Creative Suite 4 Integration By Dave Cross

2 hr 9 min
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Learn how to take advantage of the interactivity of tools found in Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign CS4

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Instructor Dave Cross welcomes viewers to his course on CS4 integration
Using Bridge to help plan your project and organize the files you will be using
Place graphics directly from Bridge into Photoshop
Taking advantages of the automated features built into Bridge
Starting with the ideal color mode and resolution settings in Illustrator
Using the Illustrator color choosing options to set up the color scheme, and sharing that color palette with other applications
How to create basic shapes and designs and using multiple artboards in one document
How to move Illustrator graphics into Photoshop and InDesign with the most flexibility
Taking advantage of Illustrator layers in InDesign
Starting with the ideal color mode and resolution settings in Photoshop
How to take full advantage of the flexibility of Camera Raw, Smart Objects and Smart
Taking advantage of Photoshop layers in InDesign
Creating Layer Comps and using them in InDesign
How to move Custom Shapes from Photoshop into Illustrator
How to take artwork created in Illustrator and make in permanently available in Photoshop
How to turn Illustrator artwork into a fully editable multi-layered Photoshop document
The most important factors in setting up a document and taking advantage of Master Pages
How to import Photoshop and Illustrator graphics into InDesign
Working with text in InDesign
Taking advantage of styles that can easily be applied to text and graphic objects
How to create interactive PDF and SWF files
Using a displacement map to make an Illustrator logo look like it is printed on a shirt
How to create a wedding album template
Using Bridge and Illustrator to create a live 3D filmstrip effect
Thanks for following along. Hope you learned a lot.
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Dave Cross


For over 25 years, Dave Cross has been helping photographers and creative professionals get the most out of their software. Starting with Adobe Illustrator classes in 1987, Dave has taught Photoshop,Illustrator and InDesign to thousands of users around the world. He has a Bachelor of Education, is an Adobe Certified Instructor and is a Ce...

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