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Advanced Blending in Photoshop
Mar 29, 2002
Take a walk down one of Photoshop's "roads less traveled" as Photoshop 6 Artistry co-author Sean Duggan shows you the ins and outs of the Advanced Blending options in the Layer Style dialog box.
Advanced Techniques with the Art History Brush
Dec 20, 2002
Tired of retouching and correcting images? Rhoda Grossman discusses the exciting challenge of the Art History Brush and the unpredictability that seems built within it.
Basic Photo Corrections in Photoshop CS
Jun 9, 2006
Adobe Photoshop and Adobe ImageReady include a variety of tools and commands for improving the quality of a photographic image. This lesson steps you through the process of acquiring, resizing, and retouching a photo intended for a print layout. The same workflow applies to Web images.
Basic Photo Corrections in Photoshop CS2
Jun 9, 2006
Adobe Photoshop includes a variety of tools and commands for improving the quality of a photographic image. This lesson steps you through the process of acquiring, resizing, and retouching a photo intended for a print layout. The same basic work-flow applies to Web images.
Be Warned: A Guide to Warning Dialogs In Photoshop CS2
Sep 16, 2005
Some dialogs are self-explanatory, others cause raised eyebrows, but many of these warning dialogs can be avoided. Here are the most common warning messages you're likely to run into in Photoshop CS2 (and a few you may not see all that often), the reason why the warning appears, how to fix the problem, and—when possible—how to prevent the warning from appearing in the first place.
Beauty Retouching in Photoshop
Nov 7, 2003
Take a peek at Tinsel Town's newest plastic surgeon. Watch this glittery gal perform virtual nose jobs, eye-lifts, and collagen injections right before your very eyes thanks to the magic of Photoshop.
Choose the Right Tool for Every Job in Photoshop CS2
Nov 18, 2005
Photoshop has a number of selection tools. Some appear in the toolbox, but others are hidden in the Photoshop interface. Helen Bradley examines the tools, how they work, and how you might use them. Familiarizing yourself with these tools and understanding how to use them will allow you to make the best choice of tool for the job and get your work done much faster.
Color Spaces, Device Characterization, and Color Management in Photoshop 7
Dec 20, 2002
This sample chapter provides an overview of how we see color, measure color, calibrate color scanners, monitors and printers, and what color working spaces and file bit-depths to use in Photoshop.
Complete Guide to Using Actions in Photoshop
Dec 22, 2005
Whenever you perform a repetitive task in Photoshop, you can save yourself time and effort by using actions. Helen Bradley's quick-start guide explains what a Photoshop action is, how to find and play an action, and how to record your own.
Compositing an Imaginary Place with Photoshop
Nov 29, 2002
See how an idea for a client turned into a new method for creating imaginary places as Sharon Steuer pieces together digital snapshots in Photoshop to create an original composition.
Create a Flash Gallery in a Photoshop Elements 5
Jan 12, 2007
You used to need web development skills to even think about creating an online gallery. Now, thanks to the new Flash photo galleries in Photoshop Elements 5, all it takes is a few clicks. Matt Kloskowski shows you the way in a fun and easy video tutorial.
Create a Killer Black and White Photo Using Photoshop Elements 5 Video Tutorial
Nov 17, 2006
The process of turning a color photo into a beautiful black and white has been revolutionized with the introduction of Photoshop Elements 5. Matt Kloskowski shows you how to use Elements to create killer black and white photos through two short video tutorials. One video shows you the easy, one-click way to create black and whites, while the other video tutorial shows you how to get a tad more control over the conversion process.
Create Art: Make Your Own Photo Background
Dec 29, 2006
If the background of your picture is getting more attention than the subjects in the foreground, try Helen Bradley's Photoshop trick for making the background more attractive and a lot less distracting.
Create Faux Reflections in Photoshop
Sep 1, 2006
Adding reflections to your photographs gives them an exciting and unexpected element. Thanks to the power of Photoshop, your reflections can be realistic—or not. If no shiny surface is handy, why not conjure up an instant pond or puddle to reflect surrounding objects? Helen Bradley shows you step-by-step how to add fun faux reflections to images with Photoshop.
Creating a Number Tile Effect in Photoshop
Feb 14, 2003
You can create stunning and unusual type effects in Photoshop using nothing more than its standard set of features. Roger Pring demonstrates one such effect - a ceramic tile.
Creating and Managing Images
Feb 26, 2007
Creating Selections in Photoshop 7
Dec 6, 2002
This sample chapter covers the creation of selections in Photoshop using the Rectangular Marquee, Elliptical Marquee, Lasso, Polygonal Lasso, Magic Wand, and Magnetic Lasso tools, as well as the Color Range and Extract commands.
Creative-Image Artistry
Nov 13, 2006
Dust, Mold, and Texture Removal in Photoshop
May 2, 2003
In this sample chapter you'll face the worst problems and learn the best techniques to rescue your images from the evils that lurk in historical negatives, glass plates, prints, contemporary film, and digital images.
Edgy Edge Effects in Photoshop
May 19, 2006
We're surrounded by images with interesting edges. Look around and you'll see photos with soft foggy edges and others that look torn or sanded. These edges provide interesting outlines for photos and digital art, and they're easy to create for your own images. Better still, when you create an interesting edge treatment, you can save it to use again on another image. Helen Bradley shows how to create a range of different edge effects and how to apply them by using masks and layers to any photo or image in your collection.

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