Photoshop CS5 for Dummies (Free PDF Ebook Download) by Barbara Obermeier

Photoshop CS5 all-in-one for Dummies (2010) is written by Barbara Obermeier and may be considered 9 books in one, as it covers the following topics in digital graphics editing and design:

• Photoshop Fundamentals
• Image Essentials
• Selections
• Painting, Drawing, and Typing
• Working with Layers
• Channels and Masks
• Filters and Distortions
• Retouching and Restoration
• Photoshop and Print

The ebook Photoshop CS5 for Dummies (PDF format) that you are about to download is in full color and 35 MB in size:

Photoshop CS5 for Dummies (PDF Ebook, Full Color) (22865)

The Photoshop CS5 for Dummies ebook is good whether you are a beginner learning how to “photoshop” or a Photoshop CS3 / CS4 expert starting to learn CS5 using the book’s Photoshop tutorials.

Photoshop CS5 for Dummies (PDF Ebook) – Contents at a Glance

A rough list of contents from Photoshop CS5 for Dummies

Contents at a Glance
Introduction ................................................................ 1
Book I: Photoshop Fundamentals .................................. 7
Chapter 1: Examining the Photoshop Environment ......................................................9
Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Tools Panel ................................................................27
Chapter 3: Starting, Finishing, and Getting It on Paper ...............................................39
Chapter 4: Viewing and Navigating Images ..................................................................57
Chapter 5: Customizing Your Workspace and Preferences .......................................97
Book II: Image Essentials ......................................... 123
Chapter 1: Specifying Size and Resolution .................................................................125
Chapter 2: Choosing Color Modes and File Formats .................................................141
Chapter 3: Using and Managing Color .........................................................................165
Chapter 4: Time Travel — Undoing in Photoshop ....................................................193
Chapter 5: Creating Actions for Productivity and Fun ..............................................207
Book III: Selections .................................................. 219
Chapter 1: Making Selections .......................................................................................221
Chapter 2: Creating and Working with Paths .............................................................241
Chapter 3: Modifying and Transforming Selections and Paths................................265
Book IV: Painting, Drawing, and Typing .................... 285
Chapter 1: Painting and Drawing with Photoshop ....................................................287
Chapter 2: Filling and Stroking .....................................................................................311
Chapter 3: Creating and Editing Type .........................................................................329
Book V: Working with Layers .................................... 357
Chapter 1: Creating Layers ...........................................................................................359
Chapter 2: Managing Layers .........................................................................................389
Chapter 3: Playing with Opacity and Blend Modes ...................................................407
Chapter 4: Getting Jazzy with Layer Styles and Clipping Groups ............................423
Chapter 5: Working with Smart Objects .....................................................................447

Trivia: Adobe Photoshop is my favorite software for creating web graphics. I didn’t learn how to use Photoshop until I was in college, because I wanted to stick with my former favorite Jasc (now Corel) Paint Shop Pro. And that was until I discovered that Photoshop had more desirable features.

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