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Adobe Photoshop CS6 Essentials by Scott Onstott

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Introduction

Welcome to the fascinating world of Photoshop. It will give you great personal satisfaction to learn the essentials of Photoshop and use your skills in ever more creative ways. In this book, you will start by learning the fundamentals of the design process, get acquainted with Photoshop’s user interface, and then get a primer on digital imaging. You’ll then learn how to paint, draw, and write the Photoshop way and how to accurately select pixels, work with layers and masks, design and apply styles, create comps, shape paths, employ smart objects, apply adjustments, and use filters. You’ll learn how to develop photos in Camera Raw, how to retouch images to make them more perfect than they are in reality, how to merge multiple photos ...

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