9780240521558

The Adobe Photoshop CS4 Layers Book: Harnessing Photoshop's most powerful tool

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  • ISBN13:

    9780240521558

  • ISBN10:

    0240521552

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Nonspecific Binding
  • Copyright: 2009-05-21
  • Publisher: Focal Press
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Summary

MasterPhotoshop CS4 with this visual, hands-on guide to using layers, under the expert guidance of digital imaging specialist Richard Lynch. Layers, Photoshop's most powerful feature, is the core of a nondestructive image-editing workflow. Step-by-step instructions and practical examples illustrate how to. * Polish: correct and enhance color, fix composition problems, and repair damage or flaws * Manipulate: isolate image areas for changes, adjustments and experimental concepts * Understand: use all forms of layer blending, including transparency, clipping masks, opacity/fill, layer masks, layer modes, channel targeting, Blend If, and Effects/Styles The accompanying DVD comes complete with a generous library of practical actions based on techniques from the book that add functional power to Photoshop, along with practice images for all the exercises in the book. This focused, highly accurate, comprehensive, and practical guide offers invaluable advice for all users of Adobe Photoshop CS4. * Unleash the full power of Layers in Photoshop for limitless non-destructive creative image editing * Step-by-step real-life projects take you through every aspect of the layers tool, including masking, blending, and modes, all in the context of a practical photoshop workflow * Ancilary DVD contains all the practice images used in the book

Table of Contents

Previous edition TOC) Basics
Layer Management
Object & Image Area Isolation in Layers
Masking
Applying Layer Effects
Exploring Layer Modes
Advanced Blending
Breaking Out Components
Taking an Image Through the Process
Making a Layered Collage or Composite Image
Index
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