Synopses & Reviews
Now fully updated to the new release of Adobe's Creative Suite, EXPLORING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5 shows how to use a great software tool to create dynamic design. Written by an author who is an experienced designer as well as computer graphics instructor, EXPLORING ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5 is a designer-driven resource that examines the tools and features of Adobe Photoshop while showing how to maximize the potential of desktop digital imaging for graphics, illustration, composition, and special effects.
About the Author
Annesa Hartman is a lead content developer for Kaplan University, where she manages a team of instructional designers in developing engaging online learning experiences for Kaplan faculty. A freelance graphic designer, she also has taught computer graphic courses for more than 16 years. She is the author of four other Cengage titles, including INTERACTIVE MEDIA DESIGN and DEVELOPMENT WITH ADOBE CS6. She holds a Masters in Teaching with Internet Technologies, focusing her attention on instructional design for online technologies, and web and graphic design concepts and programs. When she is not playing with pixels, she is directing, choreographing, or performing in local musical theater, teaching yoga, or working in her garden.
Table of Contents
1: A Discovery Tour. 2: The Staging Area. 3: Image Essentials. 4: Selecting and Transforming. 5: Working with Color. 6: Image Correction. 7: Drawing and Painting. 8: Masking. 9: Layers, Compositing, and Process. 10: Print Publishing. 11: Web Publishing. 12: A New Dimension (for Photoshop Extended version users).