Photoshop CS2 QuickSteps / Edition 2

Photoshop CS2 QuickSteps / Edition 2

by Marty Matthews, Carole Matthews, Carole Boggs Matthews
     
 

Learn Instantly from Step-by-Step Graphics!

We know a picture is worth a thousand words—so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all of Photoshop’s powerful features in no time. Follow along and learn to work with the drawing and painting tools, edit and

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Learn Instantly from Step-by-Step Graphics!

We know a picture is worth a thousand words—so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all of Photoshop’s powerful features in no time. Follow along and learn to work with the drawing and painting tools, edit and retouch photos, add text, use layers, create special effects, prepare your art for print or the Web, and much more. Each chapter’s “How to” list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using Photoshop right away.

In each chapter:

  • Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasks
  • Need-to-know facts in concise narrative
  • Helpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things
  • Bonus information related to the topic being covered
  • Errors and pitfalls to avoid

    Screenshots with callouts show and explain exactly what you’ll see on your computer screen while you’re doing a task

    Carole Matthews has more than 30 years of computing experience and is the author or co-author of more than 45 books, including Photoshop Elements 3.0 QuickSteps, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 QuickSteps, eBay QuickSteps, and FrontPage 2003: The Complete Reference.

    Doug Sahlin is a photographer, graphic designer, and Web site designer. He is the author or co-author of 15 books, including How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0, Photoshop Elements 3.0 QuickSteps, and Digital Photography QuickSteps.

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  • Product Details

    ISBN-13:
    9780072261592
    Publisher:
    McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
    Publication date:
    05/31/2005
    Series:
    QuickSteps Series
    Edition description:
    REV
    Pages:
    256
    Product dimensions:
    7.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.52(d)

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    Table of Contents

    Ch. 1Stepping into Photoshop CS21
    Ch. 2Creating, importing, and saving images25
    Ch. 3Making selections51
    Ch. 4Using layers75
    Ch. 5Using paths, shapes, and painting tools103
    Ch. 6Color correcting, retouching, and repairing images129
    Ch. 7Using type and type effects159
    Ch. 8Printing and exporting images179
    Ch. 9Preparing your images for the Web191
    Ch. 10Saving time with actions and automation219

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