Advanced Photoshop CS Trickery & FX takes digital artists to the next level of creativity by teaching you how to blend your artistic talent seamlessly with the powerful tools of Photoshop CS2. The book assumes a fundamental level of skill with Photoshop and builds upon those skills by helping you learn how and why Photoshop does what it does. With this knowledge, you'll be ready to take on new challenges and work though the practical, fun tutorials throughout the book.
All of the core tools of Photoshop CS2 used for effects are put to use in the projects, so buckle up and get ready to create!
On the CD: Includes a companion CD-ROM (Win/Mac) with all of the files needed to do the tutorials, all of the book images, demos of Photoshop CS2 (PC), nik Multimedia Color Efex Pro 2.0 (PC), and nik Sharpener Pro 2.0 (PC).
About the Author: Stephen Burns (Encinitas, CA) is the author of Photoshop CS Trickery & FX. He began as a photographer 25 years ago and then moved toward the digital medium. His influences include the great Abstractionists and surrealists. He has been a corporate instructor and lecturer in digital art and design for almost ten years.
He won first please in the prestigious Seybold International Digital Arts contest. In addition, he works in 3D animation and digital video special effects editing, and is the current president of the San Diego