35 Excellent Adobe Fireworks Tutorials

Fireworks doesn’t get as much attention as some of the other products from Adobe, but it is still a valuable resource for many designers. If you’re interested in improving your skills with Fireworks, here are some of the best tutorials available.

Fireworks Tutorials:

Circular Shadows and Highlights

Classy Personal Portfolio in Fireworks

Apple Air Banner in Fireworks

Extracting Logos

Designing for Mobile Devices Using Fireworks CS4

Golden Seal

Floral Type Pattern

LED Cinema Display

Photo Realistic

Working with the Adobe Text Engine in Fireworks CS4

Designing a Media Player Skin in Fireworks

Designing a Website Application with Fireworks CS4

Shiny Ribbon

Amazing Neon Lights in Fireworks

Exporting CSS and Images in Fireworks CS4

Creating an Interactive PDF File from a Multipage Document in Fireworks CS4

Creating a Cool Website Header in Fireworks

Fading Line Effect with Fireworks CS4

Text Glow Effect (video)

Fireworks CS4 Beta for Web Design

Abduzeetles Rock Band Website in Fireworks

Fireworks: 7 Steps Colored Lights Header

Grooveshark UI Design in Fireworks

iPhone App Prototyping in Fireworks

Creating the iPhone Frame on Fireworks

Light Painting in Fireworks

Creating a Vibrant Digital Collage Mixing Buildings and Vector Shapes on Paper

Abduzeedo Job Board Banner in Fireworks

Create Fading Light Vectors in Fireworks

Night Vision Effect in Fireworks

Mini Layout Inspired on 9rules Design

Design a Web Layout in Fireworks CS4

Fireworks Dot Matrix Effect

Gaming Clan Logo in Fireworks

iPhone App Website Wireframe in Fireworks

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Stephen Snell is the owner and editor of Vandelay Design, a popular design blog.
  1. November 2, 2008

    Awesome set of tuts for an awesome piece of software 🙂

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  6. November 3, 2008

    I admit. I bought Fireworks CS3 and opened it once. Yes, once.

  7. Steven Snell
    November 4, 2008

    So it wasn’t the best investment you ever made? Well, if you ever want to open it a second time you’ll have some tutorials to work through.

  8. November 4, 2008

    How does fireworks fare when compared with adobe photoshop ? More specifically, is it necessary to buy fireworks if you already have adobe photoshop? Especially since both are graphics software.

    I have not used fireworks and hence this query. All the same, you have a great collection of tutorials. Really nice.

  9. November 4, 2008

    Great! Emailing this to my webdesigner 🙂

  10. Steven Snell
    November 4, 2008

    Fireworks and Photoshop are not the same even though they both work with graphics. One notable difference is that Fireworks is better for site layouts, although Photoshop can be used for this as well. My opinion is that Fireworks is not essential, but certainly has a purpose. This link from Smashing Magazine will give you a more in-depth look at Fireworks.

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  12. Erwin Heiser
    November 4, 2008

    Awesome! Always good to see sites give Fireworks some love 🙂

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  19. November 22, 2008

    half a year ago i could only find tutorials on how to create such awesome graphic effects using photoshop. i’m way more adept at fireworks, so it’s a pleasure and a relief to find this page. thanks for taking the time to develop it.

  20. Twum Barima
    December 1, 2008

    Big ups to the brains behind the various tutorials.I think this is something that needs to be encouraged. For a beginner like me, this tutorials on fireworks will go a long way in helping me come up with some awesome graphics in Ghana.

  21. anjum
    December 10, 2008

    This site is very useful and attractive for fireworks learners as them I like also and appreciate your efforts and devotion to serve public and especially for students I am getting benefits from it and improving my skill and filling fond and hope that u will much dense this site with such attractive tutorials and pray for ur long life and wishes much good for u, thanks

  22. December 28, 2008

    Lovely and very useful tips and tutorials. Really awesome. Thanks for all the efforts

  23. January 6, 2009

    More Fireworks tutorials can be seen at http://www.entheosweb.com/fireworks/default.asp

  24. January 6, 2009

    I did a nice adobe fireworks tutorial on How to Make Awesome 3d Icons in Adobe Fireworks a few weeks back, there’s even a video of the process.

  25. Britt
    March 4, 2009

    YAY!!! Im new at Fireworks, and Im loving it already thanks to your tutorials. Its really appreciated. Great Job on all of them!

  26. March 9, 2009

    i really like these tutorials.
    was very usefull.
    thank you

  27. March 10, 2009

    I liked the neon lights the most!
    great job,
    keep going

  28. March 21, 2009

    “Amazing Neon Lights in Fireworks” is the best one, I LOVED IT


  29. March 22, 2009

    thank you for this thread, I tried “Photo Realistic” and it worked really fine with me

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  31. April 29, 2010

    Thanks for the set of tutorials. The one issue I have with fireworks is that the text sometimes doesn’t appear very smooth. Other than that, I love it.

  32. Schneider
    June 14, 2010

    Super! Thanx a lot!

  33. Mohammed
    July 6, 2010

    Thank you verry much!!

  34. July 12, 2010

    thanks for archives…

  35. July 12, 2010

    Wonderful resources!!!

  36. July 21, 2010

    Great resources!!!

  37. August 6, 2010

    thanks for featuring my nightscene tutorial

  38. August 9, 2010

    Im loving it already thanks to your tutorials. Its really appreciated. Great Job on all of them!

  39. Rahul
    August 24, 2010

    This is flat out the most useful set of tutorials for Fireworks I’ve seen (as someone who has goofed around with the software in the past but wants to learn realistic and relevant techniques)

    Thank you.

  40. October 4, 2010

    Awesome examples, they are sharp. Thanks for sharing them with us. Can’t wait to look at more.

  41. October 21, 2010

    This a great set of tutorials. I tried out a few and plan to do some more!

  42. February 17, 2011

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    David Thomas

  43. May 24, 2011

    Youre so cool! I dont suppose Ive read something like this before. So nice to find someone with some original thoughts on this subject. realy thank you for beginning this up. this web site is one thing that’s needed on the net, somebody with a bit of originality. useful job for bringing something new to the web!

  44. نیوشا
    June 28, 2011

    tank very much
    please explain details & general subject & concept

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  47. July 29, 2011

    Well-written article. I was checking continuously to this website and Im really inspired! Very educational information, especially the fifth sentences. I really want this kind of info. I was looking for this particular knowledge for a very long. Thankx and best of luck.

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