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Photoshop(r) 6 for Dummies(r) (For Dummies)

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Publisher Comments:

The latest, greatest update to the bestseller, providing the quick and easy way to get up to speed with the latest release of Adobe Photoshop. This is the book that hundreds of thousands of Photoshop users have turned to again and again for easy-to-understand, practical advice. In best-selling author and premier Photoshop guru Deke McClelland reveals his own techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips that Photoshop veterans can use to take advantage of the software's new features. In this book, Photoshop pros can discover tricks they can try out right away, while Photoshop novices can find ready-to-use instructions so that they can become productive quickly.

Synopsis:

Photoshop guru McClelland presents 100 percent of what users need to learn to master the hot new version of Adobe's critically acclaimed Web authoring tool. The author reveals his own techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips on the software's newest features. Full color.

Synopsis:

This title gives practical advice on how to use Photoshop, revealing techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips that veterans can use to take advantage of package features. The reader can also discover tricks to try out.

About the Author

In 1985, Deke McClelland oversaw the implementation of the first Macintosh-based production department in Boulder, Colorado. He later graduated to be artistic director for Publishing Resources, one of the earliest all-PostScript service bureaus in the United States.

These days, Deke is the author of the best-selling computer titles Macworld Photoshop 5 Bible and Photoshop 3 For Windows 95 Bible (both published by IDG Books Worldwide), which have combined sales worldwide of more than 500,000 copies, making them the best-selling guides of any kind on computer graphics. Other best-selling titles include CorelDraw 8 For Dummies, PageMill 2 For Dummies (both IDG Books), and Real World Illustrator 7 (Peachpit Press). His newest title, Photoshop 4 Studio Secrets(IDG Books), chronicles the work of 16 of the world's most prominent computer artists.

When not writing books, Deke serves as contributing editor for Macworld and Publish magazines and hosts the cable TV computer series Digital Gurus (now in its fourth season). Deke has written more than 40 books and hundreds of magazine articles about graphics, electronic publishing, and multimedia. His work has been translated into more than 20 languages, including Portuguese, Slovenian, and Thai.

In 1989, Deke won the Benjamin Franklin Award for Best Computer Book. Since then, he has received honors from the Society for Technical Communication (1994), the American Society of Business Press Editors (1995), and the Computer Press Association (1990, 1992, 1994, and 1995). Other recent titles include FreeHand 8 Bible, Photoshop 5 For Macs For Dummies, and Web Design Studio Secrets (all published by IDG Books).

Table of Contents

Introduction.

About This Book.

Don't You Have Another Photoshop Book?

What's in This Book.

Part I: What the. . . ? Aagh, Help Me!

Part II: The Care and Feeding of Pixels.

Part III: Tiptoe through the Toolbox.

Part IV: Select Before You Correct.

Part V: So, You Say You're Serious about Image Editing.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Icons Used in This Book.

How to Use This Book.

Feedback, Please.

Part I: What the . . . ? Aagh, Help Me!

Chapter 1: Meet Dr. Photo and Mr. Shop.

Chapter 2: Canvassing the On-Screen Canvas.

Chapter 3: Now the Fun Really Begins.

Part II: The Care and Feeding of Pixels.

Chapter 4: Sizing Up Your Image.

Chapter 5: Auntie Em versus the Munchkins (Death Match).

Chapter 6: Save Before You Say Good Night.

Chapter 7: Going to Hard Copy.

Part III: Tiptoe through the Toolbox.

Chapter 8: Paint Me Young, Beautiful, and Twisted.

Chapter 9: Making a Mockery of Reality.

Chapter 10: Cleaning Up Goobers.

Chapter 11: Turning Back the Digital Clock.

Part IV: Select Before You Correct.

Chapter 12: The Great Pixel Roundup (Yee Ha).

Chapter 13: More Fun with Selections.

Chapter 14: Coloring inside the Lines.

Part V: So, You Say You're Serious about Image Editing.

Chapter 15: Layers upon Layers upon Layers.

Chapter 16: Digital Graffiti.

Chapter 17: Forays into Filters.

Chapter 18: Drawing Color from a Dreary Wasteland.

Chapter 19: Taking a Peek at Web Graphics.

Part VI: The Part of Tens.

Chapter 20: Ten Tricky Techniques to Assign to Memory.

Chapter 21: Ten Amusing Ways to Mess Up a Loved One's Face.

Chapter 22: Ten Things to Do with Your Photoshop Masterpiece.

Appendix.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780764507045
Author:
McClelland, Deke
Author:
Obermeier, Barbara
Author:
McClelland, Deke
Publisher:
For Dummies
Location:
Foster City, CA
Subject:
Programming Languages - General
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Computer graphics
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Subject:
Adobe photoshop (computer program)
Subject:
Adobe Photoshop
Subject:
Graphics-Photoshop
Subject:
Graphics & Design software (Non-Microsoft)
Copyright:
Edition Description:
WebSite Associated w/Book
Series:
For Dummies Computers
Series Volume:
no. 63-1-2000
Publication Date:
January 2000
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
480
Dimensions:
9.32x7.28x1.05 in. 1.61 lbs.

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"Synopsis" by , Photoshop guru McClelland presents 100 percent of what users need to learn to master the hot new version of Adobe's critically acclaimed Web authoring tool. The author reveals his own techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips on the software's newest features. Full color.
"Synopsis" by , This title gives practical advice on how to use Photoshop, revealing techniques for quick and creative image editing, along with specific tips that veterans can use to take advantage of package features. The reader can also discover tricks to try out.
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