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Fireworks 101: Rookie Glasgow

Fireworks 101: Rookie
  • Price £495.00
  • Level Introduction
  • Duration 2 day(s)
All major credit cards accepted


Web Graphic Creation is a two-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 optimise and export graphics.


This course is for people wanting to learn how to edit and prepare images for the web with Fireworks.

Assumed Knowledge

Familiarity with web terminology will be an advantage.


You learn about:

  • Editing bitmap objects
  • Using Fireworks tools to create and edit graphics
  • Working with layers, drawing, styling, and editing shapes and text
  • Creating image maps
  • Optimising and exporting graphics
  • Slicing images,
  • Fireworks – Dreamweaver integration
  • Creating multistate navigation buttons
  • Disjointed rollovers
  • And pop-up menus

Course Content

Introducing the Course

  • Getting familiar with the course methodology and format
  • Understanding the course objectives
  • Reviewing the course prerequisites
  • Outlining the course content

Adobe Fireworks New Features

  • Robust prototypes
  • Import from other design applications
  • Hierarchical organizational structure
  • Customizable symbols
  • New blend modes and effects
  • New color palette
  • Dreamweaver & Flash integration
  • Adobe Bridge

Working with Bitmap Graphics

  • 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 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 behaviours
  • Creating disjointed rollovers
  • Creating a pop-up menu

Optimizing and Exporting

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

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