Photoshop 5 for MACS for Dummies

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Macintosh remains the computer of choice for high-end graphic designers, and Photoshop is still the preferred software program to produce all those professional-quality images. Now, you can create your own quality artwork for fun or profit with the latest version of Photoshop and a copy of Photoshop 5 For Macs For Dummies, written by graphics arts guru Deke McClelland.

Photoshop 5 adds more power and more features to its impressive arsenal of image-editing tools than ever ...

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Overview

Macintosh remains the computer of choice for high-end graphic designers, and Photoshop is still the preferred software program to produce all those professional-quality images. Now, you can create your own quality artwork for fun or profit with the latest version of Photoshop and a copy of Photoshop 5 For Macs For Dummies, written by graphics arts guru Deke McClelland.

Photoshop 5 adds more power and more features to its impressive arsenal of image-editing tools than ever before. Explore the new History palette, magnetic tools, editable text, and layer effects; clean up bad scans and poor-quality pictures; create collages or use the Photoshop program's special painting tricks; and control the resolution and dimensions of an image with ease and sophisticated know-how, thanks to the tips and techniques written in plain English that you'll find on page after page of Photoshop 5 For Macs For Dummies.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780764503917
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 7/13/1998
  • Series: For Dummies Series
  • Edition description: Revised
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 358
  • Product dimensions: 7.37 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Deke McClelland is a renowned digital graphics authority and an award-winning author whose more than 40 books have sold over 2 million copies.

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Table of Contents

Introduction 1
Pt. I What the ... ? Aagh, Help Me! 7
Ch. 1 Meet Dr. Photo and Mr. Shop 9
Ch. 2 Canvassing the On-Screen Canvas 19
Ch. 3 Now the Fun Really Begins 33
Pt. II The Care and Feeding of Pixels 51
Ch. 4 Sizing Up Your Image 53
Ch. 5 Auntie Em versus the Munchkins Death Match 71
Ch. 6 Save Before You Say Good Night 89
Ch. 7 Going to Hard Copy 101
Pt. III Tiptoe through the Toolbox 115
Ch. 8 Paint Me Young, Beautiful, and Twisted 117
Ch. 9 Making a Mockery of Reality 133
Ch. 10 Cleaning Up Goobers 151
Ch. 11 Turning Back the Digital Clock 163
Pt. IV Select Before You Correct 175
Ch. 12 The Great Pixel Roundup Yee Ha 177
Ch. 13 More Fun with Selections 203
Ch. 14 Coloring inside the Lines 217
Pt. V So, You Say You're Serious about Image Editing 235
Ch. 15 Layers upon Layers upon Layers 237
Ch. 16 Digital Graffiti 257
Ch. 17 Forays into Filters 271
Ch. 18 Drawing Color from a Dreary Wasteland 287
Pt. VI The Part of Tens 305
Ch. 19 Ten Tricky Techniques to Assign to Memory 307
Ch. 20 Ten Amusing Ways to Mess Up a Loved One's Face 315
Ch. 21 Ten Things to Do with Your Photoshop Masterpiece 329
Photo Credits 337
Index 341
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