Fireworks CS6

Fireworks CS6

$49.99

Total Run Time: 3.68 hrs

Total Training for Adobe Fireworks CS6 will give you a solid grip on the primary tools used to create compelling, interactive screen designs. Ideal for webpages, mobile applications and anything that uses a touchscreen, Fireworks CS6 has amazing new tools and features that make whatever you need to design a snap to create.

Highlights

  1. CSS3 and CSS Sprite export
  2. Improved Access to Color
  3. Separate Alpha support for fill and stroke
  4. Expanded Common Library of Symbols
  5. jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning

 

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Description

With new support for CSS3 and the jQuery Mobile Framework, Fireworks makes it easy to repurpose your design for multiple platforms. This Fireworks CS6 training shows you that combining these new features with Fireworks’ robust toolset will make your skills that much more valuable in today’s competitive market.

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Course outline

Chapter 1 WHAT IS FIREWORKS? 02:45 min)

  1. What is Fireworks?
Chapter 2 GETTING STARTED 20:01 min)

  1. The Application Frame & Creating a New Document
  2. Exploring the Tools, Commands & Guides
  3. Canvas Properties, Smart Guides, Tooltips & Preferences
Chapter 3 WORKING WITH VECTOR SHAPES 44:54 min)

  1. Using the Vector Tools
  2. Introducing the Color Tools & Live Filters
  3. Taking Advantage of Improved Color Access
  4. Utilizing the New Alpha Support for Fill & Stroke
  5. Creating a Banner Ad
Chapter 4 WORKING WITH BITMAPS 17:27 min)

  1. Using the Bitmap Selection Tools
  2. Performing Image Correction
  3. Vector Masking
Chapter 5 CREATING TEXT 33:24 min)

  1. Creating & Formatting Text
  2. Optimizing, Distorting & Adding Effects to Text
  3. Formatting Paragraphs, Checking Spelling & Adjusting Kearning
  4. Advanced Text Features
Chapter 6 USING SYMBOLS & THE COMMON LIBRARY 06:42 min)

  1. Creating a Symbol
  2. Using the Common Library
Chapter 7 WORKING WITH LAYERS & PAGES 09:59 min)

  1. Working with Layers
  2. Working with Pages
Chapter 8 ANIMATING IN FIREWORKS 12:26 min)

  1. Creating an Animated GIF
  2. Tweening & Adjusting States Using Onion Skinning
Chapter 9 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 1:07:26 min)

  1. Wireframing
  2. Designing a Mockup
  3. Adding Paragraphs, Lists & Text Fields to the Mockup
  4. Designing a Mobile Version of the Mockup
  5. Slicing & Optimizing
  6. Exporting, Saving & Extracting CSS Properties
  7. The New CSS Sprites & jQuery Mobile Skinning Options
Chapter 10 INTEGRATING WITH OTHER CS6 APPLICATIONS 06:30 min)

  1. Integrating with Photoshop®
  2. Integrating with Illustrator®
  3. Credits

Presenter Info

Patrick FosterPatrick Foster has been a graphic designer for nearly 20 years. He currently manages his own design consultancy in Vancouver, British Columbia, and is a professor of Graphic Design at Vancouver Island University.