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...
--David Asch, Dave Huss has worked as a professional photographer and author for over 35 years. and Steve Caplin, graphic artist/illustrator and the best-selling author of How to Cheat in Photoshop.
Photoshop Elements user who want to explore the creative capabilities of the program beyond basic image editing and retouching.
- Fun and creative, with more than 80 full-color, step-by-step projects, supported by QuickTime movie tutorials and image files on the accompanying website
- Comprehensive coverage of photomontage creation and illustration manipulation you can't find anywhere else
- A full glossary of terms, useful keyboard shortcuts, and a detailed index that will help you locate that fantastic technique in a flash
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.
"[W]e think Adobe should include this book with every copy of Adobe Photoshop Elements 10 it sells. Now here's the best part for me: the book makes available an online set of resources that match all the projects in the book. You simply log on to the website, enter your credentials and download the original images that are used in the book. You can then follow the illustrations and mirror the job yourself."--PC Advisor
Working with Layers
Transformation and Distortion
Hiding and Showing
Working with Text
Light and Sade
Materials and Textures
People and Animals
The Third Dimension