Picture Yourself Learning Corel PaintShop Pro X6, 5th Edition

  • Diane Koers
  • ISBN-10: 1285859146  |  ISBN-13: 9781285859149
  • 448 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2014, 2012, 2011
  • © 2014 | Published
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Designed for anyone interested in graphics, photography, or photographic creations, this book demonstrates how you can put the incredible power of Corel PaintShop Pro X6 into play. It cuts to the chase of the PaintShop Pro X6 tools that are best used when working with photographs and creating your own graphic elements. You'll learn how to correct and enhance photographs so that things like red-eye, scratches, blemishes, and unwanted objects no longer detract from your favorite pictures, whether they're ones you just captured or ones you're trying to restore to former glory. You'll read about color and how it works and use layers to adjust brightness, hue, and contrast. You'll also learn about resolution and how it applies to your monitor, your images, and your prints. In addition, you'll explore the PaintShop Pro RAW lab, where you can process your camera's RAW images, getting just the look you want. Discover fun things you can do with your photographs, such as creating digital scrapbook pages and 3-dimensional images. You'll learn how you can make composite images and create works of art with the special effects provided with PaintShop Pro X6. Throughout these pages, you'll find step-by-step instructions, full-color photographs, notes, and Tips. You'll also find an appendix covering keyboard shortcuts, as well as a glossary you can refer to for new terms. Harness the power of PaintShop Pro X6 to perfect your photographs and create graphic elements that are dynamic, unique, and fun. What's on the companion website: fun sample graphics, fonts, frames, and brushes and demo add-on filters programs for use with PaintShop Pro X6.

Features and Benefits

  • Covers all the latest features of the latest PaintShop Pro update.
  • Online downloads include sample graphics, fonts, photos, and more.
  • Features full 4-color images throughout.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Acquainted.
2. Working with Paintshop Pro Files.
3. Becoming More Organized.
4. Making Selections.
5. Making Quick Fixes.
6. Manually Editing Images.
7. Understanding Color.
8. Developing Layers.
9. Adding Effects, Filters, and Deformations.
10. Discovering Drawing Tools.
11. Constructing Vector Objects.
12. Editing Vector Objects.
13. Working with Text.
14. Printing and Sharing Images.
15. Panoramas and 3D Photos.
16. Making Digital Scrapbooks.


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Meet the Author

Author Bio

Diane Koers

Diane Koers owns and operates All Business Service, a software training and consulting business formed in 1988 that services the central Indiana area. Her area of expertise has long been in the word-processing, spreadsheet and graphics area of computing as well as providing training and support for Peachtree Accounting Software. Diane's authoring experience includes over forty books on topics such as PC Security, Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Works, WordPerfect, Paint Shop Pro, Photoshop Elements, Lotus SmartSuite, Quicken, Microsoft Money and Peachtree Accounting, many of which have been translated into other languages such as Dutch, French, Bulgarian, Spanish and Greek. She has also developed and written numerous training manuals for her clients.