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Adobe Fireworks CS6

£89.00

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

Highlights:

  • CSS3 and CSS Sprite export
  • Improved Access to Colour
  • Separate Alpha support for fill and stroke
  • Expanded Common Library of Symbols
  • jQuery Mobile Theme Skinning

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

Syllabus:

Chapter 1 WHAT IS FIREWORKS? 02:45 min)

  • What is Fireworks?

Chapter 2 GETTING STARTED 20:01 min)

  • The Application Frame & Creating a New Document
  • Exploring the Tools, Commands & Guides
  • Canvas Properties, Smart Guides, Tooltips & Preferences

Chapter 3 WORKING WITH VECTOR SHAPES 44:54 min)

  • Using the Vector Tools
  • Introducing the Colour Tools & Live Filters
  • Taking Advantage of Improved Colour Access
  • Utilizing the New Alpha Support for Fill & Stroke
  • Creating a Banner Ad

Chapter 4 WORKING WITH BITMAPS 17:27 min)

  • Using the Bitmap Selection Tools
  • Performing Image Correction
  • Vector Masking

Chapter 5 CREATING TEXT 33:24 min)

  • Creating & Formatting Text
  • Optimizing, Distorting & Adding Effects to Text
  • Formatting Paragraphs, Checking Spelling & Adjusting Kearning
  • Advanced Text Features

Chapter 6 USING SYMBOLS & THE COMMON LIBRARY 06:42 min)

  • Creating a Symbol
  • Using the Common Library

Chapter 7 WORKING WITH LAYERS & PAGES 09:59 min)

  • Working with Layers
  • Working with Pages

Chapter 8 ANIMATING IN FIREWORKS 12:26 min)

  • Creating an Animated GIF
  • Tweening & Adjusting States Using Onion Skinning

Chapter 9 PUTTING IT ALL TOGETHER 1:07:26 min)

  • Wireframing
  • Designing a Mockup
  • Adding Paragraphs, Lists & Text Fields to the Mockup
  • Designing a Mobile Version of the Mockup
  • Slicing & Optimizing
  • Exporting, Saving & Extracting CSS Properties
  • The New CSS Sprites & jQuery Mobile Skinning Options

Chapter 10 INTEGRATING WITH OTHER CS6 APPLICATIONS 06:30 min)

  • Integrating with Photoshop®
  • Integrating with Illustrator®
  • Credits

Course Delivery:    Online
Course Duration:     3.68 hrs

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