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How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 10 : The Magic of Digital Illustration

By: Asch, David.
Contributor(s): Caplin, Steve.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: London : Elsevier Science, 2014Description: 1 online resource (321 p.).ISBN: 9780240820484.Subject(s): Adobe Photoshop elements | Image processing -- Digital techniques | Photography -- Digital techniquesGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements 10 : The Magic of Digital IllustrationDDC classification: 006.686 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; How to cheat, and why; How to use this book; Using keyboard shortcuts; Getting up to speed; 1 Selection techniques; Marquee selections; More selection tools; The Magnetic Lasso tool; Quick Selection tool; Fine-tuning with Refine Edge; Magic extraction; Working with selections 1; Working with selections 2; Interlude: Setting up Elements; 2 Working with layers; Importing images as layers; How layers interact; Divide and multiply; Adding a little style; Protect your work; The power of adjustment; Exploring blend modes; Banqueting arrangements
Interlude: Keep up, no slacking3 Transformation and distortion; The science of transformation; Think Smart!; Distorted field of vision; Simple perspective distortion; Tricky selections; Locket and load; Wrapping around surfaces; Making curls and folds; The ripple effect; A flag for all nations; Not so extreme close-up; Smoke without fire; Troublesome perspective; It's a kind of magic; Keep your composure; Interlude: Drawing comparisons; 4 Hiding and showing; Exploring layer masks; Smudge masking; On golden pond; Part of the scene; Polaroid-style photos; Spectacular fireworks
Fairy gets her wingsExtending the scene; Panorama power; Interlude: Digital cameras; 5 Image adjustments; Adjusting images with Levels; Shadows and highlights; Bee flat to bee sharp; RAW adjustment; Photomerge: exposure; All that glitters…; The perfect respray; Shifting the seasons; Photomerge: style match; A splash of color; Smart bling; Changing skies; Miracle healing; Cleaning up the scene; Making rainbows; 0-60 in ten minutes; Real world modeling; Sunset silhouette; That's snow business; Interlude: But is it art?; 6 Working with text; Carving in stone; Neon signs with layer styles
Instant chromeNo mess pumpkin carving; Creating text on a path; Three-dimensional text; Writing in the sand; Chop and change; Elements of design; Interlude: Image size; 7 Light and shade; Shadows on ground and wall; Painting soft shadows; Turning day into night; Making fire; Instant candlelight; Stage lighting; Divine light; Shading using Hard Light; Deceiving the eye; Flashlight illumination; Cooking up a storm; Interlude: Can I get a job doing this?; 8 Shiny surfaces; Upon reflection; Complex reflections; Window reflections; From railway to waterway; Goo, slime… and molasses
Preserving your memoriesInterlude: Keeping it real; 9 Materials and textures; Conjuring curtains; Quick and easy wood grain; Lying on a bed of satin; The jean genie part 1; The jean genie part 2; The jean genie part 3; Making notepaper; The art of paper tearing; Creating old paper; Ageing a photo in minutes; A quick repair job; Letting the dust settle; You spin me round; A little light relief; Stamp duty; Finger-friendly stained glass; Blueprint for design; Unfinished illustration; Interlude: Finding images for free; 10 People and animals; Heads on bodies; Photomerge: faces
Cosmetic surgery: healing
Summary: <P>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.</P><P></P><P>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
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Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; How to cheat, and why; How to use this book; Using keyboard shortcuts; Getting up to speed; 1 Selection techniques; Marquee selections; More selection tools; The Magnetic Lasso tool; Quick Selection tool; Fine-tuning with Refine Edge; Magic extraction; Working with selections 1; Working with selections 2; Interlude: Setting up Elements; 2 Working with layers; Importing images as layers; How layers interact; Divide and multiply; Adding a little style; Protect your work; The power of adjustment; Exploring blend modes; Banqueting arrangements

Interlude: Keep up, no slacking3 Transformation and distortion; The science of transformation; Think Smart!; Distorted field of vision; Simple perspective distortion; Tricky selections; Locket and load; Wrapping around surfaces; Making curls and folds; The ripple effect; A flag for all nations; Not so extreme close-up; Smoke without fire; Troublesome perspective; It's a kind of magic; Keep your composure; Interlude: Drawing comparisons; 4 Hiding and showing; Exploring layer masks; Smudge masking; On golden pond; Part of the scene; Polaroid-style photos; Spectacular fireworks

Fairy gets her wingsExtending the scene; Panorama power; Interlude: Digital cameras; 5 Image adjustments; Adjusting images with Levels; Shadows and highlights; Bee flat to bee sharp; RAW adjustment; Photomerge: exposure; All that glitters…; The perfect respray; Shifting the seasons; Photomerge: style match; A splash of color; Smart bling; Changing skies; Miracle healing; Cleaning up the scene; Making rainbows; 0-60 in ten minutes; Real world modeling; Sunset silhouette; That's snow business; Interlude: But is it art?; 6 Working with text; Carving in stone; Neon signs with layer styles

Instant chromeNo mess pumpkin carving; Creating text on a path; Three-dimensional text; Writing in the sand; Chop and change; Elements of design; Interlude: Image size; 7 Light and shade; Shadows on ground and wall; Painting soft shadows; Turning day into night; Making fire; Instant candlelight; Stage lighting; Divine light; Shading using Hard Light; Deceiving the eye; Flashlight illumination; Cooking up a storm; Interlude: Can I get a job doing this?; 8 Shiny surfaces; Upon reflection; Complex reflections; Window reflections; From railway to waterway; Goo, slime… and molasses

Preserving your memoriesInterlude: Keeping it real; 9 Materials and textures; Conjuring curtains; Quick and easy wood grain; Lying on a bed of satin; The jean genie part 1; The jean genie part 2; The jean genie part 3; Making notepaper; The art of paper tearing; Creating old paper; Ageing a photo in minutes; A quick repair job; Letting the dust settle; You spin me round; A little light relief; Stamp duty; Finger-friendly stained glass; Blueprint for design; Unfinished illustration; Interlude: Finding images for free; 10 People and animals; Heads on bodies; Photomerge: faces

Cosmetic surgery: healing

<P>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.</P><P></P><P>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

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David Asch is a beta tester for Photoshop Elements. He contributes to Mac Format magazine, and is co-author of Digital Photo Doctor and contributing author to Drop Dead Photography Techniques.<br> Steve Caplin is a freelance artist and author working in London, England. His satirical photomontage work is commissioned by newspapers and magazines around the world, including The Guardian, The Independent, The Sunday Telegraph, The Sunday Times Magazine, Radio Times, Readers Digest and L'Internazionale. Steve has worked for advertising agencies including Saatchi & Saatchi, Bartle Bogle Hegarty and Lowe Howard Spink, and his work has won two Campaign Poster Awards and a D&AD Pencil award. He has lectured widely in England, Norway, France and Holland, and has taught digital design at the University of Westminster and the University of the Arts London.Steve is the author of ten books: How to Cheat in Photoshop (five editions), How to Cheat in Photoshop Elements (co-authored, three editions), Icon Design, Max Pixel's Adventures in Adobe Photoshop Elements, The Complete Guide to Digital Illustration (co-authored) and Art & Design in Photoshop. He has also co-authored three mainstream books: Dad Stuff, More Dad Stuff, Stuff the Turkey and Complete and Utter Zebu.When he's not at his computer Steve plays the piano well, the accordion moderately and the guitar badly. He spends his spare time making improbable constructions out of wood and other materials. His first commissioned sculpture was for the Bethlem hospital - the original 'bedlam' - in 2010.

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