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The Non-Designer’s Photoshop Book: Essential imaging techniques for design by John Tollett, Robin Williams

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2. Simple Projects

The seemingly endless list of things you can do in Photoshop can be intimidating and might prevent some non-designers (and designers) from jumping in to learn the program. If that sounds like you, don’t worry—you’re in good company.

Much of what we learned about Photoshop happened gradually, learning what we needed at the moment to do a certain task. But we want you to learn the same things quickly, instead of waiting for specific situations to show up in real world projects—which could take years... aaarrgh! One thing you can be very happy about is the fact that every version of Photoshop gets more powerful and easier. Some operations that used to be complex and weird can now be accomplished with a click or two. That’s the ...

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