Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced, the second part of the popular and comprehensive series, updated for CS5, follows internationally renowned Photoshop guru Deke McClelland as he dives into the workings of Photoshop. He explores such digital-age wonders as the Levels and Curves commands, edge-detection filters, advanced compositing techniques, vector-based text, the Liquify filter, and Camera Raw. Deke also teaches tried-and-true methods for sharpening details, smoothing over wrinkles and imperfections, and enhancing colors without harming the original image. Exercise files accompany the course.
Advanced Blending is the second installment in Deke McClelland's series on making photorealistic compositions in Photoshop. The course explores blending options and shows how to use them to create sophisticated effects and seamless compositions, often without masking. Beginning with the basics of blending layered images, the course sheds light on the formulas behind the Photoshop blend modes and shows how to comp scanned line art, create double-exposure effects, correct skin tones, and work with the luminance sliders.
Adobe Photoshop is the preferred, industry-standard software for photo manipulation and graphics creation, but using it effectively for projects in production is key. With the release of CS5, Photoshop now offers a variety of new tools and functionality enhancing any workflow, and in this DVD, you will learn the professional methods for compositing, digital painting, photo retouching, design and more.
Learn how to create and use digital backdrops through four projects. Each project is divided into two parts: Part 1 is for digital artists and part 2 is for photographers. In the first part of each project, you'll learn how to build versatile library of easy to find and inexpensive 3D models for incredible looking backdrops;