Sebastopol, CA--The success of an artist relies on talent, hard work, inspiration, and a healthy appetite for learning new techniques. All too often, however, the hard work leaves little time for learning, much less learning from a selection of leading experts in one's field. With that in mind, the new Designer's Notebook series from O'Reilly presents a collection of concise, visually stunning lessons designed to inspire and instruct illustrators, graphic designers, photographers, and all professionals who create images, whether still or animated. Reflecting the best in the world of digitally created images, the books are at once eye-candy, artistic inspiration, and incomparable technical guidance.
World-renowned French artists share their exciting and innovative digital creations in the first two releases in the series, Photo Retouching with Photoshop: A Designer's Notebook and Illustrations with Photoshop: A Designer's Notebook, (O'Reilly, US $24.95) both first-time English translations of the cutting-edge French editions. In each, notebook, the authors share their secrets in workshops that demonstrate the step-by-step creation of their work. Unlike any other titles available, these dazzling, full-color books offer professionals the creative license and technical know-how they need to create one-of-a-kind digital images using Photoshop. Your results are limited only by your imagination.
The first two books in the Designer's Notebook series from O'Reilly include:
Photo Retouching with Photoshop: A Designer's Notebook
By Gérard Niemetzky, Dominique Legrand, Antony Legrand, Éric Mahé, Vincent Risacher, François Quinio, Thibaut Granier, Poisson Rouge, and Cyril Bruneau
Translated by Marie-Laure Clec'h
ISBN: 0-596-00860-0, 96 pages, $24.95 US, $36.95 CA
Illustrations with Photoshop: A Designer's Notebook
By Bengal, Nicolas Bouvier, Benjamin Carré, Judith Darmont, Nicolas Fructus, Hippolyte, Joël Legars, Antoine Quaresma, and Marguerite Sauvage
Translated by William Rodarmor
ISBN: 0-596-00859-7, 96 pages, $24.95 US, $46.95 CA
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