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Web Design Basics for Adobe Dreamweaver CC
By James J. Maivald
Jan 26, 2015
Whether you use thumbnails and wireframes, Photoshop or just a vivid imagination, Dreamweaver can quickly turn your design concepts into complete, standards-based CSS layouts. In this chapter from Adobe Dreamweaver CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), James J. Maivald covers the basics of webpage design, how to create page thumbnails and wireframes, and how to use Photoshop to generate site image assets automatically.
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Image Editing Basics for Adobe Photoshop Elements 13
By Jeff Carlson
Jan 12, 2015
This lesson from Adobe Photoshop Elements 13 Classroom in a Book begins with an overview of the core concepts behind image correction, and then introduces a range of quick and easy techniques to help you get more from your photos in just a few clicks.
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Working with Animations in Adobe InDesign CC
By Diane Burns, Sandee Cohen
Jan 1, 2015
Even if you’ve never created any sort of video or animation, it’s easy to apply motion effects to InDesign elements. Learn how in this excerpt from Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC: Moving Beyond Print to Digital.
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Interview with Diane Burns and Sandee Cohen on Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC
By Sandee Cohen, Diane Burns
Dec 26, 2014
Diane Burns and Sandee Cohen, authors of Digital Publishing with Adobe InDesign CC, answer interview questions for designers about moving from print to digital format and layout.
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Animating Text in Adobe After Effects CC (2014 release)
By Andrew Faulkner, Brie Gyncild
Dec 23, 2014
Adobe After Effects offers many ways to animate text. You can animate text layers by manually creating keyframes in the Timeline panel, using animation presets, or using expressions. You can even animate individual characters or words in a text layer. In this lesson from Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll employ several different animation techniques, including some that are unique to text, while you design the opening title credits for an animated documentary called Road Trip. You’ll also take advantage of Adobe Typekit to install a font for use in your project.
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12 Principles to Create Realistic Animation the Disney Way
By Steven Bradley
Dec 18, 2014
Transitions and CSS animations can help make websites friendlier, but their movement can be mechanical and somewhat unrealistic if not handled well. Website designer/developer Steven Bradley shows how designers can take a cue from the animators at Disney and the 12 principles of animation they follow, and apply to all their work.
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The Benefits of Using CSS Animations
By Steven Bradley
Dec 4, 2014
Steven Bradley discusses the benefits of CSS animations vs. transitions in this chapter from CSS Animations and Transitions for the Modern Web.
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Ten Most Useful Tips to Get the Most from Premiere Pro CC
By Maxim Jago
Dec 2, 2014
Maxim Jago, author of Adobe Premiere Pro CC Learn by Video (2014 release), shares simple tips you can use on countless Premiere Pro projects, including some hidden gems and helpful timesavers. Enjoy Premiere Pro CC, which is a powerful and flexible editing system with a huge range of features, with more added all the time.
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Transforming Artwork in Adobe Illustrator CC
By Brian Wood
Nov 24, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll create content and use it in a ticket for a sporting event. You'll learn how to add, edit, rename, reorder and navigate artboards, work with rulers and guides, move, scale, and rotate objects, reflect, shear, and distort objects, position objects with precision, position and align content with Smart Guides, use the Free Transform tool to distort an object, and create a PDF.
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Working with Basic Shapes in Adobe Illustrator CC (2014 release)
By Brian Wood
Nov 3, 2014
Brian Wood walks you through part of a postcard project using Adobe Illustrator CC in this excerpt from Adobe Illustrator CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
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Organizing Media in Adobe Premiere Pro CC (2014 release)
By Maxim Jago
Oct 21, 2014
In this lesson from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll learn how to organize your clips using the Project panel, which is the heart of your project. You’ll create special folders, called bins, to divide your clips into categories. You’ll also learn about adding important metadata and labels to your clips.
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Animating Symbols in Adobe Flash Professional CC (2014 release)
By Russell Chun
Sep 29, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe Flash Professional CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), learn how to use Flash Professional to change almost any aspect of an object—position, color, transparency, size, rotation, and more—over time. Motion tweening is the basic technique of creating animation with symbol instances.
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Saving Assets with Adobe Generator
By Brie Gyncild, Andrew Faulkner
Sep 16, 2014
This excerpt from Adobe After Effects CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release) shows you how Adobe Generator can easily generate a JPEG, PNG, or GIF image from the contents of a layer or layer group in a Photoshop file.
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Layer Basics in Adobe Photoshop CC (2014 release)
By Andrew Faulkner, Brie Gyncild
Sep 9, 2014
In this excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you will learn how to work with layers in Adobe Photoshop CC.
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Retiming Clips in Adobe Premiere Pro Professional CC (2014 release)
By Maxim Jago
Sep 3, 2014
Maxim Jago reviews fixed speed changes, the time-remapping feature, and some other options that let you make clip playback speed, in this excerpt from Adobe Premiere Pro CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
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Working with Objects in Adobe InDesign CC (2014 release)
By Kelly Kordes Anton, John Cruise
Aug 19, 2014
In this lesson from Adobe InDesign CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release), you’ll work on a pair of spreads that make up a four-page newsletter. You’ll add text and images and make several modifications to the objects on the two spreads.
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Adding and Styling Text in Adobe Muse CC (2014 release)
By Brian Wood
Aug 14, 2014
Adobe Muse provides numerous tools for creating, editing, and formatting text, whether it’s created within the program or imported from another source. Brian Wood shows you how to add styling and text in Adobe Muse CC in this excerpt from Adobe Muse CC Classroom in a Book (2014 release).
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Five Critical Techniques for Creating Seamless Photoshop Composites
By Bret Malley
Aug 13, 2014
Bret Malley, author of Adobe Master Class: Advanced Compositing in Photoshop, enjoys creating digital composites that sometimes seem to turn reality upside-down. Learn five of his techniques for using Photoshop's digital sleight-of-hand to create results that can blow your mind.
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Activities: Key Tools in Your Adobe Target Optimization Tool Belt
By Brian Hawkins, Lily Chiu-Watson
Aug 11, 2014
By the end of this lesson from Adobe Target Classroom in a Book, you should have a holistic view of how activity variation will allow you to get the most out of your optimization efforts.
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Processing Photos in Lightroom's Develop Module
By Jan Kabili
Jul 21, 2014
Jan Kabili shows you how to use the intuitive controls in Lightroom’s Develop module to adjust color, tone, and composition without changing the pixels in your photographs.

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