Photoshop Elements 2 for Dummies
Deke McClelland, Galen Fott
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Now revised and expanded - your fun and easy guide to creating dazzling images
Photoshop Elements has lots of easy-to-use painting tools. But what are you supposed to do with all that other stuff - options such as "Dissolve," "Multiply," and "Difference"? Relax! With help from Photoshop gurus Deke McClelland and Galen Fott, you'll be working with layers, sharpening images, boosting color intensity, using filters, and more - in no time!
The Dummies Way
* Explanations in plain English
* "Get in, get out" information
* Icons and other navigational aids
* Tear-out cheat sheet
* Top ten lists
* A dash of humor and fun
Table of Contents
Part I: Elementary School.
Chapter 1: Braving the Elements.
Chapter 2: Dissecting Your Desktop.
Chapter 3: "Open!" Says Me.
Chapter 4: Pixels: It's Hip to Be Square.
Chapter 5: Over (and Under) the Rainbow.
Part II: Be Prepared.
Chapter 6: Saving with Grace.
Chapter 7: It's Perfect. No, Wait! Okay, Print.
Chapter 8: Making Selections on the Pixel Prairie.
Chapter 9: Layer Layer.
Part III: Realer Than Life.
Chapter 10: Dusting Off Images (Without the Lemony Scent).
Chapter 11: What Kind of Tool Am I?
Chapter 12: The Rainbow Correction.
Part IV: The Inspiration/Perspiration Equation.
Chapter 13: The Stylish Retouch.
Chapter 14: If a Picture Paints a Thousand Words Then Shut Up and Paint.
Chapter 15: The Digital Stencil.
Chapter 16: Type Righter.
Chapter 17: Can Photoshop Elements Do That?
Part V: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 18: Ten Shortcuts to Commit to Long-Term Memory.
Chapter 19: Ten Reasons You Might Possibly Want to Upgrade to Photoshop One Day.