This course will create web graphics from start to finish with Fireworks CS3. Students will explore Dreamweaver CS3 integration such as the new Copy/Paste function. Website graphics will be created from scratch to completion. Students will learn about image optimization, file formats such as GIF, JPG and PNG, tweening live effects, creating rollovers and mocking up entire websites in Fireworks to export to Dreamweaver.

Course Outline

Learning the Basics

  • Introducing Fireworks CS3
  • Navigating the Fireworks CS3 interface
  • Opening an existing document
  • Working with Multiple Pages in Fireworks
  • Web design workflow from conception to publishing

Working with Bitmap Graphics

  • Creating new images
  • Using selection tools
  • Modifying bitmap images
  • Working with additional bitmap tools

Prototyping Web Sites

  • Using the Pages panel to prototype web sites
  • Working with hierarchical layers to organize in sublayers

Creating Logos with Vectors and Layers

  • Using vector tools with the new Path Panel
  • Using strokes and fills
  • Selecting and grouping
  • Using layers
  • Using the Text tool
  • Using effects and styles
  • Combining simple paths

Creating Buttons

  • Creating buttons
  • Using graphics as buttons

Creating Image Maps and Rollovers

  • Adding interactivity
  • Slicing objects
  • Adding behaviors
  • Creating disjointed rollovers
  • Creating a pop-up menu

Optimizing and Exporting

  • Exporting from Fireworks
  • Optimizing graphics
  • Exporting graphics
  • Exporting as HTML

Integration with other CS3 Applications

  • Accessibility to Photoshop Live Effects
  • Maintaining layers from Photoshop and Illustratror
  • Copy/Pasting directly into Dreamweaver or Flash
  • Creating Flash slide shows

Symbols and “9-slice” Scaling

  • Converting graphics to Symbols in Fireworks
  • Working with the Symbol Editor
  • Using 9 -Slice Scaling to resize Symbols
  • Setting Scaling Guides to control what areas are scaled
  • Using the Common Library of Symbols

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