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Learn Instantly from Step-by-Step Graphics!
We know a picture is worth a thousand words--so we went heavy on pictures and light on words in this easy-to-use guide. Color screenshots and brief instructions show you how to use all of Photoshops powerful features in no time. Follow along and learn to work with the drawing and painting tools, edit and retouch photos, add text, use layers, create special effects, prepare your art for print or the Web, and much more. Each chapters “How to” list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to the tasks you need to do. Get the book that gets you started using Photoshop right away.
In each chapter:Shortcuts for accomplishing common tasksNeed-to-know facts in concise narrativeHelpful reminders or alternate ways of doing things Bonus information related to the topic being coveredErrors and pitfalls to avoid
Screenshots with callouts show and explain exactly what youll see on your computer screen while youre doing a task
Carole Matthews has more than 30 years of computing experience and is the author or co-author of more than 45 books, including Photoshop Elements 3.0 QuickSteps, Microsoft Office PowerPoint 2003 QuickSteps, eBay QuickSteps, and FrontPage 2003: The Complete Reference.
Doug Sahlin is a photographer, graphic designer, and Web site designer. He is the author or co-author of 15 books, including How to Do Everything with Adobe Acrobat 6.0, Photoshop Elements 3.0 QuickSteps, and Digital Photography QuickSteps.
Here is the fastest, easiest way to learn Photoshop--all in full color. Inside, color screenshots and brief instructions show and explain how to use Photoshop. Follow along and learn to use the drawing and painting tools, retouch photos, add and manipulate text, use layers, create special effects, and more. Preparing art for print and the Web is also covered. Each chapters “How to” list and color-coded tabs make it easy to flip straight to specific tasks. Learn instantly from the step-by-step graphics that cover:
- Creating, importing, and saving images
- Using paths, shapes, and painting
- Color correcting, retouching, and repairing images
- Saving time with actions and automations
Here comes QuickSteps -- Fast, easy, accessible information on Photoshop in a full-colour cookbook-style format.
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McGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwideMcGraw-Hill authors represent the leading experts in their fields and are dedicated to improving the lives, careers, and interests of readers worldwide