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www.photoshop.imageready

by Greg Simsic
 

Creating graphics for Web sites is one of the most common uses of Photoshop and the addition of ImageReady to the application adds a whole new range of possibilities. Rollovers, animations, image slices, and optimization for the Web are now much easier and faster, and Photoshop's tools have been expanded to offer improved functionality for Web-focused

Overview

Creating graphics for Web sites is one of the most common uses of Photoshop and the addition of ImageReady to the application adds a whole new range of possibilities. Rollovers, animations, image slices, and optimization for the Web are now much easier and faster, and Photoshop's tools have been expanded to offer improved functionality for Web-focused work.

Beginning users and experienced Photoshop professionals alike will find that the practical guidance and complete exercises are a more efficient and effective way to learn Photoshop 6 and ImageReady 3 or just to get up to speed on the new features in these newest versions. The tips, notes, and sidebars are filled with expert advice and supplemental information and together with the chapter material provide the reader with an invaluable resource that they can return to time and again.

Not only will the reader learn the ins and outs of using the tools and interface of Photoshop and ImageReady but will also understand the artistic and creative reasons behind when and why to use those tools and features.

Editorial Reviews

Simsic's nuts-and-bolts guide shows "serious and motivated beginners" how to use PhotoShop and companion application ImageReady to create and prepare Web graphics. Written in tutorial form, it's thoroughly illustrated in color. Covers the fundamentals of Web graphics as well as specific design elements such as slices, rollovers, image optimization, file formats, and backgrounds. Simsic is a graphic designer based in New York. Wide format: 9x9.125<">. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780789725516
Publisher:
Que
Publication date:
06/28/2001
Series:
Que-Consumer-Other Series
Pages:
390
Product dimensions:
9.08(w) x 8.96(h) x 0.98(d)

Meet the Author

Greg Simsic is the author of the bestselling Photoshop Type Magic collection, spanning three versions of Photoshop and hundreds of cool effects for type. He is a New York-based artist, sculptor, and digital artist. Greg holds a degree in liberal arts from Ball State University and is currently working toward a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture at Hunter College. He is a freelance Web designer for several interactive media companies in New York.

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