Synopses & Reviews
Adobe Photoshop CS3: Comprehensive Concepts and Techniques follows the Shelly Cashman Series' proven step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to teaching the Adobe Photoshop CS3 software. Readers will easily follow along with the text to gain valuable and comprehensive software skills as well as learn key graphic design concepts.
Part of the highly successful Shelly Cashman series, ADOBE? PHOTOSHOP? CS4: COMPREHENSIVE CONCEPTS AND TECHNIQUES follows the proven Shelly Cashman step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning the Photoshop CS4 software.
About the Author
Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years. Thomas J. Cashman received his education at California State University, Los Angeles. He established one of the first business data processing programs in the U.S. at Long Beach City College in California, where he taught and served as department head. In 1969, he began collaborating with now best-selling author, Gary Shelly. Joy L. Starks is a Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She has written chapters in several of the Shelly Cashman Series Office books and authored the Photoshop, Java Programming, and Microsoft Publisher series of books. As well as speaking engagements, she also hosts the nationally-renowned Tech Camp for Teachers on the IUPUI campus each summer.
Table of Contents
1. Editing a Photoshop Image. 2. Using Selection Tools. 3. Using Layers. Special Feature: An Introduction to the Fundamentals of Graphic Design. 4. Drawing and Painting with Color. 5. Enhancing and Repairing Photos. 6. Creating Color Channels and Actions. Special Feature 2: Designing Basic Layouts Using Color and Typography. 7. Applying Filters and Patterns. 8. Working with Vector Graphics. 9. Using Web Tools. Special Feature 3: Graphic Design from Concept to Finished Product. Appendices: A: Changing Screen Resolution and Editing Preferences. B: Using Adobe Help. C: Using Adobe Bridge.