Chapter 7. Enhancing Creativity

ALL WORK AND NO PLAY? NO WAY. Photoshop isn’t just a production tool—it’s also a creative tool. Who doesn’t want to get beyond the drudgery of image correction and start playing with brushes and filters? In this chapter you can take advantage of techniques that can put a bit more of your own personality into your Photoshop work. Customize brushes, paint expressively with a graphics tablet, apply filters with abandon, and warp your work in all kinds of ways.

Or maybe you’ve come from old-school photography, and you simply want to replicate traditional film techniques. Apply a warming or cooling filter, use color to control black-and-white conversions, and simulate the otherwordly look of infrared film. We’ve got that ...

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