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Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Classroom in a Book: Using the Magic Wand Tool
Apr 14, 2010
This excerpt from Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Classroom in a Bookshows you how to use the Magic Wand tool.
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 Raw Processing Using Lightroom or Camera Raw
Oct 11, 2012
Jeff Schewe explains how to combine the various image adjustments and tools capable of being deployed in Lightroom or Camera Raw to arrive at an optimized “master digital negative.”
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.
An Overview of Adobe® Photoshop® CS5
Apr 15, 2010
From a complete overhaul of code to the addition of new functionality into the application, Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 is proving to be a very worthwhile upgrade. RC Concepcion takes a look at some of the standout features of Photoshop CS5.
Animating a 3D Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 15, 2010
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to animate a 3D postcard.
Animating Text on a Curve
Jun 8, 2001
One of the coolest new features in the Photoshop Text Tool palette is the capability to put text on a curve and then distort it. This sample chapter explores the Warp Text features and provides a snappy 3D animation sequence.
Applying a Gradient to a Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS4
Oct 17, 2008
You can apply a color gradient to all or part of a layer. In this excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS4 Classroom in a Book, you'll apply a gradient to a layer to make it more colorful.
Applying a Gradient to a Layer in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 12, 2010
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to apply a gradient to type to make it more colorful.
Applying Basic Color Corrections in Lightroom 2
Aug 1, 2008
Lightroom 2 offers some handy features that allow you to adjust image color in a variety of ways. In this exercise, the Adobe Creative Team demonstrates two of the most important color corrections for any photographer: adjusting whites and tonal ranges, and improving brightness/contrast ratios.
Applying the Lens Blur Filter in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 6, 2010
What formerly required the use of multiple channels, gradients, and editing steps can now be accomplished with a single filter. In this excerpt from Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas show you how to use the Lens Blur filter.
Applying the Unsharp Mask Filter in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 6, 2010
In this excerpt from Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas show you how to work with Amount, Radius, and Threshold in the Unsharp Mask filter.
Are You Tablet-Ready? Start Creating with Your New Wacom Tablet in Photoshop and Painter
Dec 3, 2014
Modern tools for digital art can be intimidating to a traditional artist. How do you actually get started using them? Cher Threinen-Pendarvis, author of The Photoshop and Painter Artist Tablet Book: Creative Techniques in Digital Painting Using Wacom and the iPad, Second Edition and The Painter WOW! Book, advises on how to experiment with some of the features, so you can get past your first hesitation and start enjoying new ways to draw and paint.
Attitude Adjustment: Camera Raw's Adjustment Tools
Aug 27, 2012
Scott Kelby talks about the adjustment tools in Camera Raw, including dodging and burning, retouching portaits, fixing skies, fixing color problems, reducing noise, special effects using Camera Raw, and some Photoshop killer tips.
Author Talk: Scott Valentine on the Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop (Podcast Transcript)
Sep 18, 2012
Peachpit Press publisher Nancy Ruenzel talks to award winning photographer Scott Valentine about his new book, "The Hidden Power of Blend Modes in Adobe Photoshop." Often photographers and Photoshop users are stumped by blend modes. Scott discusses why blend modes are so hard to understand despite being an essential tool for photographers an digital artists.
Automating a Multistep Task in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 13, 2010
This excerpt from Adobe Photoshop CS5 Classroom in a Book shows you how to use actions to color match, sharpen, and save the images you’ll combine in a panorama.
Basic Camera Calibration in Photoshop Lightroom
Nov 30, 2007
Should you mess around with your camera's calibration? Maybe. If you notice a greenish or magenta tint to your photos, Scott Kelby recommends adjusting the color with Lightroom's camera calibration features.
Basic Photo Corrections in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Sep 28, 2012
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 workflow applies to web images.
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.

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