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Press Release: October 23, 2008

Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One--New from O'Reilly: Learn Adobe Photoshop CS4 from Master Trainer Deke McClelland

Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One Sebastopol, CA—How can you master the fundamentals of Photoshop CS4, with all of its incredible new features? Deke McClelland's latest offering--Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One (O'Reilly Media, $49.99)--provides an appealing and proven learning system, step-by-step text lessons, DVD-video demonstrations, and exciting real-world projects. Indeed, with Deke's expert advice to guide you, it's like working with a personal coach.

"I couldn't be more pleased with the results," notes Deke, who has written more than 20 books on Photoshop. "I covered all the new stuff and added several brand-new exercises. Plus I doubled the amount of video content. There's more than 4 hours now! The best training system for Photoshop is now that much better."

In Deke's Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One you'll find:

  • 12 self-paced tutorials that help you learn at your own speed
  • Engaging real-world projects that let you try out real techniques
  • More than four hours of all new video instruction that shows you how to do the work real-time
  • Nearly 1000 full-color photos, diagrams, and screen shots that illustrate every key step
  • Multiple-choice quizzes in each chapter that test your knowledge

Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One simulates a classroom environment that provides one-on-one attention as you proceed from lesson to lesson. With Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One, you'll use Photoshop faster, more creatively, and more efficiently than you thought possible.

Advance Praise
"Brilliant! Deke has done it again with his latest book on Photoshop CS4. Deke's 'Pearls of Wisdom' are some of the finest to be found. This is a great book."
- Russell Preston Brown, Senior Creative Director, Adobe Systems Inc.

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Deke McClelland is an electronic publishing pioneer and a popular lecturer on Adobe Photoshop and the larger realm of computer graphics and design. He has hosted Adobe's official "Video Workshop" DVDs that shipped with many versions of Photoshop and Illustrator, as well as hundreds of hours of tutorial-style video training for industry leader, with whom his work has won a record-setting eight international awards in the last 12 months. In addition to his video work, Deke has written over 80 books translated into 24 languages, with more than 4 million copies in print. In 2004, Deke created the bestselling One-on-One book series. Published with O'Reilly Media, One-on-One uses video, step-by-step exercises, and hundreds of full-color illustrations to provide readers with the closest thing possible to private instruction from a recognized expert.

Additional Resources:
For more information about this book, including table of contents, index, author bios, and cover graphic, see the catalog page for Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One.

Adobe Photoshop CS4 One-on-One
Deke McClelland
ISBN: 9780596521899, 544 pages, $49.99 USD, £30.99 GBP

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