Design with Adobe Creative Cloud Classroom in a Book: Basic Projects using Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, and More

Design with Adobe Creative Cloud Classroom in a Book: Basic Projects using Photoshop, InDesign, Muse, and More
By Adobe Creative Team

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Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest way to learn design with Adobe Creative Cloud choose Design with Adobe Creative Cloud: Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team. Project-based lessons show readers, step-by-step, the key techniques for working with multiple Adobe applications. Readers learn what they need to know to create engaging layouts for print and web publishing. This completely revised edition covers new tools and essential performance and workflow enhancements, including how to set up assets in Bridge CC, use Content-Aware tools on images and edit video in Photoshop CC, create accurate image tracings in Illustrator CC, design print layouts and documents for mobile devices in InDesign CC, and build a website that works across desktop and mobile devices in Muse CC without writing code.


Lesson files and assets are included as a download so readers can work step-by-step along with the book.


“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” –Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts

Product Details

  • Amazon Sales Rank: #139362 in Books
  • Published on: 2013-09-02
  • Ingredients: Example Ingredients
  • Original language: English
  • Number of items: 1
  • Dimensions: 9.13" h x .57" w x 7.37" l, .0 pounds
  • Binding: Paperback
  • 320 pages


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Editorial Reviews

About the Author

The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe web design products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams and Adobe's Instructional Communications team to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.

Customer Reviews

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19 of 20 people found the following review helpful.
3Not As Expected
By C. Lovelady
I've been wanting this book for a long time and finally bit the bullet and purchased it to help me learn more about Photoshop, Illustrator, and Muse, specifically. The first section I completed (Section 2) was interesting and fun. I learned a few things about InDesign that I didn't know and some things about Illustrator and Photoshop. I moved next to Section 1. I found this section a bit harder to work through. I believe Section 2 was easier to work through because I already use InDesign and know how to get around within the program quite well. While working on Section 1 I began to notice that the lesson plans assume the user has a good understanding of the workspace, tools, and panels of all the programs used in each exercise. There aren't many inline graphics showing tools/icons so if you're not familiar with one, you have to hunt to find it before continuing. The prerequisites don't mention the need to have a general working knowledge of each program.

I also expected the exercises to be more basic. For instance when I began working on Section 3 to learn about Muse it immediately jumped me into a website that was mostly complete in its structure. The first exercises were about working with animations. I wanted to learn about setting up the web pages, site map, etc. In my opinion animations shouldn't be the first thing to teach someone.

Overall, I don't believe the description gives justice to the book, which I think is a great tool for those who are already familiar with the basics of the programs and just want to learn more. For those like me who want more basic techniques, look elsewhere. To give it more perspective, I know Corel programs pretty well, so I'm not new to the terms and concepts, I just need to know the specifics of how to do things in Photoshop and Illustrator. This book failed me in that respect.

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
1Already Dated, Rather Obsolete Already, Unfortunately
By Gianna James
I was dismayed to find how dated the material in this manual is. For example, in a chapter that teaches you about the features of InDesign CC, you are told to use a handful of functions and options that no longer exist in the latest InDesign CC update, whatsoever. It was very frustrating and confusing for me. I regret paying what I did for this book.

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful.
2Not worth the price (to me).
By PhotoDan
Overly priced for information that you can get free through Adobe TV. It is a step by step procedure book and useless as reference.

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