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Sams Teach Yourself Adobe® Photoshop® CS3 in 24 Hours24 Proven One-hour LessonsCarla RoseKate BinderYou can master Photoshop® CS3 faster than you ever thought possible—even if you have no Photoshop or image editing experience at all! In just 24 hands-on, step-by-step lessons, this book will teach you all the core Photoshop skills you need to get great results—in digital photography, graphic design, painting, or anything else!By the Way notes present interesting information related to the discussion.Did You Know? tips offer advice or show you easier ways to do something.Watch Out! cautions alert you to possible problems and give you advice on how to avoid them.Learn how to… Repair and retouch any black-and-white or color image, from precious family portraits to new digital photosAchieve powerful artistry with Photoshop’s filters and effectsMaster digital painting with Photoshop’s paintbrushes and other toolsGet your colors right, wherever you’re printing your images or displaying them onlineCreate super-realistic compositesTransform your images using tools ranging from Flip to LiquifyMaster professional-level features including layers, channels, and masksAdd type to your imagesTake advantage of Photoshop CS3’s powerful new featuresDownloading the Book’s Source ImagesConventions Used in This Book.Part I: Getting StartedHOUR 1: Exploring Photoshop BasicsHOUR 2: Opening and Saving FilesHOUR 3: Making SelectionsHOUR 4: Specifying Color Modes and Color ModelsHOUR 5: Adjusting ColorPart II: Painting with PixelsHOUR 6: Painting with BrushesHOUR 7: Digital PaintingHOUR 8: Moving PaintHOUR 9: Advanced Painting TechniquesPart III: Photoshop Power ToolsHOUR 10: Using TransformationsHOUR 11: Using LayersHOUR 12: Using MasksHOUR 13: Using PathsPart IV: Fantastic FiltersHOUR 14: Getting Started with FiltersHOUR 15: Applying Filters That Improve Your PictureHOUR 16: Applying Filters to Turn Your Picture into ArtHOUR 17: Applying Filters to Make Your Picture FunkyPart V: Using Text and Special EffectsHOUR 18: Adding Type to PicturesHOUR 19: Taking Advantage of Useful TricksPart VI: Repairing and Enhancing Your PhotosHOUR 20: Compositing ImagesHOUR 21: Repairing Black-and-White PhotosHOUR 22: Repairing Color PhotosPart VII: Publishing Your PicturesHOUR 23: Printing and Publishing Your ImagesHOUR 24: Going Online with PhotoshopPart VIII: AppendixesAPPENDIX A: Photoshop CS3 Palette Quick ReferenceAPPENDIX B: A Quick Walk on the Extended SideIndexCarla Rose is the author of more than 30 computer books on digital media and graphics topics. She was a contributing editor for Photoshop User magazine and contributed to publications ranging from Atlantic Fisherman to Adobe Magazine to The New Yorker. Kate Binder is a graphics expert who has written articles on design tools and techniques, publishing workflows, and photography for magazines including Publish, PEI, and Desktop Publishers Journal. Her books include Easy Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and Easy Adobe Photoshop Elements 3.Register your book at www.samspublishing.com/register for access to source images, updates, and links.Category: GraphicsCovers: Adobe Photoshop CS3User Level: Beginning$29.99 USA / $36.99 CAN / £21.99 Net UK
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Carl "Calle" Rosenblad (born 28 April 1969 in Västervik) is a Swedish auto racing driver. He is married with two children.
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