Adobe® Photoshop® CS5: Introductory

  • AUTHORS: Gary B. Shelly; Joy L. Starks
  • ISBN-13: 9780538473897 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 328 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2010, 2009, 2007
  • ©2011     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Part of the highly successful Shelly Cashman Series®, ADOBE® PHOTOSHOP® CS5: INTRODUCTORY follows the proven Shelly Cashman Series® step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach to learning the Photoshop CS5 software. In this text, you will find features designed to engaged students, improve retention, and prepare them for future success. Students are encouraged to expand their understanding of the Photoshop CS5 software and graphic design concepts through experimentation, exploration and planning ahead. Brand new end of chapter exercises prepare students to become more capable software users by requiring them to use critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.

Features

  • A step-by-step, screen-by-screen approach allows students to successfully learn and retain information to be used in their personal and professional lives.
  • Pedagogical elements enrich material and create an accessible and user-friendly approach allowing easy navigation through the skills in each chapter.
  • Learn It Online exercises feature practice tests, crossword puzzle challenges, interactive games, and exercises that enhance student learning beyond the book.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Gary B. Shelly

    Gary B. Shelly wrote and published his first computer education textbook in 1969. More than twenty million copies of Shelly Cashman Series' textbooks have been sold. Gary and a talented group of contributing authors have produced books on computer programming, computer concepts, and application software that are the leading textbooks in the computer technology market today. Gary has hosted the annual Shelly Cashman Institute, a week-long training event focusing on the latest topics in technology, for the past 34 years.

  • Joy L. Starks

    Joy L. Starks is a Professor of Computer and Information Technology at Indiana University Purdue University Indianapolis. She has written chapters in several of the Shelly Cashman Series Office books and authored the Photoshop, Java Programming, and Microsoft Publisher series of books. As well as speaking engagements, she also hosts the nationally-renowned Tech Camp for Teachers on the IUPUI campus each summer.

Table of Contents

1. Editing a Photo.
2. Using Selection Tools.
3. Working with Layers.
Appendix A: Project Planning Guidelines.
Appendix B: Graphic Design Overview.
Appendix C: Changing Screen Resolution and Editing Preferences.
Appendix D: Using Photoshop Help.
Appendix E: Using Adobe Bridge CS5.

New to this Edition

  • New End of Chapter exercises to provide a variety of reinforcement opportunities to ensure student retention.
  • New projects and exercises featuring and improved Photoshop® enhancements, including new warping features, brush prototypes, and blending features.

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