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Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Revealed Update, 1st Edition

  • includes CourseMate Printed Access Card
  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1285842375
  • ISBN-13: 9781285842370
  • Hardcover
  • Previous Editions: 2013, 2011, 2010
  • COPYRIGHT: 2014 Published
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Overview

About the Product

Your Adobe Creative Cloud package includes two components: 1) Online access to Adobe Creative Cloud updates on your CourseMate product, and 2) the CS6 edition of your Adobe book. CourseMate enriches your learning with thorough, chapter-by-chapter summaries of the new Adobe Creative Cloud release. Author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional. Flashcards, quizzes, and games are also included. Your printed book covers fundamental concepts, starting with the workspace and proceeding logically and intuitively to more advanced topics. Step-by-step tutorials and user-friendly design result in a resource that is comprehensive, clear, and effective. Contact your Learning Consultant to learn more about how CourseMate can enhance the way you teach and your students learn. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Features

  • Guides readers through the fundamentals of Photoshop CS6 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 CS6.
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 Selections.
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

  • Chapter updates available through CourseMate provide full coverage of new Creative Cloud features.
  • New author-created video introductions cover each chapter's learning objectives, emphasizing their importance for the contemporary design professional.

Supplements

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

Instructor Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285842391 | ISBN-13: 9781285842394)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all the new features and tools of the Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

The WEB Collection Revealed Premium Edition: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4, Adobe Flash CS4, and Adobe Photoshop CS4  (ISBN-10: 1435441966 | ISBN-13: 9781435441965)

With the release of Adobe's Creative Suite 4, the integration that Web developers and graphic designers had once only dreamed about continues to become a reality. The Web Collection Revealed Premium Edition is the first book on the market to feature Adobe Dreamweaver®, Adobe Flash®, and Adobe Photoshop® all together in the same text. Readers gain practical experience with the software as they work through end-of-chapter learning projects and step-by-step tutorials. An integration chapter demonstrates how to move from one application to the other while creating a Dreamweaver website that incorporates both Flash and Photoshop files. Full-color illustrations and a user-friendly design combine to create a solid learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of these popular applications.

Student Supplements

CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1285842391 | ISBN-13: 9781285842394)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. Read your textbook, take notes, review flashcards, and take practice quizzes--online with CourseMate. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all the new features and tools of the Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

The WEB Collection Revealed Premium Edition: Adobe Dreamweaver CS4, Adobe Flash CS4, and Adobe Photoshop CS4  (ISBN-10: 1435441966 | ISBN-13: 9781435441965)

With the release of Adobe's Creative Suite 4, the integration that Web developers and graphic designers had once only dreamed about continues to become a reality. The Web Collection Revealed Premium Edition is the first book on the market to feature Adobe Dreamweaver®, Adobe Flash®, and Adobe Photoshop® all together in the same text. Readers gain practical experience with the software as they work through end-of-chapter learning projects and step-by-step tutorials. An integration chapter demonstrates how to move from one application to the other while creating a Dreamweaver website that incorporates both Flash and Photoshop files. Full-color illustrations and a user-friendly design combine to create a solid learning experience that reveals how to master the latest features of these popular applications.