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Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5 Classroom in a Book by Adobe Creative Team

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11. Drawing and Editing Artwork

Lesson Overview

When it comes to designing application prototypes, or for creating simple icons, background shapes, panels, and buttons, you’ll find everything you need right here in Flash Catalyst.

If you have a copy of Adobe Photoshop CS5 or Adobe Illustrator CS5 installed, you can also take advantage of the Flash Catalyst integrated round-trip editing features. Select the artwork you want to edit, launch Illustrator or Photoshop, and then return the edited artwork to Flash Catalyst. The artwork maintains its exact location in the application.

In this lesson, you’ll learn how to do the following:

• Use the rulers, guides, and grid

• Draw basic shapes and lines

• Change stroke and fill settings

• Add and modify ...

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