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Photoshop CS6 One-on-One Fundamentals

Photoshop CS6 One-on-One Fundamentals

This course covers the image editing process from the very beginning and progresses through the concepts and techniques that every photographer or graphic designer should know. Deke explains digital imaging fundamentals, such as resolution vs. size and the effects of downsampling. He explains how to use layers to edit an image nondestructively and organize those edits in an easy-to-read way, and introduces techniques such as cropping, adjusting brightness and contrast, correcting and changing color, and retouching and healing images. Read more » 

List price: $149.95USD

Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery

In the all-new Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Mastery, the third and final installment of the popular series, join industry expert and award-winning author Deke McClelland for an in-depth tour of the most powerful and empowering features of Photoshop CS5. Discover the vast possibilities of traditional tools, such as masking and blend modes, and then delve into Smart Objects, Photomerge, as well as the new Puppet Warp, Mixer Brush, and HDR features. Exercise files accompany the course.

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List price: $149.95USD

Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Advanced

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. Follow along with Deke with the exercise files.

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Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals Art

Illustrator CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Illustrator is the gold-standard vector graphics program that is deep and complex. Fortunately, nobody knows the software like award-winning book and video author Deke McClelland. Join Deke as he explores such indispensable features as artboards, layers, line art, transformations, and the Pen tool. Gain expertise with real-world projects that makes sense. Follow along with Deke using exercise files that accompany the course. Read more » 

List price: $145.95USD

Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals

Photoshop is the world’s most powerful image editor, and it’s arguably the most complex, as well. Fortunately, nobody knows the program like award-winning book and video author Deke McClelland. In the all new Photoshop CS5 One-on-One: Fundamentals, you can join Deke as he explores such indispensable Photoshop features as resolution, cropping, color correction, retouching, and layers. Read more » 

List price: $149.95USD