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Photoshop® CS For Dummies®

Photoshop® CS For Dummies®

Deke McClelland, Phyllis Davis

ISBN: 978-0-764-54356-2

Nov 2003

496 pages

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  • Covers the main features of Photoshop-the industry standard software package for image creation, correction, and enhancement
  • Explores the essentials: menu bar, tool palette, modifying images, retouching images, painting and drawing, creating type, adding special effects, creating and managing layers, preparing images for the Web, and much more
  • Updated to cover all the new features in both the Mac and Windows versions of the latest Photoshop release
  • A ready reference that helps Photoshop novices become productive quickly and introduces experienced Photoshop users to the latest Photoshop tricks and techniques
  • Authored by Deke McClelland, a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame, who has published more than sixty books on computer graphics and electronic publishing

Part I: Getting the Basics Down.

Chapter 1: Introducing the Two Faces of Photoshop.

Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Interface.

Chapter 3: Using Photoshop for the First Time.

Part II: The Care and Feeding of Pixels.

Chapter 4: Sizing and Resizing Images.

Chapter 5: Introducing Color.

Chapter 6: Going to Hard Copy.

Part III: Selections and Layers.

Chapter 7: Making Selections.

Chapter 8: Working with Layers.

Part IV: Basic Editing.

Chapter 9: Adjusting Color and Tone.

Chapter 10: Creating Composite Images.

Chapter 11: Using Filters.

Part V: Using Your Virtual Paintbrush.

Chapter 12: Painting 101.

Chapter 13: Coloring inside the Lines.

Chapter 14: Changing History and Erasing Pixels.

Part VI: Heavy-Duty Photoshop.

Chapter 15: Using Masks and Channels.

Chapter 16: Using Paths and Shapes.

Chapter 17: Adding and Manipulating Type.

Part VII: Photoshop for Webbies.

Chapter 18: Spinning Graphics for the Web.

Chapter 19: Slicing and Dicing Images.

Part VIII: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Filters You Can Use to Create Fast Effects.

Chapter 21: Ten Things to Do with Your Photoshop Masterpiece.



The bonus chapters are in the Portable Document Format (PDF). You will need a program which can display PDF files on your computer such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. You can download the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader here.