Essential Photoshop 6 for Web Professionals
- List Price: $29.99
- Binding: Paperback
- Edition: 2
- Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
- Publish date: 08/20/2001
- ISBN: 9780130323781
- ISBN10: 0130323780
-- Completely updated for new Photoshop 6/ImageReady 3 Web features!
-- Learn by doing, through real-world Web projects -- from basic to advanced!
-- Master layer styles, new ImageReady tools, vector graphics, filters, effects, optimization, slicing, tiling, and more.
Now, master Photoshop 6's powerhouse Web capabilities fast, by building a complete Web magazine site that solves today's most common Web design problems! Essential Photoshop 6 for Web Professionals teaches Photoshop-based Web graphics hands-on, through concise, real-world projects -- starting with basic skills, then incrementally introducing far more sophisticated techniques. Thoroughly updated for Photoshop 6, the book covers everything from Web vector graphics applications to the latest ImageReady 3.0 toolset. Start with the basics: layers, text, drawing, rulers, selections, and correcting mistakes. Alter photos and images for the Web via cropping and sizing; brightness, contrast, and color balance adjustments; rubber stamps, the Lasso, unsharp mask, filters, effects, and more. Learn to create backgrounds and drop shadows; optimize GIFs and JPEGs; work with Web-safe color palettes; slice and tile your images; and much more. Best of all, there's a follow-along site on the Web, where you can download images, and discover exactly how your pages should look -- and work!