Photoshop for Artists: A Complete Guide for Fine Artists, Photographers, and Printmakers

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Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony, Oct 2, 2012 - Art - 304 pages
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ENRICH, ENHANCE, AND TRANSFORM YOUR ART WITH THE MAGIC OF PHOTOSHOP®

For artists, Adobe® Photoshopâ offers an exciting entry into a new world of limitless color, textures, and effects that can be applied with just the touch of a keyboard or click of a mouse.

Intended for serious artists -- painters, photographers, and printmakers ‑- Photoshop for Artists provides a comprehensive series of detailed tutorials, cataloging the various tools, techniques, and methods for producing an infinite variety of creative imagery with Photoshop.

With thirty tutorials divided into sections for fine artists, photographers, and printmakers, this book contains easy-to-follow step-by-step examples that include all the information serious professional artists need to master the digital art techniques of Photoshop. Each tutorial features screenshots and detailed directions, so artists can see exactly how the specific effects are achieved and applied to artwork.

Featuring stunning and dramatic imagery produced by the author and other accomplished artists, Photoshop for Artists is essential reading for artists looking to take their work to the next digital level.
 

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Contents

Preface
9
Ttnorials for Drawing and Painting Digitally
32
Making Basic Photo Corrections
136
Tutorials Combining Photoshop with Printmaking
251
Making Color Separations in Lithography
280
Contributing Artists
300
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About the author (2012)

Sylvie Covey was born in Paris and attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs, majoring in printmaking. She has taught at the Art Students League in New York City since 1995. In 2001, Sylvie joined the faculty of the Fine Arts Department at the Fashion Institute of Technology to help develop a BFA program. She is represented by the Old Printshop Gallery in New York City. Her work is included in numerous collections, including the Metropolitan Museum of Art, the New York Historical Society, the New York Public Library, the Reader’s Digest collections, and the Museum of the City of New York. She specializes in all digital techniques in printmaking.

Visit the author’s website at www.sylviecovey.net.

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