How To Cheat In Photoshop Elements 12

Author: David Asch
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 1317915895
Size: 11.62 MB
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Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Appear in a graphic novel? Or control the weather and seasons? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 starts you at the basics of photomontage with selection techniques, layers and transformations; leading up to full-length projects for creating magazine covers, fantasy scenes, poster artwork and much, much more. This book also features: A dedicated website where you can download images and tutorial videos that show you how to expand, develop, and master top techniques. Full color images, a glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index that will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash.

The Photoshop Elements 11 Book For Digital Photographers

Author: Scott Kelby
Publisher: Peachpit Press
ISBN: 0133123960
Size: 70.71 MB
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This book (for Windows and Mac) breaks new ground by doing something for digital photographers that's never been done before–it cuts through the bull and shows exactly "how to do it." It's not a bunch of theory; it doesn't challenge readers to come up with their own settings or figure things out on their own. Instead, it tells readers flat-out which settings to use, when to use them, and why. This book gives the inside tips and tricks of the trade for organizing, correcting, editing, sharpening, retouching, and presenting photos like a pro. Readers will be absolutely amazed at how easy and effective these techniques are–once they know the secrets. This book covers: -The real secrets of how the pros retouch portraits -How to color correct any photo without breaking a sweat -How to use Camera Raw for processing not only RAW photos, but JPEGs and TIFFs, too! -The sharpening techniques the pros really use -How to deal with common digital camera image problems, including removing noise and avoiding halos -The most requested photographic special effects -All the brand new features of Elements 11, which offers better ways to manage photos, map images, share memories, use templates, and easily create pro-quality photographic effects And the book's secret weapon: It also covers slick workarounds, cheats, and some fairly ingenious ways to replicate many Photoshop CS6 features from right within Elements 11. -And much more!

Art And Design In Photoshop

Author: Steve Caplin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136110933
Size: 41.29 MB
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Fancy designing your own classic and contemporary movie posters, books and magazine covers? Feel like turning your photographs into works by Turner, Matisse and Magritte? Want to create illustrations in the styles of The Simpsons, steampunk and Victorian engravings? Then you need Art and Design in Photoshop. In this unique book, acclaimed master of photomontage and visual trickery Steve Caplin shows you how to stretch your creative boundaries. Taking the same tried-and-tested practical approach as his best selling How to Cheat in Photoshop titles, Steve's step-by-step instructions recreate a dazzling and diverse array of fabulous design effects. You'll learn how to design everything from wine labels to sushi cartons, from certificates to iPod advertising, from textbooks to pulp fiction. Written by a working pro, the clear guidelines pinpoint exactly what you need to know: how to get slick-looking results with minimum fuss, with a 16-page Photoshop Reference chapter that provides an at-a-glance guide to Photoshop tools and techniques for less experienced users. Steve explains both typography and the design process in a clear, informative and entertaining way. All the images, textures and fonts used in the book are supplied on the accompanying CD-ROM. Imaginative, inspirational and fun to use, this book is a must-have for every creative Photoshop user, both amateur and professional.

100 Photoshop

Author: Steve Caplin
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136110291
Size: 21.70 MB
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Just when you think you've learned all that you could ever know about working in Photoshop, digital artist and photomontage king Steve Caplin comes along with yet another masterful method for creating incredible works of art in Photoshop. This time, he'll show you how to create complete images, from start to finish, entirely within the software program. No source material, photographs, or existing files from other software packages are needed, saving you valuable time and resources. The techniques you'll learn in this ground-breaking new book will help you combine your artistic vision and skills with an understanding of how to manipulate the built-in Photoshop filters to produce impressive, eye-catching artwork. Each chapter opens with a complete double page illustration, created entirely in Photoshop. Then, carefully laid out step-by-step instructions show you how each element in the illustration is created, and how they are all combined in the end to make a convincing final image. Using Steve's proven methods for success, you'll be able to produce images that reflect a more finely crafted, hand drawn approach, whether you're an artist for your own enjoyment or a working professional looking for a leg up on the competition.

