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Author Smith, Jennifer (Writer on digital design)

Title Adobe Photoshop CS6 : digital classroom / Jennifer Smith and the AGI creative team

Published Indianapolis, IN : John Wiley & Sons, [2012]
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Description 1 online resource : color illustrations
polychrome rdacc
Series Digital classroom
Digital classroom (Indianapolis, Ind.)
Contents Starting up; About Photoshop Digital Classroom; Prerequisites; Adobe Photoshop CS6 versions; System requirements; Starting Adobe Photoshop CS6; Windows; Mac OS; Resetting Adobe Photoshop CS6 preferences; Steps to reset Adobe Photoshop CS6 preferences; Steps to reset default settings, but keep color settings; A note about color warnings; Loading lesson files; Working with the video tutorials; Additional resources; Training from the Authors; Book series; Seminars and conferences; Resources for educators; Lesson 1: Exploring Photoshop CS6; Starting up
Combining the images. Using Copy and Paste; Dragging and dropping to copy an image; Transforming and editing combined images; Changing the size of a placed image; Removing a background; Understanding the stacking order of layers; Refining the edges of copied images; Adding text; Saving files; Understanding file formats; Choosing a file format; Saving a JPEG file; Saving for print; Changing the color settings; Adjusting image size; Saving a Photoshop PDF file; Self study; Review; Lesson 5: Making the Best Selections; Starting up; The importance of a good selection; Using the Marquee tools
Navigation Tools. Accessing tools and their options; Using panels; Putting the panel system to use; Choosing other panels; Expanding and collapsing your panels; Customizing your panels; Hidden tools; Navigating the image area; Using the Zoom tool; Using the Hand tool; Tabbed windows; Maximizing productivity with screen modes; Self study; Review; Lesson 3: Taking Advantage of Adobe Bridge; Starting up; What is Adobe Bridge?; Navigating through Bridge; Using folders in Adobe Bridge; Making a Favorite; Creating and locating metadata; Using keywords; Creating a Metadata Template
Opening a file from Adobe Bridge. Searching for files using Adobe Bridge; Searching by name or keyword; Using the Filter panel; Saving a Collection; Automation tools in Adobe Bridge; Batch renaming your files; Additional Photoshop Tools; Automated tools for Photoshop: Web Photo Gallery; Saving or uploading your Web Gallery; Automated tools for Photoshop: PDF contact sheet; Changing the view; Self study; Review; Lesson 4: Photoshop Basics; Starting up; A look at the finished project; Opening an existing document; Understanding document settings; Viewing an image's size and resolution
Taking a look at the final project. Experimenting with new Vector capabilities; Filling a vector shape with a pattern; Adding a mask to a Vector layer; Using the new brush tips; Saving the new Brush; Adding strokes to vector images; Cloning your new snowflake; Adding Text layers from another document; Updating text styles; Cropping an image; Self study; Review; Lesson 2: Getting to Know the Workspace; Starting up; Opening an existing document in Mini Bridge; Discovering the Tools panel; Selection, Cropping, and Measuring Tools; Retouching and Painting Tools; Drawing and Type Tools
Summary A complete training package on the newest version of Photoshop! The Digital Classroom series combines a full-color book with a full-featured DVD, resulting in a complete training package written by expert instructors. Photoshop is the industry standard for image editing, and this guide gets photographers, commercial designers, web developers, fine artists, and serious hobbyists up to speed on the newest version. It includes 13 self-paced lessons that allow you to progress at your own speed, with complete lesson files and tutorials on the DVD. Topics include Camera RAW, masks and layers, retouching, and much more
Notes Includes index
Some online versions lack accompanying media packaged with the printed version
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Subject Adobe Photoshop.
Image processing -- Digital techniques.
Photography -- Digital techniques.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1118123891
1118224787 (e-book)
1118238249 (electronic bk.)
1283927683 (ebk)
9781118224786 (e-book)
9781118238240 (electronic bk.)
9781283927680 (ebk)
Other Titles Photoshop CS6 : digital classroom