From the Back Cover
You already know Photoshop CS5 basics. Now you'd like to go beyond with shortcuts, tricks, and tips that let you work smarter and faster. And because you learn more easily when someone shows you how, this is the book for you. Inside, you'll find clear, illustrated instructions for 100 tasks that reveal cool secrets, teach timesaving tricks, and explain great tips guaranteed to make you more productive with Photoshop CS5.
Minimal text and maximum illustrations
Task-oriented, step-by-step approach
Navigational aids connect instructions to illustrations
Self-contained, two-page lessons
Uniform layout makes it easy to read less, learn more
How easy is it?
Look for these symbols marking the difficulty of each task.
Demonstrates a new spin on a common task
Combines multiple skills requiring in-depth knowledge
Requires extensive skill and may involve other technologies
About the Author
(Huntington Beach, CA) studied art and French at Stanford University, where she received a Master's degree. She taught at the high school and community college level before becoming an unconventional computer guru when she adopted the Mac in 1987. As a photographer and artist, Lynette writes books and magazine articles on digital imaging and photography. She also teaches and presents graphics-related hardware and software for technology companies, including Wacom, Adobe, G-Technology, and Digital Foci. Lynette enjoys traditional and digital painting and often blends these techniques with her photographs to create images. Lynette has written the Top 100 Simplified Tips & Tricks
titles for Photoshop CS2, CS3, and CS4, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Mac OS X Leopard,
and Teach Yourself VISUALLY Digital Photography
, 3rd Edition. In her non-existent spare time, Lynette helps run the Adobe Technology Exchange of Southern California, a professional organization for photographers, graphic designers, and fine artists.