By Sue Jenkins

Smashing Photoshop CS5 is loaded with a hundred artistic and cutting edge recommendations to aid jump-start your creativity and encourage you to do extra along with your designs and images. This e-book is geared toward designers, artists and photographers who are looking to develop into trained in Photoshop CS5, getting you speedy in control with a few of the fabulous new instruments and features.

Author Sue Jenkins is a photographer and net and photograph fashion designer, writer, software program teacher and Adobe qualified professional. utilizing her wisdom and years of craftsmanship within the box she presents a hundred tricks, lighting tricks, and methods that may show you how to expand your latest abilities and to increase and execute new rules and trends.
Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the fitting consultant that can assist you to get the easiest out of Photoshop CS5. This publication will educate you the way to accomplish particular initiatives utilizing various instruments, filters, kinds, adjustment layers, and more.

With Smashing Photoshop CS5 you are going to methods to:
• MAKE 3D textual content WITH REPOUSSÉ
• layout A weblog HEADER
• STIMULATE excessive DYNAMIC diversity IMAGES
• MAKE unfashionable HALFTONES
• paintings WITH customized BRUSHES
• hint PHOTOS
• right snapshot DISTORTION
• RETOUCH AND restoration IMAGES

Key issues coated:
Part I: internet format And Optimization
Part II: Photoshop CS4 And CS5 Techniques
Part III: textual content Effects
Part IV: Studio And advertisement Effects
Part V: distinctive Effects
Part VI: photograph Distressing
Part VII: picture Retouching And Restoration

Smashing Photoshop CS5 is the correct springboard for sparking new principles and gaining notion for your entire projects.

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For instance, you might try using inset lines to separate your Website’s navigation links, as detailed in this technique. 8/26/10 12:21 AM8/26/10 12:21 AM PART I: WEB LAYOUT AND OPTIMIZATION STEP 1 Select File > New to open the New document dialog box. Under Preset choose Web, set the width to 960, the height to 30, and click OK. Next, click the Add New Fill or Adjustment Layer button at the bottom of the Layers panel, choose Solid Color, and fill the entire document with a forest green color, such as #2b543f.

Paste all the artwork you’d like to use in your animation into the open document, placing each image to be used in the animation on to its own layer, one above the other, in the order in which they should appear, starting from the bottom. Be sure to name each layer appropriately (frame 1, frame 2, and so on) so that the animation is easy to configure. com Website, the file consists of four layers—one for each of the three frames of the animation, and a fourth layer called border that will also be visible in each frame of the animation, as illustrated in Figure 8-1.

Figure 8-3 shows how each frame in this example should be configured in the Layers panel. indd 36 8/26/10 12:21 AM8/26/10 12:21 AM TECHNIQUE 8: CREATING AN ANIMATED FAVICON STEP 6 To preview the animation in the Animation panel before saving it, select frame 1 and press the panel’s Play button. Notice that the animation plays once and then stops. Hmmm . . that’s not good. To make the animation play endlessly, adjust the playback frequency by choosing Forever from the Looping Option menu in the lower-left corner of the panel.

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