Adobe Photoshop CS : classroom in a book.
San Jose, CA : Adobe, c2004.
ix, 690 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm. + 1 CD-ROM (4 3/4 in.).
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San Jose, CA : Adobe, c2004.
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Includes index.
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Classroom in a Book The fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn AdobeR Photoshop CS Classroom in a BookR, the bestselling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does-an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts. Adobe Photoshop CS Classroom in a Book contains twenty lessons. The book covers the basics of learning Adobe Photoshop, and countless tips and techniques to help you become more productive with Adobe Photoshop. You can follow the book from start to finish or choose only those lessons that interest you. What you need to use this book Adobe Photoshop CS software, for either Windows or Mac OS. (Software not included.) Note: Classroom in a Book does not replace the documentation, support, updates, or any other benefits of being a registered owner of Adobe Photoshop software. Includes CD with lesson files. Learn how to create elegant layered designs of photographs, drawings, and text. In these lessons, you'll create special effects for print and for the Web, make classic darkroom corrections, organize your photo library, and more!
Main Description
Photoshop is one of those programs that's so cool you just want to dive right in and start creating--but by plunging in head-first, without any guidance, you're likely to miss a lot. There's a solution: With this book, you learn by doing, getting your feet wet immediately as you progress through a series of hands-on projects that build on your growing Photoshop knowledge. Simple step-by-step instructions, review questions at the end of each chapter, and a companion CD with all of the book's project files make learning a breeze as the Adobe Creative Team takes you on a self-paced tour of the image-editing powerhouse. Completely revised to cover all of Photoshop CS's new features (including a new file browser, nonsquare pixel support, Layer comps for creating design variations, and more), the book starts with an introductory tour of the software and then progresses on through lessons on everything from Photoshop's interface to more complex topics like color management, Web graphics, and photo retouching.
Long Description
Appropriate for beginning to intermediate students using Photoshop. Developed by the software-training experts at Adobe Systems, the Classroom in a Book series offers complete, self-paced lessons for learning the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Each book includes a CD-ROM with customized full-color files to guide students through the lessons and special projects. Each chapter concludes with a review section to reinforce what students have learned.
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This tutorial covers Adobe's Photoshop cs, including the new file browser, non-square pixel support and much more. Easy to use project files on the CD-ROM provide the perfect complement to the text.
Table of Contents
Getting to Know the Work Area
Using the File Browser Lesson
Basic Photo Corrections
Working with Selections
Layer Basics
Masks and Channels
Retouching and Repairing
Painting and Editing
Basic Pen Tool Techniques
Vector Masks, Paths, and Shapes
Advanced Layer Techniques
Creating Special Effects
Preparing Images for Two-Color Printing
Creating Links within an Image
Optimizing Web Images
Creating Rollover Web Visuals
Animating GIF Images for the Web
Setting Up Your Monitor for Color Management
Producing and Printing Consistent Color.Index
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