In How To Cheat in Photoshop CC: The Art of Creating Realistic Photomontages from Focal Press, photomontage expert author Steve Caplin shows you how to get optimum results in the minimum amount of time, by using shortcuts to success. Fully updated to cover the latest features in Photoshop CC, this helpful resource shows exactly what methods Steve uses to create his own imagery used in advertising, publishing, and print media, in a project-based approach that is sure to improve and inspire your own work. Caplin knows how to get the results you want in the shortest possible time by utilizing some of Photoshop's lesser known capabilities. If you have ever struggled to make your vision come to life on your computer screen then this book can help you realize your goal. As a professional digital artist, Steve knows all about creating the best possible work under pressure. In this book he combines detailed step-by-step instructions with invaluable real-world hints, tips, and advice to really let your creativity shine through.
Included with the book is an accompanying DVD that contains over 5 hours of video tutorials as well as the sample image files featured in the lessons.
1. Natural Selection 2. Transformation and Distortion 3. Hiding and Showing 4. Image Adjustment 5. Composing the Scene 6. Getting into Perspective 7. Light and Shade 8. Heads and Bodies 9. Shiny Surfaces 10. Metal, Wood and Stone 11. Paper and Fabric 12. The Third Dimension 13. Hyper Realism 14. Advanced Techniques 15. Print and the Internet