Adobe® Photoshop® CS6 Illustrated with Online Creative Cloud Updates

  • AUTHOR: Chris Botello
  • ISBN-13: 9781133190394 
  • Grade(s): 9 | 10 | 11 | 12
  • 232 Pages  Paperback 
  • 1st Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2011, 2010
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

Teaching your students has never been easier than with ADOBE PHOTOSHOP CS6 ILLUSTRATED. This reader-friendly book presents each skill on two facing pages, providing detailed instructions on the left-hand page and large, full-color screenshots on the right page. The visual format helps students intuitively grasp the concepts in the book and apply them to the classroom and workplace environment. Now, stay current with Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud coverage available online through CengageBrain.com. The online Creative Cloud content updates are for the June 2013 release of Adobe Creative Cloud.

Features

  • Offers coverage of essential skills for working with Adobe Photoshop from both the design and production perspective, including creating and managing layer masks, improving images with adjustment layers, and using filters and layer styles to create eye-popping special effects.
  • Easy-to-follow and easy-to-absorb two-page spread lessons appeal to a wide variety of learning styles.
  • Coverage of the newest Photoshop CS6 design functions helps students get the most from the software.
  • Case studies provide a variety of interesting and relevant exercises for students to practice skills, allowing students to independently work through cases with confidence and creativity.
  • Trouble and Quick Tip boxes within the step-by-step exercises help users avoid typical errors and pitfalls, creating a seamless and user friendly learning experience.
  • End-of-unit activities, such as Independent Challenges and Visual Workshops, bring relevancy to concepts and give students extra practice with the skills covered in the unit.

About the Contributor

AUTHOR
  • Chris Botello

    Chris Botello began his career as print production manager for Premiere magazine, designed movie posters for Miramax Films, and served as the art director for Microsoft’s launch of sidewalk.com/boston. He is the author of Revealed Series books on Advanced Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, and InDesign Interactive and is the co-author of YouTube for Dummies. Chris commutes between Los Angeles, where he works as a designer and retoucher on movie campaigns, and Marion, MA, where he teaches computer graphics at Tabor Academy. Chris uses his own books – including Adobe Illustrator Creative Cloud Revealed – as the text for his classes.

Table of Contents

**Notes for Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course_products_wp.pl?fid=M20b&product_isbn_issn=9781133190394&token=.

A: Getting Started with Photoshop CS6.
B: Selecting Pixels.
C: Working with Layers.
D: Improving Images with Adjustment Layers.
E: Working with Type and Gradients.
F: Working with Brushes and Color Effects.
G: Creating Special Effects.
H: Improving Productivity.
Glossary.
Index.

New to this Edition

  • Coverage of the newest Photoshop CS6 functions bring relevancy to your course while helping students maximize their potential with the Dreamweaver software.
  • Updated coverage on the new dark interface design, the new functionality of the Crop tool including the Size and Resolution text box, new Preference settings, and the new Properties panel provides students with up-to-date content knowledge pertaining to Web design best practices of today.
  • New! Updated coverage of Adobe Creative Cloud keeps Photoshop CS6 current. Notes for Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud Users documents cover the differences between Adobe CS6 and Adobe CC. Available as a free resource to download from CengageBrain: http://www.cengage.com/cgi-wadsworth/course

Components

Teacher Components

  • Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 9781285453453)
    Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.
    Price = 44.00
  • 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

  • Premium Web Site Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 128545345X | ISBN-13: 9781285453453)
    Designed to help you succeed in your web design course, the premium website contains many useful student resources including video tutorials, interactive quizzing, web links, PowerPoint presentations, appendices, datasets, a glossary, and more.
    Price = 44.00
  • 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