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Photoshop CS6 Unlocked

101 Tips, Tricks, and Techniques

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Photoshop CS6 Unlocked is a full-color question-and-answer book for web designers who want to use Photoshop to create better looking websites.

Completely updated for Photoshop CS6, this comprehensive book covers:

  • Photoshop interface tricks & shortcuts
  • Basic Skills: Transparencies, rounded corners, blending images, matching colors and more
  • Buttons: Creating buttons and tabs in various shapes and form factors
  • Backgrounds: Making various gradient and textured backgrounds
  • Creating text effects, texturing and shadowing text, wrapping text around a curve, and more
  • Adjusting Images: Removing blue tints, darkening and lightening images, fixing red-eye, removing dark shadows, sharpening images, and more
  • Manipulating Images: Creating fish-eye effects, removing imperfections, making product shots for ecommerce, and more
  • Creating Web Interfaces: Best practice & time saving ideas including how-tos on slicing images, creating rollovers, and more
  • Advanced techniques: Generating thumbnails, animated GIFs, bulk watermarking, sharing Photoshop Actions, and more


On Oct 18 Doron Katz wrote: Simple for tasks but might leave you hungry for more
A different kind of Photoshop book, Corrie Haffley presents a book that is aimed specifically for web developers, and the sequence and structuring of this book makes that quite obvious from the start. It begins by giving the reader a flavour of essential tasks to paint a general overview of important tasks that the user will dive into later in the book, then goes into a cookbook recipe of ‘how to achieve certain things’. Full Review  >

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