Photoshop CS4 All-in-One For Dummies

Product Number: EB00056439
Released: Aug 19, 2013
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780470448113
Publisher: For Dummies
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Description

Your one-stop Photoshop reference, filled with the latest tips and techniques There's a reason why Photoshop is the industry standard for image-editing software. But it's also that big, Photoshop has so many facets and features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. And you'll love the "Putting It Together" exercises that give you hands-on experience - in rich, full color! -Learn the parts—the desktop, menus, panels, and key tools, and how to use Adobe Bridge -Make your selection—learn about each of the selection tools plus the powerful Pen tool and Paths panel -Brush up—on the Brush and Pencil tools and how to create vector shapes, create and edit type, and put type on a path -Restore and retouch—correct and enhance color, improve contrast, and use the Clone Stamp and Healing tools to fix flaws and damage -Print it—learn how to get the right resolution, image mode, and file format, and prepare your work for printing Open the book and find: -How to crop images and increase their canvas size -Tips for creating gradients and patterns -Advice on resizing images -How to composite images with layers and blending modes -Filter techniques to correct or alter images -How the Vanishing Point feature makes editing easier -Steps for making adjustments with levels and curves -How to create contact sheets

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Author(s): Barbara Obermeier
Series: For Dummies
Original Publish Date: Jan 13, 2011

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