Photoshop Down & Dirty Tricks for Designers from Peachpit Press and written by Corey Barker is an insane collection of some of the most mind-blowing Photoshop effects you've ever seen in one place. Ever wonder how that movie poster was created, or how they created that cool magazine ad, or maybe even how to take a seemingly mundane photo and give it the Hollywood treatment? Or maybe you just want to know how to do some really awesome stuff in Photoshop. Well, then, this book is for you! Whether you're a designer, artist, or even a photographer, there's something here for everyone. Moving through these projects, you'll start to see the potential of Photoshop's most powerful features and how, with a little experimentation, you can open up a whole new world of dazzling effects.
Create custom brush effects from scratch
See type as a design element
Create Hollywood-style effects that actually look like Hollywood-style effects
Take mundane photos and turn them into something mind-blowing
Create eye-popping commercial effects that clients will drool over
Get creative with 3D in Photoshop CS5 Extended
Create popular advertising effects you've seen in movies, on TV, and on the Web
Master dazzling photo effects for designers and photographers alike
Plus, there are so many other things throughout the book that you'll be bursting with new ideas
About the Author:
Corey Barker Corey is the newest education and curriculum developer for the National Association of Photoshop Professionals. He is a graduate of the Ringling School of Art & Design in Sarasota, Fl with a degree in Illustration. Over the years, Corey has worked as a graphic artist in a variety of disciplines such as illustration, commercial design, large format printing, motion graphics, web design and photography. His expertise in Photoshop and Illustrator have earned him numerous awards in illustration, graphic design and photography. Using Photoshop since version 2, his expertise and creativity has evolved exponentially with every new version, which makes Corey an invaluable addition to the NAPP team.