Adobe (R) Photoshop (R) 4

Adobe (R) Photoshop (R) 4 : Advanced Digital Images and Student CD Package

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For any course that includes graphic arts software and computer design software as part of the curriculum. Courses can be found in Office Information Systems, Computer Science, and Fine Arts Departments, as well as Continuing Education, Journalism, and Printing and Lithography.Texts are built with the same pedagogical structure, designed to be used separately or in sets. Already popular in corporate training more

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  • Mixed media product | 368 pages
  • 228.6 x 292.1 x 19.05mm | 839.14g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 0130839027
  • 9780130839022

Table of contents

Getting Started. Platform. Naming Conventions. Key Commands. The CD-ROM and Initial Setup Considerations.1. Introduction. 2. Calibrating Your System. What is Calibration? Steps to Calibration. Using the Gamma Program.3. Color Models. Bitmaps. Grayscale. Duotone. Indexed Color. RGB. CMYK. Lab. Converting Between RGB and CMYK.4. The Color Wheel. Understanding the Color Wheel. Mixing Colors. Pop Quiz. Full Spectrum Color Wheel. Using a Full Spectrum Color Wheel.5. Adjusting Brightness and Contrast. What is Contrast? Tools for Adjusting Brightness and Contrast. Choosing Highlights and Shadows from the Image.6. Basic Color Correction. The Color Correction Tools. Understanding Neutrality. Things to Remember About Correcting Images.7. Transforming Images. Grids and Guides.8. Advanced Channel Operations. Creating Depth Where None Exists. Practicing Complex Techniques. Using Channel Calculations. Channels and Density.9. Advanced Selection Techniques. The Magic Wand Tool. Using the Color Range Command. Using QuickMask. Selections and Paths.10. Managing Channels. Using Transparency as a Channel. Creating a "Channels Only" File. Combining Channels.Review. 11. Layers. Strategies for Using Layers. Why Use Layers? Layer Options. Layer Masks. Complex Composites Using Layers. Clipping Groups. Adjustment Layers.12. Retouching. The Rubber Stamp Tool. Approaching Repairs in a Structured Manner. Using Filters for Retouching.13. Blurring and Sharpening Images. The Blur Filters. The Sharpen Filters.14. The Remapping Commands. 15. Shadows. Drop Shadows. Isolating Cast Shadows in a CMYK Image. Creating and Composing Cast Shadows.16. Creating Patterns and Textures. Pattern Definition. Textured Backgrounds. Real-World Backgrounds.17. The Render Filters. Clouds. Lens Flare. Lighting Effects. Type and Lighting Effects. The Texture Fill Command.18. Importing and Exporting. Working with Large Files. Working with Adobe Illustrator Files. Images for the World Wide Web.19. Optimization. Keyboard Commands. Using the Actions Palette.20. Special Effects. Special Effects Using Type. Photo Edges. Special Effects and Images.Final Review. Projects. Pokey Creek Book Cover. Farm Fresh Ad. Head in the Clouds Ad. Orange Juice Ad.Glossary. more