Whether you're a designer, illustrator, or artist, as an advanced Photoshop user, you're constantly on the lookout for the tips and techniques that will allow you to use Adobe's image manipulation program ever more creatively. Who better to turn to, then, than Adobe's own former Creative Director, Luanne Seymour Cohen? Using beautiful four-color artwork to inspire and a series of project-based lessons as the jumping-off point, Luanne shows you just how far you can take Photoshop's many advanced features to create dazzling digitally manipulated images of your own. Included are plenty of techniques that focus on making the most of Photoshop CS' new features: an improved File Browser; nonsquare pixel support; cool, new Photomerge technology (which allows you to create seamless panoramas out of multiple images); 16-bit image support; customizable keyboard shortcuts; the ability to place text on paths and in shapes; and more. If you're ready for a master class in Photoshop--but don?t want to leave your home to take it--this book delivers!
With more than two decades of experience as one of the most sought-after graphic designers in the business, Luanne Seymour Cohen has worked for numerous Silicon Valley companies, including Atari, Apple Computer, and Adobe Systems. She has also written a number of books on graphic design and image manipulation-including several best-selling titles in Adobe Press' Classroom-in-Book series--and she lectures widely at schools and conferences.