The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC

The Adobe Illustrator WOW! Book for CS6 and CC

For decades, Sharon Steuer and her international WOW! team have been showcasing the world’s best artists and designers working in Illustrator. In this expanded edition of the best-selling and award-winning Illustrator WOW! Book, you’ll find hundreds of tips, tricks, and techniques derived from actual projects from top Illustrator artists. You’ll learn to use new features, discover exciting ways to create complex effects, and find fresh ways to use venerable old tools and¿speed up your workflow. This edition includes coverage of the 2014 release and is loaded with and lessons with stunning new artwork that feature: Painting and generating objects with raster brushes Harnessing Live Corners, Live Rectangles, and new ways to reshape paths Manipulating live type characters with the Touch Type tool Creating airbrush and neon effects with gradients on strokes Building complex styles with multiple lines, fills, and effects Composing complex repeating patterns Auto-generating corners for pattern brushes Incorporating transparency into mesh and gradients Building and modifying scenes in perspective and 3D Transforming raster art to Illustrator vectors Preparing artwork for animation and the web Integrating Illustrator with Photoshop and other apps Creating photorealism in Illustrator WOW! ONLINE Register the book at peachpit.com/register to access artwork to pick apart and special PDFs from artists to you. Keep up with tips on the latest Illustrator features at WOWartist.com.

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

Martin Evening, Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional, has revamped his much-admired Photoshop for Photographers book for an eleventh edition, to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC on Adobe’s Creative Cloud. This comprehensive guide covers all the tools and techniques serious photographers need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users of all levels. Accompanying the book is the photoshopforphotographers.com website, fully updated with new sample images, new tutorial videos, and additional bonus chapters. It’s clear why so many people feel that any serious Photoshop user should not be without this invaluable reference text.

The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers (Covers Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC)

The Adobe Photoshop Book for Digital Photographers (Covers Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC)

Scott Kelby, Editor and Publisher of Photoshop User magazine–and the best-selling photography book author in the world today–once again takes this book to a whole new level as he uncovers more of the latest, most important, and most useful Adobe Photoshop techniques for digital photographers. This update to his award-winning, record-breaking book does something for digital photographers that’s never been done before–it cuts through the bull and shows you exactly “how to do it.” It’s not a bunch of theory; it doesn’t challenge you to come up with your own settings or figure it out on your own. Instead, Scott shows you step by step the exact techniques used by today’s cutting-edge digital photographers, and best of all, he shows you flat-out exactly which settings to use, when to use them, and why. That’s why the previous editions of this book are widely used as the official study guide in photography courses at colleges and universities around the world. LEARN HOW THE PROS DO IT Each year, Scott trains thousands of professional photographers on how to use Photoshop, and almost without exception they have the same questions, the same problems, and the same challenges–and that’s exactly what he covers in this book. You’ll learn: The sharpening techniques the pros really use. The pros’ tricks for fixing the most common digital photo problems fast! The step-by-step setup for getting what comes out of your printer to match exactly what you see onscreen. How to process HDR (High Dynamic Range) images using Merge to HDR Pro. How to master Photoshop’s Content-Aware features. How to use Photoshop’s video editing features to make movies from your DSLR videos. How to process RAW images like a pro (plus how to take advantage of all the new Camera Raw features in CS6 and Creative Cloud!). The latest Photoshop special effects for photographers (there’s a whole chapter just on these!). A host of shortcuts, workarounds, and slick “insider” tricks to send your productivity through the roof! Plus, Scott includes a special bonus chapter with his own workflow, from start to finish, and each chapter ends with a Photoshop Killer Tips section, packed with time-saving, job-saving tips that make all the difference. If you’re a digital photographer, and if you’re ready to learn all the “tricks of the trade”–the same ones that today’s leading pros use to correct, edit, sharpen, retouch, and present their work–then you’re holding the book that will do just that.

Adobe Photoshop CC on Demand

Adobe Photoshop CC on Demand

Need answers quickly? Adobe Photoshop CC on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Includes • Online Workshops that focus on real-world techniques • Online Adobe certification resources for both ACE and ACA • More than 500 essential Photoshop CC tasks Inside the Book • Improve productivity and efficiency with Adobe Creative Cloud • Use automatic saving options for better efficiency and protection • Use automatic layer alignment and blending to work with objects • Use Adobe Camera Raw to enhance or correct a photo • Use content-aware options for scaling and fill • Create eye-catching images with special effect filters • Select and modify one or more shapes at the same time • Create character and paragraph styles to manage and use text • Transform video in Photoshop just like an image • Create and manipulate 3D models using presets and custom options Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: • Workshops and related files • Keyboard shortcutsVisit the author site: perspection.com

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 Release

A professional image editor's guide to the creative use of Photoshop for the Macintosh and PC

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers, 2014 Release

Adobe Photoshop for Photographers 2014 Release by Photoshop hall-of-famer and acclaimed digital imaging professional Martin Evening has been fully updated to include detailed instruction for all of the updates to Photoshop CC 2014 on Adobe’s Creative Cloud, including significant new features, such as Focus Area selections, enhanced Content-Aware filling, and new Spin and Path blur gallery effects. This guide covers all the tools and techniques photographers and professional image editors need to know when using Photoshop, from workflow guidance to core skills to advanced techniques for professional results. Using clear, succinct instruction and real world examples, this guide is the essential reference for Photoshop users of all levels. Accompanying the book is the photoshopforphotographers.com website, with sample images, tutorial videos, and bonus chapters.

Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand

Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand

Includes Online Workshops Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources More than 500 of the most essential Illustrator CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe Illustrator CC on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Inside the Book Improve publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud and touch screens Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge Transform and reshape objects to create a new look Use Live Paint to create, recolor, and modify images Use Live Color to create color harmony in a design Create complex shapes, patterns, and perspective objects Transform and touch up text and apply styles to display artistic text Apply appearances and graphic styles for a unique design Package or export designs to use in other programs Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: Workshops and related files Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com

Adobe InDesign CC on Demand

Adobe InDesign CC on Demand

Includes • Online Workshops • Online Adobe Certified Exam (ACE) Resources • More than 500 of the most essential InDesign CC tasks Need answers quickly? Adobe InDesign CC on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Inside the Book • Improved publishing and productivity with Adobe Creative Cloud • Create layouts for print, web, tablets, and mobile devices • Browse, organize, and process files using Adobe Bridge or Mini Bridge • Create, link, and manage content, pages, and books • Create text and apply style to display artistic text • Create QR code graphics • Use track changes to review content • Create interactive PDFs, EPUB ebooks, and HTML web pages • Create publications for use with Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Numbered Steps guide you through each task Did You Know alerts you to tips and techniques See Also points you to related information in the book Tasks are presented on one or two pages Illustrations with matching steps Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: • Workshops and related files • Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com

Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Cloud

Real World Print Production with Adobe Creative Cloud

Sharpen your print production skills with this definitive resource created specifically for design professionals who need to create files using the Adobe Creative Cloud, including InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Acrobat and output for printing. The previous edition was steady seller, helping designers who have no training in print get up and running quickly and not make expensive mistakes on their projects. Completely updated for CS6 and the CC, this book also helps designers with some print experience tackle more complex projects. The book covers all the Adobe Suite programs they need to know to produce successful projects, rather than buying 4 or 5 different books. This book is considered the complete resource for understanding the print cycle, how ink works on paper, managing fonts, using color spaces, handling images, and preparing files for print or electronic output. Print expert Claudia McCue shares her hands-on techniques to prepare files, edit photos and graphics, and prevent common problems without missing a deadline. This book is brimming with insightful advice, illustrations, and shortcuts that will have you quickly and professionally producing your work in no time. Covers: Acrobat XI, InDesign CC, Photoshop CC, and Illustrator CC for Macintosh and Windows

FileMaker Pro 13: The Missing Manual

FileMaker Pro 13: The Missing Manual

You don’t need a technical background to build powerful databases with FileMaker Pro 13. This crystal-clear guide covers all new FileMaker Pro 13 features, such as its improved layout tools and enhanced mobile support. Whether you’re running a business, printing a catalog, or planning a wedding, you’ll learn how to customize your database to run on a PC, Mac, Web browser, or iOS device. The important stuff you need to know: Get started. Tour FileMaker Pro’s features and create your first database in minutes. Access data anywhere. Use FileMaker Go on your iPad or iPhone—or share data on the Web. Dive into relational data. Solve problems quickly by connecting and combining data tables. Create professional documents. Publish reports, invoices, catalogs, and other documents with ease. Harness processing power. Use calculations and scripts to crunch numbers, search text, and automate tasks. Add visual power and clarity. Create colorful charts to illustrate and summarize your data. Share your database on a secure server. Add the high-level features of FileMaker Pro Advanced and FileMaker Pro Server.

Windows 8.1 on Demand

Windows 8.1 on Demand

Need answers quickly? Windows 8.1 on Demand provides those answers in a visual step-by-step format. We will show you exactly what to do through lots of full color illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions. Numbered Steps guide you through each task See Also points you to related information in the book Did You Know? alerts you to tips and techniques Illustrations with matching steps Tasks are presented on one or two pages Inside the Book Master the Windows 8.1 user experience Manage files and information with the Desktop and Windows apps Share files and media on a SkyDrive, HomeGroup, or network Browse the Web, search for information, and get instant updates Use Windows apps to get news, finance, sports, travel, weather, food, and health from Bing Use Windows apps to work with mail, instant messages, calls, contacts, photos, music, videos, and games Get more apps using the Windows Store Protect your device from Internet or network intruders Set multiple users and parent controls Customize, fine-tune, and administer Windows 8.1 Bonus Online Content Register your book at queondemand.com to gain access to: Workshops and related files Keyboard shortcuts Visit the author site: perspection.com