Higher Education

Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Revealed, 1st Edition

  • Elizabeth Eisner Reding
  • ISBN-10: 1133693229  |  ISBN-13: 9781133693222
  • 696 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2011, 2010, 2008
  • © 2013 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $69.00
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About

Overview

Adobe Photoshop has long provided cutting edge technology for sophisticated digital editing, and ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS6 REVEALED provides a solid foundation for those looking to learn this industry-standard program. Real-world, practical examples and step-by-step instruction throughout offer well-rounded, comprehensive coverage of both artistic and technical features. With extensive four-color artwork and screenshots that support and clarify key concepts, ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS6 REVEALED is a valuable resource that will give readers the confidence they need to edit and enhance digital images with skill and ease.

Additional Product Information

Features and Benefits

  • Covers all the latest Photoshop CS6 tools—including the customizable UI, layer filtering, the Content-Aware Patch tool, 3D Extrude, Blur lab, Preview & Crop Box, Character and Paragraph Styles, and Adobe Revel.
  • Guides readers through the fundamentals of Photoshop CS6 with extensive tutorials and sophisticated exercises.
  • Progresses from basic to advanced Photoshop techniques so that readers can build on the skills they acquire as they work their way through the book.
  • Emphasizes the how and why behind each Photoshop tool to help readers excel at design as well as master the software.
  • A bonus appendix of additional projects that readers can use to develop new techniques, as well as practice skills they've learned in the book.

Table of Contents

1. Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS6.
2. Learning Photoshop Basics.
3. Working with Layers.
4. Making Selections.
5. Incorporating Color Techniques.
6. Placing Type in an Image.
7. Using Painting Tools.
8. Working with Special Layer Functions.
9. Creating Special Effects with Filters.
10. Enhancing Specific Selections.
11. Adjusting Colors.
12. Using Clipping Masks, Paths, and Shapes.
13. Transforming Type.
14. Liquifying an Image.
15. Performing Image Surgery.
16. Annotating and Automating an Image.
17. Creating Images for the Web.
18. Working with Animation, Video, and Photography.
Appendix: Portfolio Projects and Effects.

What's New

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Supplements

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CourseMate Instant Access  (ISBN-10: 1133765467 | ISBN-13: 9781133765462)

CourseMate brings course concepts to life with interactive learning, study, and exam preparation tools that support the printed textbook. This CourseMate will provide you with information on all the new features and tools of the Adobe CS software, as well as state-of-the-art instructional videos provided by Total Training that are assignable and tightly integrated to each chapter. Total Training, Inc. is a pioneer in innovative online and DVD-based training for leading creative design, digital video, and office productivity software programs.

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Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1285192664 | ISBN-13: 9781285192666)

Designed to help you succeed in your digital design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.

List Price = $23.00  | CengageBrain Price = $23.00  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $23.00

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Elizabeth Eisner Reding

Ms. Elizabeth Eisner Reding has authored numerous books for Delmar and Course Technology on a variety of software programs, including Adobe® Photoshop, Microsoft® Office, and Microsoft® Publisher. Living in New Mexico with her husband, Ms. Reding spends her free time grilling, water gardening, road and mountain biking, and collecting Southwestern art.