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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6 By Mike Wooldridge

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6

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Gets visual learners up to speed on the newest enhancements in Photoshop Photoshop is constantly evolving, and the newest version offers great new tools for photographers. This popular guide gets visual learners up to speed quickly; previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies.

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6 by Mike Wooldridge

Gets visual learners up to speed on the newest enhancements in Photoshop Photoshop is constantly evolving, and the newest version offers great new tools for photographers. This popular guide gets visual learners up to speed quickly; previous editions have sold more than 150,000 copies. With colorful screen shots illustrating the step-by-step instructions, this book is perfect for Photoshop newcomers and for visual learners who are upgrading from an earlier version. It covers setting up the software, importing images from the camera, using all the tools, creating an online gallery, and more. * Covers the most important features of Photoshop CS6, including importing photos from a digital camera, retouching and repairing damaged photos, enhancing digital images, and adding custom 3-D effects * Explains how to edit images for the web, create an online photo gallery, and incorporate graphics into desktop publishing programs * Explores color management, using palettes, compositing, using layers, applying gradients, setting type, and working with filters * Features step-by-step instructions and full-color illustrations designed for those who learn best when they see how things are done Teach Yourself VISUALLY Photoshop CS6 gets visual learners ready to take advantage of everything the newest version has to offer.

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About Mike Wooldridge

Mike Wooldridge is a writer and web developer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. He has authored dozens of books for the Visual series. For more information about him and his books, visit Brianna Stuart is an author and busy mom based in the Seattle area. She is also the author of Teach Yourself Visually Photoshop Elements 10 and Creating Web Pages Simplified.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started Work with Images 4 Understanding Photoshop 6 Start Photoshop on a PC 8 Start Photoshop on a Mac 9 The Photoshop Workspace 10 Find Images for Your Projects 11 Set Preferences 12 Save a Workspace 14 Open an Image 16 Browse for an Image in Bridge 18 Sort and Filter Images in Bridge 20 Display a Slide Show in Bridge 22 Import Images from a Camera in Bridge 24 Create a New Image 26 Exit Photoshop 27 Chapter 2 Understanding Photoshop Basics Introducing the Photoshop Toolbox 30 Work with Toolbox Tools 32 Magnify with the Zoom Tool 34 Adjust Views 36 Change Screen Modes 38 Using Rulers and Guides 40 Undo Commands 42 Revert an Image 43 Manage Image Windows 44 Chapter 3 Changing the Size of an Image Change the On-Screen Size of an Image 48 Change the Print Size of an Image 50 Change the Resolution of an Image 52 Crop an Image 54 Crop and Straighten Photos 56 Trim an Image 57 Change the Canvas Size of an Image 58 Chapter 4 Making Selections Select with the Marquee Tools 62 Select with the Lasso Tool 64 Select with the Magnetic Lasso Tool 66 Select with the Quick Selection Tool 68 Select with the Magic Wand Tool 70 Select with the Color Range Command 72 Select All the Pixels in an Image 74 Move a Selection Border 75 Add to or Subtract from a Selection 76 Invert a Selection 78 Grow a Selection 79 Create Slices 80 Chapter 5 Manipulating Selections Move a Selection 84 Copy and Paste a Selection 86 Delete a Selection 88 Rotate a Selection 89 Scale a Selection 90 Skew or Distort a Selection 92 Perform Content-Aware Scaling 94 Refine a Selection Edge 96 Feather the Border of a Selection 98 Create Vanishing Point Planes 100 Copy between Vanishing Point Planes 102 Using the Content-Aware Move Tool 104 Chapter 6 Painting and Drawing with Color Select the Foreground and Background Colors 108 Select a Color with the Eyedropper Tool 110 Select a Color with the Swatches Panel 111 Using the Brush Tool 112 Change Brush Styles 114 Create a Custom Brush 116 Using the Mixer Brush 118 Apply a Gradient 120 Fill a Selection 122 Using Content-Aware Fill 124 Stroke a Selection 126 Using the Clone Stamp 128 Using the Pattern Stamp 130 Using the Spot Healing Brush 132 Using the Healing Brush 134 Using the Patch Tool 136 Using the History Brush 138 Using the Eraser 140 Replace a Color 142 Fix Red Eye in a Photo 144 Chapter 7 Adjusting Lighting and Colors Change Brightness and Contrast 148 Using the Dodge and Burn Tools 150 Using the Blur and Sharpen Tools 152 Adjust Levels 154 Adjust Curves 156 Adjust Hue and Saturation 158 Using the Sponge Tool 160 Adjust Color Balance 162 Using the Variations Command 164 Match Colors between Images 166 Correct Shadows and Highlights 168 Create a Duotone 170 Convert to Black and White 172 Adjust Vibrance 174 Chapter 8 Working with Layers What Are Layers? 178 Create and Add to a Layer 180 Hide a Layer 182 Move a Layer 183 Duplicate a Layer 184 Delete a Layer 185 Reorder Layers 186 Change the Opacity of a Layer 188 Merge Layers 190 Rename a Layer 192 Transform a Layer 193 Create a Solid Fill Layer 194 Create an Adjustment Layer 196 Edit an Adjustment Layer 198 Apply an Adjustment-Layer Preset 200 Link Layers 202 Blend Layers 204 Work with Smart Objects 206 Create a Layer Group 210 Filter Layers 212 Add a Layer Mask 214 Edit a Layer Mask 216 Chapter 9 Applying Layer Styles Apply a Drop Shadow 220 Apply an Outer Glow 222 Apply Beveling and Embossing 224 Apply Multiple Styles to a Layer 226 Edit a Layer Style 228 Using the Styles Panel 230 Chapter 10 Applying Filters Turn an Image into a Painting 234 Blur an Image 236 Sharpen an Image 238 Distort an Image 240 Add Noise to an Image 242 Turn an Image into Shapes 244 Turn an Image into a Charcoal Sketch 246 Apply Glowing Edges to an Image 248 Add Texture to an Image 250 Offset an Image 252 Using the Liquify Filter 254 Apply Multiple Filters 256 Using Smart Filters 258 Chapter 11 Drawing Shapes Draw a Shape 262 Draw a Custom Shape 264 Draw a Straight Line 266 Draw a Shape with the Pen 268 Edit a Shape 270 Chapter 12 Adding and Manipulating Type Add Type to an Image 274 Add Type in a Bounding Box 276 Change the Formatting of Type 278 Change the Color of Type 280 Warp Type 282 Chapter 13 Automating Your Work Record an Action 286 Play an Action 288 Batch Process by Using an Action 290 Create a PDF of Images 292 Create a Web Photo Gallery 294 Create a Panoramic Image 298 Create an HDR Image 300 Convert File Types 302 Batch Rename Images 304 Using Tool Presets 306 Chapter 14 Saving and Printing Images Save in the Photoshop Format 310 Save an Image for Use in Another Application 312 Save a JPEG for the Web 314 Save a GIF for the Web 316 Save a PNG for the Web 318 Add Descriptive and Copyright Information 320 Save a Sliced Image 322 Print by Using a PC 324 Print by Using a Mac 326 Index 328

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Adobe Photoshop CS6 by Mike Wooldridge
Mike Wooldridge
Teach Yourself VISUALLY (Tech)
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