Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS5 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Chris Botello Tabor Academy, Marion, Massachusetts
  • ISBN-10: 1111136254  |  ISBN-13: 9781111136253
  • 600 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2006
  • © 2011 | Published
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Discover all that Photoshop CS5 has to offer with ADVANCED ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5 REVEALED. This book teaches advanced design techniques using one of the most popular photo-editing programs on the market. Using step-by-step tutorials, readers work with curves, levels, blending modes, painting and drawing tools, and the latest Photoshop special effects to create professional-quality designs and images. They are challenged not only as Photoshop users but as designers, following the steps a designer would take to complete real-world projects. They also see what works in a design and what doesn't. Readers then take their craft to the next level by using the advanced end-of-chapter learning projects. The book's full-color interior and highly visual design make this the ideal book for learning advanced design techniques using the latest version of Adobe Photoshop.

Features and Benefits

  • Fully revised to cover all the new Adobe Photoshop CS5 tools and features.
  • All new features are highlighted throughout the text with a new features icon.
  • Keeps readers engaged with sophisticated projects that test their creativity while using advanced software tools and techniques.
  • Illustrates concepts and skills clearly with full-color interior design and visually stimulating graphics.
  • Provides instruction on using Photoshop on both Mac and PC platforms.
  • Includes a CD containing Data Files for the projects in the text.

Table of Contents

1. Working with Layers.
2. Working with Layer Styles.
3. Adjusting Levels and Hue/Saturation.
4. Working with Curves and Adjusting Color.
5. Designing with Multiple Images.
6. Investigating Production Tricks and Techniques.
7. Working with Type, Shape Layers, and Filters.
8. Retouching and Enhancing Images.
9. Creating Special Effects.
10. Working with Blending Modes.

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  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1111136270 | ISBN-13: 9781111136277

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Instructor Resource CD-ROM  (ISBN-10: 1111136262 | ISBN-13: 9781111136260)

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eBook: Advanced Adobe Photoshop CS5 Revealed + Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1133623484 | ISBN-13: 9781133623489)

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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Chris Botello

Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.