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Book description

Photoshop CS6 Unlocked is a full-color question-and-answer book for web designers who want to use Photoshop to create better looking websites.

Completely updated for Photoshop CS6, this comprehensive book covers:

  • Photoshop interface tricks & shortcuts
  • Basic Skills: Transparencies, rounded corners, blending images, matching colors and more
  • Buttons: Creating buttons and tabs in various shapes and form factors
  • Backgrounds: Making various gradient and textured backgrounds
  • Creating text effects, texturing and shadowing text, wrapping text around a curve, and more
  • Adjusting Images: Removing blue tints, darkening and lightening images, fixing red-eye, removing dark shadows, sharpening images, and more
  • Manipulating Images: Creating fish-eye effects, removing imperfections, making product shots for ecommerce, and more
  • Creating Web Interfaces: Best practice & time saving ideas including how-tos on slicing images, creating rollovers, and more
  • Advanced techniques: Generating thumbnails, animated GIFs, bulk watermarking, sharing Photoshop Actions, and more

Table of Contents

  1. Photoshop CS6 Unlocked
    1. Preface
    2. 1. Getting Started with Photoshop
    3. 2. Basic Skills
    4. 3. Creating Buttons
    5. 4. Creating Backgrounds
    6. 5. Working with Text
    7. 6. Adjusting Images
    8. 7. Manipulating Images
    9. 8. Designing a Website
    10. 9. Advanced Photoshop Techniques
    11. Index