Mastering Photoshop CS3 for Print Design and Production
Mastering Photoshop for Print Design and Production sets graphic designers and production artists in the right direction when implementing the latest version of Photoshop into their everyday workflow. It demonstrates how to use Photoshop for all aspects of print, from simpler tasks such as basic color correction and masking, to more advanced tasks such as color management, utilizing layer comps, and troubleshooting and automating RGB-to-CMYK color conversion.
Entirely four-color throughout, Mastering Photoshop for Print Design and Production fulfills the promise of the Mastering series, to provide real-world skills to professionals and students. Like all Mastering books, this one includes:
- A "by pros for pros" approach: The author is an active professional working in graphic arts, layout, and design, writing for professionals who want to improve their skills or learn new skills.
- Real-world examples: Running throughout the text are examples of how the various skills are applied in scenarios faced by real practitioners.
- Skill-based teaching and hands-on exercises.
- Companion files for tutorials and projects are provided on the accompanying CD-ROM.
Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
Chapter 1: Getting Started.
Chapter 2: Making Good Selections.
Chapter 3: Working with Brushes.
Chapter 4: Working with Color.
Chapter 5: Tonal and Color Corrections.
Chapter 6: Enhancing and Retouching for Print.
Chapter 7: Combining Image Layers.
Chapter 8: Layer Styles and Filter Effects.
Chapter 9: Reducing Noise and Sharpening.
Chapter 10: Editing in Camera Raw.
Chapter 11: CS3 Integration.
Chapter 12: Automation.
Chapter 13: Saving, Printing, and Output.
Appendix: The Bottom Line.