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Digital collage and painting : using Photoshop to create fine art

Author: Susan Ruddick Bloom
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Elsevier/Focal Press, ©2006.
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Showcases the work of 21 digital artists, with each artist walking you through the creation of a piece of their art and letting you know about equipment, software, and how their creative process  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Susan Ruddick Bloom
ISBN: 0240807057 9780240807058
OCLC Number: 857720131
Description: 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
Contents: Table of Contents Part I Planning & InspirationChapter One:Concept: What is a collage, montage, assemblage?What is a digital painting?Thinking it out first, assembling the needed imagesWhat is the intended output size? Chapter Two:Important Considerations Before you BeginUnifying Factors: TextureColorContrastNoise and Grain Scale: Tree House ExerciseGigantic to miniscule - what's your choice? Scaling, rotating, distorting and transformingLighting: Directionality of LightQuality of LightDramatic vs. SubtleChapter Three:InspirationDigital Artists and their work: Paul BiddleJulieanne KostMaggie TaylorLou OatesKatrin EismannStephen BurnsJames G. RespessBobbi Doyle-MaherCher Threinen- PendarvisCiro MarchettiLeslye BloomLuzette DonohueIleana Frometa GrilloFay SirkisJeremy SuttonPaul ElsonBill HallSteven FriedmanAudrey BernsteinRick LiederPep VentosaPart II Step-by-Step PaintingChapter Four:Painting in Photoshop with your photosPhotoshop Filters and the History Brush used to create a digital paintingThe Art History Brush used to create a Digital PaintingThe Pattern Stamp used to create a Digital PaintingCombining the Art History Brush & Emboss Filter to create a Textured Digital PaintingPhoto Illustration Using Find Edges FilterHand Color a Black and White PhotoEdge Effects for FreeChapter Five:Painting in PainterSimple Cloning TechniquesImpressionist CloningPastel CloningOil Paint CloningMore Oil PaintingBristle Oil CloningCombining a Variety of different media into one paintingAdding Texture to your PaintingOld Masters InspirationMore ExamplesPhoto IllustrationPhotocopy Inspired PaintingEdges and CloningPainterly Edge Effects Painting for the Artistically Challenged Part III Step-by-Step CollagingChapter Six: Assembling a Collage in Photoshop Simple Collages Collage with Lighting Effect Suspend Reality Pile on the LayersShadow PowerGridded Collages Chapter Seven: Assembling a Collage in PainterUsing the Image HoseUsing Colored Paper and the Brush CreatorUsing Painter's unique brushes For Texture in a CollageCombining the Power of Painter and Photoshop in Collage Chapter Eight:The Paradox: The Absolute Truth and the Exquisite Lie - Creating a Panorama in PhotoshopBasic instructions on taking photographs that will work for you to make that BIG image ( exposure controls, proper overlap, tripod or not?) Relying on layer transparency and layer maskingStep-by-step instructions to make a flawless panoramic using collaging techniques.Grab Shot PanoramaFaux-PanoramasThemed Panorama-Style linear imagesHurry-up Panoramas - Using Photoshop's PhotomergeFractured PanoramasPart IV Artistic ConsiderationsChapter Nine:Filters: Using all the great filters available in PhotoshopFavorite Filters: Find Edges, Isolate and BlurMotion BlurCreating a Black and White Pencil Sketch, using FiltersSimilar effects in Photoshop and Painter (Cut-Out and Woodcut)Third Party Filter plug-insNik Color Efex Pro Filters Classical SoftF ocus, Monday Morning Sepia, Paper Toner, Foliage Filter, Polarizer, Blue Gradient, Black and White Tonal Enhancer, Indian Summer Filter, Infrared, Duplex MonochromeApplying Filters SelectivelyAuto FX FiltersDream Suite: Deckle, Photo Depth, Cubism, Crease, Mesh, Mystical Lighting: Mist, Wispy MistPhotographic Edges : Acid Edge, BurnChapter Ten: Experimentation: Traditional Printmaking Processes Printmaking and Digital CombinedEncausticsLazertranDigital Images transferred to other materials: Marble, Tile, FabricInkAid - Making your own inkjet paper, Japanese Inkjet Coated PapersThinking creatively: Paint it, draw on it, tear it, weave it,glue it and more...Creative Use of Papers for Books, Portfolios and Albums Chapter Eleven:Projects For you:Projects to test your skills. Fun assignments that tie in with the skills learned in this book. Collage & Painting Website contains images used in the tutorials and examples. Test your new skills with these images Project 1 - A Structured Collage Using a Grid Project 2 - A Collage achieved with Layer Masks and TransparencyProject 3 - A Panoramic assembled in Photoshop A Painting in PhotoshopProject 4 - A Painting in Photoshop Project 5 - A Painting in PainterPart V ReferenceChapter Twelve:Essential Photoshop & Painter Techniques to master:Selection ToolsTransforming for scaleAdjustment LayersLayer MasksGradientsArt History BrushBlending ModesBlending modes, Layer Adjustments and Layer Masks used togetherEditing your images: Retouching, brightening teeth & eyes, cover-girl skin Painter Basic PapersCloning BrushesCloning without a Cloning BrushChapter Thirteen:Resources:Web sitesOrganizationsSources for materialsAccompanying WebSite contains images used in the tutorials and examplesIndex
Other Titles: Using Photoshop to create fine art
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"Using Painter and Photoshop, you'll discover ways to incorporate watercolors, pastels, oils, charcoals, and collage into your digital images." - PC Photo, Oct. 2006"This is not a book for beginning Read more...

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