Photoshop for Right-Brainers: The Art of Photomanipulation / Edition 2by Al Ward
Are you an artist or photographer who views Photoshop as a tool for creative expression rather than a piece of software? Then you'll embrace Photoshop master Al Ward's original approach to the art of photo manipulation. Photoshop for Right-Brainers 2nd Edition is an update to Al Ward's unique guide, with new projects, new images, and a new lower price. It goes beyond… See more details below
Are you an artist or photographer who views Photoshop as a tool for creative expression rather than a piece of software? Then you'll embrace Photoshop master Al Ward's original approach to the art of photo manipulation. Photoshop for Right-Brainers 2nd Edition is an update to Al Ward's unique guide, with new projects, new images, and a new lower price. It goes beyond cookie-cutter techniques and teaches you how to harness Photoshop's powerful features to make your own original work. The CD contains 400-plus Photoshop Actions, a value-add that helps you cut tedious tasks out of your workflow, freeing up time for more right-brain work.
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- Edition description:
- Revised Edition
- Product dimensions:
- 7.94(w) x 9.86(h) x 0.81(d)
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Tools for Building Your Masterpiece.
Using Blending Modes.
Extracting an Image from a Background.
Working with Layer Masks.
Including Adjustment Layers.
Discovering the Power of Blend If.
Chapter 2: Techniques for Embellishing Portraits.
Enhancing Eye Color.
Variation: Enhancing Lip Color.
Altering Eye Color.
Altering Hair Color.
Removing Acne and Blemishes.
Chapter 3: A Few Right-Brained Special Effects.
Creating a Glass Sphere.
Making a Chrome Sphere: Digital Manipulation.
Creating Patterns from Photos: Floor Tiles.
Generating Metal Text from Scratch.
Generating Plastic from Scratch.
Chapter 4: Texture, Color, and Layer Effects.
Using Apply Image: Why I Love It.
Applying a Technical Background.
Applying a Montage Effect.
Adding Color to Black-and-White Images.
Method 1: Adding a Color Cast.
Method 2: Re-creating the Hand-Tinted Look.
Using Textures and Displacement Maps.
Adding Real-World Texture to Skin.
Creating Brush Effects by Using Photo Elements.
Lightening, Darkening, and Coloring.
Chapter 5: Effects in the Real World.
Patterns in the Sky.
Nature Patterns: Apply Image.
Creating a Neon Reflection on Water.
Changing the Mood.
Chapter 6: Animals.
Comical Critter Alteration.
Attack of the Giant Bug—in 3D!
Creature out of Place.
Crossbreeding Species 2: Pegasus.
Chapter 7: Digital Alterations and Manipulations.
Enticement: Reverse Advertising.
Common Images in Art.
Enhanced Close-up: Macro Art.
Chapter 8: Going beyond Canned Filters.
Retro Photo: Aging.
Photo to Line Art: Sketching.
Portrait to Painting: Artistic.
Anime Woman: Vector Art.
Chapter 9: People as Art: Digital Manipulation.
Zebra-Woman: Adventures in Advertising.
Cyborg: Digital Distortions.
Flesh to Stone.
Chapter 10: Digital Intensive: Crash-Course Projects.
Project 1: Contrast Woman.
Project 2: Portrait Collage.
Project 3: From Photo to Graffiti.
Appendix: Managing and Displaying Your Work.
Using the Bridge.
Displaying Your Work.
Web Photo Gallery.
Adding Metadata to an Image.
Contact Sheet II.
Picture Package II.
Accessing Additional Resources.
The Manufacturer’s Site.
Information and Discussion Sites.
Photoshop Groups and Organizations.
Adobe Photoshop Tutorials Online.
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