- Publisher: Adobe Press,U.S.
- Format: Paperback | 432 pages
- Dimensions: 187mm x 232mm x 23mm | 794g
- Publication date: 1 July 2012
- Publication City/Country: Indianapolis
- ISBN 10: 0321827333
- ISBN 13: 9780321827333
- Illustrations note: col. Illustrations
- Sales rank: 11,038
Creative professionals seeking the fastest, easiest, most comprehensive way to learn Adobe Photoshop CS6 choose Adobe Photoshop CS6 Classroom in a Book from the Adobe Creative Team at Adobe Press. The 14 project-based lessons in this book show readers step-by-step the key techniques for working in Photoshop CS6 and how to manipulate images, edit motion-based content, and create image composites. In addition to learning the key elements of the Photoshop interface, this completely revised CS6 edition covers new features, including precise cropping with multiple overlays, expanded content-aware toolkit with skin tone-aware selections and masking, three new blur effects, re-engineered design tools, adaptive Wide Angle adjustments, improved Camera Raw engine, improved auto corrections, Background Save and Auto-recovery, modernized user interface, intuitive video enhancements, simplified 3D interface, improved editing speed with real-time results, and more. In addition to the lesson files, the companion DVD will feature 2 hours of free video tutorials from Adobe Photoshop CS6: Learn by Video by Adobe Press and video2brain, a great added value! `The Classroom in a Book series is by far the best training material on the market. Everything you need to master the software is included: clear explanations of each lesson, step-by-step instructions, and the project files for the students.` -Barbara Binder, Adobe Certified Instructor, Rocky Mountain Training Classroom in a Book(R), the best-selling series of hands-on software training workbooks, helps you learn the features of Adobe software quickly and easily. Classroom in a Book offers what no other book or training program does-an official training series from Adobe Systems Incorporated, developed with the support of Adobe product experts.
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The Adobe Creative Team of designers, writers, and editors has extensive, real world knowledge of Adobe products. They work closely with the Adobe product development teams to come up with creative, challenging, and visually appealing projects to help both new and experienced users get up to speed quickly on Adobe software products.
By Lorraine Jay 13 Jun 2012
These classroom in a book series are good; but the Adobe Creative team need to appreciate that people who buy these books may have "NO" knowledge of the software. This was me last year, and a simple commands instructions arent always included in the lessons; on the whole, these books are worth buying.
I was abit disappointed when this arrived as I flicked through and saw that one of the chapters had just been lifted straight out the CS4 Photoshop book, but the basic layering technique from the earlier book version is still applicable now.
The more complex lessons covering the upgrades are good, but again a few key instructions being left out, this can be very frustrating.
These books are better than the majority of other publishers in my opinion.
The delivery time on these books even when in stock has been painfully slow by Book Depository.
Table of contents
Getting Started Chapter 1: Getting to Know the Work Area Chapter 2: Basic Photo Corrections Chapter 3: Working with Selections Chapter 4: Layer Basics Chapter 5: Correcting and Enhancing Digital Photographs Chapter 6: Masks and Channels Chapter 7: Typographic Design Chapter 8: Vector Drawing Techniques Chapter 9: Advanced Compositing Chapter 10: Editing Video Chapter 11: Painting Chapter 12: Working with 3D Images Chapter 13: Preparing Files for the Web Chapter 14: Producing and Printing Consistent Color