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Total Training for Adobe CS3 Print Workflow

Video Description

Learn how to design successfully for print using Adobe CS3 Print Workflow. With print production specialist Claudia McCue as your host for this series, you'll learn what it takes to get your designs printed. You'll also explore various techniques to maximize your designs in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and Acrobat and how to edit graphics in a PDF.

Table of Contents

  1. CHAPTER 1: PHOTOSHOP FOR PRINT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:01:12
    2. Adding Spot Color 00:08:38
    3. Creating a Spot Varnish 00:08:16
    4. Explaining Alpha Channels 00:05:10
    5. Creating Density Masks 00:08:16
    6. Creating a Silhouette 00:04:13
    7. Explain Different File Types 00:03:16
    8. Saving & Comparing Different File Types 00:07:58
  2. CHAPTER 2: ILLUSTRATOR FOR PRINT
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:30
    2. Creating Live Effects 00:09:39
    3. Using the Appearance & Stroke Palettes 00:06:36
    4. Using Live Color 00:03:50
    5. Sharing Swatches 00:01:52
    6. Opening Legacy Files 00:05:57
  3. CHAPTER 3: GRAPHICS IN INDESIGN
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:36
    2. Creating an Object Style & Frame Fitting Options 00:03:48
    3. Good & Bad Ways to Place Images 00:07:22
    4. Copying & Pasting from Illustrator 00:07:00
    5. Updating Missing Links 00:03:38
    6. Using InDesign Files as Artwork & Editing the File 00:05:07
    7. Using Overprint Preview 00:08:43
    8. Hiding Layers in the Object Layer Options 00:06:14
    9. Adjusting Scaling Percentage 00:04:01
  4. CHAPTER 4: USING EFFECTS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:28
    2. Using Bevel and Emboss 00:04:07
    3. Creating a Gradient Feather 00:02:19
    4. Using Effects with Spot Color 00:04:27
    5. Imaging Transparency Successfully 00:06:59
  5. CHAPTER 5: FINDING & FIXING PROBLEMS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Using Separations Preview 00:04:58
    3. Using the Flattener Preview 00:03:41
    4. Using the Ink Manager 00:03:51
    5. Troubleshooting Tips 00:03:54
    6. Checking Document History & Using Interchange 00:05:57
  6. CHAPTER 6: USING PREFLIGHT & PACKAGE
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Preflight Setting & Menu Options 00:06:46
    3. Preparing Your Document for Packaging 00:06:21
    4. Packaging Your Document 00:07:34
  7. CHAPTER 7: EXPORTING TO PDF
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:31
    2. Creating a PDF for Print 00:06:08
    3. Explaining PDF/X-1a for Print 00:06:53
    4. PDF Export Settings 00:07:43
    5. Creating a PDF for Online Viewing 00:07:07
    6. Comparing PDFs 00:02:48
    7. Making a Bad PDF 00:03:16
  8. CHAPTER 8: USING THE PRINT PRODUCTION TOOLS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:38
    2. Overview of the Print Production Toolbar 00:05:14
    3. Using Output Preview 00:04:49
    4. Using the Ink Manager 00:02:30
    5. Using the Convert Colors Tool 00:01:46
    6. Using Preflight Profiles 00:08:28
    7. Using Fixups 00:03:44
    8. Creating & Using Droplets 00:06:59
    9. Using the TouchUp Object Tool 00:04:49
    10. Using the Comment & Markup Toolbar 00:07:37
    11. Summarizing Comments 00:04:01
  9. CHAPTER 9: TIPS & TRICKS
    1. INTRODUCTION 00:00:19
    2. Using the Filter Feature of Bridge 00:01:21
    3. Expanding Artwork in Illustrator 00:03:34
    4. Selecting & Aligning Points in Illustrator 00:01:39
    5. Using Envelope Distort in Illustrator 00:04:41
    6. Entering Values in Fields in InDesign 00:02:03
    7. Using Math in Panels in InDesign 00:01:57
    8. Experimenting with Fonts in InDesign 00:02:01
    9. Using Layout Adjustment in InDesign 00:03:11
    10. Using the B&W Conversion in Photoshop 00:02:52
    11. Using the Quick Selection Tool in Photoshop 00:03:45
    12. Using Displacement Maps in Photoshop 00:09:02
    13. Extracting a Vector Logo from Acrobat 00:04:06
    14. Final Comments & Credits 00:02:07