Chapter 3. The Game Plan: Developing a Workflow


If you can’t describe what you are doing as a process, you don’t know what you’re doing.

 --W. Edwards Deming

While you can certainly purchase Adobe Creative Suite and use just one of the applications within the collection, the real value of the Suite becomes visible when using each of the applications together in concert. One of the ways to describe the process of using multiple applications to get your work done is by defining a workflow. However, the word workflow can mean a variety of different things.

In this chapter, we’ll discuss exactly what a workflow is, in the context of designing and producing artwork with Adobe Creative Suite applications, and we’ll see how different types of design projects ...

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