Photoshop CS6 All-in-One For Dummies
By Barbara Obermeier
Publisher: Wiley / For Dummies
Final Release Date: May 2012
Pages: 720

Explore all the creative ways you can use Photoshop to enhanceyour images

Want to get the red out of a subject's eyes? How about restoringan old photo? Or adding text and shapes to an image? With thisguide, you quickly find out how to do it all and get the most outof Photoshop. Each minibook shows you how to use the cool featuresthat Photoshop has to offer so you can create stunning images andgraphics.

  • Get your feet wet — dive into the basics of Photoshop andbecome familiar with the desktop, menus, panels, and key tools

  • Create a work of art — use the drawing and painting toolsto make your images pop with gradients, patterns, text, andmore

  • Blend it all — create and edit layers; then enhance them byapplying different blend modes, opacity settings, and styles

  • Put a mask on — become a pro working with channels andmasks and then take advantage of filters and distortions

  • Looking better than ever — gain the skills to fix flaws andimperfections to improve your images

Open the book and find:

  • Steps for cropping an image and adjusting the size

  • How to make selections with the Marquee and Lasso tools

  • Tips on compositing with multiple layers

  • Ways to enhance images using blending modes

  • Filtering techniques to smooth defects and sharpen softareas

  • Hints for repairing images with healing and toning tools

  • How to prep your graphics for printing

  • Techniques for creating and editing type

8 Books in 1

  • Photoshop Fundamentals

  • Image Essentials

  • Selections

  • Painting, Drawing, and Typing

  • Working with Layers

  • Channels and Masks

  • Filters and Distortions

  • Retouching, Restoring, and Printing

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