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Adobe Photoshop CS3: One-on-one

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ISBN13:

9780596529758

ISBN10:
0596529759
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/1/2007
Publisher(s):
Oreilly & Associates Inc

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This is the edition with a publication date of 6/1/2007.
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Summary

With this book, pioneering computer graphics author Deke McClelland updates his bestselling hands-on tutorial for the latest version of Adobe Photoshop. As with previous editions, "Photoshop X One-on-One" guides readers step by step through the program's features and functionality. A key appeal of the One-on-One series is the DVD-video material included. Once they read about a particular technique, they can see how it's done first hand in the video. The combination is uniquely effective.

Author Biography

  1. Deke McClelland

    Electronic publishing pioneer Deke McClelland is a popular lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and the larger realm of computer graphics and design. He has hosted the interactive "Video Workshop" CD that shipped with Photoshop Versions 7, CS, and CS2, as well as hundreds of hours of tutorial-style video training for industry leaders http://lynda.com and Total Training. In addition to his video work, Deke has written 84 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print.

    One of the most award-winning writers in the technology market, Deke received the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Computer Book in 1989. Since then, he has garnered more than 20 honors, including seven independent citations from the Computer Press Association. In 2002, he was inducted into the Photoshop Hall of Fame.

    In 2004 Deke created the One-on-One™ book series, which uses video, step-by-step exercises, and hundreds of full-color illustrations to provide readers with the closest thing possible to private instruction from a recognized expert. These ambitious, self-paced guides include the bestselling Adobe Photoshop CS2 One-on-One and Adobe InDesign CS2 One-on-One. Late in 2006 Deke teamed up with vanguard online training company http://lynda.com to bring the One-on-One training strategy to a line of video products, beginning with Photoshop CS3 Beta One-on-One Preview, the first series available for the public beta of Photoshop CS3. In addition to the full 20-plus hour Photoshop CS3 One-on-One, his plans include Illustrator One-on-One and InDesign One-on-One. Among Deke's current http://lynda.com videos are Photoshop Elements 5 Essentials and the #1 ranked Photoshop CS2 Channels and Masks (available for immediate viewing at http://www.lynda.com/deke).

    Deke is an Adobe Certified Expert, a member of the PhotoshopWorld Instructor Dream Team, and a regular speaker for the Photoshop Fling cruise seminars. Deke lives in Boulder, Colorado with his wife and two super-powered boys.

Table of Contents

Preface : how one-on-one works
Open and organizep. 3
Highlights, midtones, and shadowsp. 41
Correcting color balancep. 69
Making selectionsp. 113
Crop, straighten, and sizep. 153
Paint, edit, and healp. 179
Creating and applying masksp. 225
Focus and filtersp. 265
Building layered compositionsp. 303
Text and shapesp. 357
Styles and specialty layersp. 403
Printing and outputp. 471
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