Adobe CS2: From Design to Delivery

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Adobe CS2: From Design to Delivery – Overview Become a master of Adobe CS2 with Study365 and you’ll have a …

Adobe CS2: From Design to Delivery – Overview

Become a master of Adobe CS2 with Study365 and you’ll have a professional and well-recognised certificate on your CV, making you more employable and helping you to progress in your career. Adobe CS2 is a software suite comprised of graphic design, video editing, and web development applications. This course will help you get to grips with the suite, covering all the fundamentals and including extensive tutoring on how to get the most out of Adobe CS2. Get your job done faster and be more efficient with Study365.

Learning with Study 365 has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand.

This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, tutor support, and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 365 days (12 months).

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• Graphic designers
• Production designer
• Photographer
• Videographers
• Video editors
• Web developers
• Students
• Job seekers

This online training course is comprehensive and designed to cover the following key modules:

• Module 01 Customizing your Layout
• Module 02 Documents, Presets & Master Elements
• Module 03 Basic Layout, Import & Reformatting
• Module 04 Paragraph Styles & Power Redefinition
• Module 05 Adobe Bridge, Raw Images & Adjustment layers
• Module 06 Linked Frames, Text Wrap & Image Tricks
• Module 07 Amazing Transparency Design
• Module 08 Layout Finalization Techniques
• Module 09 Adobe Illustrator® Logo Creation Tricks
• Module 10 Books, Rules & Cool Object Styles
• Module 11 Compounds & Power Transformations
• Module 12 PDF Image Tricks
• Module 13 Fast & Flexible Tables
• Module 14 Amazing Adobe InDesign® Masking
• Module 15 Creative Control in InDesign
• Module 16 Parents, Children & Folios
• Module 17 Libraries & Pagination
• Module 18 Table of Contents Secrets
• Module 19 Output Preview, Preflight & Batch Correction
• Module 20 Package, Print & PDF Reviews
• Module 21 Final PDF Export for Print
• Module 22 Illustrator Cutter Guide Techniques
• Module 23 Die Cutting & Appearance Palette Magic
• Module 24 Version Cue® CS2 Workflow
• Module 25 Web Site Creation & Setup
• Module 26 Text & Page Layout with CSS
• Module 27 Adobe Photoshop® Smart Objects & Backgrounds
• Module 28 Layers & CSS Link Design
• Module 29 Menus, Slices & Rollovers
• Module 30 Actions, InDesign Packages & FTP

You will have 12 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

At the end of the course, you will have one assignment to be submitted (you need a mark of 65% to pass) and you can submit the assignment at any time. You will only need to pay £19 for assessment and certification when you submit the assignment. You will receive the results within 72 hours of submittal, and will be sent a certificate in 7-14 days if you have successfully passed.

Successful candidates will be awarded a certificate for Adobe CS2: From Design to Delivery.

Learners must be age 16 or over and should have a basic understanding of the English Language, numeracy, literacy, and ICT.

This course will provide you with transferable skills that would be applicable to the following positions:

• Graphic designers
• Production designer
• Photographer
• Videographers
• Video editors
• Web developers
• Students
• Job seekers
• Artist

Steve HolmesSteve Holmes is the creative director of the award-winning Energi Design, in San Francisco, California. With a history rich in design and typography for motion, broadcast and web design, Steve’s experience and the Energi portfolio are highly regarded in the design industry both in Europe and the US.

For over a decade, he has spoken at major design and animation conferences worldwide, and has a long-standing history as one of Total Training’s top presenters, sharing his knowledge of After Effects, Illustrator and Photoshop with the world.

