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The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book

Book2011

Author:

Richard Lynch

The Adobe Photoshop Layers Book

Book2011

 

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Author:

Richard Lynch

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Layers are the building blocks for working in Photoshop. With the correct use of the Layers Tool, you can edit individual components of your images nondestructively to ensure that ... read full description

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    Chapter 1 - The Foundations

    Pages 1-41

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    Chapter 2 - Targeting Change with Layers

    Pages 43-64

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    Chapter 3 - Targeting Change by Isolation and Masking

    Pages 65-114

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    Chapter 4 - Applying Layer Effects and Styles

    Pages 115-134

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    Chapter 5 - Exploring Layer Modes

    Pages 135-160

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    Chapter 6 - Taking an Image through the Process

    Pages 161-182

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    Chapter 7 - Making a Composite Image

    Pages 183-207

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    Appendix 1 - Quick Reference

    Pages 209-232

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    Appendix 2 - Essential Non-Layer Concepts

    Pages 233-248

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    Index

    Pages 249-261

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Publisher's Note: Transferred to Taylor & Francis as of 2012

Description

Layers are the building blocks for working in Photoshop. With the correct use of the Layers Tool, you can edit individual components of your images nondestructively to ensure that your end result is a combination of the best parts of your work. Despite how important it is for successful Photoshop work, the Layers Tool is one of the most often misused and misunderstood features within this powerful software program. This book will show you absolutely everything you need to know to work with layers, including how to use masks, blending, modes and layer management. You’ll learn professional techniques as you become completely familiar with the power of layers as an organizational, correction, and revision tool that will quickly become an essential part of your overall Photoshop workflow.

Layers are the building blocks for working in Photoshop. With the correct use of the Layers Tool, you can edit individual components of your images nondestructively to ensure that your end result is a combination of the best parts of your work. Despite how important it is for successful Photoshop work, the Layers Tool is one of the most often misused and misunderstood features within this powerful software program. This book will show you absolutely everything you need to know to work with layers, including how to use masks, blending, modes and layer management. You’ll learn professional techniques as you become completely familiar with the power of layers as an organizational, correction, and revision tool that will quickly become an essential part of your overall Photoshop workflow.

Key Features

*Try It Now exercises throughout the book encourage you to start practicing immediately for quicker learning

*Tip boxes explain the most common stumbling points for fast reference

*A supplemental website contains all images from the book plus custom actions to streamline your workflow

*Try It Now exercises throughout the book encourage you to start practicing immediately for quicker learning

*Tip boxes explain the most common stumbling points for fast reference

*A supplemental website contains all images from the book plus custom actions to streamline your workflow

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ISBN

978-0-240-52252-4

Language

English

Published

2011

Copyright

Copyright © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. All rights reserved

Imprint

Focal Press

Authors

Richard Lynch