Apr 8, 2005

Total Training does Creative Suite 2 Samples in “the Box”

Press Release: Carlsbad, CA, April 5, 2005 – Total TrainingT, Inc., a pioneer in engaging and innovative video-based training, today announced a new series of DVD-ROM videos for mastering AdobeR Creative SuiteR 2 Premium Edition. This announcement follows the launch of Creative Suite 2, Adobe’s complete design and publishing environment-making the Total Training series the earliest video training available for both Mac and PC users.

Sample video tutorials will be included with Adobe PhotoshopR CS2, Adobe InDesignR CS2, Adobe IllustratorR CS2, and Adobe GoLiveR CS2 product boxes. In addition to the sample tutorials, Creative Suite 2 users can get Total Training’s comprehensive video training for each full-version of Adobe’s indispensable design software, including: Total Training for Photoshop CS2, Total Training for InDesign CS2, Total Training for Illustrator CS2, and Total Training for GoLive CS2. Also available is Total Training Presents Creative Suite 2: from Design to Delivery, which focuses on ways to master the entire product line workflow.

The DVD-based series are hosted by Steve Holmes and Deke McClelland, industry-recognized Adobe experts. They follow Total Training’s interactive teaching method proven to be effective for thousands of users. Holmes and McClelland help develop viewers’ skills and understanding in order to advance to the next level. Users watch videos and practice tutorials based on real-world scenarios to effectively sharpen design, print, and web publishing skills.

“With Adobe Creative Suite 2, we are committed to ensuring creative professionals have the right tools to keep their skills on the cutting edge
and recognize the need for them to get up to speed quickly,” said Mark Hilton, senior director of Creative Professional products at Adobe. “Designers will be able to hit the ground running with this milestone product release thanks to the Total Training video instruction included with the software.”

Pricing and Availability
Phase 1-Standard Edition
Total Training for Photoshop CS2 ($299.99 USD),
Total Training for InDesign CS2 ($249.99 USD), and
Total Training for Illustrator CS2 ($199.99 USD) will be shipping by the end of April 2005.

Phase 2-Premium Edition
Total Training Presents Creative Suite 2: from Design to Delivery ($129.99 USD) will be shipping by the end of May 2005. Total Training for GoLive CS2 ($149.99 USD) will be shipping by the end of June 2005.

Total Training is accepting pre-orders as of today. For more information, visit or call 1-888-368-6825.

About Steve Holmes and Deke McClelland
Steve Holmes’ knowledge of Adobe products in the fields of web design, 3D animation, and motion graphics design is unmatched in the industry.

Deke McClelland is a well-known author and lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In 2002, McClelland was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame, sponsored by the National Association of Photoshop Professionals.

About Total Training
Total Training, Inc. ( is a pioneer in innovative video-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office
productivity software programs. Among its assets, Total Training enjoys a strategic partnership with Adobe including the distribution of its customized tutorials inside many of Adobe’s software packages-giving Total Training unique brand positioning with Adobe’s web, print, and video product users.

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