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How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 6: Create Stunning Photomontages on a Budget with CDROM (How to Cheat in)

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How to Cheat in Elements 6 is an invaluable resource for all users of Photoshop Elements and shows you how to 'cheat' by sharing insider secrets from clever and cunning Elements gurus, David Asch and series forerunner, Steve Caplin.

Compatible with previous releases of Elements, this is jam packed with dazzling tips and tricks, unearthed secrets, and creative techniques that challenge and inspire.

Work through each section to build up your Photoshop Elements skills, creating everything from basic layer and masking effects right up to advanced manipulation. Or just dip right into a project to learn a new technique:

* turn day into night

* add snow, shadows and water to your scenes

* make fire and smoke

* give your car a respray

...if you can imagine it, we can show you how to do it in Photoshop Elements!

A full glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash. Follow the QuickTime movie tutorials on the CD, and use the high resolution royalty free images in your own creations . you can also ask questions, solve problems and meet other Elements users in the book's dedicated website, http://www.howtocheatinphotoshopelements.com

Once you have mastered the techniques in this book - the only limit is your imagination!

David Asch is a freelance author and journalist specializing in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements image editing and manipulation.

Steve Caplin is a graphic artist, illustrator, and journalist who loves to create photomontages that blur the line between illusion and reality.

Note: Having trouble with the DVD? Visit http://www.howtocheatinphotoshopelements.com where you can find a link to download updated versions of the video files.

Work through each section to build up your Photoshop Elements skills, creating everything from basic layer and masking effects right up to advanced manipulation. Or just dip right into a project to learn a new technique:

* turn day into night

* add snow, shadows and water to your scenes

* make fire and smoke

* give your car a respray

…if you can imagine it, we can show you how to do it in Photoshop Elements!

Synopsis:

Photoshop Elements is a popular software with 6 million registered users. The majority of the guides focus on ease of use and how to import, perform basic edits and print/output images to Web. This book is different - it shows users how to manipulate photos and create montages with Photoshop Elements - creating unique images, and it also reveals key timesaving tips and techniques. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements is a book/CD package with 90 step-by-step projects, QuickTime movie tutorials and high resolution royalty free images. Additional support and material is available from the author at www.howtocheatinphotoshopelements.com. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements is part of Focal's How to Cheat series, following the same wining format as How to Cheat in Photoshop.

Synopsis:

Demonstrating how to manipulate photos and create montages with Photoshop Elements, this work reveals key timesaving tips and techniques. Includes a CD with 90 step-by-step projects, QuickTime movie tutorials, and high-resolution, royalty-free images.

About the Author

David Asch is a beta tester for Photoshop Elements. He contributes to Mac Format magazine, and is co-author of Digital Photo Doctor and contributing author to Drop Dead Photography Techniques.Steve Caplin is a freelance artist and author working in London, England. His satirical photomontage work is commissioned by newspapers and magazines around the world, including The Guardian, The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sunday Times Magazine, Radio Times, Readers Digest and L'Internazionale. Steve has worked for advertising agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi, Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Lowe Howard Spink, and his work has won two Campaign Poster Awards and a D&AD Pencil award. He has lectured widely in England, Norway, France and Holland, and has taught digital design at the University of Westminster and the University of the Arts London. Steve is the author of ten books: How to Cheat in Photoshop (five editions), How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements (co-authored, three editions), Icon Design, Max Pixel's Adventures in Adobe Photoshop Elements, The Complete Guide to Digital Illustration (co-authored) and Art & Design in Photoshop. He has also co-authored three mainstream books: Dad Stuff, More Dad Stuff, Stuff the Turkey and Complete and Utter Zebu. When he's not at his computer Steve plays the piano well, the accordion moderately and the guitar badly. He spends his spare time making improbable constructions out of wood and other materials. His first commissioned sculpture was for the Bethlem hospital - the original 'bedlam' - in 2010.

Graphic artist/illustrator and the best-selling author of How to Cheat in Photoshop

Table of Contents

Introduction; Selection; Layers; Hiding and Showing; Image adjustment; Light and Shade; Transformation and Distortion; Materials and Textures; Working with text; People and Animals; Shiny surfaces; The third Dimension; Print and the Internet

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240520834
Publisher:
Focal Press
Subject:
Computer graphics -- Design.
Author:
Asch, David
Author:
Caplin, Steve
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Computer Graphics - Photoshop
Subject:
Computer Graphics - General
Subject:
Graphics-Photoshop
Series:
How to Cheat in
Publication Date:
20080131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
264
Dimensions:
7.44 x 9.69 in

Related Subjects

Computers and Internet » Desktop Publishing » Photoshop
Computers and Internet » Graphics » Digital Media » Graphics Applications

How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 6: Create Stunning Photomontages on a Budget with CDROM (How to Cheat in)
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"Synopsis" by , Photoshop Elements is a popular software with 6 million registered users. The majority of the guides focus on ease of use and how to import, perform basic edits and print/output images to Web. This book is different - it shows users how to manipulate photos and create montages with Photoshop Elements - creating unique images, and it also reveals key timesaving tips and techniques. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements is a book/CD package with 90 step-by-step projects, QuickTime movie tutorials and high resolution royalty free images. Additional support and material is available from the author at www.howtocheatinphotoshopelements.com. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements is part of Focal's How to Cheat series, following the same wining format as How to Cheat in Photoshop.
"Synopsis" by , Demonstrating how to manipulate photos and create montages with Photoshop Elements, this work reveals key timesaving tips and techniques. Includes a CD with 90 step-by-step projects, QuickTime movie tutorials, and high-resolution, royalty-free images.
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