Adobe Fireworks - New User

Category: Graphics & Web Design, Adobe Fireworks

Image Concepts

  • About graphics on the web
  • Planning graphic content
  • Download times
  • Image formats

The Fireworks Interface

  • Setting preferences
  • Using the menu bar/panels
  • Working with image/object modes
  • Creating a new document
  • Importing images/graphics
  • Magnifying
  • Using the info palette

Working with Selections

  • Using the selection tools
  • Selection options
  • Feathering
  • Editing images

Drawing and Editing

  • Working with the drawing tool
  • Creating shapes/lines
  • Working with the colour tools
  • Using the colour table
  • Using the colour mixer
  • Working with swatches

Working with Vectors

  • Using the modify bar
  • Rotating/scaling vectors
  • Grouping/splitting
  • Arrange and align
  • Merging vectors
  • Masking with vectors

Working with Text and Styles

  • Inserting text
  • Using the text palette
  • Typography and formatting
  • Using styles and effects
  • Saving styles
  • Putting text on a path

Using Layers

  • Working with the layers palette
  • Creating/deleting layers
  • Changing layer order
  • Maintaining layers
  • Sharing layers

Animating Graphics

  • About animation
  • Using tweening
  • Working with symbols/instances
  • Animated symbols
  • Using the frames panel
  • Frame x frame animating
  • Frame timing

Working with Slices

  • Setting up links
  • Inserting slices
  • Naming and exporting slices

Creating Buttons and Rollovers

  • About JavaScript and behaviours
  • Setting up a rollover
  • Simple rollovers

Optimization

  • Using the optimization panel
  • Optimizing simple graphics/Quality images
  • GIF vs JPEG – when and why
  • GIF's and the colour palette
  • GIF colour options
  • JPEG's and quality settings

About SquareOne

SquareOne is among the UK's leading providers of IT training to businesses of all shapes and sizes. Our company pledge is to deliver inspiring, motivational and cost effective training which brings about tangible improvements in productivity. Through our training courses, individuals are able to gain lifelong skills and realise their full potential while clients achieve their corporate goals.

Course Objectives

Adobe Fireworks is part of the Creative Suite collection

This two day training course provides a comprehensive introduction to Fireworks, allowing you to create a wide variety of visual elements for your web sites. You will learn to create animated gifs for banner ads, edit images, create rollover buttons, slice up content and optimise your files for the web. This Fireworks course is ideal for anyone who needs to produce professional Web graphics.

Course Details

Duration: 2 Days

Timings: 09:30 - 16:30

Training Locations

This training is delivered as a closed course at your company's premises. We can bring our mobile IT classroom to any UK or European location, so no matter where you are based, SquareOne can come to you.

Where We Have Trained

SquareOne have delivered training solutions throughout the UK in locations such as London, Liverpool, Wirral, Merseyside, Blackpool, Manchester, Sussex, Surrey, Hampshire, Edinburgh and Belfast. We have also trained at international locations such as France, Germany, Switzerland, Scandinavia and USA.

Training has been delivered to a diverse range of industries including oil and gas, agriculture, automobile manufacture, food production, the arts and finance.

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E: enquiries@squareonetraining.com

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