9780321957719

The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop

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  • ISBN13:

    9780321957719

  • ISBN10:

    0321957717

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2013-12-18
  • Publisher: Adobe Press
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Summary

Photoshop’s adjustment and fill layers give you an amazing level of control and are the building blocks of innumerable techniques. In this definitive resource, Scott Valentine demonstrates how to use these simple but powerful tools through approachable hands-on examples, and he calls on other Photoshop experts to share their techniques.


Whether you’re a professional or hobbyist, you’ll learn techniques that give you an edge in technical, personal, and commercial projects. Beginning and intermediate users of Photoshop will learn how adjustment and fill layers work and get up to speed on the most common techniques. Advanced users will find indispensable reference material in addition to speedy solutions to vexing problems. More than just a collection of effects and recipes, The Hidden Power of Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop explains why the techniques work and how to tune them for your specific needs.

  • Powerful tips and techniques from industry experts, including Katrin Eismann, Pete Collins, and Corey Barker
  • Straightforward teaching style from a veteran Photoshop user
  • Richly illustrated with examples of over two-dozen techniques covering photography, compositing, and illustration
  • Quick-reference guide to every fill and adjustment layer with before-and-after images for easy comparison
  • Downloadable reference files and actions to explore and enhance your creativity (on the companion website)


Author Biography

 

Scott Valentine started with Photoshop working on optical and electron microscopy images, becoming a Subject Matter Expert at a national laboratory. With a degree in Physics and dual minors in Music and Theater, he has a unique perspective on balancing the technical with the artistic. This is reflected in Scott’s teaching and presentation style, along with his understanding of how users approach the creative process and the tools they use.

 

Scott has been a featured presenter for RetouchPRO and several Adobe user groups. He’s also an Adobe Community Professional, helping users get the most out of Photoshop for nearly ten years. When not at a keyboard, he enjoys backpacking, playing hockey, and playing guitar.

 

Table of Contents

 

Foreword

Introduction

General Techniques

Creative Techniques

Photography

Manipulating and Compositing

Illustration, Painting, and 3D

Quick Reference Guide to Adjustment and Fill Layers

Additional Resources

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