Photoshop CS4 All-in-One For Dummies

Photoshop CS4 All-in-One For Dummies

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by Barbara Obermeier
     
 

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Your one-stop Photoshop reference, filled with the latest tips and techniques

There's a reason why Photoshop is the industry standard for image-editing software. But Photoshop has so many facets and features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. And you'll love the "Putting It Together" exercises that give you hands-on experience — in rich,

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Your one-stop Photoshop reference, filled with the latest tips and techniques

There's a reason why Photoshop is the industry standard for image-editing software. But Photoshop has so many facets and features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. And you'll love the "Putting It Together" exercises that give you hands-on experience — in rich, full color!

  • Learn the parts — the desktop, menus, panels, and key tools, and how to use Adobe Bridge
  • Make your selection — learn about each of the selection tools plus the powerful Pen tool and Paths panel
  • Brush up — on the Brush and Pencil tools and how to create vector shapes, create and edit type, and put type on a path
  • Restore and retouch — correct and enhance color, improve contrast, and use the Clone Stamp and Healing tools to fix flaws and damage
  • Print it — learn how to get the right resolution, image mode, and file format, and prepare your work for printing

Open the book and find:

  • How to crop images and increase their canvas size
  • Tips for creating gradients and patterns
  • Advice on resizing images
  • How to composite images with layers and blending modes
  • Filter techniques to correct or alter images
  • How the Vanishing Point feature makes editing easier
  • Steps for making adjustments with levels and curves
  • How to create layer and channel masking for accurate selections

Go to dummies.com® for more!

Visit the companion Web site at www.dummies.com/go/photoshopcs4 for extra tips on optimizing images, slicing and animating them, and more!

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470327265
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
12/03/2008
Series:
For Dummies Series
Pages:
720
Sales rank:
777,591
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 1.94(h) x 1.39(d)

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