Course Curriculum

Free Introduction
Adobe CS2 From Design to Delivery FREE 00:06:00
Part 1: Creative Design for Print
1. Customizing your Layout
1. Setting InDesign® Preferences
2. Customizing & Saving an InDesign Workspace
3. Customizing InDesign Keyboard Shortcuts
2. Documents, Presets & Master Elements
1. Creating New InDesign Document Presets
2. Loading InDesign Document Presets
3. Adding & Arranging Pages in an InDesign Layout
4. Creating Guides on a Master Page
5. Creating a Guides Layer & Saving a Document
3. Basic Layout, Import & Reformatting
1. Creating Text & Graphic Frames
2. Selecting, Moving & Filling Frames
3. Using Layers to Organize Objects
4. Scaling Frames around an Anchor Point
5. Importing Text into a Frame
6. Selecting a Paragraph & Changing Text Size
7. Changing Text Size with Keyboard Shortcuts
8. Adjusting Leading, Kerning, Spacing & Alignment
4. Paragraph Styles & Power Redefinition
1. Using OpenType® Fonts & Small Caps
2. Generating & Applying Paragraph Style Sheets
3. Adjusting Paragraph Spacing & Redefining Styles
4. Placing Illustrator Graphics into InDesign
5. Scaling Interactively & Updating Text Color
5. Adobe Bridge, Raw Images & Adjustment layers
1. Preparing the Document & Opening Adobe Bridge
2. Opening, Viewing & Editing RAW Files
3. The Marquee Tool, Guides & Adjusting Image Size
4. Saving the File
5. Importing into InDesign from Bridge & Color Settings
6. Creating a Grayscale Gradient Adjustment Layer
6. Linked Frames, Text Wrap & Image Tricks
1. Loading Paragraph Styles & Pouring Text
2. Drawing a Runaround Path in the Original Photoshop® File
3. Creating a Text Wrap from the Photoshop Path
4. Using Object Layer Options for Placing Images
7. Amazing Transparency Design
1. Using Paste In Place to Center an Image
2. Drawing & Aligning a Vertical Guide
3. Varying the Number of Columns on a Per Page Basis
4. Scaling & Rotating Using Free Transform
5. Trimming with a Crop Frame & Changing Stacking Order
6. Changing Opacity & Blend Modes in InDesign
7. Blending InDesign & Photoshop Graphics
8. Adjusting Alpha Channel Levels to Create a Mask
9. Feathering Mask Edges & Floating a Layer
10. Updating in InDesign & Pasting Mask in Place
11. Changing Display Performance
8. Layout Finalization Techniques
1. Placing a Title
2. Tips for Precision Scaling
3. Making a Cutout from a PostScript® Path
4. Tips for Precision Alignment
5. Customizing Paragraph Style Import Options
6. Using the Move Dialog Box to Relocate Multiple Selections
7. Setting Text Frame & Alignment Options
8. Creating Color-Coded Identifiers
9. Flipping Objects Vertically
9. Adobe Illustrator® Logo Creation Tricks
1. Cropping with Perspective in Photoshop
2. Preparing an Image for Tracing
3. Tracing a Logo in Illustrator Using Paths
4. Stroking, Expanding, Subtracting & Adding Paths
5. Saving a Logo & Copying Paths to the Clipboard
6. Pasting & Editing an Illustrator Path in InDesign
10. Books, Rules & Cool Object Styles
1. Organizing Documents into an InDesign Book
2. Filling Frames with Text Graphics & Photos
3. Creating Paragraph Rules
4. Adding Layer Styles to an Image Frame
5. Creating & Applying a New Object Style
11. Compounds & Power Transformations
1. Creating a Rich Black Swatch in Adobe InDesign
2. Adding & Stylizing a Graphic Frame
3. Using the New Transform Again Individually Function
4. Using the Pathfinder Palette & the Eyedropper Tool
12. PDF Image Tricks
1. Viewing an Adobe Bridge Slideshow
2. Setting up a PDF Presentation
3. Placing Multiple PDF Pages at Once
13. Fast & Flexible Tables
1. Converting Text to a Table
2. Adjusting Cell Options
3. Adjusting Text Frame Options
4. Deleting Unwanted Cell Strokes
5. Applying Alternating Fills to a Table
14. Amazing Adobe InDesign® Masking
1. Copying Paths from Illustrator to InDesign
2. Pasting into a Compound Path
3. Replacing an Image & Fixing an Anti-Aliased Edge
4. Applying a Drop Shadow
5. Masking Parts of a Drop Shadow inside a Shape
15. Creative Control in InDesign
1. Placing & Modifying an Illustrator File in InDesign
2. Using Edit Original to Modify Text
3. Saving Illustrator Layers as a PDF for Use in InDesign
4. Combining Spot Color & CMYK Elements
5. Sampling Colors & Creating a Gradient in Photoshop
6. Extending a Gradient Seamlessly
