Adobe Graphics & Web Technology Courses

Adobe Fireworks
Two Days - Instructor-led

Target Student

This course is intended for students looking to learn and use the features and functions of Adobe Fireworks .

Prerequisites

Before taking this course, students should be familiar with the basic functions of their computer's operating system such as creating folders and launching programs. Students should also have basic Windows application skills, such as copying and pasting objects, formatting text, saving files, and more. Students should be familiar with web terminologies.

Course Objectives:

  • Get acquainted with Adobe Fireworks
  • Create shapes in a document
  • Create vector paths
  • Insert and manipulate text in a Fireworks document
  • Work with bitmap graphics
  • Enhance the objects in a drawing
  • Work with pages in a document
  • Create hotspots for images and link the images to web pages
  • Create web elements
  • Finalize a document
  • Organize creative assets using Adobe Bridge

Course Outline

Lesson 1: The Adobe Fireworks CS5 Environment

  • The Adobe Fireworks CS5 Interface
  • Customize the Interface
  • Use Fireworks Help
  • Explore the Adobe Bridge Workspace

Lesson 2: Creating Shapes in a Document

  • Create a Document
  • Differentiate Between Raster and Vector Graphics
  • Draw Basic Shapes
  • Save a Document

Lesson 3: Creating Vector Paths

  • Draw Paths
  • Modify Paths

Lesson 4: Working with Text

  • Insert Text
  • Make Text to Flow on a Path
  • Convert Text to Paths
  • Import Text
  • Insert Special Characters

Lesson 5: Working with Bitmap Graphics

  • Import and Resize Bitmap Graphics
  • Edit Bitmap Graphics

Lesson 6: Enhancing Objects

  • Align Objects
  • Modify Vector Graphics
  • Work with Vector Graphics Color
  • Format Text with Styles
  • Apply Live Filters to Objects

Lesson 7: Working with Pages

  • Generate Pages
  • Create Layers

Lesson 8: Working with Hotspots

  • Create Hotspots
  • Add Links to Hotspots

Lesson 9: Creating Web Elements

  • Create Symbols
  • Create States
  • Slice an Object
  • Apply Rollover Effects

Lesson 10: Finalizing Documents

  • Check a Document for Spelling Errors
  • Optimize Images
  • Export a Document

Lesson 11: Organizing Assets Using Adobe Bridge

  • Customize the Adobe Bridge Workspace
  • Append Metadata to Assets