Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques

Smashing Photoshop CS5: 100 Professional Techniques

by Sue Jenkins
     
 

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EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION

Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of

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EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION

Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of the fantastic new tools and features.

Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and web and graphic designer, author, software instructor and Adobe Certified Expert. Using her knowledge and years of expertise in the field she provides 100 hints, special effects, and techniques that will enable you to extend your existing skills and to develop and execute new ideas and trends.
Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the ideal guide to help you to get the best out of Photoshop CS5. This book will teach you how to perform specific tasks using a variety of tools, filters, styles, adjustment layers, and more.

With Smashing Photoshop CS5 you will learn how to:
• MAKE 3D TEXT WITH REPOUSSÉ
• CREATE ENGRAVED TYPE
• DESIGN A BLOG HEADER
• STIMULATE HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGES
• MAKE RETRO HALFTONES
• WORK WITH CUSTOM BRUSHES
• USE CONTENT-AWARE SCALING
• TRANSFORM WITH PUPPET WARP
• TRACE PHOTOS
• MAKE SCALE MODELS
• MIMIC CROSS-PROCESSING (XPRO)
• EDIT WITH LAYER MASKS
• CORRECT IMAGE DISTORTION
• RETOUCH AND RESTORE IMAGES
• EDIT WITH THE VANISHING POINT
• CREATE PANORAMAS

Key Topics Covered:
Part I: Web Layout And Optimization
Part II: Photoshop CS4 And CS5 Techniques
Part III: Text Effects
Part IV: Studio And Commercial Effects
Part V: Special Effects
Part VI: Image Distressing
Part VII: Image Retouching And Restoration

Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the perfect springboard for sparking new ideas and gaining inspiration for all your projects.

Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) is one of the world's most popular web design sites. True to the Smashing mission, the Smashing Magazine book series delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470661536
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
11/16/2010
Series:
Smashing Magazine Book Series , #3
Pages:
432
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Meet the Author

Sue Jenkins is a web designer, graphic designer, illustrator, fi ne art photographer (www.suejenkinsphotography.com), soft ware instructor, writer, and the owner of the Luckychair (www.luckychair.com), a professional design studio serving companies across the U.S.A. since 1997. Sue is the author of several books on Adobe soft ware and design including Dreamweaver All-in-One For Dummies, Web Design All-in-One For Dummies, Web Design: The L-Line, Th e Express Line to Learning, and How To Do Everything Illustrator. She is also the award-winning soft ware instructor in six of ClassOnDemand's (www.classondemand.com) Adobe Training DVDs: Dreamweaver for Designers (winner of a 2007 Bronze Telly Award), Designer's Guide to Photoshop, Designer's Guide to Illustrator (winner of a 2009 Annual Communicator Award of Distinction), Fundamentals of Photoshop Elements (winner of a 2009 DV Magazine Award of Excellence), Complete Training for Adobe Dreamweaver CS5, and Complete Training for Adobe Photoshop CS5. In addition, Sue is an Adobe Certifi ed Expert/Adobe Certifi ed Instructor teaching three-day courses in Dreamweaver, Illustrator, and Photoshop at Noble Desktop (www.nobledesktop.com) in New York City, and is currently working toward her MFA in Photography. Sue lives with her husband and son in Pennsylvania, U.S.A.

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