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Author Smith, Jennifer
Title Adobe Photoshop CS6 Digital Classroom
Imprint Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2012
©2012
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (450 pages)
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computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Digital Classroom Ser
Digital Classroom Ser
Note Adobe Photoshop CS6 Digital Classroom -- About the Authors -- Acknowledgments -- Credits -- Contents -- Starting up -- About Photoshop Digital Classroom -- Prerequisites -- Adobe Photoshop CS6 versions -- System requirements -- Starting Adobe Photoshop CS6 -- Resetting Adobe Photoshop CS6 preferences -- Loading lesson files -- Working with the video tutorials -- Setting up for viewing the video tutorials -- Viewing the video tutorials with the Adobe Flash Player -- Additional resources -- Lesson 1: Exploring Photoshop CS6 -- Starting up -- 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 -- 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 -- Opening an existing document -- Understanding document settings -- Viewing an image's size and resolution -- 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 -- Creating a square selection -- Creating a selection from a center point -- Changing a selection into a layer -- Working with the Magic Wand tool -- The Lasso tool -- Adding to and subtracting from selections -- Deleting from the selection -- Saving a selection -- Feathering the selection -- Using the Quick Selection tool -- Making difficult selections with the Refine Edge feature -- Using Quick Mask -- Saving selections -- Copying and pasting a selection -- Using the Pen tool for selections -- Using the Pen tool to select an area of an image -- More Pen tool selection techniques -- Converting a path to a selection -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 6: Painting and Retouching -- Starting up -- Setting up your color settings -- Color primer -- Understanding color gamut
The RGB color model -- The CMYK color model -- Working in the RGB mode -- Editing color settings -- Selecting colors -- Starting to paint -- Using the Color panel -- Using the Brush tool -- Changing opacity -- Save time-learn the shortcuts -- Using the Brush Presets -- Using the Airbrush feature -- Creating a Border using the Bristle brushes -- Applying color to an image -- Changing blending modes -- The Eyedropper tool -- Retouching images -- Using the Clone Stamp tool -- Repairing fold lines -- The History panel -- The Spot Healing Brush -- The Healing Brush -- Using the Patch tool -- Using the Clone Source panel -- Cloning from another source -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 7: Creating a Good Image -- Starting up -- Choosing your color settings -- Opening the file -- Why you should work in RGB -- Reading a histogram -- Making the Curve adjustment -- Defining the highlight and shadow -- Locating the White and Black Point -- Inputting the white and black point values -- Adjusting the midtones -- Setting the neutral -- Sharpening your image -- Comparing your image with the original -- Taking care of red eye -- Using the Camera Raw plug-in -- Using Camera Raw controls -- Saving a DNG file -- Reopening a DNG file -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 8: Getting to Know Layers -- Starting up -- Discovering layers -- Getting a handle on layers -- Creating a new blank file -- Naming your layer -- Selecting layers -- Tips for selecting layers -- Moving layers -- Changing the visibility of a layer -- Using masks in a layer -- Preserve transparency -- Creating a composition -- Moving images in from other documents -- Creating a layer mask -- Editing the layer mask -- Cloning layers -- Aligning and distributing layers -- Applying filters to layers -- Creating a type layer -- Applying a layer style -- Creating a clipping mask
Testing out the new Filter for the Layers panel -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 9: Taking Layers to the Max -- Starting up -- Making color changes using adjustment layers -- Refining the adjustment layer mask -- Adjusting the Hue/Saturation layer -- Adding a pattern fill layer -- Defining the pattern -- Applying the pattern -- Using the Black & White adjustment layer -- Adding a tint -- Applying a gradient to the adjustment layer -- Layer styles -- Creating the text layer -- Applying the Outer Glow layer style -- Applying the Bevel and Emboss layer style -- Changing the shading -- Changing the fill opacity -- Saving the style -- Accessing the style -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 10: Getting Smart in Photoshop -- Starting up -- Creating a composition using Smart Objects -- Opening an image as a Smart Object -- Converting a layer to a Smart Object -- Placing a Smart Object -- Editing a Smart Object -- Editing the contents of a Smart Object -- Modifying multiple Smart Object layers -- Replacing the contents of a Smart Object layer -- Working with Smart Filters -- Modifying a Smart Filter -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 11: Using Adobe Photoshop Filters -- Starting up -- Filter basics -- Starting to use filters -- Using the Clouds filter -- Fading your filter -- Using the Filter Gallery -- Applying filters in the Gallery -- Taking advantage of Smart Filters -- Applying a Smart Filter -- Smart Filter options -- Enabling and disabling effects -- Using a filter effects mask -- Using the Vanishing Point filter -- Building your own perspective planes -- Building an attached plane -- Review -- Self study -- Lesson 12: Creating Images for Web and Video -- Starting up -- Viewing the completed file -- Changing your units of measurement -- Creating the web page -- Adding the Text -- Adding Style to the text -- Creating the text for the links
Positioning and distribution of text -- Creating slices -- Slicing it up -- Selecting and combining slices -- Applying attributes to your slices -- Using Save For Web -- Optimizing the image slices -- Saving files for video -- Creating animation -- Working in Frame mode -- Saving an animated GIF -- Creating animation for HD video -- Working in Timeline mode -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 13: Introducing 3D -- Creating a 3D object -- Confirming that you can use Photoshop 3D features -- Locating the GPU/OpenGL preferences in Photoshop CS6 -- Getting an image ready for 3D -- Wrapping the image around a soda can -- Positioning the soda can in 3D space -- Adjusting materials and lighting -- Working with light sources -- Animating the soda can -- Exporting your animation -- Creating 3D Text -- Applying materials to the 3D mesh -- Rendering and Rasterizing your 3D images -- Exporting your 3D image -- Self study -- Review -- Lesson 14: Photoshop CS6 New Features -- Starting up -- New Look and Feel -- Sketch and paint with new brush tips -- New content-aware tools -- Investigating the Content-Aware Move tool -- Stroke and fills -- Layer panel improvements -- More options for creating patterns -- New and improved 3D features -- OpenGL is now required -- Better tool unification -- 3D Widgets -- 3D Merge improved -- Index
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. A self-paced way to learn the newest version of Photoshop, the essential image-editing software used by professional photographers, web developers, and graphic designers Features full-color, step-by-step instructions in the book plus additional tutorials and lesson files on the DVD Developed by a team of Adobe Certified Instructors and Photoshop experts who have created many of the official training titles for Adobe Systems Covers Adobe Bridge, Camera RAW, masks and layers, painting and retouching, and selections and layers, taking you through basic and intermediate-level topics Photoshop CS6 Digital Classroom is like having your own personal tutor teaching you the newest version of Photoshop. Note: DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of the e-book file, but are available for download after purchase
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Smith, Jennifer Adobe Photoshop CS6 Digital Classroom Somerset : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2012 9781118123898
Subject Adobe Photoshop.;Photography -- Digital techniques.;Computer graphics
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