Macromedia Fireworks MX 2004 is a 2 day course that provides Web Designers/ Graphic Creators with the knowledge and hands-on practice needed to create rich web graphics.
You will learn how to use tools in Fireworks to create and edit web graphics with both vector and bitmap images, work with layers, build buttons, add rollovers, slice images, and optimize and export graphics.
Who will benefit? This course is for people new to web design and development and want to use Dreamweaver MX 2004 to build intuitive, attractive and accessible websites.
Familiarity with a Windows or Macintosh environment.
Familiarity with web terminology.
By the end of the course delegates will be able to:
Understand Fireworks and its interface.
Use Fireworks tools to create and edit graphics.
Draw, style, and edit shapes / text, and edit bitmap objects.
Work with layers, image maps and image slices.
Create multi-state navigation buttons, disjointed rollovers, and pop-up menus.
Optimize and export graphics.
Use Fireworks-Dreamweaver and Flash integration.
Learning the Basics Introduction to Fireworks MX 2004
Fireworks MX 2004 interface
Opening an existing document
Working with BitmapGraphics Creating new images
Using selection tools
Modifying bitmap images
Working with additional bitmap tools
Creating a Logo with Vectors and Layers Using vector tools
Using strokes and fills
Selecting and grouping
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
Creating a pop-up menu
Optimizing and Exporting Exporting from Fireworks
Exporting as HTML