An inspirational and user-friendly guide to creative image editing, this book provides direction for photographers and designers alike who have ventured into the realm of the 'digital darkroom.' Photoshop CS2: Essential Skills offers a progressive curriculum to guide you through Photoshop with a series of clear, step-by-step projects designed to place knowledge into a practical context. You will build a useful and essential set of skills for creative and professional image editing and, whether you simply want to retouch an image, create a glamour makeover or create a highly sophisticated montage - this book will give you the essential skills to complete the work to a professional standard.
The accompanying CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials which form a library of indispensable supporting resources including: All of the images used in the text * Over four hours of QuickTime movie tutorials to support the practical projects * A range of presets (including layer styles, curves, shapes and gradients) * Camera RAW files * Free extra chapters in e-book form.
* Packed with beautiful color images and covering Photoshop 7.0 up to CS2
* Includes practical projects to put theoretical knowledge into a creative context
* CD-ROM and website, www.photoshopessentialskills.com, offer additional teaching and learning support materials