Adobe Photoshop CC For Dummies

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John Wiley & Sons, Feb 3, 2021 - Computers - 432 pages

Get picture perfect with Photoshop CC

Photoshop is a stunning program that puts the power of a professional photography studio into your hands, but it can also be a jungle to navigate—with a dense proliferation of menus, panels, shortcuts, plug-ins, and add-ons to get thoroughly lost in. Written by a literal Photoshop Hall of Famer, the new edition of Photoshop CC For Dummies is your experienced guide to the technical terrain, slashing away the foliage for a clear picture of how to produce the perfectly framed and beautifully curated images you want.

Beginning with an overview of the basic kit bag you need for your journey toward visual mastery, Peter Bauer—Photoshop instructor and an award-winning fine art photographer in his own right—shows you how to build your skills and enrich your creative palette with enhanced colors and tone, filters and layering, and even how undertake a foray into digital painting. Add in instructions on combining text with images and the how-tos of video and animation editing, and you have all the tools you need to carve out a one-person multimedia empire.

  • Master everything from the basics to professional insider tips
  • Combine, layer, tone, and paint your images
  • Explore the colorfully creative world of Photoshop filters
  • Fix common problems

You'll find everything on the latest version of the software that you could dream of—and an improved shot at artistic success!

 

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Contents

Introduction
3
CHAPTER
9
Knowing Just Enough about Digital Images
17
Which Do You Need?
30
Taking the Chefs Tour of Your Photoshop Kitchen
37
Photoshop for Beginners
59
Flesh Tone Formulas
118
CHAPTER
121
Using gradients
301
CHAPTER
320
Power Photoshop
336
CHAPTER
353
CHAPTER
369
The Part of Tens
370
CHAPTER
379
Using the Cloud with Photoshop on the iPad and Desktop
383

FineTuning Your Fixes
143
CHAPTER
155
Common Problems and Their Cures
173
Combining Images
191
CHAPTER
221
Dressing Up Images with Layer Styles
235
CHAPTER
257
CHAPTER
264
Creating Paragraphs with Type Containers
274
CHAPTER
284
369
387
Photoshop CCs Blending Modes
399
82
403
387
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102
411
CHAPTER
412
397
414
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416
Table of Contents
417
Copyright

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About the author (2021)

Peter Bauer is a member of the Photoshop Hall of Fame and an award-winning fine-art photographer. The author of more than a dozen books on Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, computer graphics, and photography, he is also the host of video-training titles at Lynda.com and a contributing writer for Photoshop User magazine.

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