New Perspectives on Photoshop CS5: Introductory

  • AUTHOR: Jane Hosie-Bounar
  • ISBN-13: 9781111526474 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 312 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2012     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

NEW PERSPECTIVES ON ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS5, INTRODUCTORY offers a critical-thinking approach to teaching Photoshop. This text explains and reinforces design software concepts and skills through the New Perspectives signature case-based, problem-solving pedagogy. Students will transform from beginner Photoshop users to skilled designers by transcending their point-and-click skills to take full advantage of the software's utility.

Features

  • Business case scenarios keep students engaged throughout the tutorials, providing a real-world context in which they can apply the concepts and skills presented.
  • Visual Overview – a two-page spread at the start of each session – gives a preview of the topics and terms covered in the session and can be used as a study guide before quizzes and tests.
  • ProSkills Boxes tie Photoshop CS5 concepts and skills with career relevancy by providing guidance for using the software in professional situations.
  • ProSkills exercises integrate the technology skills students learn with one or more of today's necessary professional skills, such as teamwork, written communication, verbal communication, problem solving and decision making.
  • Key Steps highlight important steps to help students pay close attention to completing the step correctly and avoid time-consuming rework.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Jane Hosie-Bounar

    Author and instructional design expert Jane Hosie-Bounar has written articles, textbooks, and online training for a variety of software products, including Microsoft Office, Windows 8, and Adobe Photoshop. She has also written about using Web 2.0 technology for research and collaboration, and to create and manage an online persona. In addition to writing technical books and online training, she is a fiction writer whose novel Life Belts won the Delacorte Press Prize.

Table of Contents

Tutorial 1: Getting Started with Adobe Photoshop CS5.
Tutorial 2: Working with Image Files.
Tutorial 3: Layering Content to Compose Images.
Tutorial 4: Adding Content.
Tutorial 5: Selecting, Removing, and Tweaking Content.
Tutorial 6: Designing with Text.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314821 | ISBN-13: 9781133314820)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25

Student Supplements

  • Adobe® Photoshop® CS5 Video Companion  (ISBN-10: 1133314821 | ISBN-13: 9781133314820)
    The Adobe CS5 Total Training DVDs allow students the opportunity to reinforce Adobe skills with multi-media, step-by-step tutorials. We offer DVDs for Dreamweaver CS5, Photoshop CS5, Flash CS5, InDesign CS5, and Illustrator CS5. Each DVD is mapped by series so you can be sure that the tutorials are synchronized with the text you’re using. Not using one of our current texts? These DVDs still work as a great study tool companion!
    Price = 49.25