Sams Teach Yourself Adobe(R) Photoshop(R) CS3 in 24 Hours 24 Proven One-hour Lessons Carla Rose Kate Binder You can master Photoshop(R) CS3 faster than you ever thought possible-even if you have no Photoshop or image editing experience at all! In just 24 hands-on, step-by-step lessons, this book will teach you all the core Photoshop skills you need to get great results-in digital photography, graphic design, painting, or anything else! By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion. Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to do something. Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them. Learn how to...*
Repair and retouch any black-and-white or color image, from precious family portraits to new digital photos * Achieve powerful artistry with Photoshop's filters and effects * Master digital painting with Photoshop's paintbrushes and other tools * Get your colors right, wherever you're printing your images or displaying them online * Create super-realistic composites * Transform your images using tools ranging from Flip to Liquify * Master professional-level features including layers, channels, and masks * Add type to your images * Take advantage of Photoshop CS3's powerful new features Downloading the Book's Source Images Conventions Used in This Book.
Part I: Getting Started HOUR 1: Exploring Photoshop Basics HOUR 2: Opening and Saving Files HOUR 3: Making Selections HOUR 4: Specifying Color Modes and Color Models HOUR 5: Adjusting Color Part II: Painting with Pixels HOUR 6: Painting with Brushes HOUR 7: Digital Painting HOUR 8: Moving Paint HOUR 9: Advanced Painting Techniques Part III: Photoshop Power Tools HOUR 10: Using Transformations HOUR 11: Using Layers HOUR 12: Using Masks HOUR 13: Using Paths Part IV: Fantastic Filters HOUR 14: Getting Started with Filters HOUR 15: Applying Filters That Improve Your Picture HOUR 16: Applying Filters to Turn Your Picture into Art HOUR 17: Applying Filters to Make Your Picture Funky Part V: Using Text and Special Effects HOUR 18: Adding Type to Pictures HOUR 19: Taking Advantage of Useful Tricks Part VI: Repairing and Enhancing Your Photos HOUR 20: Compositing Images HOUR 21: Repairing Black-and-White Photos HOUR 22: Repairing Color Photos Part VII: Publishing Your Pictures HOUR 23: Printing and Publishing Your Images HOUR 24: Going Online with Photoshop Part VIII: Appendixes APPENDIX A: Photoshop CS3 Palette Quick Reference APPENDIX B: A Quick Walk on the Extended Side Index Carla Rose is the author of more than 30 computer books on digital media and graphics topics.
She was a contributing editor for Photoshop User magazine and contributed to publications ranging from Atlantic Fisherman to Adobe Magazine to The New Yorker. Kate Binder is a graphics expert who has written articles on design tools and techniques, publishing workflows, and photography for magazines including Publish, PEI, and Desktop Publishers Journal. Her books include Easy Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and Easy Adobe Photoshop Elements 3. Register your book at www.samspublishing.com/register for access to source images, updates, and links. Category: Graphics Covers: Adobe Photoshop CS3 User Level: Beginning $29.99 USA / $36.99 CAN / GBP21.99 Net UK