Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies, 3rd Edition

  • 10h 17m
  • Christopher Smith, Jennifer Smith
  • John Wiley & Sons (US)
  • 2021

Adobe Creative Cloud makes the most popular tools used by designers, photographers, and other creative professionals accessible in a single place. Adobe Creative Cloud All-in-One For Dummies is the ultimate one-stop reference guide for how to use them all. Whatever gets your creative juices flowing, you'll find the in-depth guidance required to deliver the results you want, from polishing-up photos and images to creating illustrations and designs. And once your assets are just how you want them, you can pick up best practices for managing and publishing via the amazing Adobe Bridge.

Written by pro designers for those getting started with this powerful set of tools, this book gives you an overview of Creative Cloud and step-by-step coverage of the major applications—InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat Pro, and Adobe XD, and Adobe Bridge—in seven mini-books that take you from the basics to more advanced topics. You'll also discover how to get your work noticed by building personal galleries and displaying your creative wares.

  • Find the essentials on the top tools in Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Build and enhance your design skills
  • Protect your documents with Acrobat Pro
  • Get the most out of each program with insider tips

Whatever your skill level and project needs, you'll find the essentials you need to demystify these complex programs and the knowledge to make your work shine even more brightly through the Cloud!

In this Book

  • Introduction
  • The Creative Cloud
  • Creative Cloud Application Management
  • Creative Cloud Extras for You
  • Using Common Menus and Commands
  • Exploring Common Panels
  • Organizing and Managing Your Files with Adobe Bridge
  • Taking Advantage of Metadata in Adobe Bridge
  • Using Automation Tools in Adobe Bridge
  • Getting into Photoshop CC Basics
  • Messing with Mode Matters
  • Making Selective Changes
  • Using the Photoshop Pen Tool
  • Creating Images in the Right Resolution for Print and the Web
  • Creating a Good Image
  • Working with Painting and Retouching Tools
  • Using Layers
  • Going Beyond the Basics with Layers
  • Saving Photoshop Images for Print and the Web
  • Introducing InDesign CC
  • Working with Text and Text Frames
  • Understanding Page Layout
  • Drawing in InDesign
  • Understanding Color
  • Clipping Paths, Alignment, and Object Transformation
  • Exporting to PDF and Printing
  • Creating Digital Documents Using EPUB and Publish Online
  • Discovering Illustrator CC
  • Using the Selection Tools
  • Creating Basic Shapes and Beyond
  • Using the Pen Tool and Integrating Images
  • Using Type in Illustrator
  • Organizing Your Illustrations
  • Using Layers
  • Livening up Illustrations with Color
  • Using the Transform and Distortion Tools
  • Working with Transparency and Special Effects Tools
  • Using Filters and Effects
  • Using Your Illustrator Images
  • Introducing the XD Workspace
  • Working with Artboards
  • Creating Your User Interface (UI) with Shapes, Paths, and Custom Shapes
  • Building Your UI
  • Working with Text in Your XD Project
  • Working with Imagery in XD
  • Creating Design Libraries
  • Adding Interactivity to Your XD Project
  • Sharing Your XD Project