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Paint Shop Pro 8 For Dummies

Paint Shop Pro 8 For Dummies

David C. Kay, William Steinmetz

ISBN: 978-0-764-54427-9

Sep 2003

384 pages

Select type: E-Book



  • Published in conjunction with the new release of Paint Shop Pro, this book walks readers through image-editing fundamentals as well as more advanced graphics and animation tools
  • Shows photography and animation hobbyists how to create quality, professional-looking graphics
  • Discusses painting, spraying, retouching photos, adding artistic effects, layering, masking layers, adjusting color, moving, reshaping, copying, and printing images
  • Also examines how to create Web images and animated graphics with
  • Jasc's Animation Shop
  • Author has written more than a dozen technology books

Part I: Getting the Picture.

Chapter 1: Opening, Viewing, and Saving Image Files.

Chapter 2: Capturing Pictures from Paper, Camera, or Screen.

Part II: Painting the Picture.

Chapter 3: Choosing Colors, Styles, and Textures.

Chapter 4: Painting, Spraying, and Filling.

Chapter 5: Painting with Pictures.

Part III: Improving Appearances.

Chapter 6: Retouching Touchy Spots.

Chapter 7: Finessing Photos with Adjustments.

Chapter 8: Creating Artsy Effects.

Chapter 9: Adjusting Color By Bits.

Chapter 10: Laundering Your Image for Brightness, Contrast, and Color.

Part IV: Changing and Adding Content.

Chapter 11: Getting Bigger, Smaller, and Turned Around.

Chapter 12: Selecting Parts of an Image.

Chapter 13: Moving, Copying, and Reshaping Parts of Your Image.

Chapter 14: Layering Images.

Chapter 15: Adding Layers of Text or Shapes.

Part V: Taking It to the Street.

Chapter 16: Printing.

Chapter 17: Creating Web Images.

Chapter 18: Automating Paint Shop Pro.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 19: Ten Perplexing Problems.

Chapter 20: Ten Fast Fixes for Photo Failures.