Photoshop CS2 Visual Encyclopediaby Stephen Romaniello
If you prefer to see what things look like and how to perform a task, instead of just being told, this is your ideal A to Z reference. Part I shows every Photoshop CS2 tool and how to use it. Part II provides step-by-step instructions for more than 130 key tasks and techniques. Both are arranged alphabetically and illustrated in full color. It's the ultimate Visual resource - you'll see!
* Each tool and technique illustrated in color
* Alphabetical listings for easy reference
* Step-by-step instructions for performing dozens of tasks
* A comprehensive guide for visual learners
A Visual guide to
* Identifying and using each Photoshop CS2 tool
* Fine-tuning color, brightness, contrast, and exposure
* Automating various image adjustments
* Converting bitmaps to halftones or RBGs to CMYKs
* Applying more than 15 different filters
* Working with type in illustration
Meet the Author
Stephen Romaniello is an artist, educator, and writer. He began his career in graphics in 1980 as a production artist and typesetter; soon he was promoted to designer and then art director. In 1982, he became a partner in Armory Park Design Group. Three years later he founded Congress Street Design, a full-service design firm. In 1987, at the beginning of the digital revolution in graphics technology, he purchased his first computer. Stephen accepted a faculty position in 1990 in the Advertising Art program at Pima Community College in Tucson, Arizona, with the intention of developing a state-of-the-art digital graphics program. He served as department chair of the renamed Digital Arts Department for eight years.
Stephen has developed curriculum and training materials for many mainstream graphics programs and has offered seminars at the Maine Photographic Workshops, the League for Innovation, and the National Business Media. A certified instructor in Photoshop, he currently teaches digital art courses at Pima Community College in Arizona. He is the co-author of Mastering Adobe GoLive 4 with Molly Holtschlag and the author of Mastering Photoshop 6, Photoshop 7 Savvy, Photoshop CS Savvy, and Photoshop CS2 Savvy, all published by Sybex. His column, “The Digital Eye,” appears monthly in the magazine Digital Graphics. Romaniello is the founder of Gorilla Geeks, a company that offers onsite training and consulting throughout the country. His home and studio are in Tucson, Arizona.
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