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Title:
Photoshop 6 for Windows and Macintosh
Author:
Weinmann, Elaine.
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Publication Information:
Berkeley, Calif. : Peachpit [2001]

©2001
Physical Description:
xxvi, 516 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Language:
English
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ISBN:
9780201713091
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Book

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Summary

Summary

For any course in Computer Graphics, Web Graphics, Graphic Design, Digital Imaging, or Visual Communications that uses Adobe Photoshop. This task-based, visual reference Guide features step-by-step instructions and plenty of screen shots--the ideal way to get students up and running with Photoshop quickly.


Author Notes

Based in Connecticut, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas have also written, designed, and illustrated best-selling VisualQuickStart Guides to Photoshop, QuarkXPress, Illustrator, and Painter. Their books have been translated into 12 languages and have sold more than 800,000 copies worldwide. They have taught at Pratt Manhattan, Cooper Union School of Art, the New School Computer Instruction Center, and Parsons School of Design.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1 The Basics
The palettes
Chapter 2 Photoshop Color
Color managementp. 33
Chapter 3 Startup
Saving files
Navigating
Ending a work session
Chapter 4 Pixel Basics
Changing dimensions and resolution
Changing the canvas
Chapter 5 Select
Chapter 6 Compositing
Moving
Copying
Sharpening and blurring
Using rulers and guides
Chapter 7 Layers
Chapter 8 History
Using the History palette
Using snapshots
Restoring and erasing
Chapter 9 Adjust Commands
Adjustment layers
Adjust commands
Chapter 10 Choose Colors
Chapter 11 Recolor
Chapter 12 Paint
Chapter 13 Gradients
Chapter 14 More Layers
Layer effects
Blending layers
Layers masks
Clipping groups
Linking layers
Chapter 15 Masks
Chapter 16 Paths/Shapes
Layer clipping paths
Shapes
Chapter 17 Type
Creating type
Editing text
Using paragraph settings
Special effects with type
Chapter 18 Filters
Filter basics
All the filters illustrated
A few filter exercises
Chapter 19 Liquify
Chapter 20 Automate
Other Automate commands
Chapter 21 Preferences
Chapter 22 Print
Printing from Photoshop
Preparing files for other applications
Producing duotones
Color reproduction basics
Chapter 23 Web/ImageReady
Indexed color
Photoshop to LiveMotion
Photoshop to the Web
Optimizing images for the Web using ImageReady
Slicing
Rollovers
GIF animations
Layer effects
Background tiling
Appendix A Keyboard Shortcutsp. 477
Indexp. 495

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