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Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book

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  • Copyright 2010
  • Dimensions: 7-3/8 X 9-1/8
  • Pages: 464
  • Edition: 1st
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  • ISBN-10: 0-321-70176-3
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-321-70176-3

Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop CS5 choose Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop CS5.

In addition to learning the key elements of the Photoshop interface, this completely revised CS5 edition shows readers how to edit images with precise selection control, correct a wide range of lens-based errors, interactively transform their images with the new Puppet Warp tool, and easily remove or replace image elements with the new Content-Aware Fill mode. The book also covers new powerful painting effects to artistically enhance images and shows how to combine multiple exposures into a single HDR image.

For the first time, the companion DVD will feature, in addition to the lesson files, 2 hours of free video tutorials from Learn Adobe Photoshop CS5 by Video by Adobe Press and video2brain, a great added value!

“The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.” –Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training.

Classroom in a Book®, the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does–an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.

Excerpts

About Selecting and Selection Tools in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Classroom in a Book: Using the Magic Wand Tool

Animating a 3D Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Applying a Gradient to a Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Automating a Multistep Task in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Correcting Lens Distortion in Adobe Photshop CS5

Creating a 3D Shape from a Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Creating a Web Gallery in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Creating Slices in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Creating Type on a Path in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Customizing the Workspace in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Importing Smart Objects in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Manipulating 3D Objects in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Moving a Selected Area in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Painting with the Mixer Brush in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Refining the Edge of a Selection in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Replacing Colors in an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Resolution and Image Size in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Retouching with the Clone Stamp Tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Selecting and Using Hidden Tools in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Straightening and Cropping an Image in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Undoing Actions in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Using Keyboard Combinations with Tool Actions in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Using Repoussé to Create 3D Text in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Using the Layers Panel in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Using the Spot Healing Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Table of Contents

GETTING STARTED

1. GETTING TO KNOW THE WORK AREA

2. BASIC PHOTO CORRECTIONS

3. WORKING WITH SELECTIONS

4. LAYER BASICS

5. CORRECTING AND ENHANCING DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHS

6. MASKS AND CHANNELS

7. TYPOGRAPHIC DESIGN

8. VECTOR DRAWING TECHNIQUES

9. ADVANCED LAYERING

10. ADVANCED COMPOSITING

11. PAINTING WITH THE MIXER BRUSH

12. WORKING WITH 3D IMAGES

13. PREPARING FILES FOR THE WEB

14. PRODUCING AND PRINTING CONSISTENT COLOR

Updates & Corrections

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