
  • Create compound objects using the pathfinder
  • Create symbols for use with the symbol sprayer
  • Distinguish between point type and area type
  • Format text in Illustrator
  • Recognize how to apply graphic styles in Illustrator CS4
  • Add effects to graphics in Illustrator CS4
  • Recognize how to save an Illustrator file in various formats
  • Recognize how to print graphics
  • Apply styles to text objects in Illustrator CS4
  • Export artwork from Illustrator CS4

Adobe InDesign CS4: Fundamentals

Adobe InDesign has quickly become one of the most popular design applications used for page layout and desktop publishing. InDesign CS4 includes a streamlined interface that matches the look and feel of Adobe's popular imaging programs including Photoshop and Illustrator. This course explores the fundamentals of Adobe InDesign CS4 including the interface, the major tools, methods of setting up InDesign projects, and adding and editing basic shapes and text.

Learning Objectives
  • Use panels in InDesign CS4
  • Customize a workspace configuration
  • Layout a new document
  • Recognize how guides and rulers are used in InDesign CS4
  • Create shapes in InDesign CS4
  • Modify shapes in InDesign
  • Set up and save a document
  • Create shapes
  • Add text to documents in InDesign CS4
  • Recognize the text format options in InDesign CS4
  • Arrange objects in InDesign CS4
  • Work with layers in InDesign CS4
  • Recognize how to work with paths in InDesign CS4
  • Print a document in InDesign CS4
  • Export a document as a PDF
  • Add and format text
  • Add and rearrange layers
  • Manipulate paths
  • Print a document

Photoshop CS4: Getting Started

Adobe Photoshop CS4 is one of the most popular digital imaging toolsets used by professional graphic designers, and photographers. This course explores the streamlined Photoshop CS4 interface, including Photoshop’s integration with Adobe Bridge, and manipulation tools used to straighten, crop, rotate, and resize images, including a new feature that allows you to temporarily rotate the appearance of a photo as you are working on it. The course also explains the basics of retouching photos using red eye correction, and automatic color and tone adjustment features.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how to customize the Photoshop interface
  • Recognize how to use the Tools panel
  • Recognize how to open an existing image in Photoshop CS4
  • Create a new image in Photoshop
  • Recognize how to navigate images in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to save images in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to print images from Photoshop CS4
  • Use the Photoshop interface to open and save images
  • Recognize how to use auto corrections in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to use red-eye correction
  • Recognize how to rotate an image in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to use the crop function in Photoshop
  • Recognize how to resize an image in Photoshop
  • Recognize how to undo changes in Photoshop
  • Make photo corrections in Photoshop CS4

Photoshop CS4: Beyond the Basics

Adobe Photoshop CS4 enables you to manipulate digital photos and projects in a variety of ways: from subtly correcting photo flaws to creating dynamic original artwork. This course explores the tools you need to select, correct, adjust, and even create images. Features such as the new Content Aware scaling, and those used to adjust an image's overall color and tonality are also included, as are Photoshop's equivalent to natural media tools used for painting and drawing. The course also delves into the exciting realm of Photoshop filters, layer styles, and blend modes.

Learning Objectives
  • Recognize how to use the lasso tools to create a selection
  • Modify a selection in Photoshop
  • Recognize how to hide and lock layers in Photoshop
  • Organize layers in Photoshop
  • Add text to an image and format it
  • Recognize how to create a mask from text
  • Recognize how the Brush tool works in Photoshop
  • Recognize how to use the basic shape tools
  • Use the Pen tool to create vector graphics
  • Work with selections and layers in Photoshop
  • Use Photoshop tools for creating artwork
  • Recognize how to apply filters to an image in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to apply content-aware scaling in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to apply tonal adjustments in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize how to modify hue and saturation
  • Recognize how to use the Dodge and Burn tools
  • Recognize how to use the Clone Stamp tool
  • Recognize how to improve an image using the Healing Brush and the Spot Healing Brush
  • Recognize how to use the Patch tool
  • Identify the different layer styles available in Photoshop CS4
  • Recognize the features of the blend modes in Photoshop CS4
  • Manipulate an image in Photoshop CS4
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