EXPAND YOUR IMAGINATION Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with 100 creative and innovative techniques to help jump-start your creativity and inspire you to do more with your designs and photographs. This book is aimed at designers, artists and photographers who want to become proficient in Photoshop CS5, getting you quickly up to speed with many of the fantastic new tools and features. Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and web and graphic designer, author, software instructor and Adobe Certified Expert. Using her knowledge and years of expertise in the field she provides 100 hints, special effects, and techniques that will enable you to extend your existing skills and to develop and execute new ideas and trends. Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the ideal guide to help you to get the best out of Photoshop CS5. This book will teach you how to perform specific tasks using a variety of tools, filters, styles, adjustment layers, and more. With Smashing Photoshop CS5 you will learn how to: ac MAKE 3D TEXT WITH REPOUSSA ac CREATE ENGRAVED TYPE ac DESIGN A BLOG HEADER ac STIMULATE HIGH DYNAMIC RANGE IMAGES ac MAKE RETRO HALFTONES ac WORK WITH CUSTOM BRUSHES ac USE CONTENT-AWARE SCALING ac TRANSFORM WITH PUPPET WARP ac TRACE PHOTOS ac MAKE SCALE MODELS ac MIMIC CROSS-PROCESSING (XPRO) ac EDIT WITH LAYER MASKS ac CORRECT IMAGE DISTORTION ac RETOUCH AND RESTORE IMAGES ac EDIT WITH THE VANISHING POINT ac CREATE PANORAMAS Key Topics Covered: Part I: Web Layout And Optimization Part II: Photoshop CS4 And CS5 Techniques Part III: Text Effects Part IV: Studio And Commercial Effects Part V: Special Effects Part VI: Image Distressing Part VII: Image Retouching And Restoration Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the perfect springboard for sparking new ideas and gaining inspiration for all your projects. Smashing Magazine (smashingmagazine.com) is one of the world's most popular web design sites. True to the Smashing mission, the Smashing Magazine book series delivers useful and innovative information to Web designers and developers.STEP 2 To add a subtle gradient across the page, press Shift+Ctrl+N/Shift+A+N to create a new layer, set the foreground color to #2593af, and then ... Drop in a logo, some text, a tagline, a phone number, and a 1 px white horizontal divider.
|Title||:||Smashing Photoshop CS5|
|Publisher||:||John Wiley & Sons - 2010-09-23|