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Everything you need to know about Photoshop is right in these friendly pages!
Photoshop is so powerful and has so many features that a handy one-stop guide is exactly what you need. Each minibook covers a particular aspect of Photoshop, so whether you're new to Photoshop or wanting to learn more about a specific area like making selections, working with layers, creating type, or retouching and restoring photos, it's all here!
Beginners start here get familiar with the Photoshop environment the desktop, menus, panels, tools, and the Mini Bridge
Of pens, paths, and paintbrushes discover all the things you can do with the Brush, Pencil, and Pen tools and the Paths panel
The magic of masks explore the use of channels, alpha channels, various types of masks, layer styles, opacity settings, and other essentials
Making it perfect find out how to lighten, darken, soften, or sharpen your images, fix flaws, and heal damage
Print it learn how to get the right resolution, image mode, and file format, and set up color separations
Open the book and find:
Directions for customizing your workspace
How to crop and resize images
Advice on correcting contrast, color, and clarity
Instructions for compositing images with layers and blending modes
How to make adjustments with levels and curves
Steps for creating top-notch selections
Cool things to do with filters
Options for creating and editing type
9 books in 1
Painting, Drawing, and Typing
Working with Layers
Channels and Masks
Filters and Distortions
Retouching and Restoration
Photoshop and Print
IN FULL COLOR!
Barbara Obermeier is principal of Obermeier Design, a graphic design studio in California. She is currently a faculty member in the School of Design at Brooks Institute. She has authored or coauthored dozens of software books including Photoshop Elements For Dummies and Digital Photography Just the Steps For Dummies.