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More Than One Way to Skin A Cat: Create Eye-Popping Effects Using Aviary (Without Paying for Photoshop!)

Book Description

"More Than One Way to Skin a Cat: Create Eye-Popping Effects Using Aviary (Without Paying for Photoshop!)" shows you how to create humorous and imaginative images using Phoenix, a powerful yet simple browser-based image editor from Aviary.com. You'll start with the basics of Phoenix, learning about the features, tools, and layering systems you'll use to complete the tutorials in the book. Once you have a grasp of Phoenix, you'll work through some beginner tutorials that include simple effects such as colorization, face swapping, creating lighting and shadows, and even liquifying. From there you'll learn how to enhance those photos you have lying around, with helpful tips and instructions on retouching skin, cross-processing images, and even how to turn your photograph into a comic book panel or a Warhol-like image. You can use your new skills to create your own amazing images, from the humorous to the thought-provoking, applying them to photographs, or try your hand at the images in the final chapter full of tutorials. "More Than One Way to Skin a Cat" shows anyone with an imagination how to create fun and unique images.