Removing Backgrounds in FW

Adobe Systems offering useful designing tools for both kind of design as raster and vector graphic designs, in this post we would like to share something about Adobe Fireworks Tutorials, Photoshop not only tool to create something more creative and professional designs, Fireworks provides a unique balance between both kind of graphics that’s why we sharing some selective fireworks tutorials to enhance your skillset.

Fireworks also helping for html slicing and photo enhancement and below tutorials will help you on this way with “How-To Use Fireworks As Professionals [Tutorials]” hopefully this collection of fireworks tutorials will explain more features and techniques.

Web Site Design Tutorial

So in this tutorial I will show you a little bit of how I created it using Fireworks. Of course you can do the same thing in Photoshop, the commands will change a bit but the process is practically the same.

Web Site Design Tutorial

Reader Tutorial: Fireworks – Interactive Prototypes in PDF

This is my first tutorial and I really want to explain to you how to generate interactive prototypes directly from Fireworks in a PDF format. This kind of prototype can be very useful for layouts approval with clients or just to make the communication between the design development team easier.

Reader Tutorial: Fireworks - Interactive Prototypes in PDF

Fireworks 101

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Fireworks 101

Fireworks Tutorial – Glowing translucent orb

Fireworks Tutorial - Glowing translucent orb

Photograph focus effect in Adobe Fireworks

Adobe fireworks photograph effect to create focused region clear and rest blur.

Photograph focus effect in Adobe Fireworks

Add Radial Gradient in Text

This is a tip good for poster art. Add a radial gradient in bold text to spice things up. If you’re tired of using borders and bevels,

Add Radial Gradient in Text

Photo Inspiration: New Year’s Fireworks

It’s a new year and no better way to celebrate it than watching some really good fireworks, so if you missed out or you just can’t get enough here is a selection of New Year’s Fireworks photos from all over the world, Enjoy and Happy New Years.

Photo Inspiration: New Year's Fireworks

Create a Collage by Fading Images in Fireworks CS4

In this tutorial you will learn how to create a beautiful header collage of 4 different pictures in a few simple steps using Fireworks CS4!

Create a Collage by Fading Images in Fireworks CS4

Resize Multiple Images in Fireworks

This fully automated technique is a great time saver for those who want to optimize/resize a bulk of images.

Resize Multiple Images in Fireworks

Extract Image Effect

In this tutorial you are going to learn how to get sharp or smooth edges when deleting unwanted areas of an image using Fireworks. Feathering creates a transparent effect for the selected pixels. Using the Feather command, you can set various feather amounts in the Properties inspector and view the results before deselecting the pixels.

Extract Image Effect

Feathering effect in fireworks

This is very simple and you have to use only the Feather property in Fireworks to make the image softer, smoother and professional. The following are the steps.

Feathering effect in fireworks

Pixelate Effect Tutorial

In this Adobe Fireworks tutorial you will learn how to install 3rd party plugins in adobe fireworks and use them.

Pixelate Effect Tutorial

Fireworks production of books, the effect of

i like how the L-shape vector tool was used in the edge of the book , first time I ever saw it in action.

Fireworks production of books, the effect of

Gradient Text Logo Tutorial in Adobe Fireworks

The gradient text logo tutorial is a very easy tutorial in Adobe Fireworks , and helps you create a quick text based logo for your website in just a few steps. This technique is used in most popular websites today.

Gradient Text Logo Tutorial in Adobe Fireworks

Text Kerning in Adobe Fireworks

Kerning refers to adjusting the space between two letters. In Adobe Fireworks , the default horizontal kerning or “tracking” is 0. If we use only 1 word , it can easily be kerned by using the justified alignment button or by using tracking. But what if we want more kerning for two words, a phrase or even a paragraph ?

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Text Kerning in Adobe Fireworks

Rapid Fire #6: Sticky Notes

Sticky notes are little pieces of bright-colored paper with an adhesive strip on the back, allowing you to jot down reminders, checklists, or *gasp* passwords and post them onto a surface. This Adobe® Fireworks® tutorial will show you how to recreate them digitally, with a certain degree of realism, for your own design projects.

Rapid Fire #6: Sticky Notes

Gel Cap / Plastic Button

Learn how to create a button with glossy finish with the help of this tutorial.

Gel Cap / Plastic Button

Awesome Light Effects in Fireworks inspired by the James White’s O series

I’m sure that pretty much everyone of you guys loves the art of James White, at least, we here over at abduzeedo do. Then, a few days ago we featured on the Wallpaper of the Week an image created by him entitled The O Series, he has even created a tutorial showing how to create that effect in Photoshop. As I’m a huge fan of James, I’ve decided to do the tutorial and reproduce his style, this time however using Fireworks.

Awesome Light Effects in Fireworks inspired by the James White's O series

Adobe Fireworks Tutorial – Creating A Candy Button

In this Adobe Fireworks tutorial , you will learn how I created those nice looking icons ( twitter , rss , mail ) icons in the top right area of my header, and the social media icon pack I submitted here.

Adobe Fireworks Tutorial – Creating A Candy Button

Fading effects in fireworks

The tutorial helps you to make use of the Command option to fade images in different ways, selecting different options. Vertical, horizontal, diagonal, radial and elliptical fading are available. In the fireworks you can also group vector objects and then fade them out and blend them into the background of a page using the Fade Image command. Following are the steps used.

Fading effects in fireworks

Removing Backgrounds in FW

This shows how to remove a background from an image using a vector mask. Suitable for both novices and more advanced users.

Removing Backgrounds in FW

Blending Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

You always have the ability to use the eraser tool to blend photos, but that can lead to blotchy results. You can also use masking, but there are also an easier method that doesn’t require so many steps. First we need two photos to blend together.

Blending Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

Photomanipulation Tutorial – Making Objects Stand Out

This is my first photomanipulation tutorial in Adobe Fireworks CS4 which requires only a few steps to complete, and would be very effective to convey a meaning in your design website header.

Photomanipulation Tutorial – Making Objects Stand Out

Old Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

We have already gone over how to take dull images and make them vibrant, lets try taking a normal photo and transforming it into a picture from the past. In this tutorial I will show you how to make your photos look old. Here is the image I started out with.

Old Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

Optimize Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

There is a lot that can be done to photos to make them more vibrant and exciting. In this tutorial I will show you the basics of taking an old or under-saturated picture and optimizing it.

Optimize Photos in Fireworks Tutorial

Photo Negative Effect in Fireworks

This tutorial demonstrates how to give a photo-negative look to an image.

Photo Negative Effect in Fireworks

Designing An Effective Gaming Clan Logo in Adobe Fireworks

In this Adobe Fireworks tutorial , you will learn how to create your own gaming logo for your website using Adobe Fireworks.

Designing An Effective Gaming Clan Logo in Adobe Fireworks

Image to a Pencil Drawing in Fireworks

This tutorial demonstrates how to convert an image to a pencil drawing.

Image to a Pencil Drawing in Fireworks  Image to a Pencil Drawing in Fireworks

Grooveshark design style in Fireworks

For this tutorial we’re not gonna apply any great effect or use a unknown tool, but only show you a simple way of making neat effects that will make the difference in a layout.

Grooveshark design style in Fireworks

Using the Color Blender Tool in Fireworks CS4

I have created this short video on how to use the color blender tool in adobe fireworks effectively. The color blender allows you to blend two colors of your choice , its especially useful when you try to blend two complementary colors, and you want the transition of colors to be as smooth as possible.

Using the Color Blender Tool in Fireworks CS4