Higher Education

Photoshop CS5 Trickery & FX, 1st Edition

  • Stephen Burns
  • ISBN-10: 1435457579  |  ISBN-13: 9781435457577
  • 288 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2009, 2008, 2006
  • © 2011 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $30.00

About

Overview

Photoshop CS5 Trickery & FX shows students how to take their creativity and their art to a new level by blending their traditional artistic skills and vision with the powerful tools of Adobe Photoshop CS5. Photoshop CS5 combines 2D, 3D, and video into one interface, and this latest version of the software includes significant improvements in the 3D tools and functionality. Each chapter in the book is laid out as a complete tutorial that shows students how to use the amazing new Photoshop CS5 features to transform ordinary photos into incredible special effects and digital creations. They'll also find projects that illustrate the more practical uses of Photoshop to help them master your photo editing skills. With the skills you learn, they'll be able to spend more time working on the creative side of their art than worrying about the challenges of the technical aspects of the medium. Photoshop CS5 Trickery & FX shows students how to create fantastic digital art and imagery.

Features and Benefits

  • Provides completely updated coverage of all the new Photoshop CS5 tools and techniques for special effects.
  • Uses a variety of new, challenging projects and fun new art images to teach readers how to create their own masterpieces.
  • The accompanying CD-ROM includes all the source files and images needed to complete the projects in the book.

Table of Contents

Introduction.
1. Interface Overview-What's new in Photoshop.
2. How to create using a custom perspective.
3. Creating 3D Logos with Repousse.
4. Using IBL (Image Based Lighting).
5. Using the new Brushes for 3D Painting.
6. Integrating 3D Objects Into A Photographic Scene.
7. 3D Integration For Designers.
8. Fine art applications with CS5.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Stephen Burns

Stephen Burns' passion for the digital medium as an art form is as great as his passion for photography. His background began as a photographer 28 years ago and, in time, progressed toward the digital medium. In addition to being the president of the prestigious San Diego Photoshop Users Group, of which there are currently 3,000 members, Stephen Burns has been an instructor and lecturer in the application of digital art and design for the past 13 years. He has authored several books, including the first two editions of this book, and has written numerous articles, including some for HDRI 3D magazine about using creative digital techniques with Photoshop and 3D applications. His work has been shown at fine art galleries worldwide and at www.chromeallusion.com.