Create amazing artwork
If you can imagine it, you can create it with Adobe Photoshop, and we can show you how. The Adobe Photoshop Manual is designed to introduce you to the key tools and techniques that allow you the freedom to get the most from your images and take them to the next level. If you’ve ever wondered how professional artists and photographers produce those stunning works of art, then wonder no more. All the tips and techniques you need to get started are right here.
From the main menu layout, to keyboard shortcuts and the basics of working with layers, adjustments and masks, we explore all the elements that make Adobe Photoshop the industry’s first choice for layer-based photo manipulation and enhancement. Don’t worry though, it’s not as daunting as you might imagine. Follow our guides and you will be fine tuning your creative skills in no time. What’s more, we have an extensive set of more advanced and creative projects to really help you get into your stride. The resources used in the tutorials can be downloaded so you can follow along at your own pace.
Fire up your imagination
This guide has 192 pages of guides, tips and tutorials covering such diverse projects as:
Healing Brush Tools • Adjustment Layers • Quick Mask Mode • Monochrome Techniques • Adobe Camera Raw Interface
• Collodion Wet Plate Portraits • Simulating Snow • Lomo Effect Images • The Dragan Effect • Image Compositing • Out of Bounds • Lens Flare and Sunlight • Replace a Dull Sky • Make Your Landscapes ‘Pop’ • Selective Colour