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Adobe Photoshop Cs3 One-On-Oneby Deke Mcclelland
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Pioneering computer graphics author Deke McClelland updates his bestselling hands-on tutorial for Adobe Photoshop CS3, the latest version of this industry-standard image editing and production program. As with previous editions, Photoshop CS3 One-on-One guides readers step by step through the program's features and functionality. A key appeal of the One-on-One series is the two hours of DVD-video material included. Once you read about a particular technique, you can see how it's done first hand in the video. The combination is uniquely effective. And hugely popular.
Whether you're a first-timer looking to learn Photoshop, or a seasoned user interested in the groundbreaking features of CS3, Deke's conversational style and carefully structured lessons guide you through everything you need to know to get up and running, and then takes you well into mastery. You'll learn to:
A Photoshop expert, sought-after computer graphics and design lecturer and author of over 70 books, Deke creates a classroom environment in Photoshop CS3 One-on-One with written instruction and video training — except that you get one-on-one attention as you proceed from lesson to lesson at your own pace. It's like having private lessons with the author.
Whether you're an enthusiast, prosumer, creative pro, technical pro, or newcomer, Deke's book will have you speaking fluent Photoshop CS3 in no time.
Book News Annotation:
The 12 lessons in this tutorial introduce Photoshop's ability to change the brightness and contrast in a digital image, adjust the colors, move pieces, sharpen the focus, and retouch details. Hundreds of color screenshots illustrate how to select irregular portions of an image, crop a picture, add color to artwork, build layered compositions, add text and shapes, and print an image. The DVD contains video instruction, color settings, and exercise files. Annotation ©2008 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
About the Author
Electronic publishing pioneer Deke McClelland is a popular lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and the larger realm of computer graphics and design. He has hosted the interactive "Video Workshop" CD that shipped with Photoshop Versions 7, CS, and CS2, as well as hundreds of hours of tutorial-style video training for industry leaders http://lynda.com and Total Training. In addition to his video work, Deke has written 84 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print.
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