7. Distributing, Step and Repeat & Placing PDFs
16. Parents, Children & Folios
1. Creating Folios
2. Auto Page Numbering
3. Utilizing the Drag and Drop Text Feature
4. Creating New Master Pages & Master Options
5. Deleting an Item Controlled by a Master Page
17. Libraries & Pagination
1. Creating a Folio Library
2. Placing Folios from a Library onto a Page
3. Page Numbering & Section Options
4. Creating a New Section, Saving & Updating
18: Table of Contents Secrets
1. Placing the Table of Contents Headers
2. Loading Paragraph & Character Styles at Once
3. Creating a New Table of Contents Style
4. Creating & Updating a Table of Contents
5. Hiding Text by Changing its Fill to None
6. Synchronizing Documents in a Book
Part 2: Output techniques & Cool Web Design
1. Output Preview, Preflight & Batch Correction
1. Performing a Separations Preview
2. Performing a Flattener Preview
3. Preflighting a Book
4. Creating & Recording Actions
5. Performing a Batch Automation & Fixing Links
2. Package, Print & PDF Reviews
1. Packaging InDesign Documents
2. Creating a Print Preset & Printing a Book
3. Exporting a Book to PDF & Saving a PDF Preset
4. Emailing a PDF for Review & Comment
5. Making & Sending Comments
6. Receiving Comments & Setting FDF Options
3. Final PDF Export for Print
1. Setting PDF Export Options
2. More Export Options & Saving an Export Preset
3. Exporting & Previewing a PDF
4. Illustrator Cutter Guide Techniques
1. Laying the Groundwork for a Cutter Guide
2. Duplicating Objects & Using Smart Guides
3. Adding Shapes & Using the Pathfinder Palette
4. Adjusting Shapes & Using the Reflect Tool
5. Adding Spot Colors
6. Setting Crop Marks Using Smart Guides
7. Converting a Solid Line to a Dashed Line
8. Offsetting a Path & Adding a Logo
5. Die Cutting & Appearance Palette Magic
1. Using the Appearance Palette & Effects Settings
2. Adding & Adjusting Multiple Strokes
3. Creating a Die Cut Guide
4. Creating Die Cut Holder Slots
5. Finishing a Die Cut
6. Creating Limited Edition Numbers Automatically
6. Version Cue® CS2 Workflow
1. Activating Adobe Version Cue
2. Creating a New Version Cue Project
3. Importing Files from Version Cue
4. Saving a Version
5. Working with Alternates
6. Creating Versions of a Photoshop File
7. Using the Promote To Current Version Command
8. Setting Up a Version Cue PDF Review
9. Performing a Browser-Based Review with Acrobat® 7 Reader
7. Web Site Creation & Setup
1. Creating a New Web Site
2. Customizing a Workspace in Adobe GoLive®
3. Importing & Organizing Files
4. Setting up a Layout Grid on the Index Page
5. Examining Web Page Source Code
6. Placing a Smart Object on a Web Page
7. Using the Selection Tools, Aligning & Live Rendering
8. Creating Animated GIF Files in Photoshop
9. Saving for the Web
10. Replacing an Image & Converting it to a Link
8. Text & Page Layout with CSS
1. Introducing Liquid Layouts & the CSS Editor
2. Setting up a CSS Layout Grid with a Smart Object
3. Scaling & Placing Smart Objects
4. Introducing the Layout Text Box Tool
5. Creating a Style Sheet
6. Setting Text Preferences
7. Formatting Text
8. Previewing a Page in a Browser
9. Adobe Photoshop® Smart Objects & Backgrounds
1. Placing a Photoshop Smart Object & Using Smart Guides
2. Saving the Photoshop Smart Object File for the Web
3. Updating an Image by Adding a Gradient Fill Layer
4. Viewing Actual Pixels & Adding a Repeating Background
5. Using an Image in GoLive as a Repeating Element
10: Layers & CSS Link Design
1. Using the Layer Tool
2. Adding a Table of Contents & Applying a Style Sheet
3. Turning a Headline into a Link
4. Building a Link Style Sheet
5. Creating Style Sheets for Hover & Visited States
6. Linking & Resetting a Style to Normal
11. Menus, Slices & Rollovers
1. Working in Pixel Preview Mode in Illustrator
2. Using the Slice Tool to Separate Graphics
3. Naming the Slices & Saving for the Web
4. Creating, Saving & Naming Rollovers for Automation
5. Creating a Component Menu Design
6. Placing Components & Linking Items in GoLive
12. Actions, InDesign Packages & FTP
1. Randomizing Images Using an Action
2. Packaging InDesign Files for GoLive
3. Importing InDesign Files into GoLive
4. Uploading a Web Site to a Web Server
5. Making Changes to a Web Site

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