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Adobe® Photoshop® Creative Cloud Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1305260538
  • ISBN-13: 9781305260535
  • 696 Pages | Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2013, 2011
  • COPYRIGHT: 2015 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Adobe Photoshop has long provided cutting edge technology for sophisticated digital editing, and ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED provides a solid foundation for those looking to learn this industry-standard program. Real-world, practical examples and step-by-step instruction throughout offer well-rounded, comprehensive coverage of both artistic and technical features. With extensive four-color artwork and screenshots that support and clarify key concepts, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED is a valuable resource that will give readers the confidence they need to edit and enhance digital images with skill and ease.

Features

  • Guides readers through the fundamentals of Photoshop Creative Cloud with extensive tutorials and sophisticated exercises.

  • Progresses from basic to advanced Photoshop techniques so that readers can build on the skills they acquire as they work their way through the book.

  • Emphasizes the how and why behind each Photoshop tool to help readers excel at design as well as master the software.

  • A bonus appendix of additional projects that readers can use to develop new techniques, as well as practice skills they’ve learned in the book.

About the Author

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CC.
2. Learning Photoshop Basics.
3. Working with Layers.
4. Making Selections.
5. Incorporating Color Techniques.
6. Placing Type in an Image.
7. Using Painting Tools.
8. Working with Special Layer Functions.
9. Creating Special Effects with Filters.
10. Enhancing Specific Selection.
11. Adjusting Colors.
12. Using Clipping Masks, Paths, and Shapes.
13. Transforming Type.
14. Liquifying an Image.
15. Performing Image Surgery.
16. Annotating and Automating an Image.
17. Creating Images for the Web.
18. Working with Animation, Video, and Photography.
Appendix: Portfolio Projects and Effects.

New to this edition

  • Meet your students where they work—in the cloud. Publishing in Fall 2014, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CREATIVE CLOUD REVEALED has been fully revised to meet Adobe’s most recent Creative Cloud updates. Coverage of the newest Photoshop functions and tools bring relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the Photoshop software and familiarize themselves with Creative Cloud. Newly released Creative Cloud features have been thoroughly integrated into the book, as well as the accompanying CourseMate website, which reinforces new skills and concepts learned in the book.
  • Focus Area Mask.

Supplements

All supplements have been updated in coordination with the Main title.
Please see Main title page for new to this edition information.

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