Introduction

Who Should Read This Book

The Photoshop CS3 Extended Video and 3D Bible should serve as both a tutorial for beginners and a complete reference for experienced Photoshop CS3 Extended users. In addition, experienced 3D modeling professionals, animators, and video editors will be able to use this book to bring them up speed on what Photoshop CS3 Extended has to offer them. Most of the features covered in this book are new to Photoshop with the release of CS3 Extended, so the book streamlines the learning curve for both new and experienced users of Photoshop.

If you are a new Photoshop CS3 Extended user

If you are new to Photoshop, there is a lot to learn! This book covers the new aspects of Photoshop CS3 Extended, namely the 3D, Animation and Video editing capabilities as well as many of the features found in Photoshop that are most useful for editing these files. If you are using Photoshop Extended specifically for these reasons, this book is a comprehensive guide. If you want to learn all there is to know about Photoshop, this book is meant to be used in conjunction with books that cover all aspects of Photoshop.

If you are upgrading to Photoshop CS3 Extended

If you are an experienced user of Photoshop and are upgrading to CS3 Extended, you'll find that this book covers brand new territory for you. You are very aware of the powerful tools that are found in Photoshop and how they can be used. This book will show you how they can be used to edit 3D models, create animations, ...

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