Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS2 BASICS builds upon the foundation that students have gained from having taken a basic Photoshop class. Using this textbook, students will be able to explore and learn many of the advanced Photoshop skills not covered in most introductory textbooks. Students will be provided with a thorough but concise explanation of Photoshop tools and processes followed by step-by-step instructions that guide the students in learning new skills.
Luis Lopez is a professor at St. Phillip's College in San Antonio, Texas. He has written or contributed to: New Perspectives on Flash MX 2004, New Perspectives on Macromedia Flash, The Web Warrior Guide to Web Design Technologies, and Mastering Applications in the Real World: Design-Specific Projects for Microsoft Office.
Unit 1: Mastering the Basics 1: Reviewing the Adobe Photoshop CS2 Interface 2: Reviewing Selections and Layers 3: Using Adobe Bridge Unit 2: Modifying Images 4: Using Advanced Selection Techniques 5: Using Advanced Layer Techniques 6: Making Tonal and Color Adjustments Unit 3: Special Effects, Vectors, and Actions 7: Working with Filters 8: Working with Vector Shapes and Text 9: Working with Actions, Smart Objects, and the Warp Command Unit 4: Web Graphics 10: Creating Web Graphics with Photoshop 11: Creating Web Graphics with ImageReady 12: Creating Special Web Effects with ImageReady