Press Release: February 14, 2006
Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook: Mimic the Masters of Fine Art with Photoshop CS2
For anyone who wants to shoot like Adams, print like Warhol, or paint like Van Gogh, Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook (Beardsworth, O'Reilly, US $29.99) explains how to use Photoshop CS2 to transform everyday images into masterpieces that echo the genius of the world's greatest photographers, printmakers, and painters.
Readers don't have to be trained artists or Photoshop experts to take advantage of Photoshop tools, techniques, and tricks of the trade for recreating the classic styles of favorite photographers and artists. Sixty-two step-by-step recipes, along with full-color images, show readers how to:
As much an inspirational tour of art history as a hands-on Photoshop tutorial, Photoshop Fine Art Effects Cookbook gives aspiring digital artists everything they need to start with almost any image source and end up with stunning works of art reminiscent of the finest portraits, landscapes, silkscreen paintings, Japanese woodcut prints, Pop Art comic strips, and much more.
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