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 enhance your images

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

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

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

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

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

  • Looking better than ever — gain the skills to fix flaws and imperfections 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 soft areas

  • 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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