• Introduction to Fireworks CS5
  • Introduction to Fireworks CS4
$895 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

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Introduction to Fireworks CS5

logo Adobe Fireworks CS5 is a two-day course that provides RIA/Web Designers/Graphic creators with the knowledge and hands-on practice needed to create rich web graphics. You will learn how to use tools in Fireworks to create and edit web graphics with both vector and bitmap images, work with layers, build buttons, components, symbols, slice images, and optimize and export graphics with CSS.

 

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Lesson 1
  • The Workspace
  • Using the Tools Panel
  • Using the Property Selector
  • Configuring panels and panel groups
  • Working with multiple documents
  • Undoing steps
Lesson 2
  • Working with Bitmap Images
  • Resolution and file size
  • Cropping an image
  • Managing images on the canvas
  • Importing images
  • Distortion-free bitmap scaling
  • Adjusting tonal range
  • Using the Align panel
  • Adjusting brightness with the Dodge and Burn tools
  • Applying the Unsharp Mask Live Filter
  • Repairing areas with the Rubber Stamp tool
Lesson 3
  • Working with Selections
  • About selecting objects and selection tools
  • Selecting and modifying with the Magic Wand tool
  • Selecting with the lasso tools
  • Converting a selection path
Lesson 4
  • Working with Vector Graphics
  • About vectors
  • Basic vector drawing techniques
  • Changing the appearence of basic vector shapes
  • Scaling vector objects
  • Adding text to your design
  • Working with Auto Shapes
  • Understanding paths and the Pen tool
  • Editing paths
  • Creating custom shapes
  • Customizing fills and strokes
Lesson 5
  • The Layers Panel
  • About layers
  • Identifying objects
  • Naming objects
  • Rearranging objects within a layer
  • Adding and naming layers
  • Moving objects from one layer to another
  • Creating sub layers
  • Protecting Layers
Lesson 6
  • Masking
  • About masks
  • Designing the banner ad
  • Creating and editing masks
  • Final touches
Lesson 7
  • Working with Text
  • Text Basics
  • Anti-aliasing
  • Special text effects
Lesson 8
  • Optimizing for the Web
  • Optimization basics
  • Optimizing a single image file
  • Fireworks web tools
  • Creating and optimizing slices
  • Creating hotspots
  • Adding interactivity
  • Exporting composite designs
Lesson 9
  • Using Symbols
  • What are symbols?
  • Graphic symbols
  • Button symbols
  • Animation symbols
Lesson 10
  • Prototyping Basics
  • Exploring the Pages panel
  • Creating a page for a multipage mockup
  • Adding hotspots for interactivity
  • Creating a secure, interactive PDF
Lesson 11
  • Advanced Prototyping
  • Prototype orientation
  • Image rollover effects
  • Emulating a Spry data table
  • Working with behaviors
  • Completing the prototype

$895 .00
2 days :: 9:00-5:00

Workshop Dates
No classes scheduled. Call 614-888-4179 for more information on workshops.

Multiple Registrations qualify for 20% discount

Introduction to Fireworks CS4

logo Introduction
Adobe Fireworks CS4: Web Graphic Creation is a two-day course that provides Web Designers-Graphic Creators with the knowledge and hands-on practice needed to create rich web graphics. You will learn how to use tools in Fireworks to create and edit web graphics with both vector and bitmap images, work with layers, build buttons, add rollovers, slice images, and optimize and export graphics.

AudienceTo gain the most from the class, you should already have:

  • Familiarity with the Windows or Macintosh operating system
  • Familiarity with web terminology

 

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Course Outline
Introducing the Course
  • Getting familiar with the course methodology
  • Understanding the course objectives
  • Reviewing the course prerequisites
  • Understanding the course format
  • Outlining the course content
Learning the Basics
  • Introducing Fireworks
  • Navigating the Fireworks interface
  • Opening an existing document
Working with Bitmap Graphics
  • Creating new images
  • Using selection tools
  • Modifying bitmap images
  • Working with bitmap tools and colors tools
Creating a Logo with Vectors and Layers
  • Using vector tools
  • Using strokes and fills
  • Selecting and grouping
  • Using layers
  • Using masks
  • Using the text tool
  • Using filters and styles
  • Combining simple paths
Creating Buttons
  • Creating buttons
  • Using graphics as buttons
Creating Image Maps and Rollovers
  • Adding interactivity
  • Slicing objects
  • Adding behaviors
  • Creating disjointed rollovers
  • Creating a pop-up menu
Optimizing and Exporting
  • Exporting from Fireworks
  • Optimizing graphics
  • Exporting graphics
  • Exporting as HTML

 

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