Introduction. Part I: Getting the Basics Down. Chapter 1: Introducing the Two Faces of Photoshop. Chapter 2: Getting to Know the Interface. Chapter 3: Using Photoshop for the First Time. Part II: The Care and Feeding of Pixels. Chapter 4: Sizing and Resizing Images. Chapter 5: Introducing Color. Chapter 6: Going to Hard Copy. Part III: Selections and Layers. Chapter 7: Making Selections. Chapter 8: Working with Layers. Part IV: Basic Editing. Chapter 9: Adjusting Color and Tone. Chapter 10: Creating Composite Images. Chapter 11: Using Filters. Part V: Using Your Virtual Paintbrush. Chapter 12: Painting 101. Chapter 13: Coloring inside the Lines. Chapter 14: Changing History and Erasing Pixels. Part VI: Heavy-Duty Photoshop. Chapter 15: Using Masks and Channels. Chapter 16: Using Paths and Shapes. Chapter 17: Adding and Manipulating Type. Part VII: Photoshop for Webbies. Chapter 18: Spinning Graphics for the Web. Chapter 19: Slicing and Dicing Images. Part VIII: The Part of Tens. Chapter 20: Ten (Or So) Filters You Can Use to Create Fast Effects. Chapter 21: Ten Things to Do with Your Photoshop Masterpiece. Index.
Pioneering electronic publishing expert Deke McClelland is the author of Photoshop 7 Bible (Wiley Publishing, Inc.), the best-selling guide on digital imaging. Having written more than 60 titles in 20 languages, with 3 million copies in print, Deke is one of the most award-winning writers in the business, including a total of seven honors from the Computer Press Association. In addition to designing and editing the Look & Learn visual learning series (Wiley Publishing, Inc.), Deke hosts the in-depth training videos, Total Photoshop, Total Illustrator, and Total InDesign (all Total Training). He is a contributing editor for Macworld and Photoshop User magazines, and a member of the PhotoshopWorld Instructor Dream Team. Phyllis Davis is a writer, graphics and Web designer, teacher, and graphics software expert. Her professional design credits include many books, fine art posters, and advertisements. In addition to being co-author of Photoshop CS for Dummies, Phyllis is also the autho r of The GIMP: Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press), CorelDraw: Visual QuickStart Guide (Peachpit Press), and many other highly regarded books about graphic and photo-manipulation software. When she isn't writing and designing books and creating Web sites, Phyllis can be found developing and teaching computer courses, digging in her garden with her husband, Harold, and playing with her wonderful boys, Julian and Nicholas.