Adobe Photoshop cs in 10 Simple Steps or Less

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 3, 2004 - Computers - 624 pages
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If you are looking to create exciting Web graphics and need to define and edit images quickly and easily, then this book is for you-whether you're new to Adobe's latest graphics editing software or you need a refresher on Photoshop's wide range of resources. Open the book and you'll discover clear, easy-to-follow instructions for more than 250 key Photoshop tasks, each presented in ten quick steps-or less. Easy - to - navigate pages, lots of screen shots, and to-the-point directions guide you through every common (and not so common) Photoshop challenge-and help you get more done in less time.
* Each solution is ten steps-or less-to help you get the job done fast
* Self-contained two-page spreads deliver the answers you need-without flipping pages
* A no-fluff approach focuses on helping you achieve results
* A resource packed with useful and fun ways to get the most out of Photoshop cs
* Make it simple and get productive fast! - find full-color images and links to resources, downloads, and companion and plug-in software on this book's Web site
 

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Contents

Part 1 Photoshop Basics
1
Part 2 The Work Area
41
Part 3 Color Essentials
75
Part 4 Color Adjustments
101
Part 5 Selections
145
Part 6 Path Essentials
183
Part 7 Transformations
209
Part 8 Painting Essentials
231
Part 11 Layer Essentials
319
Part 12 Layer Styles and Shape Layers
371
Part 13 Type
413
Part 14 Filters
441
Part 15 Automations
483
Part 16 Print Essentials
509
Part 17 For the Web ImageReady
527
Index
585

Part 9 Advanced Painting Techniques
271
Part 10 Channels and Masks
299

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MICAH LAAKER publishes several of his own sites, including IconEngine (the first online hip-hop icon repository) and Infolibrium (a critical commentary community). He helped establish the Research & Development department at Change Digital Studios and has led teams to explore SVG, dynamic Flash generation, and alternative audio formats among others.

CHRISTOPHER SCHMITT is an award-winning Web designer and developer and has been on the Internet since 1992. Currently, he is project manager and idea generator for the new media publishing company Heatvision.com, Inc. (http://www.heatvision.com). He also continues to write about Web culture and design for numerous publications.

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