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Learn by Video offers you a refreshingly new and fun way to learn Adobe Photoshop CS4 and will help you get certified along the way!
This innovative new product from Adobe Press includes hours of interactive video to teach you the basics of Photoshop CS4. As the official training for the Adobe Certified Associate exam, Learn by Video teaches you not only the fundamentals of Photoshop, but also how to use the program to create effective forms of digital communication.
You’ll get an incredible 19 hours of video, presented by experienced instructors Gabriel Powell and Mikkel Aaland, as well as assessment quizzes and review materials. The video is wrapped in a unique interface that allows the viewer to jump to any topic, and to bookmark individual topics for later review.
Learn Adobe Photoshop CS4 by Video presents basic principles of graphic design, including copyright, file formats, project planning, and file importing and exporting. Most of the video is devoted to fundamentals of Photoshop, introducing the user to the program’s interface, how to use essential tools and commands, and how to use the Layers feature. Image manipulation is covered, including color and tone adjustment, as well as retouching and combining images. More advanced topics include creative work such as the use of filters to achieve special effects, applying styles to layers, and combining type with imagery. Students also learn how to prepare images for a variety of uses, whether on screen or in print.
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