How To Cheat In After Effects

Author: Chad Perkins
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136132295
Size: 52.13 MB
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"How to Cheat in After Effects is an easy-to-follow book that lets you in on all of the little secrets to create those commonly needed effects with ease and speed. With clear pictures illustrating the step-by-step procedures, this is the perfect tool for the arsenal of any After Effects user, from novice to advanced." - Michele Yamazaki, Vice President Marketing and Web Development Czarina, Toolfarm.com Compose eye-popping After Effects projects quickly and creatively with dozens of concise, step-by-step tutorials accompanied by vivid 4-color illustration. Covering features new to CS5 such as Freeform AE, Refine Matte, Roto Brush, and more, this book clearly explains how to perform advanced, typically time-consuming tasks in simplified, quick steps. * Create an entire 3D planet scene from scratch * Create true 3D text * Make smoke, snow, rain, chocolate, molten gold, and more from scratch with particles * Create animated growing vines * Fake a tilt shift effect, and so much more The companion DVD includes project files allowing you to work alongside the exercises in the book, as well as QuickTime movies displaying the techniques shown in the book. Chad Perkins is an award winning software trainer, as well as a filmmaker, musician, and visual effects artist. He is also the creator/owner of Movies and Computers (moviesandcomputers.com), which provides training in independent filmmaking. He is an Adobe Certified Instructor in After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere. Chad is also the author of the book The After Effects Illusionist (Focal Press, 2009).

Photoshop Elements 10 For Dummies

Author: Barbara Obermeier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118167260
Size: 49.62 MB
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Perfect your photos and images with this "focused" guide to Photoshop Elements 10 For most of us, the professional-level Photoshop is overkill for our needs. Amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts turn to Photoshop Elements for a powerful but simpler way to edit and retouch their snapshots. Photoshop Elements 10 For Dummies helps you navigate Elements to create, edit, fix, share, and organize the high-quality images you desire. Full color pages bring the techniques to life and make taking great photos fun and easy. Introduces you to the work area Shows you how to upload images to your computer Reviews ways to view, find, organize, and manage your photos Details how to modify your photos to your specifications Distills working with layers, contrast, color, clarity, filter, effects, styles, and type Explains how to print your creations, create a slide show, and optimize images for the web Written by veteran digital imaging and print authors Barbara Obermeier and Ted Padova, this handy reference is a highly readable and enjoyable way to learn this powerful image editing application.

Adobe Photoshop Elements 7

Author: Philip Andrews
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136099093
Size: 62.28 MB
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First Published in 2009. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Creative Photoshop Cs4

Author: Derek Lea
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISBN: 1136110771
Size: 70.63 MB
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If you are a digital artist, illustrator, cartoonist, graphic artist, designer, or serious hobbyist looking for new and interesting ways to use Photoshop, this is the book for you! You already know how to use Photoshop as an image editing tool; now, challenge yourself and discover the more artistic aspects of the program with one of the world's best teachers by your side. In addition to four brand new chapters on real world projects, this new edition of award-winning digital artist Derek Lea's bestselling Creative Photoshop contains several brand new features such as "What you'll learn in this chapter summaries, so you can quickly find projects using the specific tools you'd like to focus on, and supplementary information at the end of each chapter, containing useful resources and additional gallery images to provide further study and inspiration. As you work through Derek's fantastic artistic methods, be sure to visit www.creativephotoshopthebook.com for more information, including the project files for each chapter, available for download for you to work with, a reader forum, and more.

Photoshop Elements 12 For Dummies

Author: Barbara Obermeier
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118742397
Size: 14.98 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Better photos are a snap with a little imagination and Photoshop Elements 12 For Dummies! Sure, your photos are nice, but why settle for ordinary pictures when you can create extraordinary images with a little help from Photoshop Elements 12 and For Dummies? This fun and easy Elements reference is perfect for amateur photographers and photo enthusiasts who want to make their snapshots picture perfect. Learn what’s new in Photoshop Elements 12, find your way around the interface, make color and contrast adjustments, add type and interesting effects, and share your images with your friends, family, and other photographers via social media and Adobe Revel. It’s easy! Walks you through the Organizer, tools, menus, and options and shows you how to import and upload your images Explains how to fine-tune your photos by cropping or removing unwanted objects, adjusting shadows and highlights, improving contrast, adding artistic effects, working with text, and fixing blemishes or other imperfections Teaches you how to work with layers, contrast, color, clarity, filters, effects, styles, and type Provides creative inspiration for photo projects and tips for sharing your images online or in print Fantastic photos and interesting images are just a click away with Photoshop Elements 12 For Dummies in your toolkit!

Digital Art Revolution

Author: Scott Ligon
Publisher: Watson-Guptill
ISBN: 0823008339
Size: 48.54 MB
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There’s no question that applications like Photoshop have changed the art world forever. Master digital artists already use these tools to create masterpieces that stretch the limits of the imagination—but you don’t have to be a master to create your own digital art. Whether you’re a beginner who’s never picked up a pen or paintbrush, or a traditional artist who wants to explore everything a digital canvas might inspire, digital artist and arts educator Scott Ligon guides you and inspires you with clear instructions and exercises that explore all the visual and technical possibilities. Featuring the work of 40 of the finest digital artists working today, Digital Art Revolution is your primary resource for creating amazing artwork using your computer. From the Trade Paperback edition.