"There's no other focus on this aspect in print, making this a 'must' for any graphic arts or Photoshop collection! Color examples liberally abound on every page."--Midwest Book Review's California Bookwatch
Create stunning illustrations without using any photographs.
Steve Caplin, graphic artist/illustrator and the best-selling author of How to Cheat in Photoshop.
Key Features: *The only book of its kind that does not rely on any external images whatsoever - you will create every element directly in Photoshop.
You will learn to create complete images, from start to finish, entirely within the software program. No source material, photographs, or existing files from other software packages are needed, saving you valuable time and resources.
The techniques you'll learn in this ground-breaking new book will help you combine your artistic vision and skills with an understanding of how to manipulate the built-in Photoshop filters to produce impressive, eye-catching artwork. Each chapter opens with a complete double-page illustration, created entirely in Photoshop.
You get carefully laid out step-by-step instructions showing you how each element in the illustration is created, and how they are all combined in the end to make a convincing final image.
"An outstanding key to using Photoshop to create powerful graphics. Learn how to create complex images without source material, photos or files from other software packages using techniques that blend artistry with keys to manipulating the latest Photoshop filters. A top pick!"--Bookwatch
"This book is very rewarding and absolutely fascinating to work through. I enjoyed all the "lessons" and learned lots of new and welcome techniques. A big recommendation!"--eJournal for the Tucson Computer Society
"There's no other focus on this aspect in print, making this a 'must' for any graphic arts or Photoshop collection! Color examples liberally abound on every page."--Midwest Book Review's California Bookwatch Contents: