Achieve new levels of creativity in digital art with Advanced Photoshop CS4 Trickery and FX. This fully revised new edition shows digital artists how to blend their traditional artistic skills and vision with the powerful tools and capabilities of Adobe Photoshop CS4.
Photoshop CS4 Extended combines 2D, 3D and video into its interface, truly enabling artists to combine mediums such as painting, photography and sculpting into their digital creations. Each chapter is laid out as a complete tutorial that shows you how to use each of the amazing new Photoshop CS4 features to transform ordinary photos into incredible special effects and digital creations.
You'll also find projects that illustrate the more practical uses of Photoshop to help you master your photo editing skills. All of the files needed to complete the tutorials are included online so you can spend more time expanding and challenging your creativity and less time worrying about the technical details. Get ready to harness the power of Photoshop CS4 to create both realistic images and fantastic effects.
|Table of Contents||Introduction
Chapter 1: Simplifying the Interface
Chapter 2: Insights into Layer Blend Modes, Masking and Advanced Selection Techniques
Chapter 3: Integrating 3D Concepts with Photography
Chapter 4: Smart Filters to Aid Artistic Vision
Chapter 5: Integrating Photography and 3D Objects
Chapter 6: Editing UV Maps on 3D Objects
Chapter 7: Creating Your Concept Using a Custom Perspective
Chapter 8: Painting Your 3D Model
Chapter 9: Animating Your 3D Model