Bring Your Web Design to Life: Creating Rich Media Websites with Adobe Creative Suite
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Chris Converse is an award-winning designer, whose expertise is a perfect balance between traditional and interactive mediums, including print, interactive, DVD and CD-ROM production, animation, corporate identity, branding and photography. His company Chris Converse Design has worked with high profile clients including Adobe Systems, AOL, Comcast, Campbells, Pepperidge Farm, Johnson and Johnson, Pfizer, and many more. In addition to hands-on experience, Chris has taught new media courses and has created and presented content as a guest speaker at a number of industry events including Adobe Max. Chris holds a BFA in Graphic Design from The Rochester Institute of Technology.
This essential new DVD/book combo from award-winning designer Chris Converse will have viewers transforming static Web designs into visually rich, interactive web sites in no time. Focusing on beginner web designers and print designers who need to optimize their designs for the web, Chris will walk the viewer through all of the tools in Adobe's Creative Suite Web Premium. With over 4 hours of high quality video tutorials, the viewer will learn how to create a Dreamweaver website project, slice a completed design in Photoshop or Fireworks, build CSS rules for layout, format content and navigation with CSS, import and animate illustrator files in flash, edit and apply motion graphics to video with Photoshop Extended, and much more. The accompanying book is a handy reference that provides an outline of the video tutorials as well as the basic principles covered. By the end of the training viewers will have the skills and knowledge to create a fully functioning web page with interactivity and embedded video.
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The most comprehensive video/booklet on the market, hands down,
This review is from: Bring Your Web Design to Life: Creating Rich Media Websites with Adobe Creative Suite (DVD-ROM)Chris Converse doesn't do a good job at training - he does a superior one. This video will take you through creating a website from start to finish, while thoroughly explaining each step of the way and why he does it this way. What he teaches you in this amazing video is "lean" meaning there is no filler and he doesn't talk just to talk. He will take you through each step on how to build a rich media website using the Adobe Creative Suite and you will discover his workflow and why it's the most efficient. If you have any doubts about what you know or don't know about CSS, Chris explains and clearly demonstrates it all.
In the short time I have been working on the web, most webmasters don't fully understand CSS and what it means to make something "pixel perfect." Chris shows you how to create the layout that you want to and position everything exactly how you want it to appear. Not only does he show you how but the DVD comes with exercise files so you can inspect what... Read more
very helpful DVD and booklet,
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This review is from: Bring Your Web Design to Life: Creating Rich Media Websites with Adobe Creative Suite (DVD-ROM)I haven't had the time to do the whole DVD cause there is so much there to learn but what I did I enjoyed and found helpful. So I would say it is worth while to buy if you want to know about web designing. I purchased it from: Sold by: blondieboys2 they sent it out in a timely fashion and it arrived in excellent condition. I would recommend the company as well.
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