EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION
Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with 100 creative andinnovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity andinspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This bookis aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to becomeproficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed withmany of the fantastic new tools and features.
Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and web and graphicdesigner, author, software instructor and Adobe Certified Expert.Using her knowledge and years of expertise in the field sheprovides 100 hints, special effects, and techniques that willenable you to extend your existing skills and to develop andexecute new ideas and trends.
Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the ideal guide to help you to get thebest out of Photoshop CS5. This book will teach you how to performspecific tasks using a variety of tools, filters, styles,adjustment layers, and more.
With Smashing Photoshop CS5 you will learn how to:
• MAKE 3D TEXT WITH REPOUSSÉ
• CREATE ENGRAVED TYPE
• DESIGN A BLOG HEADER
• STIMULATE HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGES
• MAKE RETRO HALFTONES
• WORK WITH CUSTOM BRUSHES
• USE CONTENT-AWARE SCALING
• TRANSFORM WITH PUPPET WARP
• TRACE PHOTOS
• MAKE SCALE MODELS
• MIMIC CROSS-PROCESSING (XPRO)
• EDIT WITH LAYER MASKS
• CORRECT IMAGE DISTORTION
• RETOUCH AND RESTORE IMAGES
• EDIT WITH THE VANISHING POINT
• CREATE PANORAMAS
Key Topics Covered:
Part I: Web Layout And Optimization
Part II: Photoshop CS4 And CS5 Techniques
Part III: Text Effects
Part IV: Studio And Commercial Effects
Part V: Special Effects
Part VI: Image Distressing
Part VII: Image Retouching And Restoration
Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the perfect springboard for sparkingnew ideas and gaining inspiration for all your projects.
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