With enough charm and wit to make learning Photoshop anything but taxing, Steve Caplin delivers the next instalment of the How to Cheat series, containing all the techniques you need to create and master the art of photomontage. Delivered in easy to follow step-by-step tutorials How to Cheat in Photoshop covers all the basics of selections and layers before moving onto top tricks and techniques for creating realistic works of art for business, pleasure, or something in between. An accompanying DVD is packed full of practice images and tutorial movies for you to working along with, plus bonus chapters to push your skills even further. Using a tweaked design that is clearer and fresher than previous editions this is the funnest way to master Photomontage.
Fully updated to cover all of the new features in Photoshop CS5, this book is also backwards-compatible and can be used with any version of Photoshop. The accompanying DVD for Mac and PC contains over two and a half hours of video tutorials for additional training, and on the book's popular website www.howtocheatinphotoshop.com, you'll find even more resources such as an "Ask the Author" forum, sample images from other How to Cheat fans, and weekly challenges so that you can test your own skills and see where your creativity can take you.
Release on 2012-11-12 | by David Asch,Steve Caplin
Release Your Imagination
Author: David Asch,Steve Caplin
Pubpsher: Taylor & Francis
While many Photoshop Elements users are content with using the software for correcting exposure, sharpening edges and removing unwanted objects from their photographs, there's a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas and dynamic distortions just waiting to be discovered. How to Cheat in Elements 10 is the answer to anyone who has ever wanted to take their creative skills in Elements one stage further. Starting with the basics of layers, selections and transformations, readers will be creating their own movie posters, textures and caricatures in no time at all, while sections on outputting your images for web or print enable anyone to wow their friends with their creations Covering the latest tools and features in Elements 10, this book is also fully compatible with all previous versions of Elements. QuickTime movie tutorials and images for all projects in the book are included on the companion website.
Updated to make the most of Photoshop CS2, this practical handbook offers a variety of professional tips, tricks, and step-by-step workthroughs for creating a photorealistic montage; features complete tutorials in the fundamentals of Photoshop CS2; and includes a CD-ROM that encompasses all the images from the book, as well as free high-resolution stock footage images. Original. (Intermediate)
Have you ever struggled to make the vision in your mind come to life on your screen? Then this book can help you realise your goal. In this comprehensive revision of the best-selling How To Cheat in Photoshop, photomontage guru Steve Caplin shows you how to get optimum results in minimum time, by cheating your way to success. As a professional digital artist, Steve knows all about creating great work under pressure. In this book he combines detailed step-by-step instructions with invaluable real-world hints, tips, and advice to really let your creativity run wild. Fully updated to cover the latest features in Photoshop CC, this invaluable resource shows exactly what methods Steve uses to create his own stunning imagery used in advertising, publishing, and print media, in a project-based approach that is sure to improve and inspire your own work.
Have you ever wanted to summon magical powers? Appear in a graphic novel? Or control the weather and seasons? There’s a whole world of opportunity out there for creating fun photomontages, powerful panoramas, and dynamic distortions. How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 12 starts you at the basics of photomontage with selection techniques, layers and transformations; leading up to full-length projects for creating magazine covers, fantasy scenes, poster artwork and much, much more. This book also features: A dedicated website where you can download images and tutorial videos that show you how to expand, develop, and master top techniques. Full color images, a glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index that will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash.