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Photoshop elements for dummies

Author: Deke McClelland; Galen Fott
Publisher: New York : Hungry Minds, 2001.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A guide for amateur photographers, design hobbyists and small business users new to PhotoShop Elements. Whether you are a Windows or a Mac user, this text contains no-fuss tips and easy-to-follow  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Deke McClelland; Galen Fott
ISBN: 0764516361 9780764516368
OCLC Number: 48849701
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Element-ary School --
Braving the Elements --
The Bland but Benevolent Dr. Jekyll --
The Dynamic but Dastardly Mr. Hyde --
The Two Elements of Photoshop Elements --
Psychiatric Help (The Doctor Is Built-in) --
Dissecting Your Desktop --
Giving Elements the Electronic Breath of Life --
Working with Windows --
Switching between Elements and the Finder --
Maneuvering through Menus --
Talking Back to Dialog Boxes --
Playing Around with Palettes --
Opening Up Your Toolbox --
"Open!" Says Me --
Don't Just Sit There, Open Something! --
Behold the Image Window --
The Screen Is Your Digital Oyster --
Tools for the Terribly Precise --
Pixels: It's Hip to Be Square --
Welcome to Pixeltown --
Screen Pixels versus Image Pixels --
Image Size, Resolution, and Other Tricky Pixel Stuff --
What Does This Canvas Size Command Do? --
Trimming Excess Gunk Off the Edges --
Image Gymnastics --
Over (and Under) the Rainbow --
Looking at Color in a Whole New Light --
Managing Photoshop Elements Color --
Picking Color the Mix and Match Way --
Going Grayscale --
Be Prepared --
Saving with Grace --
Save an Image, Save a Life --
The Elemental Guide to File Formats --
Saving for the Web --
Good Night, Image--and Don't Let the Programming Bugs Bite --
It's Perfect. No, Wait! Okay, Print --
Time Traveling --
Abandoning Edits en Masse --
The Command Still Known as Print --
This May Be All You Need to Know about Printing --
Choosing a Printer in Windows --
Choosing a Printer on a Mac --
Getting Image and Paper in Sync --
Sending the Image to the Printer --
Herd Them Pixels --
Learning the Ropes of Selecting --
Editing Selections --
Hiding the Ants --
Layer Layer --
Pasting Images Together --
Excuse Me, but What's a Layer? --
Locking Layers --
Moving and Cloning Selections --
Transforming Layers and Selections --
Realer Than Life --
Dusting Off Images (Without the Lemony Scent) --
Introducing Filters --
Using the Dust & Scratches Filter --
Experimenting with the Highly Ethical Clone Stamp Tool --
Getting the Red Out --
What Kind of Tool Am I? --
Touching Base with Retouching Tools --
Smudging Away Imperfections --
All Them Other Edit Tools --
Sharpening Those Wishy-Washy Details --
Blurring Adds Depth --
The Rainbow Correction --
Color-Correcting Correctly --
Leveling the Contrast Field --
Variations on a Color Scheme --
The Inspiration/Perspiration Equation --
The Stylish Retouch --
Using Layer Styles to Shine and Shadow --
Tending Your Many Splendid Blends --
Those Phunky Philters --
Making Taffy with the Liquify Filter --
If a Picture Paints a Thousand Words ... Then Shut Up and Paint --
Doodling with the Pencil, Paintbrush, and Airbrush --
Performing Special Painting-Tool Tricks --
Choosing Your Brush --
Exploring More Painting Options --
The Powers of the Eraser --
Isn't Elements Just a Paint Program? --
The Digital Stencil --
Painting within the Lines --
Dribbling Paint from a Bucket --
Applying Color to Selection Innards --
Fill, I Command You! --
Gradients: The Ever-Changing Color Sea --
Taking on Borders with the Stroke command --
Type Righter --
Working with the Type Tool --
Putting Your Words Onscreen --
Editing the Text Layer --
Simplifying a Text Layer --
Declaring Open Season on Type Selection Outlines --
Can Photoshop Elements Do That? --
Taking on the Effects Palette --
Batch Processing --
Creating and Printing a Contact Sheet --
Creating and Printing a Picture Package --
Creating a Web Photo Gallery --
Creating an Animated GIF --
Creating panoramic Pictures with Photomerge --
The Part of Tens --
Ten Shortcuts to Commit to Long-Term Memory --
Displaying and Hiding the Toolbox and Palettes --
Changing an Option Box Value --
Scrolling and Zooming --
Changing the Brush Size --
Creating Straight Lines --
Adding to, Subtracting from, and Reselecting Selection Outlines --
Moving, Nudging, and Cloning --
Filling a Selection --
Making, Switching, and Selecting Layers --
Stepping through the History Palette --
Ten Digital Facelift Techniques --
Creating the Movie Starlet Glow --
Turning the Face into a Button --
Creating a Painted Masterpiece --
Giving the Face a Bath --
Stretching the Face This Way and That --
Applying the Atomic Sunburn Effect --
Applying the Cubist Look --
Stamping the Face in a Marble Haze --
Effecting a Total Molecular Breakdown --
Framing the Goofy Pose --
Ten Reasons You Might Possibly Want to Upgrade to Photoshop One Day --
Ctrl+H ([characters not reproducible]+H on the Mac) --
The Channels Palette --
CMYK Color Mode --
Masking --
Following the Paths --
Eyeing Those Curves --
Lights ... Camera ... Actions --
Being an Art Historian --
Photoshop Speaks! --
A Little Help to Get Your ImageReady.
Series Title: --For dummies.
Responsibility: by Deke McClelland and Galen Fott.
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