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Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies 2nd Edition

Get ready to jump into the Creative Cloud
Adobe Creative Cloud is the most popular suite of tools among creative professionals, and a valuable resource you can use to fulfill all of your design goals. Ready to get started? The only book on the market of its kind, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is written by designers for designers. It will provide you with expert instruction that spans seven mini-books, with helpful information that can grant insight regardless of your current level of knowledge.

Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud is a marketable skill, and this all-in-one reference guide will help you add InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat Pro, Adobe Bridge, and Adobe Experience Design to your resume. With more than 800 pages of content, this detailed guide will give you confidence you need to use Adobe photography and graphic design tools to edit photos, make original designs and layouts, and let your creativity shine with Adobe Creative Cloud.

Learn design basics and utilize more advanced features
Protect your documents with Acrobat Pro
Find tips and tricks to make each program work better

From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies shows you how to do it all!

Adobe Creative Suite 2 AIO Desk Reference For Dummies

Adobe software has always been highly respected for creative design and development. Its programs allow you to produce amazing designs and creations with ease, and with the release of the Adobe Creative Suite 2, you can design a wide range of productions ranging from illustrations and Web sites to professional documents and photographic manipulations. Adobe Creative Suite 2 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is your one-stop guide to creating great graphics with all the cool CS2 tools. Written in a thorough, fun way to show you the basics on how to use each of the programs, you’ll find out just how easy it is to start designing brilliant images and graphics. This guide gives you the tools you need to:

Draw with InDesign Understand page layout and color Create colorful images with Illustrator C2 Use the pen tool, type, and image placing Choose the correct Photoshop mode for your creation Create images on PhotoShop CS2 for print Paint and retouch images Create and secure PDF files with Acrobat 7.0 Edit and extract text and graphics Build and publish a Web site with GoLive CS2 Work with multimedia Packed with easy-to-follow steps and guidance, you’ll be up to speed with all the features in no time. With these six great reference guides rolled into one, this is the ultimate book for becoming a CS2 pro!

Adobe Creative Suite 2 All-in-One Desk Reference for Dummies

Adobe software has always been highly respected for creative design and development. Its programs allow you to produce amazing designs and creations with ease, and with the release of the Adobe Creative Suite 2, you can design a wide range of productions ranging from illustrations and Web sites to professional documents and photographic manipulations.
Adobe Creative Suite 2 All-In-One Desk Reference For Dummies is your one-stop guide to creating great graphics with all the cool CS2 tools. Written in a thorough, fun way to show you the basics on how to use each of the programs, you’ll find out just how easy it is to start designing brilliant images and graphics. This guide gives you the tools you need to:

Draw with InDesign
Understand page layout and color
Create colorful images with Illustrator C2
Use the pen tool, type, and image placing
Choose the correct Photoshop mode for your creation
Create images on PhotoShop CS2 for print
Paint and retouch images
Create and secure PDF files with Acrobat 7.0
Edit and extract text and graphics
Build and publish a Web site with GoLive CS2
Work with multimedia

Packed with easy-to-follow steps and guidance, you’ll be up to speed with all the features in no time. With these six great reference guides rolled into one, this is the ultimate book for becoming a CS2 pro!

Adobe Creative Cloud Design Tools All-in-One for Dummies

Your all-in-one guide to Adobe’s new Creative Cloud

Packed with more than a thousand pages of content, Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is exactly what you need to get your head in the Creative Cloud. Written by designers for designers, this book is filled with useful information and expert instruction that spans eight minibooks to help you get started with Adobe Creative Cloud, InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, Photoshop CC, Acrobat XI, Dreamweaver CC, Flash Professional CC, and Fireworks CC. You’ll learn the latest graphic design and web development tools, tricks, and techniques; watch your productivity explode; and unleash your creative genius with this valuable resource.

Helps print, web, and mobile media professionals get the very most out of the latest features and techniques available in Adobe Creative Cloud
Provides beginners with design basics while providing the depth of coverage sought by more experienced design professionals
Covers the key features and tools in seven of Adobe’s most popular Creative Cloud applications (InDesign,
Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Dreamweaver, Flash Professional, and Fireworks) plus a minibook dedicated to Creative Cloud basics

From 3D images and vivid illustrations to dynamic web pages and interactive effects, this comprehensive guide shows you how to do it all!

Photoshop Elements 3 for Dummies

Do you want to rearm Venus de Milo, shave Uncle Harry’s beard, or turn gray skies to blue? Have at it with Photoshop Elements 3 For Dummies, your guide to enhancing the effect, fixing the flaws, or adding artistic effects to your photos. You’ll discover how to: Import and organize your photos Create, rearrange, blend and manipulate layers to create a composite image Save photos using the correct file format– TIFF (Tagged Image File Format, PDF (Portable Document Format), or BMP (for PC users) Save for the Web with JPEG and GIF Take advantage of the terrific Help Great Help system, including a How To palette with step-by-step tutorials for image editing and features Create a slide show, a picture package, or a Web photo gallery
PhotoshopElements 3 For Dummies was written by Dele McClelland, award-winning author of more than 75 titles, including Photoshop for Dummies and Photoshop CS Bible , and Galen Fott, writer and reviewer for Macworld and PC Magazine. It includes 16 pages of full-color examples that demonstrate capabilities and show you “before” and “after” photos. You’ll get step-by-step specifics on techniques that can transform your photos, including:

Selecting the area you want to work with using the lasso, marquee, or magic wand tools or the selection brush Using the healing brush to remove imperfections such as blemishes and the new red eye removal tool to remove that demonic glow Adjusting color with a variety of tools and techniques Applying filters such as Blur, Gaussian Blur, Colored Pencil, Diffuse Glow, Glass, Glowing Edges and many more Color correcting quickly with fast color-corrections Using the layer styles in the Styles and Effects palette to let your imagination go wild with painting, drawing, applying drop shadows and bevels, adding text, and more Using the brush, pencil, eraser, shape and cookie cutter tools Working with the type tools, including formatting options, warping type into unusual shapes, and creating outline type Making the most of the effects, including frame, image effects, text effects, and textures Using Photomerge to create panoramic pictures
PhotoshopElements 3 For Dummies doesn’t just give you instructions–it gives you ideas. You’ll be inspired to capitalize on the capabilities and explore different techniques to enhance and share your photos.