Photoshop CS2 Savvy

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Savvy - n. Practical know-how.

However you use Photoshop, and however much experience you have, you're probably aware of the complexity behind this application's immense power. Photoshop CS2 Savvy ensures that this complexity never gets in the way of your productivity. Where an understanding of theory will help you get better results, this book provides it. Mostly, however, it concentrates on helping you master the specific, practical tools and techniques that are essential to ...

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Overview

Savvy - n. Practical know-how.

However you use Photoshop, and however much experience you have, you're probably aware of the complexity behind this application's immense power. Photoshop CS2 Savvy ensures that this complexity never gets in the way of your productivity. Where an understanding of theory will help you get better results, this book provides it. Mostly, however, it concentrates on helping you master the specific, practical tools and techniques that are essential to your success, whether you work as a desktop publisher, graphic artist, printer, photographer, or Web designer.

Make your way from cover to cover or jump to information on a specific topic--anything from color management to image retouching to digital photography support. Apply your knowledge to complex, real-world projects with Hands On tutorials. View numerous color-related examples in the full-color section showcases. The practical, accessible coverage includes:

  • Numerous color-related examples of Core Photoshop Skills: selections, type, layers, paths, paint effects, alpha channels, Quick Mask, scanning, transformations, and more.
  • Features new to Photoshop CS2, such as Warping tools, Vanishing Point filter, Adobe Bridge file-browsing application, and new Camera Raw capabilities.
  • Image retouching tools: Dodge and Burn, cloning and healing, History Brush, Dust and Scratches filter.
  • Sections on color management and correction with material on levels and curves, color mapping, hue and saturation, channel mixing, CMYK conversion, printing, and more.
  • ImageReady and Illustrator tips on page layout, image maps, animations, transferring vectors and layers.
  • Coverage of advanced techniques, such as difficult selections, compositing, automation, duotones and spot color, advanced layering, preparing images for digital video.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780782144260
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/18/2005
  • Series: Savvy Ser.
  • Edition description: BK&CD-ROM
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 720
  • Product dimensions: 7.52 (w) x 8.86 (h) x 1.30 (d)

Meet the Author

Stephen Romaniello is an artist, writer, and educator who has been involved in digital graphics for more than fifteen years. As a professor at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, he teaches seminars in digital and web graphics. He is also CEO of GlobalEye Systems, a software training and consulting provider. Stephen is the author of Mastering Photoshop 6, Photoshop CS Savvy, and The Perfect Digital Portfolio.

Matt Kloskowski is the Education and Curriculum Developer at the National Association of Photoshop Professionals (NAPP) and a contributing writer for Photoshop User Magazine. Matt is featured on various training DVDs and is an instructor at the world's largest Photoshop conference, Photoshop World. Author of three books on Photoshop and Illustrator, he teaches online Photoshop courses at www.sessions.edu.

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Table of Contents

Introduction.

Part I.  Photoshop Core.

Chapter 1.  What's New in Photoshop CS2.

Chapter 2.  The Nature of the Beast.

Chapter 3.  Navigation: Know Where to Go.

Chapter 4.  Setting up Photoshop.

Chapter 5.  Making Selections.

Chapter 6.  Layering Your Image.

Chapter 7.  Working with Type.

Chapter 8.  Drawing Paths.

Chapter 9.  Applying Color and Using Brushes.

Chapter 10.  Altered States: History.

Chapter 11. Using Channels and Quik Mask.

Chapter 12.  Sizing and Transforming Images.

Chapter 13.  Image Capture and Digital Photography.

Part II.  Photoshop Color.

Chapter 14.  Color Management and Printing.

Chapter 15.  Adjusting Tonality and Color.

Chapter 16.  Modifying and Mapping Color.

Part III.  Photo Savvy.

Chapter 17.  Photo Retouching.

Chapter 18.  Using Filters.

Chapter 19.  Making Difficult Selections.

Chapter 20.  Advanced Layer Techniques.

Chapter 21.  Automating the Process.

Chapter 22.  Overlay Techniques.

Part IV.  Beyond Photoshop.

Chapter 23.  Web Design with Photoshop and ImageReady.

Chapter 24.  Creating Dynamic Web Elements.

Chapter 25.  Photoshop and Digital Video.

Chapter 26.  Photoshop and Illustrator.

Appendix. Resources.

Glossary.

Index.

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