Synopses & Reviews
You've got the computer, the scanner, the digital camera. You've even got Photoshop Elements, the consumer cousin of Adobe's powerful image-editing software. No you're ready to start having fun--the only problem is, you don't have any experience working with digital images. Not to worry: Photoshop Elements 2 Hands-On Training shows you how to use Photoshop Elements to manipulate all of those images you've captured and turn them into real-life projects. In the process of creating a greeting card, newsletter, or any of the other fun, practical projects included in these pages, you'll learn how to use Photoshop Elements for painting and drawing, color correction, image retouching, creating photo-illustrations, and more. Step-by-step, project-based instruction makes learning a snap; full-color graphics inspire; and QuickTime movies (on the accompanying CD) make more complicated aspects of the program readily accessible. If you're ready to start creating and editing digital images, you're ready for this book!
A source for practical, hands-on instruction in Adobe Photoshop Elements using proven training techniques developed at lynda.com's learning centre. The CD-ROM includes QuickTime demonstrations of the more advanced techniques, plus the files required to complete the book's projects.
Adopting the popular Hands-On Training format developed by master teacher Weinman, this guide uses step-by-step instructions and real projects to teach readers the basics of using Photoshop Elements to manipulate digital images.
About the Author
Professional illustrator and designer Shane Rebenschied has a long list of high-profile clients, including Scholastic, Harper Collins, Vanderbilt University, Backpacker Magazine, and more. He is a partner in the interactive design firm Cloudforge.