Synopses & Reviews
Adobe Photoshop is one of those programs that both dazzles and dismays: You can do extraordinary things with it--as long as you don't get lost in its maze of palettes and toolbars. Luckily for you, with Photoshop 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, that needn't be a problem! If you're ready to take on image editing in Photoshop 7, this straight-ahead visual reference is the place to start.Veteran authors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas are back with a completely revised edition of the guide that's become the standard for Photoshop instruction in classrooms, homes, and offices. Through clear, concise instructions and a multitude of screen shots, this book steps you through the basics of photo editing, manipulation, optimization, and correction. It also provides complete coverage of all that's new in version 7: native Mac OS X support, a new painting engine that facilitates wet and dry brush effects, and more--all in a task-based format that constantly reminds you of where you are in the program and what you're trying to accomplish.
Adobe Photoshop 7 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Student Edition is the newest version of the classic Photoshop tutorial that is used as a standard textbook in thousands of classrooms and as a desktop reference by print and Web graphics professionals worldwide. Veteran Photoshop authors and instructors Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas teach Photoshop with exceptional clarity, using the proven Visual QuickStart format: step-by-step explanations, practical tips, and hundreds of screen captures that demonstrate exactly what students will see and what they should do. This NEW Student Edition incorporates a Student Study Guide within each chapter, providing Learning Objectives, Get Up and Running Exercises, Class Discussion Questions, and Review Questions. Also available is a Visual QuickStart Guide Instructor Edition which provides the tools to help you guide and evaluate your students throughout your Photoshop 7 course.
Table of Contents
(NOTE: See the Student Edition pages at the end of each chapter.
1. The Basics.
2. Photoshop Color.
4. Pixel Basics.
9. Adjust Commands.
10. Choose Colors.
14. More Layers.
Appendix A. Keyboard Shortcuts.