The Designer’s Guide to Astounding Photoshop Effects

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F+W Media, May 25, 2004 - Art - 159 pages
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21st century technology has brought graphic design to heights that would have been unimaginable just a few years ago. With the evolution of Photoshop, designers can now create astonishing visual effects by generating or altering virtually any image. In The Designer's Guide to Astounding Photoshop Effects, authors Steven Heller and Gail Anderson bring you a bounty of outstanding work from top designers, step-by-step techniques and detailed case studies on how they achieved these amazing Photoshop effects. Steven Heller (Art Director of the New York Times Book Review and Co-Chair of the School of Visual Arts MFA/Design program) and Gail Anderson (Senior Art Director at SpotCo) persuade designers to share their trade secrets in revealing interviews and share their own expertise, as well. The result is a wealth of innovative thinking in photo creation and manipulation. You'll gain perspective into the evolution of the digital age and be able to put the helpful tips to use immediately. This comprehensive guide is an invaluable tool for designers using any version of Photoshop. Transform your work from ordinary to extraordinary with the magic found inside! Book jacket.

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Steven Heller is senior Art Director for the New York Times & author of over seventy books on art, culture, & design. He lives in New York City.

Gail Anderson is creative director of design at SpotCo, New York, and a former senior art director of "Rolling Stone".

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